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Culture insider: Cool and beautiful tips from ancient China

2014-06-29 16:07:46



Calming activities

Ancient Chinese believed that people could stay cool while performing calming activities like writing calligraphy, fishing and reading. A famous Chinese line says, "You will feel cool when you're calm."

Ingredients for seven white-color mask. Provided to

Whitening TCM

An ancient Chinese saying goes, "A white complexion can conceal one hundred ugly parts." To relieve sun exposure, a herbal prescription of seven white-color ingredients including angelica root, white poria and pearl was widely used as a whitening remedy.

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