If there were ever two words that shouldn’t go together in a sentence, it’s home and laser. But Johnson & Johnson and their hair removal medical supply partners, Palomar, are teaming up to turn out home laser wrinkle treatments for consumers. The FDA has just approved their skin-smoothing machine, but it sounds more like a plot for world domination. While the companies are keeping the product info plans top secret, and they won’t describe the device or even the release date, they do admit the price will be high.
ray gun wrinkle remover is going to cost hundreds of dollars, but the equipment won’t require that hard-to-get dermatological appointment or even a prescription. That’s right, let’s just put lasers right into people’s hands! With the popularity of the Snuggie proving that millions of Americans can’t work a simple blanket, is this head zapper really a safe idea? Well, we bet it would at least make an awesome sci-fi movie plot. [Boston Globe]