What No One Has To Know tells you right at the start is that age withers every face, and the process—the horror—starts by the time you hit the mid-twenties! To drive home the point, Dr Pai explains, in great technical detail and with dismay-creating illustrations, the ageing process of skin, especially that on the face, through the decades.
The good news that follows is that age, like most other things in our smart world, can be fooled; that there are simple ways to do so. Through the rest of the book Dr Pai, ‘one of India’s leading medical cosmetologists’ and owner of Blush, a chain of skincare clinics, tells us how.
The best way to use the knowledge this book imparts is to treat it like a supermarket. In other words, walk through it from one end to the other so that you know the depth and range of what is on offer.
Step two is to sit in front of your dressing table mirror. Continue reading. The different sections from skin analysis, to the three-step progamme of cleansing-toning-moisturising are marked as clearly as...