Not only do Greeks have healthy eating habits. They also have natural skin care regimen we should all adopt. Below are four key natural ingredients favored by Greek women. Add them to your beauty routine!
This ingredient has been used by Greeks for dealing with skin irritations. The strong anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties can reduce redness and flaky skin. You can use it alone or mix it with milk to soften the skin and get a gorgeous glow.
This kitchen favorite ingredient have been a staple of Greek diets since ancient time. Olives (not the oil) alone has high mineral content that help fight aging and reveal gorgeous skin. Include it in your salad for antioxidant benefits. On the other hand, olive oil has is great for skin and hair.
There are several ways to use it:
- Mix it with sugar or salt to create a hydrating body scrub
- Apply it to your hair and leave it in for 10 minutes before washing and rinsing for soft, healthy locks.
Not only does sea salt taste better than iodized salt, it's also healthier. Use it as a natural exfoliator to get rid of blackheads and cellulites
To use as a facial scrub: Mix it with a bit of water or olive oil then massage it on your face in circular motion. Focus on the nose to get really clean the pores!
To use as a body scrub: Follow the same recipe as above but apply it on your body especially focusing on problematic area.
Greek women are known for eating nutritious and herby salad. One of the key ingredients in their diet is oregano. The powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory property in this plant help protect skin from environmental toxins. Try incorporating this to your diet, use oregano oil to cook or consume oregano tablets to keep your skin looking healthy.