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BeautyStat.com In LA Times: Diamonds, Gold, Gemstones In Skincare Beauty Products, 2013 Trend

BeautyStat.com In LA Times: Diamonds, Gold, Gemstones In Skincare Beauty Products, 2013 Trend

Spas and beauty companies are capitalizing on the allure of jewels and precious metals, hoping to harness radiance and a feeling of indulgence by adding gold, gemstones or diamonds to their products.

“The purpose of diamonds in skin care is primarily for anti-aging. White diamond powder has very little therapeutic value,” says dermatological chemist Ben Kaminsky, founder and chief executive of B. Kamins skin care. “But it does have a physical value applied on skin that’s been damaged by sun or other lifestyle elements, in that it refracts and reflects light, making skin look younger, more glowing and radiant.”

Some other experts agree that diamonds may have light reflective properties that can make skin look younger and say that diamond-infused products might also work as exfoliants. But they are unlikely to have corrective properties unless teamed with proven anti-aging ingredients.

Cosmetic chemist Ron Robinson, founder of BeautyStat.com, says sapphires, rubies and crystals can also function as exfoliants and optically brighten the skin.

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  1. I have not used any type of product with any fancy ingredients mentioned in this post but it does sound interesting and expensive. Thanks

  2. Never used any kind of product with diamonds in it, sounds really nice for my skin. I would hope my face would shine using this. DIAMONDS ARE A GIRLS BESTFRIEND. Thank You

  3. I reached for my sample of Natura Bisse Diamond Extreme Eye Cream yesterday when I noticed my eyes needed it. Helps a LOT.

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