White People

Eastern promise

Genetics play a big part in asian women’s flawless skin. Lifestyle factors also make a difference. Photo: Corbis

What’s the secret to soft, smooth and flawless skin? Just ask Asian women, writes Lizzie Turner.

Thursday, 14 June, 2012, 12:00am

Attitude to outsiders divides US and China

What if China, flush with its new wealth, opened its doors to mass immigration? It would make sense from an economic and social point of view, because its one-child policy has produced a young generation far smaller than the one that now does most of the work. China's population is ageing faster than any other country in history, and it could certainly do with some more young people.

8 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Pretty gals at prom

Prom season is on! Young Post is featuring make-up demonstrations over three weeks to highlight the season's hottest and most stylish party looks. Our thanks go to June Cheng, senior trainer of Japanese cosmetic brand Sofina, for showing 'Coral Gem', and to YP reader Sheriza Wadhwani for modelling this week's look.

16 May 2010 - 12:00am


Now this is spooky. In an effort to get as ghostly pale as possible, local women try all manner of lotions and potions to 'refine', or whiten, their skin. The latest: IPSA's Base makeup line. Launched at Lane Crawford recently, the foundations are said to eliminate all evidence of pores, pigmentation - even pulse, it seems.

20 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Return to tribe and family roots

IN Greg Sheridan's article on immigration to Australia (''The real immigration debate has nothing to do with race'', South China Morning Post, April 5), those who would support racially discriminatory immigration are referred to as the ''lunatic fringe'' and ''crazy''.

13 Apr 1994 - 12:00am