It’s always fascinating to learn about the ways that people of the past used to enhance their beauty. They had no drug stores or big cosmetic manufactures back then, so they used the natural resources that they had to hand. What’s really interesting is that, although people like the ancient Greeks may not have had the modern cosmetics manufacturing methods that we have, much of what they used in their beauty treatments is still in use today. Here are ten of the beauty secrets of the ancient Greeks, some of which you will no doubt recognise.
Honey was as widely used in ancient Greek beauty treatments as it is today. Honey has natural hydrating properties and it has antibacterial and antifungal properties too. The Greeks mixed honey with olive oil or milk or they just used it on its own and its main use was in body washes and cleansers. The ladies of ancient Greece liked to have a clear and rosy complexion, so honey was one of the main ingredients used in their skin care treatments.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE