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Women everywhere give top priority to skincare in the
deserves special attention. Chinese beauties of yeste
and took herbal remedies in efforts to maintain their fla
legendary beauties Empress Wu Zetian and the Tang

Zhang Lihua, renowned beauty and concubine of Chen
the earliest recorded imperial skincare recipe. Zhang p
made from egg-white and powdered vermilion. It was c
yolk, pouring powdered vermilion into the egg white an
hen's womb and left to incubate with the coming clutch

Empress Lü Zhi Empress Lü Zhi (241BC-180BC). in Chinese history. keeping it supple. Tremella fuciformis is sweet to taste and rich in natura in turn. wife of Liu Bang. pouring powdered vermilion into the egg white an hen's womb and left to incubate with the coming clutch whitened and smoothed the complexion. H puts flowers to shame. lotus seed. Imbibing this fungus gastrointestinal peristalsis and reduces fat absorption in water and braise with rock candy. 625-705) was the o facto ruler of China through her husbands Emperor Tai .yolk. and p That the Tang Dynasty was. one of princesses. The combination personally concocted almond preparation maintained h body. Yang Yuhuan(Yang Guifei) Yang Yuhan (719-756)." Yang maintained her luminous Method: Soak a towel in a bowl of warm water mixed with one t your face with the towel a few times. concubines and court ladies. revitalizes the complexion. Yang was the most favored concubine of Tang Empero government appointments for members of her family. fou store by Tremella fuciformis. Both in civil life and as em edible jelly fungus. o beauties. better known as Yang Guifei. and milk baths moisturized her Empress Wu Tse-tien Empress Wu Tse-tien (Wu Zetian.

Typhonium rhizome (bai fu zi). Add talcum powder and kermes (dried bodies of fem To use: Wash face and body with the powder. Princess Taiping Princess Taiping was the youngest daughter of Wu Ze during the reigns of her mother and two brothers (both . She broke all precedents in 690 when she founde Historical records speak of her youthful-looking comple main ingredient of Wu's facial beauty preparations. Wu habitually ate food rich in protein and microelemen was also a devotee of aromatherapy.Empress Wu Tse-tien (Wu Zetian. and would burn stay alert. Wu named one of her recipes "fairy powder. morning and eve Wu also nourished her complexion with a more comple Method: Mix with lard the powdered Chinese herbs Siebold wild root (huang qi). Chinese (chuan qiong). 625-705) was the o facto ruler of China through her husbands Emperor Tai 690." Method 1. add flour and water an 3. 4. Pound the herbs into powder. an To use: Leave on for 10 minutes and rinse off with cold water. Radix angelicae dahuricae (bai zhi). Burn the pills and pound them into powder. Pick Chinese Motherwort (yi mu cao) on the 5th day 2.

Ingredients: 90g Radix et Sophorae Tonkinensis (ji gu xiang). She was of particular infl Empress Wu shared her royal skincare recipes with h Princess Taiping's exclusive facial mask recipe: Grind peach blossoms that have dried in the shade int The mask nourishes and whitens the skin and stimulat Soup made from this breed of "black-bone" chicken wa Tang dynasty women dosed themselves with black-bon regulate menstruation and inhibit leucorrhea (period pa Princess Yonghe Princess Yonghe was the daughter of Tang Emperor S facial cleanser and bath salts according to Taiping She Dynasty (960-1297) medical book.during the reigns of her mother and two brothers (both Emperor Ruizong (662-716). 150g (chuan xiong). To use: Wash your face with the powder. 30g oxhide gelatin. 30g Rh (chuan xiong). 30g Herba asari (xi xin). morning and evening Princess Yonghe's bath salts recipe for moisturizing th Ingredients: 150g sheng glutinous rice. 150g Semen trichosanthis (gua lou ren) Semen phaseoli (chi xiao dou). 30g Radix et R . Princess Yonghe's Herbal Bean Cleanser for expelling moisturizing the complexion.

60g Radix angelicae dahuricae (bai zhi). 30g Radix et R jia). the Empress Dowager Cixi was a vital wo Pearl Powder is a natural source of calcium made from nervous system. 30g Herba asari (xi xin). 45g Poria (fu ling).000 mg is surplus to most The Classical Chinese Materia Medica compiled by th pearl for facial skin health: "Spread on the face to lubr and feet to soften rough patches and smooth the skin. Having maintained for decades the strict regime tonic herbs.(chuan xiong). 60g Lign macrocephalae (bai zhu). But skin-care recipes only work on women who mainta No amount of preparations or herbal remedies can ma balanced mentality foster an inner beauty manifest in a pursue beauty of mind as hotly as you do a pretty face . This powerful and charismatic figure was the beh years between the death of her husband in 1861 and h Cixi set up a medical organ specifically to carry out re pearl. Adequate calcium intake nourishes daily dosage in excess of 2. Regular exercise and a healthy diet that includes plent particularly women. popularly known Clan. 15g Lignu broussonetiae (chu shi zi) To use: Wash the face and hands with the powder This herbal mixture cleanses. moisturizes and smoothe Empress Dowager Cixi Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908).

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