Cleopatra, the queen of Egypt is considered one of the most beautiful and attractive women in the world.
She had beautiful, gorgeous skin, looks and body. People admired her beauty a lot. She was a perfect combination of beauty with brains and was very talented. She had amazing beauty routines.
Cleopatra used to mix warm milk with honey and almond oil. She was using milk of a young donkey for bathe purpose. Cleopatra was taking young donkeys with her whenever she used to travel. She was using aromatic flowers for her bath to relieve stress. Cleopatra used to sleep with a golden mask on her face.
Mix two cups of milk with a half cup of honey and add five tablespoons almond oil or Olive oil. Pour this mixture in your bath tub, add some rose petals, immerse yourself and bathe with this recipe and enjoy a soft and glowing skin. Milk is rich in lactic acid and aids in skin renewal. Almond oil is rich in Vitamin E and antioxidants. It helps in delaying aging.
Cleopatra was wiping her face with Rosewater. Rose water hydrates, nourishes your skin and is very refreshing.
Her servant's used to massage her with various scrubs. Here is the recipe of her beauty scrub.
Sea salt - Two tablespoons.
Thick cream - Four tablespoons.
Mix the both, and rub it into your body. Massage in circular motions. This will exfoliate your skin and give smooth and soft skin.
Aloe Vera juice - Two tablespoons.
Almond oil - Two teaspoons.
Rose essential oil - 5 drops.
Beeswax - Two tablespoons.
Melt the beeswax and almond oil. Add Aloe Vera juice and Rose essential oil. Allow it to cool. Store in the fridge and apply as needed.
White clay - Two tablespoons
Milk - Two tablespoons.
Honey - One tablespoon.
Olive oil - one tablespoon.
Apply this mask, on your face and leave for fifteen minutes. Rinse with warm water.
She also used to do Grapes facial by crushing green grapes and applying on face mixed with honey.
Warm oil treatment is one of the secrets of Cleopatra's beauty. Here is the recipe for her natural shampoo.
Olive oil - Two tablespoons
Castor oil - Four tablespoons.
Heat and massage them into your scalp. Leave it overnight and wash your hair.
Cleopatra used to rinse her face with Apple Cider Vinegar. She knew that vinegar increases blood circulation. She used a black chemical 'Antimony sulfide' to do the makeup of her eyes, eyebrows and eyelashes. Cleopatra's perfumes were Rose and Frankincense essential oils. She was using Henna as nail polish.