Cleopatra became a legend during her lifetime. The story describes the Egyptian queen as a woman of incredible beauty and charm. At the same time, it is not clear what she looked like, but her role in cinema is played by the best actresses of our time, the first beauties.
It is known that the queen did not want to grow old and did her best to keep the youth as long as possible. His own anti-aging inventions helped him in that. Many of her beauty secrets have been documented, making them accessible to women all over the world.
The skin of the Egyptians was very dry in hot climates. But the queen found a solution – baths with milk. To repeat the queen’s recipe, it is necessary to dissolve a glass of honey in a liter of warm milk. Then add this mixture to the bath water. 15 minutes in such a bath will make the skin softer and more elastic. The temperature of milk should be strictly 36-37 ºC.
The queen of Egypt has taken care of her facial skin with white clay masks, which are known for their whitening effect. The clay was mixed with milk, with lemon և lemon juice was added. By the way, it is easy to make such a mask at home – 2 tbsp. l. clay և milk, 1 tsp. l. honey և 1 tsp. lemon juice. Mix և apply on the skin, after 20 minutes wash with warm water.
They were made with special recipes for Cleopatra. The main ingredient was aloe juice. To prepare the cream, you need 2 tbsp. l. spoons of aloe juice and beeswax and 1 tbsp. l. almond oil. The resulting mass should be heated և gradually add 100 g of melted fat. The resulting product should be stored in the refrigerator.
Cleopatra did not have shampoo, so she used egg yolk to give her hair shine and strength. The yolks were mixed with the addition of almond oil և honey, then applied to the hair roots և washed. To restore the damaged hair, the queen used a mixture of 3 g / g. l. honey and 1 tbsp. l. castor oil.
Spirits with the egg they now have did not exist then. Cleopatra used the oils of rosemary, frankincense, and cedar. The queen was well aware of the influence of herds on the human mood and used it skillfully. Probably due to this technique, no man was able to resist Cleopatra, writes the portal premierdeadsea.
In her day, women had a whole palette of eye shadow colors made from mineral-vegetable pigments. The queen herself preferred to apply emerald green on the lower eyelids, and blue on the upper eyelids, made of lapis lazuli. For her eyebrows, they made a mixture of lead sulfide և animal fat powder. For lipstick և blush he used iron oxide, which gives a red pigment.