And treatments are moving from salons, spas and doctors' offices to homes, as consumer versions of beauty tools become more advanced--and affordable. Here are some of the more widespread (and wacky) gadgets from the fast-expanding field of Digital Age appearance aids. Mirror, mirror on the wall, which of these products work best of all? You'll have to decide.
(pictured) pitches itself as a safe and painless alternative to Botox. The blue plastic headband purports to relax the muscles in the central and upper portion of the face, thus reducing wrinkles. The product works, the company says, by transmitting electronic impulses to the target muscles via an adhesive patch worn between the eyes. Several weeks of twice-daily five-minute sessions are suggested, after which maintenance sessions are required. Safetox costs $488. But hey, if it doesn't work, at least you get to look like Wonder Woman.
Caption text by News.com editors Michelle Meyers and Leslie Katz
October 6, 2007 6:00 AM PDT
Photo by: Safetox
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