Smooth tanned skin, shining silky hair, radiant smile, — Thai women are masters of this glowing natural look. With their love of makeup, they also highly appreciate natural beauty secrets, and know how to make a well use of traditional recipes.
As every bride wants to be gorgeous her wedding day — whether it’s a glam chic, sexy rock-n-roll or bohemian princess look she’s after, — and the true beauty has to come naturally from inside. Today we want to share traditional Thai beauty secrets, that can help you prepare for a big day.
This sour fruit does not only serve as an excellent cooking ingredient, but it is also packed with health and beauty benefits. Vitamin C, antioxidants and minerals like potassium and magnesium will rejuvenate your skin and leave it nourished.
- Mix with baking soda and a little warm water for a natural scrub to exfoliate.
- Combine with oatmeal, honey, and water and apply as a face pack.
- Combine with lemon juice and honey as a skin lightener.
Applying tamarind pulp to the skin can help prepare a bride for her wedding day and has a myriad of positive benefits including skin lightening, removing dark circles and reducing cellulite. The overall result is a more even visage, free of dark circles and irregular pigmentation. Every woman should be confident that she will walk down the aisle shining with beauty and tamarind can help achieve that.
A close relative to ginger, turmeric is originated from the southwest of India. It has a rich aroma and tons of assets. Packed with antioxidants, antiseptic and antibacterial properties, fresh turmeric will be particularly beneficial for brides who are concerned about acne, blemishes or inflammatory skin problems.
Turmeric can be ground to a paste with a little warm water, milk and honey to create a head to toe body scrub and mask.
Flawless skin without having to apply layers of concealer and makeup to hide blemishes or acne. The bride will be able to smile radiantly at the camera and remembering these moments of glory when looking back at her wedding photos.
Apart from its refreshing scent, Kaffir Lime is full of amazing perks. Thai ladies use this herb to create numerous wonderful meals as well as organic health and beauty products.
As a citrus fruit, the Kaffir Lime is rich in vitamin C. It also has detoxifying properties and some studies show that it can decrease stress and anxiety, an attractive attribute for a bride planning a wedding.
You can get high doses of Vitamin C adding leaves, fruit or juice to your meals and many Thai dishes do have it, included all time favourite Coconut soup. Essential oil of Kaffir Lime can also be purchased, and this can be applied as a daily tonic to the skin and hair or use it as a massage oil.
A daily ritual with the calming tonic will give skin a boost of antioxidants, create a pleasant wedding day glow. Its aromatic fragrance will help free and relax busy brides from the stress of wedding organization.
With its medical power, ginger is heavily used in almost everything. Containing more than 40 antioxidants to protect skin cells from damage, ginger rejuvenates tired skin and improves elasticity. Aside from its beauty-enhancing attributes, it also has numerous health benefits; from improved immunity to colon health, to lowered blood pressure. The bride will look and feel beautiful.
Added to food, teas or taken as a supplement, ginger’s powerful effects will benefit both the body and the appearance. It can also be applied in a number of ways, including:
- Rubbing a thin slice of ginger on the affected area to tone uneven pigmentation.
- Applying a face mask of honey, lemon juice and powdered ginger twice a week leading up to the wedding to treat hypo-pigmentation.
- Using ginger oil as a hair tonic to treat dryness and split ends.
For that romantic, fresh-faced and natural wedding day look, ginger is a must. The skin will be soft, firm and free of blemishes, and the hair will shimmer in the sun. The bride will be healthy from the inside out.
Aloe Vera can be used in numerous ways. Whether it is a meal, a dessert or even a cosmetic product — all can be done using this magical plant. Aloe Vera is nature’s best moisturizer. Rich gel that comes from the succulent is packed with active enzymes, amino acids, vitamins and minerals. It is used to treat sunburn, scarring, acne and skin dryness.
If fresh Aloe Vera plants are available, the leaves can be broken, and the gel applied directly to the skin, concentrating on problem areas and dryness. A wide range of natural Aloe Vera products are also available for sale.
With Aloe Vera’s natural moisturizing properties, the bride will not have to worry about dry or flaky skin on her wedding day: a flaw that no amount of makeup can cover. Instead, her skin will be youthful and fresh, just like the bouquet in her hand and the happy new life awaiting her.
Most of the bridal treatments come with a high cost, but these Thai herbal beauty secrets are affordable and organically homemade. Don’t hesitate and get these products at your local supermarket to try these today! 🙂
Check here for How to be a perfect Bride on your wedding day.
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