Peter Thomas Roth Rose Stem Cell Mask – Magic bullet

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In medicine, there is the term “magic bullet”. It refers to the ONE pill/treatment/procedure that will singlehandedly cure a severe illness.

Once in a while something new comes along, shows promising results in the first studies, hopes get high… until time (and more research) shows, that it might be, indeed, a great addition to the existing procedures, but not the “Magic bullet” we secretly hoped for.

 

Peter Thomas Roth Rose Stem Cell Mask
Peter Thomas Roth Rose Stem Cell Mask

 

Sadly (shh, don´t tell my daughter) that is not the kind of magic you´ll find on this earth.

So if anyone tells you that stem cells in your cosmetics are the “magic bullet” and will replace your aging cells to make your face all shiny and new, send them off to the sunset on the back of their unicorn.

 

Stem Cells in your body are amazing, and they may play a huge role in medicine in the time to come.

Stem cells in plants are amazing as well.

For the plant.

See, an apple stem cell has the means to replace aging apple cells. If the conditions are right.

When put in a cream, they aren´t. Because the cell is dead, and, more important, because you are not an apple.

So are plant stem cells just a gimmick?

No. They do have antioxidant properties. They are just not the “magic bullet” of skin care.

Latest stem cell product on my vanity? The Peter Thomas Roth Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair Gel Mask

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Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber Gel Mask – Cucumber Man

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One of the few ads from my youth that did stick with me was for cigarettes. It was after the Marlboro Man had ridden off into the eternal sun set and PR companies had realized that it was, indeed, time for a new take on manliness and smoking.

So they introduced the Cucumber Man, a smart looking guy wearing yoghurt on his face and two slices of cucumber to cover the eyes.

He did, of course, laugh and smoke and managed to neither get the yoghurt nor the ashes all over his perfectly fitting shirt.

 

Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber Gel Mask
Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber Gel Mask

 

The new man was born, progenitor of the metrosexual species that made an appearance ten years later.

In case you didn´t know, placing sliced and cooled cucumber onto your eyes was a thing back then. People told you it would reduce puffiness and hydrate, but looking back it was more the fact that cucumber straight from the fridge had a cooling effect than anything else.

Still, cucumber in skincare (and smoking men) don´t seem to go anywhere, as the Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber Gel Mask Extreme Detoxifying Hydrator proves.

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