If you’re someone that loves to spend time on social media, I’m sure you’ve invested some time looking up online tricks that that will allow you flaunt your beauty. Whether its about your skin, hair, nails, or clothes… the internet can be resourceful. The only problem is that not every single source is very reliable, and more times than not, you may find yourself doubting whether what you read will actually work.
Well, we’re here to make those doubts disappear. If you’re doubtful about current day beauty tips, why don’t you try going old school and taking advice from the beauty tips that have been existing for a while now.
Here are 10 ancient beauty tips that are truly timeless in their effectiveness. What’s even better? They’re natural, so you don’t have to worry about exposing your body to any toxins and chemicals that are embedded in most products today.
1. Sugaring: Sugaring is an ancient method of hair removal that has existed for thousands of years. This technique is very similar to waxing, allow you to pull your hair from the roots so that it doesn’t grow back all spiky and uncomfortable. All you need to do is make a simple paste out of sugar, lemon, and hot water, and voila! You have a paste that will remove your hair (not your skin) and all at a much less painful cost!
2. Mung Beans: I think it’s fair to say that all of us have been a victim to a pimple at one point of our lives (at least). Back in the day in China, women would solve this problem with mung beans. Full of proteins and vitamins, these beans make a great face mask.
3. Rose Water: Here’s one of the most traditional methods of maintaining good skin. Research has shown that people have been using rose water as early as 3500. B.C. Today, the special water is used for a multitude of face masks, perfumes and other beauty products.
4. Saffron Oil: Cleopatra used this oil as an ingredient in her milk baths in order to maintain that beautiful glow. Nowadays, you can mix saffron threads with coconut oil as a part of your night time routine to ensure your skin remains youthful, healthy and glowing.