Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Global Beauty Secrets

Living a green life comes very easy for women around the globe--in fact their daily beauty rituals consist of herbs, teas, clays and more!

These ancient beauty secrets from around the world are sure to make you look and feel fabulous.

The Amazon

In the Amazon, women have been known to have great skin and hair. Their secret? Brazil nuts. The Amazonians use the oil from the nut to condition their hair and protect and moisturize their skin. You can find the oil on the web, try www.Vitacost.com.

This anti-aging serum is 'ancient old' but will make you look NEW!

Fenugreek Youth Serum:
1 tsp of dried fenugreek seeds
1/4 cup of sweet almond oil
Crush the seeds lightly with a mortar and pestle and add them to the oil. Allow the seeds to soak for 30 minutes. Strain the seeds from the oil. Gently massage the oil into your skin, while thinking “youthful” thoughts.

Chamomile dates back to Ancient Egypt. Women would crush the petals of the flower to beautify and protect their skin.

Chamomile Recipe to Depuff Eyes:
2 thin potato slices
Chamomile tea (loose or bag)
Aloe vera gel
Soak potato slices in tea and remove to dip into aloe vera gel. Leave on for 20 minutes.


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