How Can I Afford Cosmetic Surgery During a Recession?

These are difficult times. World economy has changed in the past decade and the “fat cow” period is now behind us. Budgets are tighter – a lot of us are reconsidering our expenses and finding new ways to save money.

Beauty may not be a primary necessity when money is running a little short, but if we don’t feel good about ourselves, our self-esteem suffers to some degree, along with our confidence and fearlessness to compete in the work force. …More on Ways to Afford Cosmetic Procedures During a Recession

The Power of Red Lipstick – How to Wear It

How to wear red lipstick A famous make-up artist once said, “Red lipstick is the stiletto heel of makeup.” It’s a beauty statement but it’s also much more than that – no one can deny that red is the color of passion. There’s a reason why it is the main color on Valentine’s Day. People use red on special dates and whenever they want to catch somebody’s attention.

Do You Know How to Wear Red Lipstick? …More on How To Wear Red Lipstick

Practicing For Your Photo Shoot

 
Even though sometimes a friend or family member may be taking photos when we least expect, usually we know when we’re having a picture taken and we can prepare for it. Get a mirror, good lighting, a chair, a camera, a tripod and do your homework.

1. Start by sitting alone in front of the mirror with good lighting and no shadows cast on you. Relax. No one is there to judge you. …More on Tips for a Great Picture

How to Look Beautiful in Pictures

Taking a picture can be a dreadful moment for some people. When we see the “dead deer” eyes or sloppy posture, we tend to ask ourselves “Is that me?!” And then we tend to avoid cameras altogether. But there are a few simple tricks that you can use to always look great in any picture. Models and actors make it look easy and you can, too. It’s all a matter of doing some homework. You don’t have to look perfect. You just can’t be intimidated by the camera. More on How to Pose for a Photo

Get Double Eyelids Without The Surgery

 
Asia is known for having very strict and high standards of beauty that doesn’t allow for much flexibility. It can be defined in very specific terms such as pale skin, thin legs, high cheekbones, and large eyes. But despite this seemingly localized beauty standard, Asians also seem to gravitate towards Western ideals and many will go to great lengths to achieve more Western-looking features. …More on Double Eyelid Surgery

How to Age Like a Beauty Icon

Look Like a Model 
A good dose of fame, fortune and a full-time makeup artist certainly can’t hurt when navigating the aging game. But for the rest of us mere mortals, there are still plenty of secrets to steal from the stars who seem to be getting it right. Here are 7 favorite tips from 7 ageless icons — and there’s nary a needle among them! ..More on How to Look Like a Beauty Icon

Get Bigger Looking Eyes With Circle Lenses

 
Circle Lenses: Cute or Creepy?

Asia is famous for starting beauty trends that spread to many countries worldwide, and Asian beauty trends are known for being both unique and revolutionary. One of these beauty trends that is becoming rapidly popular in Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and Vietnam is the circle contact lens.

What are circle lenses and how do they work?

A circle lens is a colored contact lens (usually available in both prescription and non-prescription varieties) that is very much like a normal colored lens, except that the color extends to outside the iris. This is to make the iris look larger than it actually is, and the result is that eyes appear bigger and …More on Circle Lenses

Stem Cell Facelift Update – Storing Fat Cells for Future Use

 
For the 200 or so people who are cryogenically frozen, the possibilities of healing and resuscitation are still just hopes for the distant future. But for people who hope to freeze a part of themselves for use in this lifetime – the future is now.

As the potential benefits of stem cell therapy continue to garner interest for use in everything from tissue and cartilage regeneration to cosmetic procedures such as stem cell facelifts, ..More on Stem Cell Facelift

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

Which Lasers are Safe for Asian Skin?

which lasers are safe for asian skin 
The use of lasers in the cosmetic
procedure industry has exploded in recent years to treat everything from wrinkles and acne scars to sun spots and melasma.  Cosmetic laser treatments have been proven highly effective, and there are more choices on the market than ever before.

But patients with Asian skin face unique challenges when navigating the vast laser terrain due to their skin’s propensity for ..More on Safe Lasers For Asian Skin