Beauty Travelogue: Beijing

Chinese women are famous for their ageless skin and healthy hair. We go on a search for their hidden secrets.


February 22, 2012 11:00 AM
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With roughly 40 percent of their health care based on traditional Chinese medicine, Chinese women use herbs like we use prescription drugs. It's like big pharma minus the hefty price tag. At the Z'an Medical Clinic, herbologists prescribe me a brew of ginseng for energy, rosebuds for circulation, and tian ma to aid sleep.

A traditional tea ceremony at Z'an Medical Clinic.