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Privacy Policy

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form or Click on a link.

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address or You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

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What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

; To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)

; To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)

; To improve customer service
(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)

; To send periodic emails

The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their control panel and going to the ‘Edit Profile’ page.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

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Changes to our Privacy Policy

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Contacting Us

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P.O. Box 963
Stanton, Ca 90680

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Is Thermage Effective?

Thermage Before and After Pictures
 Throughout the early 2000s, there was a barrage of new cosmetic procedures and devices entering the market.  Thermage, which was approved by the FDA in 2004 as a full face skin tightening device, quickly became a media darling.  But have the results lived up to the hype?

Thermage is a non-invasive treatment that uses radiofrequency energy to heat the deeper layers of the skin, thus promoting new collagen growth.  It promises no injections, no downtime and an overall younger looking appearance.

What makes Thermage unique is …More on Thermage

What Makes A Beautiful Face?

What Makes A Beautiful Face?
The Western media has long been blamed for putting forth an unattainable standard of beauty.  From nearly every movie screen, billboard, magazine cover and television commercial, we are presented with a young face with round eyes, small nose, full lips and smooth skin.  The backlash against manufactured beauty angrily asks, “Who is to say what is beautiful?”  But study after study has confirmed the answer – nature. …More on What Makes a Face Beautiful

Ulthera – Facelift Without Surgery

In late 2010, the buzz surrounding a newly FDA approved device called Ulthera exploded after being featured on several national talk shows including Dr. Oz, The View, The Drs. and The Rachel Ray Show.  While the trend towards non-invasive cosmetic procedures continues to skyrocket, several devices promising outstanding results are still on shaky ground.  So it’s perhaps surprising that the Ulthera device has received such a warm reception, with doctors genuinely pleased with the outcomes and patients taking to the Internet with glowing reviews.

How does Ulthera work? …More on Ulthera Facelift

Latisse And Eyelash Extensions

My, What Big Eyelashes You Have!

The pursuit of long, thick and dramatic eyelashes is not a new one. As far back as ancient Egypt, both women and men were grinding lead sulfide with other ingredients to make kohl, which they applied to the tops and corners of their eyes, eyebrows and eyelashes. This was most likely used as a protection from the sun and possibly to ward off evil curses. However, the look was decidedly chic. In nearly every corner of the globe since 4000 B.C., women have been pursuing the illusion of bigger eyes through shadows, liners, and especially eyelashes. More on Latisse and Eyelash Extensions

LASIK Vision Correction: Beyond The Big E

If you’re ready to throw out that digital alarm clock with the huge, oversized numbers, LASIK eye surgery may be right for you. But read on to see if YOU are right for LASIK surgery.

What is LASIK?

In a nutshell, LASIK is a surgical procedure that uses a laser to reshape the cornea so that it more clearly focuses incoming light, resulting in …More on Lasik

The “Vampire Facelift” – Is Selphyl FDA Approved?

Selphyl Vampire Facelift 
There are so many clichés that one can draw on when discussing the facial volume replacement treatment known as the “Vampire Facelift”. Coming “out of the dark’ and “biting” into the hope of “eternal youth,” the savvy marketing team behind the medical device officially known as Selphyl is likely not only happy to be discussed alongside the undead; they’re probably counting on it.

Garnering images of flawless, porcelain skin and capitalizing on the ghoulish sex appeal of …Read More About Selphyl Vampire Facelift

BB Cream: Korea’s Secret to Flawless Skin

bb cream 
With the rise in popularity of many new international cosmetic brands, it seems that Asian beauty trends have earned a permanent place in the world-wide beauty sphere. Among these new trends is the secret of countless Korean celebrities both females and males alike, including famed actress Song Hye Kyo and popular Korean boy group JYJ. Upon examining their faces, they all seem to be blessed with photo-perfect, airbrushed skin. Are their gorgeous complexions the result of good genetics? Partially, but the main reason for their flawless, glowing skin is a revolutionary beauty product that has sparked an energetic following among makeup enthusiasts all over the world. This magic product is called BB cream.

What Is A BB Cream?

A BB cream (BB stands for ‘blemish balm’) is an all-in-one skin cream, …More on BB Cream

Removing Cellulite with Endermologie, Velashape, SmoothShape

Cellulite.  Ugh.  Just the word is enough to make most women shudder.  Whether it’s on your thighs, rear, arms, or abdomen, cellulite is sometimes unavoidable and often hard to get rid of.

Fortunately in today’s constantly evolving cosmetic procedure industry, it’s not all bad news when it comes to stubborn cellulite.  The FDA has approved several devices that all take a similar approach to the battle of the demonic dimples.  So similar in fact, it can be hard to keep them straight.  Endermologie, Velashape, and SmoothShapes all use More on Removing Cellulite

Varicose Vein Treatment – Minimally Invasive Laser Therapy

A woman’s legs are often the last bastion of youth.  Free of sagging and wrinkles, legs enjoy the light of day well into our senior years.  But when a woman finds herself burdened with varicose veins, a future of fashionable tennis matches and summer dresses seems hopeless.   However, advances in laser therapy have not only put an end to painful vein stripping but have ushered in a new era of effective varicose vein treatment.

Causes of Varicose Veins

Your body’s circulatory system is made up of More on Varicose Laser Therapy