Fah Thai Magazine Nov-Dec 2018

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OVERTURES

BEAUTY AND HEALTH

WORDS PASSAKORN HONGTHONG STYLING SARANYA ARIYAKUL PHOTO SANTIPONG CHOOCHAROEN

SPOTLIGHT

Having Faith in the Old Ways

Oils, balms, ointments and powders have always been part

of the Thai medicine cabinet and beauty arsenal. No Thai

ever leaves home without a small tin of Tiger Balm and

now the secret’s out as the round containers can be found

on retail shelves outside of the country. Essentially packed

with Thai wisdom through the decades and local herbs

with the power to soothe and improve, here’s a rundown

on unusual products and packaging you were curious about

but were afraid to ask!

PRICKLY HEAT

COOLING POWDER

CLASSIC 140G

FROM SNAKE

BRAND (33 Baht)

Essential in a humid

summer, this original

cooling, refreshing and

soothing powder is

effective in relieving

itching due to a prickly

heat rash or skin irritations

from the hot weather.

Apply after a bath as an

antiseptic and absorbent

dusting powder with the

guarantee to make you

feel fresh and relaxed.

Suitable for daily use for

the whole family.

HERBAL TALCUM

POWDER 60G

FROM YOKI

(30 Baht)

The talcum powder

continues to offer

soothing properties using

the traditional features of

absorbing oil and sweat

to prevent acne and

blemishes. It’s relief for

itchiness, rashes as well as

minor skin irritations, good

for your face and body.

BOTANICAL GREEN

SOAP & REFRESHING

FLORAL FRAGRANCE

60G FROM PARROT

(20 Baht)

Distinctive for its parrot

image and green paper

packaging, this Thai

naturally floral-scented

soap offers thorough

cleansing and a long-lasting

fragrance on the skin. A

bonus to its lingering scent

is also a refreshing feeling

during and after use. Easy

to rinse off and suitable for

all skin types.

RED OINTMENT 30G

FROM TIGER BALM

(95 Baht)

This warmer variation

of the classic Tiger

Balm muscle pain relief

ointment is ideal for

soothing muscular aches

and pains. The ointment

offers quicker relief by

working fast to soothe

itches from insect bites

as well.

THAI MEDICATED

BALM 8G FROM

WHITE MONKEY

HOLDING PEACH

(20 Baht)

Contains several traditional

Chinese herbs providing

effective relief of physical

pains and discomfort

including minor backaches,

sprains, strains, insect

bites, headaches, motion

sickness, hangover and

nasal congestion.

STOCKISTS

EATHAI

LGF Central Embassy

Tel +66 (0) 2160 5995

GLOBAL WORLD WIDE

HERB SHOP

24 Section 34/1

Chatuchak Market

Tel +66 (0) 817 92 8579

Thailand Beauties

Thailand’s home-grown beauty brands are gaining international

recognition, and you shouldn’t miss out. If a nourishing herbal

face mask on a lazy Sunday afternoon sounds appealing or simply

getting that fresh feeling after a long day of work, these are local

beauty and health brands to find in Thailand. Get these uniquelydesigned

souvenirs for your friends and family.

NATURE THAI HERBAL TOOTH

POWDER 40G FROM THIPNIYOM

(10 Baht)

The original Thai herbal tooth powder for

clean gums and teeth. Reduces plaque,

tobacco and coffee stains. Keep your breath

fresh and clean with the natural herb extracts.

HERBAL TOOTHPASTE THAI HERBS

ORIGINAL TASTE 30G FROM

TEPTHAI (105 Baht)

A concentrated herbal toothpaste for your

healthy oral hygiene. Of high quality, use

minimally, just the size of a small green bean

seed is effective enough.

POWDER LOTION

COOLING, FRESH

& AROMATIC 80ML

FROM MONG LEYA

(27 Baht)

This liquid talc has

a pleasant aroma

and is usually used

as cooling powder

and skin tonic to

help keep you cool,

reducing itchy and

rashes. Just pour

on your palms and

gently slap its

refreshing coolness

on your face and body.

BALM 2G FROM GOLDEN CUP (6 Baht)

Made from all organic materials from

northern Thailand’s mountains, works to

relieve discomfort, aches and pains. Used

for help with muscle pain and strain,

rheumatic pains, sprains while providing

relief for burns and scalded skin, itches

and insect bites. Effective as a nasal

decongestant and works well for massages.

BLACK COLOUR

CREAM-TONE

OIL SHAMPOO

TINT 12ML FROM

AUDACE (52 Baht)

Long lasting, washes away

grey and leaves black

hair shiny, beautiful and

naturally soft and supple.

FACIAL SCRUB

5G FROM

SUPAPORN

(24 Baht)

Supaporn Facial

Scrub removes dead

skin cells whilst

rejuvenating facial skin,

without irritating skin

surface. Experience

smoothness, radiance,

and healthy skin.

PEARL CREAM GOLD

EDITION 3G FROM

KUAN IM (15 Baht)

Tackle facial wrinkles from a cream

with genuine crushed pearls and

natural extracts to reduce acne

scars, melasma, aging, spots and

suitable for all skin types.

COOLING POWDER NATURAL TALCUM

MADAM AROMA 200G FROM BHAESAJ (35 Baht)

Natural talcum powder, combined with perfume oils from

France. Camilla Aroma provides a sweet and fragrance

from aromatic barks, blended with sweet blossoms.

It refreshes and cools your skin with menthol, with

calamine mixed in to prevent or alleviate rashes,

prickly heat and itches.

JASMINE PERFUME BODY TALCUM

POWDER 200G FROM SPRING SONG (19 Baht)

A vintage, classic scent of jasmine in a body powder

that’s been around for more than a 100 years. Provides a

natural & relaxing jasmine scent throughout your day.

ALL-IN-ONE WHITENING OIL

CONTROL POWDER PERFECT FOR

OILY SKIN 10G FROM SRICHAND

(280 Baht)

Srichand translucent powder is perfect for

oily skin and helps clear the face. Banish

acne, pimples with their whitening mask

and oil control properties.

Tips

STOCKISTS

BIG C SUPERCENTER

Ratchadamri

Tel +66 (0) 2250 4888

Rama 4

Tel +66 (0) 2661 5580

GLOBAL WORLD WIDE

HERB SHOP

24 Section 34/1 Chatuchak

Market

Tel +66 (0) 81 792 8579

TESCO LOTUS

Rama 4

Tel +66 (0) 2672 8585

Try these effective Thai traditional remedies

and secrets to feel contentment in time wellspent

taking care of yourself.

Turmeric – Turmeric is used as a great

facial scrub. To make this face scrub, take some

turmeric powder then add a little water and blend

well. Spread all over your face with the paste and

gently rub for four minutes before rinsing off.

Coconut Oil – Both used in Thai food and for its

beautifying properties since coconut oil is a great

ingredient. This oil is used as a great multipurpose

product for hair, face and body since it’s considered

as one of the safest oils.

Tamarind – Tamarind is a popular ingredient

in Thailand that’s high in minerals and vitamins,

bringing great benefits in the beauty care.

Thai Massage – Massages are also one

of the best beauty secrets of Thai women.

Massages flush out toxins from the body and

soothe aching muscles as well. The principles

of Thai massage give an overall wellbeing body

and soothing the soul.

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