Cleopatra’s Bag of Tricks: The Love and Beauty Secrets of Antiquity’s Women

Speed dating or online matchmaking-these may be the latest romantic trends, but the artistry of love is ancient and the desire for beauty is something altogether primitive. Searching for a mate or attempting to seduce a partner was once the work of potions and charms, animal sacrifices and amulets. While many of the old rituals may seem wildly out of step for contemporary women, there are many ancient practices that may very well initiate attraction and captivate a partner today.

Asses’ milk is not a hot commodity in the present era, but once upon the time it was an elixir by which to preserve youth and beauty. Cleopatra is believed to have placed great store in asses’ milk and was known to bathe in it not only for beauty’s sake, but because it seemed to have aphrodisiac properties. Doctors of antiquity such as Hippocrates prescribed asses’ milk to treat poisonings, nose bleeds, and infectious diseases. Asses’s milk was also the preferred nourishment for nursing infants until the twentieth century. Considered closer to breast milk than that of any other animal, it was later given to infants in delicate health because it seemed to sustain them better in many cases. With its characteristic sweet taste, asses’ milk is more commonly used in France, Italy, and parts of Spain, but its health and beauty secrets can be traced back to ancient times.

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The Best Lotion For Thin Skin Will Make Your Skin Thicker, Smoother And Younger

Paper thin skin is prone to dryness, sagging and wrinkling; however, you can make it thicker with the right skincare products. So, this article is going to tell your how to select the best lotion for thin skin.

Collagen and elastin are two vital proteins produced naturally by the human body; they are responsible for making the dermis plump, firm, smooth and wrinkle-free. Unfortunately, as you get older, the rate of metabolic functions in your body begin slows down; hence, your body produces less of the vital substances it need to stay healthy and youthful. Decrease in metabolic functions also affects the production of collagen and elastin; thus, low amounts of these proteins lead to thin skin, sagging and wrinkles.

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15 Creative Gift Basket Ideas For Men

Creating your own baskets to give as gifts is really easy and fun. You can save money by making them yourself instead of buying them from a trendy store. You could also start a home based gift basket business. You only need a few simple supplies to get started.

Supplies:

Basket (base container)

Filler (shreds)

Clear Cellophane Bag or Basket Wrap

Ribbon (to tie off the bag)

Ribbon (to make a bow)

Gift Tag

Product Fillers

Scissors

You do not have to fill your basket with all of the following product suggestions. The suggestions are just to help you with your creative process.

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How to Loosen Tight Braids in 6 Ways

You get home after a day of braiding. Your head still hurts. You thought your braids would eventually loosen up on its own but it’s as tight as it was in the hair salon. Suddenly you wish you had the superpower to turn back time.

But you can’t, so how do you get rid of the pain?

There are ways to loosen tight braids. Ideally, you will want to loosen the braids without destroying the box braids, cornrows or other African braid styles that cost you time and money. Here are some things that can help:

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Examining the Stories of Reversing Grey Hair Naturally

Herbs have been used in the traditional folk medicine of many cultures for thousands of years to treat premature aging conditions such as premature graying hair. Admittedly, traditional medicines have not always been effective in treating grey hair and to this day no herbal or medicinal cure for age-related and genetically-determined grey hair conditions exists. Nonetheless, herbal remedies have experienced a tremendous revival in popularity recently and now account for well over 50% of all hair care products sold. Their attractiveness stems mainly from the general belief that they are free from negative side effects and can stimulate natural healing processes in the body and thus reverse medical conditions naturally.

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Acne Vulgaries

Acne vulgaries is a skin disease and found in men and women equally. Acne includes whiteheads, blackheads, zits, pimples, outbreaks of lesions and deeper lumps. It appears on face, shoulders, back, upper arms and chest.

Types of acne vulgaries

Inflammatory

  • Pustules
  • Cysts papules
  • Scars

Non-inflammatory

  • Blackheads
  • Whiteheads

Secondary lesions

  • Scratched spots
  • Pigmented macules
  • Erythematous macules
  • Scars
  • Nodules

Causes of acne vulgaris

Levels of hormones increase and skin glands produce more oil during puberty. These oils help to keep the skin moist. When oil mixes with dead skin cells, acne vulgaris gets start. The mixture becomes infected with bacteria and result is redness, pus-acne and swelling. Sometimes, it can be developed by specific medications. In some cases, hormones pass by mother to newborn baby, and baby gets acne.

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Tips on How to Start a Home-Based Facial Business

Beauty is a very lucrative business. Every year, billions, even trillions of dollars are spent all over the world just on hair care, cosmetics, and skin care. This is the reason why it’s not surprising to see beauty based businesses popping up like mushrooms all over the place. Cosmetology, or anything that has to do with the beauty industry is probably one of the most popular professions at present. It provides a lot of opportunities for growth and profit which makes it one of the fastest growing careers. However, a lot of people get intimidated to put up their own beauty business because of the high capital cost that it requires. But don’t let that hinder you from starting your own business. If you don’t have enough funds yet to rent a commercial space for your business, having a home-based facial business is a great way to start your beauty career. Let me share to you some tips on how to start your very own home-based facial skin business.

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