14 Jul '11, 10am
How to turn a girl into a grandma A new fad in Guangzhou sees youngsters age by decades in a matter of weeks.
A new fad in Guangzhou sees youngsters age by decades in a matter of weeks, with the help of a specially-designed silica gel face mask,the Southern Metropolitan Daily reported. The process, whereby a silica gel mask is designed to age a youthful face, takes around one month and requires some beauty measures, medical materials and a skillful beautician. The cost normally ranges from 800 to 13,000 yuan (S$150 to S$224) although some more elaborate, high-quality masks are worth around 30,000 to 60,000 each. There are ten steps to follow: Step 1: Choosing a suitable skin-color Step 2: Coating the face with medical-use Vaseline cream Step 3: Covering the face with a transparent membrane to protect it from the plaster Step 4: Smearing 5cm-thick medical-use plaster onto face Step 5: Removing the plaster model Step 6: Copying and shaping another model based on the plaster one Step...