Why are eye creams more expensive than other moisturizers?
Producer Tracy Fuller reads between the fine lines of the anti-aging beauty industry
Listener Christina Silva called from Edmonton with a question about the multi-billion dollar anti-aging beauty industry.
"I recently decided it's time to start using eye cream and if it honestly blows my mind how little product you get for the cost compared to other basic things. Why are eye creams so expensive?" asked Silva.
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Cost of Living producer Tracy Fuller spoke with Dr. Monica Li, a Vancouver dermatologist and clinical instructor in the Department of Dermatology & Skin Science at the University of British Columbia.
She also talked with Martha Laham, marketing instructor at Diablo Valley College and author of Made Up: How the Beauty Industry Manipulates Consumers, Preys on Women's Insecurities, and Promotes Unattainable Beauty Standards.