Secret Beauty Tips From Around The World

Posted on: 30/07/2015, by @magnetlook

No matter where you go in the world, women of all cultures have beauty rituals. Want to know how exotic women around the world get glowing, healthy and beautiful hair and skin, then you have come to the right place. Below we reveal the secrets to long hair for Indians, the strong nails of Dominicans ,the Glowing complexions of Brazilians, the silky hair of the Ivory Coast and many more. These treaments are so affordable for those that can not afford expensive trips to beauty salons and spas and are said to be just as effective.


Ever wondered how Chinese women tend to look younger compared to their western counterparts, well it is due to Chinese women cleaning their face with rice water, which is high in antioxidants and helps to prevent wrinkles from forming. To do this treatment, all you need to do is pour Chinese rice into a bowl of water and leave it for about 20 minutes, then add the water to a face cloth and pat it on your face, then  leave for 10 minutes. Try to do this once a week.

Ivory Coast

Shea butter is more commonly added in body creams today. But about a decade ago, It was mostly West African women who used shea butter for that purpose, but did you know shea butter can also be used for the hair. Ivory Coast women put shea butter on their hair to make their hair soft and silky. They either use it as part of a deep conditioner or leave it in their hair to make their hair smooth and silky.


Yarrow extract is used in Australia by Aborigines to prevent and cure stretch marks. As well as stretch marks, Yarrow is very moisturising and and can act as an anti-flammatory to calm skin.


In Chile, The women have glowing and bright complexions and they credit this to red grapes. Red grapes are known are powerful antioxidants that help Chilean ladies have glowing complexions. To create their beauty masks they squash grapes and blend it with plain flour , after they spread the homemade mask on their face, they let it sit on the  face for 10 minutes and then rinse their face.


Brazilian women are known for their perfect beach bodies, and to keep their complexions glowing and vibrant, they exfoliate their bodies using sand from the beach, which helps removes dead skin to reveal radiant flawless complexions and help to reduce the appearance of cellulite.

Dominican Republic

Who doesn’t want strong and healthy nails, Well Dominicans are know for having long, strong and healthy nails and the secret is adding garlic to clear nail polish; to do this slice up a garlic  and put it in a clear nail polish, wait for 10 days  and then start using it on your nails.


One of the most famous women in history, Cleopatra was said to have a ritual of having milks baths to give her incredibly soft skin and luminous complexion. The Lactic Acid found in milk can help exfoliate the skin, while the many vitamins help to nourish and smoothen. To do this beauty ritual, when you are in the bath, add two cups of powdered milk. This will give you a vibrant and silky complexion.


French women are known for looking amazing and they achieve this with beauty rituals such as mask and they stick to them religiously. A lot of the top beauty brands in the world, originate from France, so its only right to get some tips and tricks from there. French women have weekly facials along with face massages to for a bright and clear complexion. For a facial you can create at home:  blend strawberry and honey together and apply it to your face as a mask and leave it on for 15 minutes, this mask will give you a smoother and brighter complexion, helping to ruduce uneven skin and blemishes.


Greek women are know for their luminous and bright complexions, They have a diet that is high in fish, fish contains omega-3 as well as omega 6 which has many benefits for great skin and hair. They also have a high diet of olive oil which Greek women believe contributes to their amazing skin.


In Israel the women like to take a swim in the dead sea as they believe it will detoxify the body and cure skin diseases. To detox with dead sea salt, you will need to mix half a cup of sea salt, with a pinch of seaweed powder, half a cup of olive oil or your preferred choice of oil and then exfoliate the skin with this mixture.


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Italian women love having glossy and shiny locks and the secret to how they achieve this is by using ingredients you can find in your kitchen. To have glossy hair they mix yogurt and olive oil and put it on their hair as a conditioner. Your hair will love this homemade conditioner as it will not only give it a beautiful sheen but will also strengthen the hair due to the protein in the yogurt. To use this conditioner, first shampoo your hair, then towel dry it so your hair is damp but not wet, then add your mixture of 1 cup of yogurt and two teaspoons of olive oil, this should be enough for medium length hair and a medium density, so customise the quantity depending on your hair length and thickness. Leave this mixture on for 15 minutes and then rinse your hair to reveal beautiful, strong and healthy hair.


Long hair is commonly associated with Indians , and a lot of them have the ability to grow their hair down to their ankles and even longer. One of the things they do to keep their hair long and silky, is do regular hot oil treatments. Common oils used are mustard oil, almond oil and coconut oil, which are all bursting full of vitamins and minerals needed for long and healthy hair. If you live in a hot climate, you can simply just soak your hair in an oil of your choice and let the heat from the sun, warm up the oil and leave on for anywhere between 20 minutes or until the next day and then rinse your hair. If you live in a colder climate you can heat up your oils buy placing your bottle of oil in a bowl of hot water for a few minutes , then put on a plastic cap and wrap a hot towel over your head.


Spanish women who want to enhance highlights in their hair, will give their hair a rinse using cranberry juice, if your in a sunny place, people will see the difference as cranberry juice enchances the tones in your hair.  If you have blonde hair, to avoid  your hair having a pink hue, you might want to skip using cranberry juice,  as you can achieve the same thing using lemon juice, be sure to mix the lemon juice with moisturising oils as Lemon can be drying to the hair.

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