The Queen of Egypt, Cleopatra was known far and wide for her stunning beauty and electric persona. Poets over the generations have time and again written poems that have described her pulchritude. She followed a strict beauty regimen for years! Psst!! Let’s share Cleopatra’s beauty secrets with you.
As a beauty ritual, Cleopatra used to soak herself in young donkey’s milk mixed with pure almond oil and fresh honey.
Take 3 cups of milk and add 5 tablespoons of almond oil in it. Mix it well and pour it in your bath and soak in it. Follow this regimen and soon you will have soft, smooth, and young skin!
Cleopatra used the dead sea salt and the salt which was rich in minerals and specially mined from various caves, to scrub her skin. It helped to exfoliate her skin and prevent blemishes on her pristine smooth skin.
Mix together 3 tablespoons of thick cream with 2 tablespoons of sea salt. Now, take the mix in your fingers and slowly rub it in circular motions all over your body and face. Repeat it for a minimum of 5 minutes and then wash it off. Your natural exfoliation is done! Your body will regain that youthful glow in a matter of days!
Cleopatra used to wipe the skin on her face with specially prepared rose water. It helped to remove marks and discolourations, refresh her skin, and give it a youthful glow.
Get a cotton ball and dab it in rose water. Wipe your face with this cotton ball every day morning and at night before going to bed. It will help you get naturally glowing skin.
Cleopatra had a special royal jelly to moisturize her skin right from the head to the toe. The royal jelly was collected from honeybees. It helped in nourishing the skin with minerals and vitamins and improved the elasticity of the skin
Get some beeswax and heat it up. Mix it with almond oil and continue heating till it turns liquid. Now add essential oil, rose water, and aloe vera into it and mix it well. Once everything gets mixed up and melts, switch off the flame and allow it to cool. Your special moisturizing cream is ready! You can store it in your refrigerator and use it whenever you need it.
Cleopatra used eggs to wash her hair. It helped in making her hair soft, gorgeous, and gave it a shiny glow.
Take 3 eggs, add some water, and beat it well. Use it instead of the chemical-laden artificial shampoos and see the difference! Your hair will turn soft and get a natural shine.
Lavanya has long been associated with the beauty and entertainment industry for over 20 years. And, that is what inspired her to include organic grounded methods in her daily skin and health care regimen.