5 beauty tips from antiquity


December 24, 2015, 00:49

Beauties of all times knew how to look beautiful. From antiquity, beauty products have come down to us that are relevant to this day. Try to use these tips — they are proven by the experience of generations.

milk baths


They say that Cleopatra herself took baths with milk. It has now been proven that milk baths really soften the skin, making it soft and silky. Also, a milk bath can improve blood circulation, helps smooth wrinkles. Milk baths are beneficial for women with dry, sensitive skin. One of the most popular modern milk bath recipes is to heat (but not boil) one liter of milk with a tablespoon of honey. Pour the sweetened milk into a warm bath. The water temperature should be around 37 degrees. You can also replace milk with milk fermented bath foam.

Sea salt


Another way to take a relaxing bath is sea salt. Salt from the Dead Sea was especially valued in antiquity. Now it can be bought not only in Israel, but also in any cosmetic store. Salt from the Dead Sea is able to smooth fine wrinkles, it restores the skin and nourishes it with essential trace elements.



Sugaring is gaining more and more popularity in Europe. This method of getting rid of unwanted hair was used in the Middle East. Sugaring is especially popular in Libya. Sugar paste not only removes hairs, but also cares for the skin, renewing the epidermis. Great replacement for wax.

Green tea

green tea photo

A popular beauty remedy in Asia (especially among geishas), which we drink every day. In fact, green tea saturates the body with antioxidants, removes toxins and improves the overall condition of the skin when consumed regularly. Green tea can slow down skin aging, which is why it is often added to Japanese creams.

Olive oil


Olive oil came to us from the Mediterranean. Its benefits have been appreciated for a very long time. For example, in Greece it was used as the main hair care product. Later, this trend moved to Europe (but then olive oil was very expensive). Olive oil is also used to moisturize the skin, added to creams. Especially beneficial for the skin, olive oil makes vitamin E in the composition. This component smoothes the skin and nourishes it.

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