I don't believe in crash diets: Zarine Khan

Last Updated: Thu, Sep 29, 2011 12:10 hrs

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Actress Zarine Khan, who once weighed 100 kg, shed her weight to make a mark in the entertainment industry but the 'Character Dheela' girl doesn't believe in crash diets and prefers balanced eating habits.

'I am blessed with very beautiful parents. Thanks to them that genetically I have got such a clear and nourished skin,' said the one-film-old actress who was here Thursday to launch the VLCC Daily Protect Anti-Pollution range.

'But no doubt pollution and excessive exposure to heat and make-up affect the skin and makes it dull. So, it is important to take care of it - like body treatments, even skin care is important.

'I always endorse balanced diet. I don't believe in crash diets. One should eat healthy and in the right proportion,' she added.

VLCC Daily Protect Anti Pollution range offers - lotion SPF15 and face wash to counter the damaging effects of pollution.

'It's been in our minds for very long time and keeping the pollution in today's world, this is the best time to bring a range that would nurture your skin and give flawless beauty. It is a complete treatment to the skin,' said Vandana Luthra, founder of VLCC.

'The launch of skincare portfolio is an important milestone for us as it marks our foray into a segment that will give us the opportunity to serve an entirely new set of consumers and markets,' she added.

The products are priced at Rs.10 for the multi-use sachet, Rs.49 for the facewash and Rs.79 for 100 ml anti-pollution lotion.

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