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    Time Freezing, Firming-Lifting?

    I read the package text of a cosmetic product- day cream. I do not quite understand the meaning of "Time Freeze, Firming - Lifting" . And what is the real effects of this product?

    Thank you so much for your help and time.

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    Yu Heci

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    Re: Time Freezing, Firming-Lifting?

    Quote Originally Posted by yuheci View Post
    I read the text on the packaging text of a cosmetic product- a day cream. I do not quite understand the meaning of "Time Freeze, Firming - Lifting".
    "Time Freeze" seems to imply that the cream will stop/freeze time and so stop the ageing process. "Firming" means it makes the skin firmer/tighter. "Lifting" means it fights sagging.

    Quote Originally Posted by yuheci View Post
    And what is are the real effects of this product?
    I can't tell you that without doing a double-blind scientific test. But I would almost certainly say that the main effects are to get you to part with your hard-earned money and feel good at the same time.

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    Re: Time Freezing, Firming-Lifting?

    Another real effect is that you have oil smeared all over your face.

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    Re: Time Freezing, Firming-Lifting?

    Quote Originally Posted by yuheci View Post
    And what is the real effects of this product?
    Money will be transferred into the pockets of the manufacturers. They promise reduction of wrinkles and better body tone, but the only thing that will be slimmer for certain is your wallet.

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    Re: Time Freezing, Firming-Lifting?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Money will be transferred into the pockets of the manufacturers. They promise reduction of wrinkles and better body tone, but the only thing that will be slimmer for certain is your wallet.
    A slimmer wallet reduces unsightly pocket bulges. You might say it's very flattening.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Time Freezing, Firming-Lifting?

    The marketing departments tasked with selling such products have to keep coming up with new slogans and promises in order to get people to buy the products. What they don't want you to remember is that the best way to keep good skin is to drink plenty of water, eat lots of fruit and vegetables, get enough sleep, don't smoke, and get a reasonable amount of exercise.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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