In 1957, Japanese pharmacist Yoshikiyo Nowatari launched his glycerin-is-great medicated moisturiser, and pulled out the exotic cheese and cocktail onion platter to celebrate. Good enough for the first Japanese woman who ever updated her iPod play list for the stroll up Mt. Everest. You're out of luck if Vitamin E/B12/Camphor creams do nothing for you. It's Yu-Be's specialty. Another wonder balm that deals with dry-skin whenevs you spy it - Whether it's on a cuticle or heels that could be used to grate a block of Italian parmesan.

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