DIY Beauty: 5 Song Hye Kyo skincare recipes
Korean hot celebrity Song Hye Kyo is one of my favorites. She’s not only pretty but she has beautiful complexion and without makeup, her skin is porcelain clear. When asked about her beauty secrets last year, she did not mention any of the commercial brands that she endorses. Instead, her beauty secrets are DIY recipes using eggs, honey and milk. Surprised?
According to this thread at AsianFanatics Forum, Song Hye Kyo uses eggs to keep her skin white, honey to brighten up her complexion and milk to keep her face soft and smooth.
Beauty secret recipe 1: egg white and honey for whitening
This is a face mask consisting of one raw egg white (without the yolk) and a spoonful of honey. Blend well and apply to the face and let it dry. After which, rinse off with water. Use this mask every fortnight and apply it just before bedtime.
Beauty secret recipe 2: honey for skin brightening
Diluted honey with double the amount of water and massage well into the face. Rinse afterwards. Again this should be used every fortnight and this recipe is good to brighten skin and reduce fine lines. Additionally, Song Hye Kyo also mentioned another recipe of blending together a spoonful of honey, a spoonful of powdered milk and one raw egg white together. Use a cotton pad to apply the blend as a light layer on the skin. Rinse away after 20 minutes. According to her, this is great for dry skin if used every fortnight.
Beauty secret recipe 3: milk for soft and smooth skin
Another of Song Hye Kyo’s beauty secret is to use milk to wash her face as well as using milk as mask for facial. Kind of like Cleopatra who was well known to love milk for its beauty properties on her skin.
Beauty secret recipe 4: ice cubes for slimmer face
The lovely actress also uses ice cubes to massage into her skin, firming and tightening up her skin thus making her face seem smaller. I’ve read this trick before but I’m not so sure if ice is too good if used too frequently as it may cause broken capillaries for some skin types.
Beauty secret 5: vegetables and fruits for beauty inside out
Apart from these natural beauty recipes, Song Hye Kyo is also particular about her diet, staying away from food that is bad for her skin like chocolate, coke, black tea plus junk food and instead eating lots of fruits, veggies and occassionally, eggs. A true practitioner of beauty from inside out!
So if you’re keen to have good skin like Song Hye Kyo’s (although I suspect genes also play a part here), you might want to give some of these DIY beauty recipes a try. They’re easy to use and not complicated at all. Best of all, the ingredients are readily available. I might give one or two of the recipes a test run soon!