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March 29th, 2006

Fullerene For The Face

Bethany Halford: Buying cosmetics used to be easy for me. The shallowness in my quest for beauty was matched only by the shallowness with which I chose my cosmetics: How does it smell? Does the bottle look pretty? Will this green lotion coordinate with my green bathroom?

The advent of nanotechnology has changed all that. Nanoparticles are showing up in all manner of cosmetics. Now I find myself scrutinizing moisturizer and lip gloss labels, trying to separate science from marketing and wondering just what it is I'm putting on my face.

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