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The history of anti-aging products will surprise you (VIDEO)

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Your favorite anti-aging tricks may have been used by Cleopatra

The battle for beauty is nothing new.

History's leading ladies have gone to great lengths to look youthful for pretty much forever. Using natural treatments, many of them actually succeeded.

Thankfully the struggle isn't so great for us. Learning from their anti-aging experiments, we've been able to use what they knew to look fab for years with much more ease. Watch the video to see what these women from history did to stay looking fresh — and how much more easily you can accomplish that today.

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