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This summer, Karen, a surveyor, agreed to have her face injected with millions of microscopic new skin cells, cultured from babies’ foreskins, as part of a trial into a new cosmetic procedure.
This treatment, called Vavelta, has been developed by the British biomedical company Intercytex. What is radical about it is that it seems to rejuvenate and restructure ageing and damaged skin from the inside by repopulating the lower layers of the skin with millions of healthy young skin cells.