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5 Beauty Secrets From Around the World

We all have skincare secrets that we keep close. Here are a few from ladies across the globe.

Australia

According to Australian makeup artist, Napoleon Perdis, yarrow extract is the secret of the Australian women. Yarrow extract is an anti- inflammatory herb (and pretty flower) and the extract provides hydration and moisturizing to your skin. It can help calm skin after a break out. So if you are having a skin outbreak, yarrow extract just might be what you need! You can buy the extract to make your own special concoction.

Greece

Greek women have been the envy of other women around the world for centuries. Besides eating healthy fats like olives, one of their secrets is Greek yogurt.  While we buy is buy the pack and take it into work for breakfast they use it as a skin treatment. From treating sunburn to being used as a mask, Greek yogurt contains vitamins and minerals that help nourish the skin. Ladies and gents, your next skincare solution could be in your fridge. Just do me a favor, opt for plain instead of ‘fruit on the bottom.’  That could get messy.

Brazil

Now you and I are all too familiar with the “Brazilian Butt Lift” or “Brazilian blowout”. But how do  Brazilian women get that perfectly smooth skin. They must have a secret, so what is it? Well, it’s pretty simple really! It’s sand. A gentle, natural sand scrub can help remove those dead layers that are trapping new, fresh skin from showing. How does the beach sand help Brazilian women? Theory has it that it helps prevent the dreaded “c” word: cellulite. If you don’t live near a beach, do not fear. Buy a salt or sugar scrub and you might just have beautiful Brazilian skin from head to toe, too.

India

Good, healthy-looking skin comes with a exercise routine and a real-food diet. And who knows this better then the women in India?! India women make a healthy habit of practicing yoga. Yoga is more than just a series of poses; it is also about breathing and relaxing. When you reduce your stress the natural way, your skin also benefits. Make yoga a part of your weekly routine

The women in India also use Aloe Vera. Aloe Vera has amazing healing properties. You are probably familiar with using it after you’ve been to the beach. But you can also use it to help protect your skin from everyday pollution, help stop aging, and also consuming it. You can find Aloe Vera juice at natural health food grocery stores. Aloe Vera helps promote clear skin. So drink your Aloe Vera too!

Switzerland

This secret shouldn’t come as a surprise to most of us, but it might for a few of you! The Swiss women know that using skincare products free of dyes, parabens, fragrances will result in clear, healthy skin. So the “secret” is natural skincare products. By using organic, plant-based skincare lotions and potions, you aren’t just going to look better, but you are also helping the environment too. The more chemicals you use, the greater the impact on not only your skin, but the air, land and water you will have. Stick as close as you can to skincare products that contain plant-based ingredients and free from harsh chemicals. Your skin will thank you!

There you have! 5 skin secrets from around the world. What are you skincare secrets?

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Lauren Stewart
By: Lauren Stewart

Lauren Stewart is a freelancer writer from Michigan. She enjoys writing about beauty, health and fitness! She is passionate about learning new ways to take control of her health and wellness and is a makeup and skincare junkie! You can contact her by emailing lrstewar@gmail.com.