I don’t believe in crash diets: Zarine Khan

Last Updated: Sep 29, 2011, 17:44 PM IST

New Delhi: 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.

IANS