Beauty & Fashion
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
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