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Honey: what is not known, but only guessed Cleopatra

Honey - the most mysterious product in the world, because, according to the Vedic manuscripts, the bees were brought to Earth from the higher planets, people have always been healthy, young and beautiful. It is difficult to say whether this statement is true, but the healing properties of honey have been known Egyptian pharaohs.

Queen Cleopatra constantly used honey for cosmetic purposes, keeping the delicate skin without a single wrinkle until old age, and a whole suite of young boyfriends, lack of which the beauty did not experience even in old age, * indicate that the famous copper baths of Cleopatra were very effective. And if several thousand years ago honey was equated with gold, and its value was inaccessible to most ordinary mortals, now every woman can afford a jar of natural product directly from the apiary. Let's follow the example of Cleopatra and use the magical properties of honey, which can easily replace expensive procedures in the beauty salon.

 

What is the secret of honey?

Honey contains about 300 of valuable components (vitamins, minerals, trace elements, amino acids, proteins), combined into a unique balanced formula that cannot be recreated in artificial conditions. Honey has excellent moisturizing properties, since on 10% it consists of flower water, which not only saturates the body with refreshing moisture, but also prevents its evaporation from the skin surface. Due to its ability to remove toxins from cells and absorb skin secretions, honey perfectly cleanses the pores, which is why honey makeup removers are especially effective. In addition, honey is an excellent antibacterial and anti-inflammatory drug, therefore, with acne and other dermatological diseases, doctors prescribe honey masks and wraps. Honey penetrates deep into the skin, nourishing it with useful components that are instantly absorbed by the cells and are included in the metabolic processes of the body. Group B vitamins and folic acid, which are part of beekeeping products, protect skin cells from free radicals, but most importantly, honey tones the skin and stimulates the production of collagen and elastin, the lack of which leads to wrinkles. In other words, honey treatments help rejuvenate the skin and give it a radiance of freshness, literally turning back the clock, and Cleopatra confirms this!

Make a honey mask

We owe the invention of honey masks to Cleopatra, who was the first to draw attention to the fact that honey makes the skin soft, velvety and smooth, like a baby's. The fact is that honey leads to an activation of blood circulation, the result of which is an improvement in cell nutrition, and this will certainly affect our appearance. In addition, honey tightens the skin and gives a lifting effect, however, to get the most out of these procedures, you must apply honey masks to well-steamed skin and do not heat the honey above 80 degrees, otherwise it will lose its nutritional properties.

Moisturizing honey masks are easy to make at home: a tablespoon of honey is mixed with one or two of the following ingredients (optional) - half a banana, egg yolk, 2 tbsp. spoons of melon gruel, 1 tbsp. l. sour cream or creamy cottage cheese, strawberry juice or cold-pressed olive oil. The combination of honey and banana has a regenerating effect on the skin and slows down the aging process.

Nourishing masks are a mixture of honey with any berries and fruits that are currently in the refrigerator. It does not hurt to add a little natural yogurt (1 tbsp. L.), Aloe juice or buckwheat flour (1 tsp. L.) To the mask.

Fine tonic effect gives a mask of grated raw carrots mixed with honey, and the honey mixture with birch, cucumber or lemon juice whitens the skin, making invisible freckles and age spots. You can enhance the effect of honey with massage movements, due to which nutrients and vitamins penetrate deeper into the skin. A wonderful honey scrub with oatmeal and ground almonds (1 tbsp. Of liquid honey, according to 1 tsp. Of nuts and hercules) perfectly exfoliates dead skin cells, restoring skin elasticity and silkiness.        

 

Honey-milk bath recipe for Cleopatra

Honey baths, queen of Egypt who took every day, have a miraculous effect on the body, calming the nervous system and filling the body tranquility, bliss and youth. Honey tones, moisturizes and nourishes the skin, heals cracks in the feet and soften roughened areas of the body. If you want to try the simplest honey bath, add a glass of hot water, honey and relax in the water for 15-30 minutes. Feel eternally young and beautiful Aphrodite, born from the sea foam ...

After adding water (added to honey) 1 liter grass infusion (lemon balm, mint, chamomile), you get a soothing bath with a slight soporific effect. A liter of whole milk and a tablespoon of rose oil is converted to honey bath in the best way to rejuvenate the skin, which after just one treatment becomes amazingly smooth, soft and radiant.

 

 

 

Honey anti-cellulite body wraps

Honey wraps enhance blood microcirculation in the deeper layers of the skin, improve tissue nutrition, remove excess fluids and toxins, give biologically active substances to cells and reduce swelling. Before wrapping, you should cleanse the skin with a scrub, then smear with unsweetened honey, wrap in a film and wrap yourself in a blanket for an hour. In honey, you can add milk, yogurt, fruit juice and a few drops of natural oils - grapefruit, lemon, orange or rosemary, and with severe dry skin, it is recommended to enrich the honey mass with alcohol, vinegar or mustard. Wraps smooth the skin, smooth out the tubercles and reduce body fat in problem areas - this is the best weight loss without diets and sports!

 

Honey Hair

Honey masks give the hair grooming, softness, shine and splendor, relieve dandruff and nourish hair follicles. Contained in honey riboflamin moisturizes the dry ends of the hair and normalizes the activity of the sebaceous glands, niacin acid provides a healthy hair color and prevents the appearance of gray hair, and iron improves blood circulation to the skin. Before the procedure, wash the head thoroughly, warm up honey, apply a mask to damp hair, and to create a greenhouse effect, put on a cellophane cap to strengthen the effect of the mask components. After an hour, rinse your head with shampoo, but if the composition of the honey mixture includes aggressive substances (cognac, pepper, cinnamon), limit 20-minute procedure.

The best honey hair mask includes a variety of useful products except honey - beaten egg, vegetable oil, yogurt, lemon, onion juice, beer, spices, yeast, milk, aloe and gelatin, pre-swollen in water. Honey face mask transforms dull and lifeless hair into luxurious thick silky curls cascade - all without the extra material costs!

In ancient Russian medicinal plants it is written that honey is a "juice with dew dew", each drop of which contains the entire periodic table and a balanced complex of vitamins. In the eastern mythology, honey was considered the food of the gods and the nectar of immortality, and the ancient Greeks called honey the product of "chemical sorcery." Honey cosmetic procedures, which Cleopatra entered easily into our lives, can in fact be attributed to natural magic. Not everyone knows that for the sake of a teaspoon of honey it is necessary to collect nectar from several thousand flowers, that is why we are obliged to bees and youth ...

 

* The average life expectancy in Ancient Egypt was only 22 years; by the standards of that time, Cleopatra could bravely boast of youth and longevity.

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