If you are fascinated with beauty treatments across the globe, then you will love reading this. As far as India is concerned, it’s the hub of everything natural and is known for its natural beauty treatments, but if you are tired of trying out Indian beauty treatments, we have got you covered as here’s a look at five best beauty secrets from around the world, we bet you didn’t know about!
1. Greece : Olive oil
As much as Greece is known for its picturesque towns, it’s also know for its ancient Greek goddesses who considered olive oil to be their biggest beauty secret. Since olive oil is rich in antioxidants and vitamins, it’s the best oil for your skin
Research has also proven that applied on the skin, olive oil prevent signs of photoaging and sun damage.
2. China: Rice water
While we are used to washing our faces with rose water, women in our neighbouring country – China, swear by the benefits of rice water. Since the country is famous for its rice, rice water is a popular potion of beauty here. Chinese women use rice water as a cleansing rinse on their faces. The water is known to be full of antioxidants, which nourish the skin and fight free radicals that cause ageing. Want to try it? Just soak some rice in water for half and hour. Now, strain the rice and use the leftover water to cleanse your face.
3. Japan: Sake bath
Japan’s local liquor, Sake – is a rice wine made of Japanese rice. The beverage is made by fermenting rice that has been polished and people across the country love taking long baths in the liquor. And, the reason – sake contains kojic acid, which is a natural exfoliator and reduces dark spots.
4. Singapore: Avocado
If you love digging into avocado, you will love this beauty hack. Women in Singapore use mashed avocado on their face to naturally moisturise the face. Avocado oil is supposed to be rich in fatty acids and also contain vitamin E, potassium, lecithin, and many other nutrients that can nourish and moisturize the skin.
5. Egypt: Milk and honey
This beauty secret is world famous and dates back to Cleopatra VII Philopator, who was the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt. The beauty reportedly bathed in milk and honey to keep her skin soft like a baby Since milk contains alpha-hydroxy acids (AHAs) it helps in getting rid of dead skin cells and honey has antibacterial properties that let skin be free from any infection or allergy.