September 24, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Kim Kardashian

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What the devil is a vampire facial? I first heard about the vampire facial, sometimes also called a “vampire facelift” when professional celebrity Kim Kardashian reportedly got one. I weighed in on that five years ago here. There was some question in how this procedure was portrayed as to whether it involved stem cells, which seems unlikely at this point. Kim apparently did this to try to keep a young look, but I figured it had to be risky. Now since her marriage known …Read More

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Celebrities such as Kim Kardashian are reportedly getting so-called vampire facials. Why put yourself through that? Perhaps because stem cells and other material inside the processed blood is supposed to make them younger? Yes, that is Kim above (photo from Kim Kardashian on Instagram) with her face smeared with blood, but not just ordinary Kardashian blood. Instead it reportedly is her blood that has been centrifuged and processed to make a biomagical concoction perhaps boosted with stem cells. Stem cell magic, of course, courtesy …Read More