Beauty Treatments Used Around The World

All women want to be beautiful and in many countries women strive for beauty in different ways. Some of these beauty treatments may seem strange and odd, while others go on to become the latest craze all over the world. The following list highlights beauty treatments from different countries around the globe.


Women in Israel keep their skin young and beautiful by using water from the Dead Sea, because the high sodium properties are thought to be beneficial to the skin. They bathe in the water to obtain calcium which strengthens the skin, bromide which relaxes the nerves and magnesium which is said to have an anti-allergenic effect. Often it will be left on the skin for days at a time, so the nourishment is absorbed by the skin.


In many Asian countries women are not leaving it up to a nail technician to get a pedicure, but up to fish; a fashion that has become recently more popular in the west. Women place their feet into a tub of water filled with Garra Rufa fish which eat away old, flaking skin and calluses, leaving the feet smooth and supple. The fish do not have teeth and many women describe it as soothing, as well as tickling! To avoid harming the fish, feet should be placed in the tank before the toes are polished to avoid the fish from nibbling the polish off.


Japanese women use Camelia Oil as a way to smooth out their skin and prevent wrinkles. They say that the effect is comparable to botox injections in the U.S. Derived from the an evergreen shrub with rose flowers, they also use it to strengthen their nails and skin, and believe that the oil reduces acne scarring and pregnancy stretch marks.


In Brazil, women rub sand on their skin to get rid of cellulite. Grainy sand, such as beach sand is the preferred choice. Sand acts as a pumice and removes old skin cells and creates a new glowing surface. For the best results, the sand should be rubbed on areas in a circular motion where cellulite has occurred.


In Oman, women boil roses in water and then pour the water over their hair. This leaves their hair smelling fragrant and produces a glossy lush effect. The type of roses doesn’t matter, as long as they are freshly picked and still have the fragrance when placed in the water. The leaves and stems should be removed beforehand and to retain both the fragrance and the properties of the rose petals, the water should be warm before pouring it on the hair.


Women in Indonesia take pride in their beautiful bodies after childbirth. To get back their figure after giving birth, they wrap a piece of fabric called a stagen around their waste. They wrap it as tight as possible in the hope that it shrinks the uterus and stomach back down to its previous size. Women say it is very painful, but worth it to get their body back into shape.


In Egypt women still bathe in milk, just as Cleopatra once did. This timeless beauty treatment leaves the skin smooth and silky, due to milk’s natural lactic acid which exfoliates the skin.  The milk of choice is not cow’s milk, but goat’s milk, due to the high fat content which conditions the skin. Before application, the milk should be as fresh as possible to obtain the best results.


African women use honey for everything from their hair to their skin. A beauty secret that dates back centuries, they claim that honey makes their skin glow and their hair soft. It is often mixed with Shea Butter to moisturize and heal the skin. Honey also leaves behind a sweet scent which is both fashionable and desirable in many African countries.

Beauty treatments don’t just involve sitting in an expensive salon. Women from all over the world have been using unique, often inexpensive beauty treatments to keep themselves looking beautiful. Many of these treatments have been around for centuries and will continue to be used for many years to come.

Visit Grazia for great beauty advice and tips as well as the latest fashion trends.



Prew Chatterly is Many Things. Amongst them: Loving Mom, Wife, Blogger, Fashion Geek, Pink and Mint Lover, Frustrated Singer & Dancer. If you want me to review any of your products, website, Business and more that is related to Fashion, Beauty, Shopping, Books, Apps and other friendly links, do shoot me and email at prewchatterly [at yahoo dot] com. Godbless!


  1. Hi, Neat post. There is a problem with your website in internet explorer, might test this?
    IE nonetheless is the marketplace chief and a large portion of other
    people will miss your excellent writing due to this problem.
    Hydraxil recently posted…HydraxilMy Profile

  2. Hi there! Someone in my Facebook group shared
    this site with us so I came to give it a look.
    I’m definitely loving the information. I’m book-marking and will be tweeting this
    to my followers! Terrific blog and excellent design and style.
    Weight loss Product recently posted…Weight loss ProductMy Profile

  3. Thank you for the good writeup. It in fact was a
    amusement account it. Look advanced to more
    added agreeable from you! By the way, how can we communicate?
    post Workout Supplements recently posted…post Workout SupplementsMy Profile

  4. I’m amazed, I must say. Rarely do I encounter a blog that’s equally educative and
    engaging, and let me tell you, you’ve hit the nail on the head.
    The problem is something too few people are speaking intelligently about.

    I am very happy that I found this in my hunt for something
    relating to this.
    pure select and vimax detox recently posted…pure select and vimax detoxMy Profile

  5. Oh my goodness! Incredible article dude! Thanks, However I am having difficulties with your RSS.
    I don’t understand the reason why I can’t join it.

    Is there anyone else getting the same RSS issues?
    Anybody who knows the solution can you kindly respond?
    purest Garcinia weight Loss recently posted…purest Garcinia weight LossMy Profile

  6. Hello, yeah this piece of writing is in fact nice and I have
    learned lot of things from it regarding
    blogging. thanks.
    garcinia cambogia What is it recently posted…garcinia cambogia What is itMy Profile

  7. Hey There. I found your blog using msn. This is a really well written article.
    I will be sure to bookmark it and come back to
    read more of your useful information. Thanks for the post.
    I will certainly return. recently posted…family-records.orgMy Profile

  8. Somebody essentially assist to make severely posts
    I’d state. That is the first time I frequented your web page and up to
    now? I amazed with the analysis you made to create this actual publish amazing.
    Excellent activity!
    New York SEO Companies recently posted…New York SEO CompaniesMy Profile

  9. I’m really loving the theme/design of your site.
    Do you ever run into any browser compatibility problems? A couple of my blog audience have
    complained about my website not operating correctly in Explorer but looks great in Opera.
    Do you have any solutions to help fix this problem? recently posted…zapenterprise.comMy Profile

  10. I absolutely love your site.. Great colors & theme. Did you build this website yourself?

    Please reply back as I’m trying to create my
    own personal website and want to find out where you got this from or what
    the theme is called. Cheers! recently posted… Profile

  11. If some one needs to be updated with newest technologies then he must be
    visit this web page and be up to date all the time. recently posted… Profile

  12. Why viewers still use to read news papers
    when in this technological world everything is accessible
    on web?
    online handbag shopping recently posted…online handbag shoppingMy Profile

  13. Hi there this is somewhat of off topic but I was wondering if blogs use
    WYSIWYG editors or if you have to manually code with HTML.
    I’m starting a blog soon but have no coding knowledge so I wanted to
    get advice from someone with experience. Any help would be enormously appreciated!
    Bodybuilding nutrition recently posted…Bodybuilding nutritionMy Profile

  14. I’m really enjoying the design and layout of your blog.
    It’s a very easy on the eyes which makes it much more enjoyable for
    me to come here and visit more often. Did you hire out a developer
    to create your theme? Superb work!
    the muscles of the human body recently posted…the muscles of the human bodyMy Profile

  15. Just wish to say your article is as amazing. The clarity in your post is just cool and i can assume
    you are an expert on this subject. Well with your permission allow me to grab your RSS feed to keep up to date
    with forthcoming post. Thanks a million and please keep up the enjoyable work. recently posted… Profile

  16. Thanks for sharing your thoughts about beauty.

    ultimate muscle streaming recently posted…ultimate muscle streamingMy Profile

  17. Hey there! I know this is kinda off topic however I’d figured
    I’d ask. Would you be interested in trading links or maybe guest writing a blog post
    or vice-versa? My site discusses a lot of the same topics as
    yours and I feel we could greatly benefit from
    each other. If you are interested feel free to shoot me an email.
    I look forward to hearing from you! Terrific blog by
    the way!
    testosterone supplements recently posted…testosterone supplementsMy Profile

  18. Very rapidly this web page will be famous among
    all blog people, due to it’s pleasant posts
    Power Pump XL muscle booster recently posted…Power Pump XL muscle boosterMy Profile

  19. hello!,I like your writing so much! share we keep in touch more about your
    post on AOL? I require an expert in this space to unravel my problem.
    Maybe that’s you! Looking forward to peer you. recently posted…metaloffcut.comMy Profile

  20. Thank you a bunch for sharing this with all people you actually know what you’re speaking approximately!

    Bookmarked. Please additionally discuss with my web site =).
    We can have a link trade contract among us
    liver cleanse recently posted…liver cleanseMy Profile

  21. each time i used to read smaller content which also clear their motive, and
    that is also happening with this article which I am reading now. recently posted… Profile

  22. Hey! Quick question that’s entirely off topic. Do you know how to
    make your site mobile friendly? My website looks weird when browsing from my iphone 4.

    I’m trying to find a template or plugin that might be able to resolve this problem.
    If you have any recommendations, please share. With thanks! recently posted…http://medicine-at-home.blogspot.comMy Profile

  23. I’m not that much of a internet reader to be honest but your sites
    really nice, keep it up! I’ll go ahead and bookmark your website to come back in the future.
    All the best
    best muscle building workout recently posted…best muscle building workoutMy Profile

  24. This paragraph will help the internet people for setting up
    new webpage or even a blog from start to end. recently posted…dev.merengueproject.orgMy Profile

  25. Magnificent beat ! I wish to apprentice while you amend your site, how could i subscribe for a blog website?
    The account aided me a appropriate deal. I were tiny bit
    acquainted of this your broadcast provided brilliant
    clear idea
    extreme weight loss recently posted…extreme weight lossMy Profile

Speak Your Mind


CommentLuv badge