South Africa: Honey for Beautiful Hair
Honey is a powerful humectant that grabs onto and holds water. For a traditional South African hair mask, combine a little bit of olive oil, 1 egg yoke and honey. Coat your hair with the mixture and leave on for 30 minutes. Rinse away for soft and shiny hair.
Egypt: Almonds for Soft Skin
Exfoliate away rough patches with the Egyptian secret to soft skin: almonds. Almonds are a natural antioxidant and almond oil is one of the most rapidly absorbed oils. In a food processor, grind together almonds and milk until it forms a paste. Rub it on your body to slough off dead skin and wash it off for incredible looking skin.
Japan: Chili Peppers for Revitalized Feet
Soak tired tootsies with chili peppers to stimulate circulation. Togarashi peppers, a type of Japanese chili pepper, contain a chemical that actually induces warmth. Mix them with warm water and soak your feet for 10 minutes to awaken and revitalize feet.