Driven by scientific progress, the cosmetic industry, as in many other fields, has always rushed to use the progress to design new products. The radioactivity has not escaped. Back on this period and on some other applications of this concept emerging at the beginning of the XXth century.
In a previous contribution, the use of radium and other radioelements had been discussed. You can read it again by clicking on this link. You will also find the very interesting contribution of Cécile Raynal and Thierry Lefebvre on the Tho Radia brand which was among the most advanced on this issue.
Below is a brief review of various cosmetic products that have used this idea.
Finally, a recent contribution illustrated the different uses. Some will probably surprise you.
It seemed curious to our generations to have used these ideas to design consumer products. But the quest for the benefits associated with scientific progress is almost eternal. Whenever something has a beneficial effect, the first reaction is to benefit as many people as possible. It is the same today.
Jean Claude LE JOLIFF
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