A Beauty Tip Fit For A Russian Queen

A Beauty Tip Fit For A Russian Queen

“She may not have been Russian by birth, but her royal marriage lead her to a life spent as
one of Russia’s longest ruling women on the throne. Ekaterina II of Russia was born Princess Sophia Augusta Fredericka, and if you want to get your inner historian on, her full German name was Sophie Friederike Auguste von Anhalt-Zerbst-Dornburg. As for the English speaking world, she’s simply known as Catherine the Great. Catherine the Great revitalized Russia under her rule, leading Russia to emerge as one of the great powers of Europe. But asides from her accomplishments during her rule, her life was caught in scandal. In her later years, after the death of Peter III, Catherine was known to be against re-marriage, gaining a reputation for desiring younger men who would often enter her life. So how did the Russian Empress maintain her fabled beauty that enthralled the young men at her court?
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