This is a guest post from Mia Taylor, writer for High Style Life.
Long gone are the days when we would turn to our friends for advice and helpful tips on our everlasting pursuit of that radiant, blemish-free, awe-worthy complexion. The Digital Age has brought forth numerous perks, and now we are blessed with the option of taking a peek into the beauty secrets of girls all across the globe, all thanks to our faithful internet platforms that offer endless inspiration and insight. You don’t have to travel the globe in order to snag the beauty secrets of Korean, Australian, French and all other gals out there; now you can do it from the comfort of your own home, and take the best of every world.
Effortless radiance comes from France
French girls are always one step ahead of us in terms of effortlessness, whether it is fashion, makeup, dating life and of course, skincare. They know that the key to healthy skin lies in great blood circulation and the way to achieve that is as simple as it gets – ice cubes! They simply rub ice cubes on their face to enable greater blood flow which in turn results in healthy, even-toned skin. To lock skin in moisture and enhance elasticity they have a neat trick that includes a combination of hot and cold water. Simply dip a soft towel in very warm water and place it on the face, then repeat the same procedure using cold water, and then repeat the process a couple times more. Blemish on the horizon – no problem – simply put some lemon juice on the acne. This does wonders for reducing those pesky pimples and overall redness.
Protect your skin – Aussie girl style
It is an undeniable fact that when it comes to youthfulness, Australian girls know best how to achieve it. Yes, they love their fun in the sun, with all the great beaches and gorgeous nature; they are the epitome of outdoorsiness. Still, just looking at someone like Kylie Minogue, it becomes obvious that these girls know that the secret lies in loving and protecting your skin. This is why they use quality make up, and the emphasis is definitely on a high SPF, whether in foundation or moisturizer. That is why every Aussie girl takes the time to slather her skin with a great sunblock infused cream like Skinceuticals Ultimate UV Defense SPF30. Skincare is no game, and this should be a secret every girl should snag and start pampering her skin with some seriously good SPF, ASAP.
Mask up like a Chilean beauty
We are all well-aware of the importance of gracing our skin with a great face mask every so often. We do it to purify and bring that extra moisture that every skin type craves. Instead of turning to drugstore products, Chilean girls put grapes and flour in charge of skin care. To try this recipe that will not only purify, but with frequent use, will also slow down the aging process, you will need a handful of grapes, two tea spoons of flour and a blender. Once the paste is good and ready, apply to skin and hold for fifteen minutes. Grapes are definitely not meant for wine only.
A simple remedy from Spain
Yes, we all hate those darn dark circles, and yes, we know that tons of concealer is not a real solution, it is merely a temporary cover. In order not to have to put on tons of makeup to hide the signs of fatigue and sleepless nights, take a cue from the clever Spanish girls. As promised, this is a simple remedy that involves only one ingredient – potato! Potato contains starch which helps get rid of dark patches and dark circles under your eyes. You just have to take a slice of it and move it around the eye area for 10 minutes. It definitely works, and takes less time than doing your makeup.
Sparkling cleanliness according to Turkey
Girls with oily skin, rejoice, because your perfect cleansing lotion can be made in your very own kitchen, and we have snagged this recipe from the Turkish beauties. First, buy some quinces and bust out the grater. Grate the quinces and simply pour the juice into an empty cleanser bottle, and you have your DIY cleanser. Apply with a cotton ball to get rid of excess oil, and repeat every day. This recipe is bound to reduce your production of sebum for sure.
Mia Taylor is a fashion and beauty enthusiast from Sydney and writer for www.highstylife.com. She loves writing about her life experiences. Travelling and enjoying other cultures and their food with her husband is a big part of her life. She is always on a lookout for new trends in fashion and beauty, and considers herself an expert when it comes to lifestyle tips.
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