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Posted: March 7, 2008

In your face - how to win the 'aging conflict'

(Nanowerk 'Slow' News) In our Slow News Friday entry from a few weeks ago we brought you the "Chantecaille Nano Gold Energizing Cream" at $420 for 1.7 ounces. Fortunately we found a much more affordable alternative at only $149.95 for 1.5 ounces (1 ounce = 28.35 grams). So rather than $8.70 per gram you can get nanotechnology face cream for only $3.20 per gram.
A company called Telemolecular sent out a press release last week in which it introduced a "revolutionary" face cream with the name bĭm·ə·nē™.
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bĭm·ə·nē™ apparently is a nan'o•tech•nol'o•gy (Nanowerk spelling) product that "enlists tiny agents called 'nanoparticles,' designed to carry collagen directly to the front lines of the aging conflict."
For the Dorian Gray's among you, if your face, too, is having a hard time in the front lines of the aging conflict, you might want to look into bĭm·ə·nē™. This face cream also "delivers Type III Collagen, the same type of collagen that makes a baby’s skin so soft and supple. bĭm·ə·nē™'s nanotechnologies are designed to work in harmony with its other cutting-edge ingredients. bĭm·ə·nē™ also contains hyaluranic acid, pentapeptides and a penetrating form of Vitamin C which enhances its ability to support, protect and renew living skin."
Even better, Telemolecular said that "in the following months [it] anticipates the release of another innovative skin cream that can be used in conjunction with bĭm·ə·nē™. The cosmetic, called “NanoSOD” contains powerful antioxidants delivered to the skin cells via nanoparticles. NanoSOD is designed to protect skin cells from the everyday environmental damage that ages the skin.
Oh, and one more thing: For those of you who are toying with the idea of giving your product an exotic name, you might want to do your homework first to avoid some unpleasant surprises later.
The word "bimene" in Uyghur means "absurd"...