Beauty in Cairo unvarnished
 "No measurements with which it would be possible to come to Cairo, because he has for himself his own yardstick."
James Aldridge

Cairo - one of the jewels of the Arab world, the city of a thousand minarets and the gates of the East. Cairo absorbed the knowledge of different cultures and civilizations, and perhaps that is why it is extremely democratic in comparison with other cities in the Arab world. Women here can not wear a headscarf, and bright enough to be painted. However, despite the apparent progressivity of the Arab city, the beauty industry European standard, so familiar to us, is only evolving. Most of the residents of Cairo prefer to follow a proven recipes moms and grandmothers and use natural products to maintain its beauty. However, after spending a month in Cairo, I realized that is not so bad, "dusty" beauty secrets, despite their apparent disadvantages. Much of what used Egyptian, easy to fit and we, inhabitants of northern latitudes. So the beauty in Cairo without embellishment!

 Beauty in Cairo unvarnished
 Skin Whitening

White skin - almost unattainable dream of every inhabitant of the Middle East. Almost all cosmetic products for washing, moisturizing and nutrition have the additional property to whiten dark skin. In addition to world-renowned brands, very popular local line Eva.

Skin care

Very often, residents of Cairo husbands leave for work in the resort town. So bored women often get together and organize home beauty salon. One of the most popular home remedies for them is Garnet Which is considered in the Middle East, a symbol of fertility. Love of a grenade is due to its amazing beauty and healing properties. In fact, pomegranate - a pantry of nutrients for our body. This miracle fruit contains citric acid, malic acid, folic acid, pectin, tannins, volatile organic acids, minerals (iron, potassium, calcium, silicon, phosphorus) and vitamins. Egyptian compositions of garnet bleached face, eliminate acne, and deeply cleanse the skin, saturating it with nutrients.

 Beauty in Cairo unvarnished

Scrub for dry and normal skin.   Take 2 tablespoons of chopped pistachios and mix with 2 teaspoon of lemon juice and pomegranate. Mix thoroughly. Apply on the skin along the massage lines.

Scrub Mask for oily and problematic skin.   Mix 1 teaspoon of pomegranate juice, a little liquid soap and 1 tablespoon of fine sea salt. If you have oily skin, apply on the skin lines of the data structure, massage and leave on for 2-3 minutes. Rinse with warm water. If you have a problem, acne prone skin, apply the mask on your skin and leave it for 5 minutes on the face. Then rinse with cool water.

Nutritious mask for all skin types.   Mix 1 teaspoon of juice with 1 teaspoon of sour cream or heavy cream. Add a couple drops of lemon juice. Apply the mixture on clean face for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with warm water.

 Beauty in Cairo unvarnished

Hair of this Muslim woman to be hidden under a handkerchief. However, in modern Cairo, fewer and fewer girls are hiding the face and hair clothes. Egyptian lot of time paying his hair, trying to straighten them and make brilliant. Anything goes. And fashionable stylers and styling, and the ancient recipes with different oils. However, a favorite recipe for the health of hair is, oddly enough, the brother of our yogurt - yogurt.

Interesting!   In Egypt, the yogurt is translated as "Leben" in Iran - "Suit" in India - "Dahi" on about. Sicily - "metsorad", Tuva and Buryatia - "Tarak." However, all yogurt is similar in its composition and has the same taste.

Hair Mask:   take 1 egg, ½ cup of yogurt. Blender Beat egg and add the yogurt. Thoroughly mix. Apply the mixture on your hair and wrap polyethylene top and wrap a towel. After 60 minutes, rinse off the mixture and wash your hair with a mild shampoo. Rinse your hair with cool water.

Mani Pedi

Unfortunately, our usual manicure is not available for Muslim women, as with painted nails, she will not be able to perform ritual ablutions before prayer. Therefore, do not use varnish Egyptian and hygiene do only at home or in salons. And as a sign of beauty is considered a gentle light skin and hands, the residents of Cairo are very fond of different bleaching compositions hand. One of the most popular, in my opinion, the so-called lemon scrub. It is prepared simply by taking a little fine sea salt and mixed with freshly squeezed lemon juice to form a thick slurry. Then, this composition rubbed his hands and rinse with cool water.

As for a pedicure, here to Cairo fashionistas simply no boundaries. Since the shoe is still not seen her painted nails. To soften rough skin on the feet using a variety of Egyptian salt and coffee scrubs, mixing salt or coffee grounds with yogurt or fruit juice.
Author: Inna Sedykh