To be honest I don’t know what skin type I have. I kinda just press my finger to my skin and if it feels oily I’ll get out the blotting paper, but I can’t tell the difference if it’s oily. I’m pretty sure it’s not oily, I have a feeling it’s probably dry to normal. Currently, I’m experiencing some dry patches, but I think it’s because I’m not looking after myself properly, at the moment. I think maybe I’m not drinking enough water, it probably doesn’t help with the social drinks you attend. I just never had the acne problem that other teenagers had. (Ed’s note – Lalaine, has amazing skin, it’s at this point in the interview that I was like, this girl, I want her pores. Non-existent pores. Clear glowing skin. Want. Want. Want.)
Create/July 2011/ Turmeric Mask
The benefits of turmeric are plenty and to be honest, unless you have an Indian background such as myself, it’s difficult to know its properties and its uses of the top of your head. Continue reading
July 2011 /Consider This
- Asian beauty is simple, these women know what good skin-care is. With the beauty industry’s continuous growth, the Asian market is proving not only successful, but highly sought after. Skin care is at the centre, and the corner-stone for good health is glowing, clear skin. Given the opportunity to speak with two different Asian beauties, their philosophy for radiant skin stemmed from simple and uncluttered bathroom cupboards. Mother always said less is more. Read more on the Column page.
- Turmeric is a common ingredient in South Asian cuisine and with a number of academic articles on this spice, it seems the evidence is endless. In relation to skin care, this particular spice has been used topically for a number of purposes. To find out more, head on over to the Create page to see how you can make your own turmeric facial mask and learn more about the Ayurvedic properties of the turmeric root.