Beauty products from the skin of executed Chinese prisoners
"A Chinese cosmetics company is using skin harvested from the corpses of executed convicts to develop beauty products for sale in Europe, an investigation by the Guardian has discovered.
"Agents for the firm have told would-be customers it is developing collagen for lip and wrinkle treatments from skin taken from prisoners after they have been shot. The agents say some of the company's products have been exported to the UK, and that the use of skin from condemned convicts is "traditional" and nothing to "make such a big fuss about".
Full article at Guardian Unlimited.
"Anybody around here wear makeup anymore?"
Is it the Inuit women of Northern Canada and Alaska who use whale blubber and seal grease to beautify themselves? Maybe that's a better idea.