Cosmetic tricks women of the ancient world
 Since ancient times, the standard of beauty has changed and progressed just ways of guidance left a big mark on today's fashion and cosmetics. To say that women of ancient Rome, Greece and Egypt in thought different from today, it is not necessary, because the in the past, and today all strive for beauty and harmony of body and soul. Beauty - as the volume vessel that fills each representative of various characteristics of its content and tone. Labeling "beautiful" and "ugly" do not play in favor of the culture to say, but clearly motivate us to change.

In the ancient world, and much later the great queens and ladies of the court tried to look well-groomed and beautiful, to win the favor and love of kings and emperors. And, despite the fact that in those days there was no fashion stylists and makeup artists, modern innovative cosmetic and plastic surgery, many women succeeded.

Beauty Secrets of Ancient Egypt
Suffice it to recall the great Queen Cleopatra, in front of which even Caesar himself admired.

 Cosmetic tricks women of the ancient world
   And if the people of that time believed that Cleopatra has a special divine origin, that are close to her knew little secret of the queen: the daily bath with olive oil. In ancient times, in general, referred to as "liquid gold." Olive oil - a kind of elixir, which is capable of positively and help the modern man. Its positive impact affects not only the internal processes and organs of the body, but is struggling with the aging of cells and wrinkles, making the skin smooth and elastic, prevents skin diseases, maintains strength of hair and nails.

Today, the market can find a variety of cosmetics based on olive oil: balms for skin and hair, soap, shower gels, body lotions. Cosmetics based on olive oil are good for people with dry skin and allergies, as I see firsthand.

The land of Egypt was rich and other oils that are used not only for medicinal purposes, but also as a basis for cosmetic products. For toning and give the skin a fresh appearance of wild orange oil is used, which adds to the variety of face masks. This same oil rubbed into the area of ​​the body affected by cellulite. Sandalwood oil is added to shampoos, thereby improving hair growth. It is also rubbed into your nails to strengthen them. 1-2 drops of sesame oil added to the night cream, prevent the skin from aging, heals wounds and protected from sunlight. In the fight against dandruff and dry hair oil helped Haru, which should be rubbed into the scalp.

All of these oils will become an indispensable tool in cosmetology and modern woman. 1 tbsp. Aloe oil spoon, mixed with 2 tbsp. spoons of honey, successfully helps in the fight against wrinkles, if you apply this mask to clean skin before bedtime. To tighten the skin can be prepared mask of sandalwood oil: a ratio of 1: 2 mix of sandalwood oil and milk, and put in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes, then a mask is applied to the skin for 15 minutes. Sandalwood oil in their properties is suitable for all skin types and fights the formation of acne, which generally tend to have oily skin. In turn, the dry skin sandalwood oil nourishes and softens, so a couple of drops of oil can be added to the cream daily use. To relax after a day, enough to mix 5-6 drops of sandalwood oil with a glass of milk and add the solution to a warm bath. We need to know the sandalwood oil on one thing: it is contraindicated in pregnant women and recommended the use of caution to people with allergic diseases .

The secret of the beauty of ancient Rome
In ancient Rome, came up with exfoliating scrubs, masks. Often used a mask of honey, narcissus bulbs crushed and shredded antlers, which are applied after moisturizer cream and rose petals. With honey and other masks made honey rye flour + + + fresh verbena leaves fresh milk asses. That donkey milk is recognized as the most nutritious for the skin of the whole body.

 Cosmetic tricks women of the ancient world
 Beauty Secrets of Ancient Greece
Particular attention was paid to the purity of the body. Steam treatments for beauty and rejuvenation began its history in ancient Greece. According to the model of the Greek baths were built in ancient Rome, where they were erected in the wash in the cult. In these baths could spend half a day, moving between steam rooms and swimming pools, relaxing and talking about life. Unfortunately, at the present time from the ancient terms were only ruins.

During bath treatment the skin becomes more elastic, free from particles exfoliate the epidermis and thanks to the expansion of blood vessels accelerated blood flow, it enhances immunity and enrich the skin with oxygen and vitamins from food. Many cosmetologists are confident that one bath procedure can replace many cosmetic manipulation and cosmetics. In those days, slaves worked in the bath, after which steam rubbed the skin of visitors scrapers or stiff cloth, then massaged with palm or olive oil.

Incidentally, it was Hippocrates, the ancient Greek physician, was one of the first to beauticians, who sought to help women in the fight against defects in their outer beauty. His pupil Diocles even wrote a book about cosmetics of that time, which elaborated on how to care for the skin, teeth, hair, etc. Already at that time, Diocles knew effective ways to eliminate bad breath and dark circles under the eyes, giving tips on flavoring and soften the skin.

Thus, from antiquity to the present day came many beauty secrets from healing properties of olive oil to the effectiveness of the bath procedures. And sometimes the natural method is much better and safer for health compared with all sorts of modern drugs and plastic surgery.
Author: Alesya Marchenko