In our previous blog we revealed some of the best kept beauty secrets from across the world, we mentioned Sweden, Israel, Greece and Egypt’s weird and wonderful natural skin care regimes. As you are probably aware this is only a very small portion of our vast world so we thought that we’d share 4 more unique beauty secrets from around the globe.
It is believed that red grapes are full of antitoxins and this why many Chilean women use them as part of their skin care regime. The grapes are mashed up and added to flour in order the make a fruity, fresh smelling yet thick paste. This is then applied to the skin for 10 minutes before washing it off. This paste is believed to make your skin appear less tired whilst producing and amazing glow.
For many years the Irish have used seaweed to cure many dermatological issues, most commonly a seaweed-infused bath. Seaweed contains alginic acid as well as an array of skin nourishing oils that essentially work together to heal the skin. The seaweed bath is a treatment that is used by many top skin spas throughout the world.
Ginger is rich in gingerol which is an antioxidant, which can help to prevent collagen breakdown. Indian women favour ginger tea, this tea is not used on the skin but is consumed usually in the morning. To create this tea simple mix shredded ginger and honey with hot water. This specialist tea is full of anti-aging benefits.
In Mexico, lemon and sugar is combined together to create a scrub that is used primarily on the hands. The sugar acts as an exfoliant to get rid of dull, dry skin. Be careful if you choose to use this scrub with any small cuts on your hand as the acidity of the lemon may sting a little. Lemon juice is known to contain alpha hydroxy acid.
At Skin Station we are dedicated to providing the highest quality skincare products such as the innovative Lustre treatment. When trying out a new product or regime on your skin we recommend that you do a small tester or consult a specialist beforehand. For more information in regards to any our products please get in contact with our professional team by calling +44 (0)1481 736699.