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World Wise Beauty Rituals & Tips: ‘Greece’ in the Culture Wise Spotlight

World Wise Beauty invites you to travel with us every Thursday and discover beauty rituals and tips from cultures around the world. PLUS, learn a little culture trivia, history and geography too. Just remember, no matter where you go…there you are! Be comfortable in your own skin…

Truly Herself,
Lauroly 

 

Aphrodite, Santorini Island, Greece

World Wise Beauty: GREECE: Southern Europe, bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey

Beauty Staple: Honey ( used as moisturizer as well as to lighten scars and skin )

Beauty Food: Olive Oil ( Mediterranean diet) and combined with honey used as anti-aging beauty tonic

Beauty Wisdom: The word “cosmetics” actually comes from the Greek word ‘kosmetikos’, originating in the 17th century. Aphrodite, the olympian Greek goddess of love and beauty symbolized true femininity and grace in Ancient times.

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