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We've heard of [Link Removed] being effective in treating hemorrhoids, but did you know that it also contains a 'secret' beauty ingredient?

Listed in "The World's Best Kept Beauty Secrets", a popular beauty book, author Diane Iron claims that many aging celebrities swear by Preparation H to maintain their youthful looks. And it's purported that supermodels swear by it as a beauty staple.  

The claim? Users say that Preparation H gives them an instant lift when eye bags bother them. The ingredient attributed to Preparation H's effectiveness is biodyne, also known as Live Yeast Cell Derivative - LYCD. There is data to suggest that LYCD contains a protein fraction (including peptides) that accelerates wound healing and is biologically active on skin cells. Peptides are thought to work by:
• Stimulating wound healing
• Healing skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis and eczema
• Increasing skin thickness
• Reducing wrinkle volume

But you won't find biodyne just anywhere. Biodyne may be found in Preparation H marketed in Canada, but not in the US version. The US version replace biodyne with phenylephrine (a vasoconstrictor) when it was reformulated years ago. However many individuals report irritation and burning when using Preparation H formulated with phenylephrine.  

Preparation H's bright yellow and plain box won't have you jumping up and down about the pretty packaging, but if you've tried other products and they don't work, you may want to give it a try for your puffy eyes.  

Sharmani Pillay is a Registered Pharmacist who specializes in anti aging skin care and women's wellness. She owns and operates an online anti aging skin store at [Link Removed] 

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