why do asian women look so youthful and pretty? Stupid question but recently i noticed that they do


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expand whole threadwhy do asian women look so youthful and pretty? Stupid question but recently i noticed that they doyeppers11/9/2012 10:09AM

IMHO sun avoidance only makes a marginal difference ++mystery_lemming_slayer11/17/2012 11:09PM

responsemhubbard11/15/2012 8:01PM

extra collagen, north europeans have the least, aging first globally speakingtracygray11/15/2012 4:05PM

Healthy diet and avoiding the sunabrad196711/15/2012 2:04AM

daily nutrition and climate. for example japanese - a lot of seafood which is REAALY healthy :)01ya11/14/2012 2:46PM

Genetics? Diet? Lifestyle choice? brio81511/14/2012 1:36PM

I think it's mostly genetics. I have never avoided the sun; in fact I used to tan a lot! +euroasian11/14/2012 11:51AM

May I ask how old you are Euroasian?morganna77711/14/2012 12:08PM

a lady never tells her age....+euroasian11/14/2012 12:19PM

you look a LOT younger than 30! :)megabookfreak11/14/2012 8:36PM

It's true, clearly it's because her features are youthful not bc of her skin/care as such roMUrascal11/15/2012 1:07PM

Er, to clarify, I'm not 100% Asian; I'm mixedeuroasian11/15/2012 5:54PM

I thought she is 19!!cherryme11/15/2012 1:48AM

hmmm you have beautiful features ! but at 30 you are too young to maybe realize that the sun and +++morganna77711/14/2012 1:48PM

Thx! And I see your point. I've been burned severely a few times since age 12 and I quit tanning +euroasian11/14/2012 2:26PM

That is sweet you say that but it isn't always true.. however Asians have thicker skin in general+++morganna77711/14/2012 10:44AM

I do think the thicker skin is true. I seem to be able to handle intense treatments such as peels, +Jewelx1711/15/2012 10:13AM

oh and I wanted to add something to keep it real, Some Asian women are pretty but in general asian +morganna77711/14/2012 10:55AM

So... The Asian race needs makeup to look pretty? Ehm...moremi11/18/2012 8:01AM

This. My eyebrows are totally transparent without brow makeup.mystery_lemming_slayer11/17/2012 11:10PM

Well, I look horrible without make-up, too, and I'm Caucasian. Too pale. ^^;Yurippe11/15/2012 4:37AM

:Pmorganna77711/15/2012 7:38PM

a generalization, but it's true many look younger. east asian women age have different features.gna11/14/2012 7:14PM

Maybe the use Rice water on their face ?? I've heard it is a great toner!cherryme11/14/2012 4:17AM

I'm an example of the opposite. Ppl think I'm 7-8 years older than I amlieske11/13/2012 9:33PM

Can I ask, because of what? Possible wrinkles or just mature features?catdeluxe11/14/2012 1:15PM

Sorry for the late reply...lieske11/17/2012 9:08PM

genes, food choices, and EFFORT.mooneyes8911/13/2012 5:49PM

Genetic, healthy diet, sunscreen, sun avoidance, good skin care. Fabulous bone structure and petitepretchel11/13/2012 2:06PM

Your right about the petite frame, I tend to look very young at a distance because of that Hahahamorganna77711/14/2012 10:45AM

;-)pretchel11/14/2012 12:14PM

I am a 50 year old asian woman frequently mistaken for 35 years old. My secret is +++Kharlie11/13/2012 1:24PM

ltgee11/15/2012 3:34PM

your advice made my day:)ubaydah11/15/2012 10:03AM

care to share you everyday skincare routine? would love to hear the products you use! :)megabookfreak11/14/2012 8:38PM

I have dry skin. AM: PC cleanser, PC toner, PC serum, Clinique Kharlie11/15/2012 9:32PM

Kharlie11/15/2012 9:25PM

Quadruple like! Would you mind sharing your skincare routine.ling3911/14/2012 4:06PM

Oh sooo sweeet (about your husband :)). I think the same like you! I still have to work on some +cherryme11/14/2012 4:14AM

LIKE!mooneyes8911/13/2012 5:50PM

Double like.chloepoodle11/13/2012 9:21PM

Tripple like!tabster11/13/2012 10:38PM

Genetics + culture that focuses on pale skin and sun avoidance ++bananablah11/13/2012 12:34PM

asian women stay out of sun in fear of getting wrinkles +++powiedot11/13/2012 11:41AM

Good for you! I'm in the minority but I think it's lame to not go outside or hide frantically from +MUrascal11/13/2012 2:13PM

THX!!! Everytime my mom sees me, she likes to tell me that I look old +++powiedot11/13/2012 11:38PM

ur generalization of most asian women sittig undershafna11/13/2012 11:46PM

I find it interesting that you are attacking me with this post+++powiedot11/15/2012 12:16AM

I eat lots of veggies and drink tea. no sodapowiedot11/13/2012 11:43PM

Genetics, diet, and sun avoidance. I see alot of Asian women with umbrellas in broad daylight,++missjulie8911/13/2012 11:07AM

The minute a ray of sun comes out, they hide their face.bonjourlemonde11/13/2012 10:09PM

Sunscreen applied religiously and liberally everyday uponbluemoon11/13/2012 6:53AM

my mom never wears any anti aging product..n her secret is sunscreen . foxyconnie11/13/2012 4:39AM

One secret my asian friend told me- keep your face away from hot water.....iamqueen11/12/2012 5:19PM

LIKE!mooneyes8911/13/2012 5:52PM

i actually think that about dark skinned people. even men. +sarraaa11/12/2012 5:01PM

That is also true sarraamorganna77711/14/2012 10:46AM

I think most of it has to do with the melanin offering natural sun protectionfihe11/12/2012 7:51PM

Most Asian women actually wear sun screen...Yurippe11/13/2012 2:22AM

yup, I think it's the melaningabiinchicago11/12/2012 7:16PM

features are generally more childlike - plump skin, button noses, full lips ropMUrascal11/12/2012 2:37PM

thisAishteru8511/14/2012 3:06AM

Diet and a lot of cultural aspects. I know skin care is very very important in Asia ++musicbox9311/12/2012 2:36PM

Oh! I'm going to India in a month! Do you have any more recommendations?moremi11/18/2012 8:07AM

More melanin in skin that protects from UV damage??gabiinchicago11/12/2012 1:54PM

the skin is thicker and bone structure is flatter(face)less surface is wrinkled by facial expressionlentochka11/9/2012 1:00PM

oily skin?hearconroar11/9/2012 12:50PM

Never thought about it but I'm asian &majority of family has oily skin. I use to hate my oily skin +Jewelx1711/13/2012 8:12AM

oily skin is more moisturized and tends to age much slower, much asians seem to struggle with oil LadyKolie11/9/2012 5:16PM

sun avoidance, genetics, dietnirvana911/9/2012 11:47AM

Sun avoidance is a big factor. I lived in Asia for quite a ++lilkitty11/9/2012 11:22AM

any sunscreen recs? think its time i use something with PA++ or moremegabookfreak11/14/2012 8:41PM

I'm Asian, and I totally agree with the sun as an enemy part doe_eyed_kitty11/12/2012 10:49PM

2nd on avoiding sun + alcohol, also coffee as well. +shoelady11/9/2012 11:34AM

Sorry if my comments caused any offense. I definitely ++lilkitty11/9/2012 11:44AM

Your not offensive and you are right esp Korean women they get tons of PS++morganna77711/15/2012 7:37PM

No worries, no offense taken! You had mentioned you lived in Asia so +shoelady11/9/2012 11:47AM

Wait...Coffee? I'm skeptical. I'm actually writing a book chapter right now where coffee/caffeine+vonns8411/9/2012 11:40AM

YOu should also look into "Coffee kills intestinal Bacteria" little known fact. :)morganna77711/14/2012 10:47AM

I find coffee extremely aging even more so than alcohol.morganna77711/14/2012 10:46AM

I think coffee helps aging given u dont drink so much u never sleep and get dehydratetd LOLmooneyes8911/13/2012 5:58PM

mooneyes8911/13/2012 5:56PM

Genetic and sun avoidance..ronbong11/13/2012 4:30AM

Well, my mother has great skin and looks a lot younger thannarkiz11/12/2012 2:21PM

thewall11/9/2012 1:47PM

I'm definitely not an expert on this. Coffee is also a diuretic so in +shoelady11/9/2012 11:56AM

Funny you should mention the diuretic effect of coffee and dehydration+vonns8411/9/2012 12:06PM

pbi: maybe it's not caffeine specifically (asians consume tons in green tea etc) so mayb there's ++gizmorules11/9/2012 11:44AM

I think many folks with skin darker than mine look younger due to more natural protection from r/okai111/9/2012 11:01AM

Maybe genetics, sun avoidance, healthy dietmcalcia11/9/2012 10:11AM

^This.meggan80811/9/2012 1:19PM

huge 2nd on sun avoidance, also genetics. and lots more fish in their dietgizmorules11/9/2012 10:16AM

Amen. And definitely genetics, not maybe. = Pvonns8411/9/2012 10:14AM

tru dat girl, here in the west it's all sugary sugary fatty mc fat foodsyeppers11/9/2012 10:13AM