Beauty is the quality of being pleasing. Ancient Egyptian women AND men used various natural pigments to color their bodies in an attempt to appear more favorably to the “gods.” Headdresses and jewelry have adorned peoples throughout history with the expectation that these items might improve their appearance. We will take a look at specific tips, old and new, to help you meet the current perception of our societal definition of beauty.
Beauty in the past
Women and men both used a paste made from copper material to paint their eyes a vivid green.
hairdos. Each hairdo was a visual message letting you know their age, if they were married and how far up the socio-economic scale their class. The same practices were followed up by the Romans.
The ancient Chinese women enjoyed wearing jewelry as well, choosing gold and jade. Here is another example of a gemstone that was revered more highly than gold. Jade was available only to the very rich.
beauty secret tips
- Stay hydrated and do it with plenty of water
- Avoid mean soda, caffeine or any other type of liquid even if it is low cal.
- You need fluid that will hydrate and flush your body free of toxins.
- Make sure you are drinking at least 8 glasses a day
- Protect your skin from harmful ultra violet (UV) rays. UV rays cause skin cancer and if that isn’t bad enough it causes your skin to age faster than it should contributing to unsightly wrinkles.
- Apply your sun screen even if you only make a quick trip to the grocery store
- When you purchase sun screen make certain you are buying the right tool for the job
- Apply your sunscreen BEFORE going outdoors and allow plenty of time for it to adequately absorb into your skin cells rather than just sitting on top of the skin.
- Keep your skin clean. Use a soft warm cloth. Skin does not require scrubbing. You will do more harm than good if you do.
- In addition, Moisturize dry skin with essential oils.
- Stop shaving your legs and use hot wax. Much gentler on your skin.
- If you wear eyeglasses make certain that they do not detract from your appearance.
- If you can wear them, consider switching to contact lenses. Make sure you remember to remove them when swimming.
- Take vitamin C, vitamin E and beta-carotene to improve your sight and overall health of your eyes.