Herbs from traditional Chinese medicine are being used to create skincare products. Commercial products based entirely on TCM are still rare, but a Hong Kong doctor creates tailor-made all-TCM skincare for patients. Photo: Shutterstock
Herbs from traditional Chinese medicine are being used to create skincare products. Commercial products based entirely on TCM are still rare, but a Hong Kong doctor creates tailor-made all-TCM skincare for patients. Photo: Shutterstock
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Skincare using traditional Chinese medicine goes bespoke to treat acne, eczema and other common skin conditions

  • Commercial skincare brands incorporate some herbs used in Chinese traditional medicine, but a Hong Kong doctor prescribes tailor-made all-TCM creams
  • David Lee, who is qualified in Western and TCM medicine, explains the benefits of using both, and the modern applications of four Chinese medicinal herbs

Herbs from traditional Chinese medicine are being used to create skincare products. Commercial products based entirely on TCM are still rare, but a Hong Kong doctor creates tailor-made all-TCM skincare for patients. Photo: Shutterstock
Herbs from traditional Chinese medicine are being used to create skincare products. Commercial products based entirely on TCM are still rare, but a Hong Kong doctor creates tailor-made all-TCM skincare for patients. Photo: Shutterstock
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