Facial Rejuvenation

Nothing in the world can be compared to the human face. It is a land one can never tire of exploring. There is no greater experience in a studio than to witness the expression of a sensitive face under the mysterious power of inspiration. To see it animated from inside, and turning into poetry - Carl Theodor Dreyer

Facial Rejuvenation

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How 20th-century ‘rejuvenation’ techniques gave rise to the modern anti-ageing industry

Our obsession with looking and feeling younger isn’t unique to the 21st century. In fact, we’ve been searching for ways to turn back the clock for centuries. Cleopatra reportedly bathed in milk to preserve her youth, women in the Elizabethan era wore thin slices of meat on their faces to get rid of wrinkles, and Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Léon was rumoured to have been searching for the mythical fountain of youth when he discovered Florida. Although humans had long been trying to cheat ageing, the period immediately after the First World War saw new strategies to rejuvenate the body and mind gain popularity, as I write in my recent book. These included everything from surgical procedures…

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 How 20th-century ‘rejuvenation’ techniques gave rise to the modern anti-ageing industry

Our obsession with looking and feeling younger isn’t unique to the 21st century. In fact, we’ve been searching for ways to turn back the clock for centuries.

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