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International Beauty Tips

You must have grown up with beauty tips passed to you from your grandmother or mother. So has everyone else! Here are some international beauty tips. The beauty tips by women living in different cultures are as varied as the cultures themselves. All these tips have a lot to do with where these women live.

1. Salt Rubs are what give Parisian women that glow. One cup of sea salt is mixed with half a cup of peppermint tea and formed into a paste. It's used either as a shower gel or scrubbed before getting into the shower.

2. Spanish women add dramatic highlights to their dark hair with half a cup of cranberry juice and half a cup of seltzer. They use this as a final rinse after shampooing.

3. Jojoba Oil is the secret of African women. They use it on their skin as a conditioner on their hair to de-frizz and also as an effective bath oil.

4. Italians have their hands as pretty as their faces. They mix Hydroquinine cream and olive oil and smooth on hands to get soft skin and banish hand freckles.

5. Green Tea is the Japanese secret to target calories as well as wrinkles. It speeds calorie-burning and keeps lines way from their faces.

6. In the past, the secret of the Japanese Geisha and there smooth, flawless skin is camellia oil. White camellia nut oil, used for centuries in Asia, contributes its moisturizing, conditioning, nourishing and softening benefits to the skin. Camellia Oil gives the skin a texture and glow unmatched by any other skin care product. A special formulation for helping to eliminate wrinkles after giving birth, revitalizing hair growth, and in treating burns. It helps to restructure the skin and strengthen nails. It is one of the most rapidly absorbed oils making it an excellent choice as facial oil. Fans include Kate Winslet, who used the Japanese Camellia Oil during her pregnancy to combat stretch marks.

7. We all know the benefits of green tea but in China itís all about the white tea. The anti-aging secret! White Tea comes from the silver tip of the green tea plant. Itís also known as the emperorís tea. The plant houses all the antioxidants in the tip. It acts as an environmental shield that the free radicals canít penetrate through. They bounce off free radicals and fend off anti-aging. Recently, a few skin care lines have realized the benefits of whit tea and actually incorporated it in their products. A nice example would be Origins.

8. Coconut oil is the trick to getting full, thick, shiny hair like Indian Women. Itís also great to help strengthen hair if your hair is thinning. The women in India do a hot oil scalp massage once a week. Heat some up in a bowl and give yourself a scalp massage once a week. Sleep with it on and wash in the morning! It will help seal the cuticle and rid those split ends not to mention making your hair thick and healthy.

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