If he hadn't developed a chronic cough, Duncan Napier mightn't have become so passionate about blending herbs to make therapeutic potions that are now being bottled and marketed under the Korean brand Belif. Napiers, the herbalist shop he established in Edinburgh in 1860, is still in business today, but this self-taught 19th-century botanist could never have imagined that his face would one day grace the label on products manufactured by a 21st-century cosmetics firm on the other side of the world.
True Cream-Aqua Bomb contains a herb called lady’s mantle, known for its hydrating properties.
Belif products are made by LG Household & Healthcare, South Korea's second largest cosmetics company, whose exhaustive search for the world's beauty secrets led it to Scotland's first and oldest maker of herbal and plant remedies.
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