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: ShutterstockHerbs 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

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
Topic |   Beauty
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: ShutterstockHerbs 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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