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Anti-Aging Beauty Breakthroughs

The future has arrived. And it's looking smoother, firmer, and younger by the nanosecond. Bold new technologies are pushing the boundaries for amazing, ageless skin.

By Ilana Blitzer

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The Science: Ingredients derived from fruits and plants are going high tech. Companies are pairing earth-derived ingredients—like a new natural form of retinol or apple stem-cells—with other antioxidants, peptides, and extracts to create molecules that are more readily absorbed into the skin.

The Goal: Lessen fine lines without irritating side effects. Using these kinder, gentler ingredients in new and improved ways makes these recently developed products much more effective, says Diane Madfes, MD, a dermatologist in NYC.

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