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Facial Rejuvenation for the Holiday Season

Facial rejuvenation

The leaves are changing colors which means the holiday season is rapidly approaching. For most of us, our calendars fill up with social gatherings around Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. If you feel you never have enough time to look your best, now is the time to start thinking about ways to look radiant in your holiday photos. One way is treating yourself to a pre-holiday facial rejuvenation in the form of Botox, Dysport, or Juvederm product. You still have plenty of time to get under eye fillers and other procedures before the start of the holiday season.Facial Rejuvenation MethodsBotox®If you want… Read More

Why Autumn is the Optimal Time for Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic Surgery Fall Benefits

Are you considering cosmetic surgery but do not know if this is the best time for it? The recent change of season is an excellent time of year to begin your consultation process so that you can enjoy your new look by the new year. Whether you want a total Mommy Makeover, liposuction, or breast augmentation, here are a few reasons why it’s practical to plan certain procedures during the colder seasons.Recuperating at Your Own SpeedHaving your cosmetic surgery performed in the fall helps prepare you for the summer season without any additional pressure. If you have major surgery during… Read More

Why There’s a Startling Demand for Surgical Procedures

Surgical Procedures, Plastic Surgery

There’s a startling demand for surgical procedures in the United States. Data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows 17.5 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures performed in the U.S. in 2017. That’s a two percent increase over 2016. The number of people going under the knife continues to rise, even with an increase in non-invasive procedures like Botox and other fillers.Botox is boomingMinimally invasive procedures increased at a slightly higher rate than surgical procedures in 2017. Trained physicians perform minimally invasive procedures. They typically involve small incisions. With non-invasive procedures, as the name implies, there’s no… Read More

Are There Non-Invasive Ways to Treat Cellulite?

Are There Non-Invasive Ways to Treat Cellulite_ 1200x630

If you were sitting at a luncheon with a few friends catching up on each other’s’ lives, the topic of fighting cellulite would have a high chance of coming up. This is probably because in most cases, we are all vulnerable to or suffer from it.When it comes to cellulite, there are many common misconceptions on whether there are non-invasive ways to treat it. Here are some common tips people suggest:HydrationStaying hydrated is perhaps the most ideal for the face, body, and your overall health. It can help clean out the body and prevent dehydration. The best way to ensure… Read More

The Truth About Facelifting

Facelifting

Like most surgeries, with facelifting, you can be exposed to many common misconceptions, causing you to do something you’ll regret. When it comes to cosmetic procedures, it is especially important that you seek the right advice and accurate information on how to treat your aging skin.Here is what you need to know about facelifting:What is a Facelift?A facelift is a common surgery that works to reduce the signs of aging. Medically known as a rhytidectomy, a facelift involves reducing excess skin and adjusting underlying tissues to help re-tighten the skin.Depending on the individual, facelifting can include many different procedures, such… Read More

5 Proven Nose Job Recovery Tips

Nose Job Tips

The recovery of a nose job, also known as a rhinoplasty, can be challenging. Like any other surgical procedure, there is some downtime following the procedure, which requires special care and consideration. Every patient heals differently. Factors such as age, sun exposure, and even complexity of surgery can affect recovery.Here are some tips on how to recover:Stay out of the SunDuring the first week of recovery, it is important that patients accept minor changes such as swelling and congestion in the nose area. Using a humidifier to help soothe these symptoms can also be helpful.More importantly, staying out of the… Read More

6 Ingredients to Avoid on Your Skin at All Costs

6 Ingredients to Avoid on Your Skin at All Costs

If you always thought the FDA was not doing such a great job when it comes to labeling the safety of our food supplies, the regulation of cosmetics is far worse. In the same way you’ve gotten used to analyzing the nutrition labels, even more so, you should persist with your cosmetic products.There are hundreds, if not thousands, of chemicals that make up your beauty products. Here is what you should know:ParabensParabens are typically and often used as preservatives that help prevent the growth of bacteria, yeast, and mold in cosmetic products. Sounds amazing, doesn’t it? False. Although parabens do… Read More

Why Butt Lifts and Augmentations are Rapidly Growing

Why Butt Lifts and Augmentations are Rapidly Growing

Now, more than ever, women are undergoing surgery to give their buttocks a lift. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has released statistics clearly revealing that butt enhancement surgery is on the rise. Yet, while many patients are opting for butt implants, doctors are now steering their patients toward butt augmentation, involving fat grafting surgery. Either way, changing the shape or look of buttocks has become the new trend, and here are some reasons why: Evolving Beauty Ideals The standards of beauty have been constantly changing and its evolution is somewhat surprising. Going back to the 90s, Kate Moss… Read More

Does Botox Really Prevent Wrinkles?

Does botox prevent wrinkles?

Botox Cosmetic™ is the most popular non-surgical treatment that both women and men choose to undergo in an attempt to reduce the appearance of their wrinkles. 6.7 million people got Botox™-like procedures done in 2015. There are three major types of toxins to decide from: Botox Cosmetic™, Dysport and Xeomin. Despite millions of success stories, many people are still skeptical about whether Botox™ really does prevent wrinkles. Read below to find out if it does.What Exactly is Botox™?Botox™ is made from Botulinum toxin A. It is derived from bacterium Clostridium Botulinum, which is an organism found in the natural environment.  If… Read More

All About Under-Eye Fillers

Everything you need to know about under-eye fillers.

Looking tired and having dark under-eyes can have a huge impact on your overall image. Hollow eyes can be genetic, or due to environmental factors such as sun exposure. Volume loss due to aging can cause the appearance of lines or depressions around the eyes.In some cases, under-eye fillers can be used to enhance the hollow area under the eyes known as the tear trough, a depression where the eyelid skin meets the cheek skin.Here is what you should consider when choosing under-eye fillers:The Basics of Dermal FillersDermal fillers, also known as facial fillers, are injected into the face to… Read More

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