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Cleopatra Beauty Secrets

Written by on June 15, 2023

The Egyptian Queen Cleopatra is known as the most beautiful woman in human history. For centuries people had admired Cleopatra’s beauty, her talents, her body and her looks. But, you probably know that no one can be like that if you don’t use the help of some magic beauty secrets.
She had some of the most amazing and useful beauty routines. Cleopatra’s gorgeous skin looked like that thanks to the milk baths and the honey she used, also the history books say that she smelled dazzling because of the rose fragrance she used.
One of her most famous beauty secrets was that she slept with a golden mask on her face. Besides that, she had some beauty tricks which are very affordable for you, that will help you a lot for sure.

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Milk Bath – Cleopatra’s well kept beauty secret


For baths, Cleopatra used to mix the milk of a young donkey with fresh honey and almond oil. This was her secret for soft and glowing skin.
To prepare this gorgeous milk and honey bath, mix half a cup of honey with 3 cups of milk and add 5 tablespoons of almond oil or olive oil instead, then pour this substance into your bath and make your skin gentle and silky!
Cleopatra’s Grape Facial
This facial is used mostly for over-tanned skin. To prepare it you need to crush the green grapes to a pulp, add the honey and mix it all together. Apply to a clean, damp face and leave on for 15 minutes. Rinse well.
Sea Salt Body and Face Scrub
Sea salt scrub was the natural scrub that she used to exfoliate her body and face. It is a great way to remove dead skin cells and make your skin shiny, smooth and soft. It can be done after a relaxing milk bath.
Rose Water as a Facial Toner



Wipe your face with rose water every morning and every evening; use it, as a natural face toner. Rosewater will make your skin soft and smooth, naturally hydrating and nourishing it. You can also spray rose water on your face during the hot summer day, it will help refresh and hydrate your skin, keeping it soft and supple. Rosewater can be used on the face instead of makeup primer – your foundation will glide on your skin very smoothly and easily, and the wonderful odour is a great bonus!



Apple Cider Vinegar for Face Rinse



Vinegar has a tonic action that promotes blood circulation in the small capillaries that irrigate the skin, and it regulates the pH of the skin. Cleopatra knew that even back then, so she used apple cider vinegar to rinse her face. For the rinse, you need 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar and 1 basin filled with warm water. Pour the apple cider vinegar into the warm water. Thoroughly splash your face with the rinse. And, then let your face dry without using a towel. Before you do this, be sure to start with a perfectly clean face!
Henna as Nail Polish


Queen Cleopatra for her nails used natural nail polish, she dyed them with henna, which protects them and gives the fingernails a lovely reddish-brown colour.
Cleopatra’s Treatment for Damaged Hair


Mix 3 tablespoons of honey with 1 tablespoon of castor oil (if you don’t have castor oil – olive oil will do), apply this substance on your freshly washed hair and let it soak in for 5-15 minutes, then rinse. This natural hair treatment helps to repair damaged hair, giving it more shine and softness.

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