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Beauty tips from around the world.

Updated on August 13, 2014

Women around the world have different beliefs of what makes a woman beautiful and so each country has their own beauty secret.

Indian the bride applies a turmeric paste before their big day, as they believe that turmeric kills bacteria, use chickpea flour to exfoliate their skin, and they apply aloe vera to relieve wrinkles. Indian women also use coconut oil as a leave in conditioner to strengthen their hair.

In Brazil women, rub sand on their bodies to reduce cellulite and make the skin soft.

In Spain women, use potato slices to lighten and remove dark circles around the eyes area.

In Africa, especially Ivory Coast women use Shea butter to soften their skin can also use as a container and hair mask.

In China, women use seaweed and rice water to cleanse their faces known to prevent premature ageing and rosemary oil mixed with cup of green tea used as a conditioner and makes the hair shiny.

In France, women use water with lemon for dipping fingers just before a new manicure to remove remaining residue on the nails.

In Scandinavia, iced water is splashed on the face for about 10 minutes so that the skin can function on its own and prevent puffiness.

In Egypt, people apply a combination of coarse salt and baking powder on the teeth and left for about 1 minute to whiten their teeth.

the list its just a few of the countries and their beauty tips or secrets .


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      Moipone 5 years ago from South Africa

      Yes but the ice cold one I will never do it. But its really interesting . Thank you

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      penlady 5 years ago from Sacramento, CA

      This is interesting information. It's good to see that women around the world take great interest in their God-given beauty.

      Great hub. Voted interesting.

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