We are at times left stunned by the vast beauty secrets the world holds. Whether it’s ancient, revolutionary or something straight out of TikTok, most skin care and beauty regimes we see today work like magic! With that being said, we’ve talked about Chinese beauty secrets, Korean beauty and even the desi totkay. We recently came across some Ancient Greek skincare secrets, so give them a read!
Here are 3 ancient Greek skincare secrets which you should give a try!
1. Honey Scrubs & Masks
No doubt honey has magical properties. Greeks have been big consumers of honey since a long time. It’s a must have for their skin care routines. It has antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, and it’s mask allows the shedding of dead skin cells, leaving you with a smoother skin and an even skin tone!
Here’s how you can make the honey mask:
- 1/4 cup of honey
- 1/4 cup of olive oil
- A few drops of warm water to help the honey spread easily
- Add honey to a bowl and add in a few drops of warm water
- Add in oil and mix well
- Apply it on your face with a clean brush and leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
- Rinse off with lukewarm water.
It’s that simple so try now!
2. Olive Oil – A Natural Moisturizer
Tired of experimenting with different moisturizers? Then listen up. Olive oil is a natural moisturizer, which is super beneficial for the skin and hair both! It’s a natural source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It regenerate cells. promotes skin elasticity too, leaving you looking young as ever for a long time!
How To Apply:
Apply olive oil around 40 minutes before shower.
Apply a small amount on the skin post shower for the best results.
Fun fact: Homer, an Ancient Greek author called olive oil ‘liquid gold.’
3. Yogurt – A Natural Peel
Yoghurt is used as an Alpha-hydroxy acids peeler. AHAs are natural acids derived from plants and animals. Yoghurt acts as a natural AHA peeler, which bids farewell to the dead skin cells, generates skin cell and tightens your pores and skin.
Make the face mask now!
- 4 tablespoons plain yoghurt
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp honey (optional)
Mix the ingredients well and leave for 20 minutes and then rinse off!
So simple and easy, right?
We all crave the perfect, flawless and glowing skin. As these remedies are natural, better try them now!
Tell us what you think and which one of the you’ll be trying!
Perisha likes to think out of the box. Writing, arts and photography are her prime interests. “As a writer, I want to recognize the world through a different lens so that I can make the society more accepting.” Says Perisha