Recipes from Grandmother's
However some actress such as Gwyneth Pathrow or former singer Victoria Beckham may have had skin imperfections treatment, the Duchess of Cambridge never had any or so she says; however, she always enjoys a glowing complexion one might even say a red-carpet worthy complexion.
If she shared before the secret of her style - notably where she buys her clothes - she rarely speaks of her beauty routine. Nevertheless, recently she confided into making herself a rather special facial mask which main ingredient was surprisingly enough Nutella. Who would've thought of such an ingredient especially since it is made of chocolate and is rather dark. Most people tend to use clay, whether white or pink or green but Nutella! Wow this is something new to me.
The mother of my best friend uses something different: she makes a special mask out of sugar, lemon and honey. Grandmothers' little tips on how to get homemade recipes has become very popular, to the point that one can find even books and magazines on the subject. It is rather sad that we need these things and cannot actually hear it from them.
My husband remembers very well cooking bread with his own grandmother when he was a child but this is something that does not happen very much anymore. His mother who is now a grandmother herself loves baking and has started teaching our children how to bake - which is really great because cooking is a great school of discipline, taste and fun.
For sure his grandmother would never have had any surgery but Lord knows what she has been using instead as I remember the skin of my grandmother which was always baby pink and now that I'm older I wonder how did she manage to have such a beautiful face at her age (in her 70s) regardless of the tough life she had and the cigarette she smoked occasionally.
When I am myself a grandmother, what will I teach my grandchildren? Truth is they will be teaching me stuff about new technological tools, and probably that they will be interested in any of that kind of knowledge. However, if we were to leave something to them other than a house and a little money at best, should we not leave them our know-how on how to do with little? This kind of teaching can always prove useful somehow …