Tuesday, July 28, 2015
MORE FOOD RELATED BEAUTY HACKS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
EGYPT Milk Add 3 cups of whole milk(1/2 the amount if using powered milk) and 1 cup of honey to a warm bathe. Soak for 20 minutes. Then rinse off. This is for moisturizing and exfoliating the skin. SPAIN Potato Slices This will make your dark circles disappear. Cut round slices of chilled potatoes and place them over eyes or dark circles for 10 minutes. If you have sensitive eyes, insulate the potato(sliced or grated) with gauze. CHILE Red Grapes For tired looking skin. For a 10 minute mask, crush a handful of red grapes and a few tablespoons of flour. The grapes should be crushed into a bowl with the back of a spoon, being sure not to discard the antioxidant rich skins. CHINA Rice Water Ancient Chinese herbal medicine: A cup of cooked rice that you put on your skin and hair. Rice water softens the skin and reduces the size of pores and it makes hair grow faster with an elastic, bouncy quality. .