The Phantom Of The Opera

For many American film lovers, it is 1925's The Phantom of the Opera that defines horror in the silent film era. Lon Chaney's Erik may not have modern moviegoers fainting as legend says they did when Christine reveals his deformed skeleton-like face, but there's no doubt he holds a special place in horror fans' hearts to this day. The Phantom Of The Opera Synopsis - Spoilers Included The new owners of the Paris Opera House refuse to believe the previous owners' warnings about the holder of box 5--a "phantom of the opera"--even though the phantom's presence is well-known and openly discussed among the opera's performers. The mysterious phantom has eyes that are just "ghastly beads", compared to holes in a grinning skull, explains stagehand Joseph Boquet, who claims to have actually seen the phantom. Over that skull, he continues, is stretched tight yellow skin with only two large holes where his nose should be. Meanwhile, the opera's

MedZone Announces Face Balm - Anti-Chafing Help For Mask Wearers

We've all seen the photos of exhausted healthcare workers with their faces raw and sore from the masks they have to wear.

This morning, MedZone announced the launch of Face Balm, a skincare product the company says is an all-natural, friction-reducing balm to help prevent the irritation protective masks can cause.

MedZone announces Face Balm to prevent chafing caused by medical face masks.
Photo of Face Balm is courtesy of MedZone.

“Our team saw the need in the marketplace for an effective, natural product that can help those who are wearing masks for long periods of time," said MedZone CEO Joe Freeman in a press release announcing Face Balm's launch this morning.

Face Balm is made with:
  • Aloe extract
  • Avocado
  • Coconut oil
  • Jojoba
  • Olive oil
  • Shea butter
  • Sweet almond oil
The company says it will be donating the product to hospitals nationwide and contributing a portion of its sales revenue to various charitable organizations.

Face Balm is available to the public for $11.97 for a 3-pack from the company's website,


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