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The science of saving face

Specialty unguents backed by celebrity doctors and cutting edge science seem to hold more clout in the competitive realm of skincare than a superstar ambassador or established brand name. By May Yip

'DERMA skincare", "bioactive compounds" and "medi-aesthetics" - the de rigueur buzzwords for the beauty business appear to be geared towards geeks with biomedical degrees rather than your average Jane, keen to banish a wrinkle or two. These days, rather than ads covered with the airbrushed...

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