Lip Enhancement

A full, luscious pout is on almost every woman’s wish list. There really is something quite alluring about a set of gorgeous, glossy lips and any person in the pursuit of modern physical beauty should have the option to plump their own up a bit if they wish to do so. Dermal fillers have developed in leaps and bounds over the last decade or so, enabling women to have the kissable pout they envision in their dreams. Continue reading

Acne Scar Treatment

Acne is often a frightfully debilitating skin condition, and the resulting scars are always a painful reminder for the people who boldly face the world no matter how self-conscious they might feel. It is promising to note that acne scar removal is well within one’s grasp. It is simply a matter of choosing the most suitable approach. Continue reading

Botox – Can A Pillow Reduce Wrinkles While You Sleep?

Contrary to popular opinion, sleep does not relive wrinkles. In fact, according to a statement released by the American Academy of Dermatology, sometimes sleep even may cause wrinkles. The statement claims that sleep lines formed when one rest his/her head on a pillow at night eventually become permanent imprints on one’s skin surface. The academy further indicates that men and women get sleep wrinkles on different parts of their faces because most women sleep on their side and tend to develop sleep wrinkles on their chins and cheeks, while men, who commonly sleep face down, tend to develop wrinkles on their foreheads. Continue reading

Skin Care – Sunscreen Questions Answered

Epione sunblockWith constant advertising and claims surrounding sunscreen, it can be difficult to know what information is accurate and which claims are false. Understanding the truth is critical to skin care and can help prevent melanoma and other problems associated with sun exposure. Here are some answers to commonly asked questions that will help make sunscreen decisions easier to make and time spent in the sun safer. Continue reading

Botox – Another Medical Condition Treatable by The Wrinkle-Busting Drug

Botox injectionMany people know that Botox is one of the best treatments available for sagging skin and worry lines, but new research has emerged to suggest that this cosmetics operation has more medical value than previously thought. Jean One woman, a 75-year old retiree from New Jersey suffered from chronic overactive bladder, a condition that kept her constantly on the lookout for the bathroom wherever she went. She recently thought that she was unable to participate in group activities with friends and family on account of a condition that effectively forced her to stay in close proximity to the nearest facilities. Then she found out how Botox does more than treat wrinkles. Continue reading

Celebrity Plastic Surgery – How Accepting are Americans of Public Figures Having Plastic Surgery?

Millions of men and women go under the knife each year in order to gain a trimmer figure, younger-looking skin, or a tightening of wrinkles. The cosmetics industry has never been stronger, yet some people may believe that plastic surgery should only be reserved for celebrities. This question may come to the forefront in the near future due to the political certainty of a woman – likely Hillary Clinton, but possibly another high-stature female politician – running for office. Will the public judge a woman of such status on the basis of having cosmetic surgery? Continue reading

Botox – “The Fonz, ” Henry Winkler Raises Awareness for Botox Therapy to Relieve Muscle Spasticity

middle aged womanMost people will probably remember Henry Winkler for his iconic role as the ‘Fonz’ in the 1970s American sitcom ‘Happy Days’. While the actor has enjoyed success away from that particular TV classic too, he recently raised the issue of Botox.

When many people hear a Hollywood star talk about Botox, they immediately assume it must be for reasons of plastic surgery. The train of thought typically assumes that another vain star is ironing out the wrinkles in their face for a heap of money. Continue reading

Beauty – Is Gold the Latest Anti-Aging Secret?

Finding the secret to reversing aging is something with which the cosmetics industry will likely always be obsessed. As science marches on and companies continue their research, there will always be new discoveries made. One of the latest compounds found to be helpful in the fight against aging seems to be nothing less than actual gold. While it may seem odd that this precious mineral would be used in the cosmetics industry, it is already causing quite a stir. New technology has met a timeless symbol of wealth, and the results seem to be something that everyone should take a bit of time to observe. Continue reading

Skin Care – 7 Basic Foods to Use As Skincare Products

One of the greatest temptations any girl has to face is the beauty aisle at any department store. Instead of buying all kinds of good stuff just because it looks promising, take a look at what sits at home instead. Even if you’re just using food, what matters is that it delivers results. You may miss out on having tons of cute products in your purse but you will look great. Continue reading

Skin Care – Stop the Clock, Look Younger Longer

woman with beautiful skinWomen in their twenties or their thirties might already feel the pressure of aging on their skin care and look to a cosmetic solution. The practice of getting better quality skin at a younger age is by no means a new one, but one that health and beauty companies are zeroing in on to gain a larger market share. After all, even younger women are not immune to skin complications that make them yearn for a better look. Continue reading

Skin Safety – The Link Between Tanning Booths and Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is a major problem. Though largely preventable, few individuals take the time to pursue the measures necessary to avoid risky situations. As researchers spend more time looking in to this form of cancer, they are able to better determine which activities are likely to lead to greater chances for the development of skin cancer. While everything from cosmetics to driving can be linked in one way or another, the use of tanning beds has been shown to be one of the activities with the greatest risk of causing skin cancer. Continue reading

Skin Care – Sun Protection and New Treatments for Aging Skin

Young woman with hat enjoying summerIt’s no secret that people want to have good-looking skin regardless of how old they are. People are always looking for ways to keep their skin looking youthful, but they often do not know how to properly take care of their skin in order to have it looking the way they want. In order to keep one’s skin in the best possible condition, one needs to learn proper skin care protection techniques. Luckily, medical experts at Harvard have fully explained how to properly take care of skin. Continue reading

Breast Augmentation – FDA Approves New Silicone Gel Implant

young woman with breast augmentationRecently, the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approved a new breast implant made from silicone gel. However, the FDA says that they have only approved the implant on the proviso that the firm Mentor Worldwide monitors the female users of it, and investigates its’ effects over the long term. On Friday, the agency granted approval to Mentor Memory Shape Breast Implants to begin using its new silicone gel implant in procedures involving females over 22 years of age, and to repair breast tissue in females of all ages.

This sanctioning means that there are now five gel-filled silicone breast implants on the market in the US, which have been approved by the FDA. In addition to Mentor, there are two other firms that supply these breast augmentation implants, Sientra and Allergan. These kinds of announcements are always likely to be controversial, but the FDA remains steadfast, claiming that women have a “reasonable expectation” of safety. Continue reading

Plastic Surgery – What Consumers Need to Know to Protect Themselves

A Tennessee woman visited a medspa to purchase some makeup, however she could not turn down the offer of a free laser facial consultation. Unfortunately for her, this spur of the moment decision was destined to impact on her life in a cruel way. Included in the consultation was a complimentary spider vein laser treatment. This persuaded the woman to opt for a full facial. However, the forty-two year old woke up the following morning to find that she had second-degree burns on her face. Continue reading

Skin Care – How to Treat a Sunburn

Tanned BeautyMost people enjoy the onset of summer and tend to forget about skin care while lying in the sun for an entire day at the beach. The ensuing sunburn can be a nightmare, as skin becomes red and itchy and it becomes impossible to resist the urge to scratch. For some people, the skin becomes scaly, catalyzing the wrinkling process.

So, what is to be done when one starts to get sunburns? With ibuprofen tablets and hydrocortisone cream, sunburns can disappear in a few days. Here are common ways of treating sunburns: Continue reading



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