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  • Japan’s elderly are fighting dementia with make-up
  • Japan’s elderly are fighting dementia with make-up
    Myleen Hollero (2008) ©
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Japan’s elderly are fighting dementia with make-up

A bit of lipstick can do wonders for your self-esteem, but it seems applying cosmetics can have a whole extra set of therapeutic benefits for Japan’s elderly. Studies have found that putting on make-up can slow the progress of dementia by helping sufferers keep their brains active.

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