Lip Sculpting

Lip Sculpting
 
Soft, voluptuous, kissable lips – who among us has not coveted Angelina Jolie’s trademark lips? Lip makeovers are becoming more and more popular as patients are attracted to their quick accessibility and non-invasiveness. More on Lip Sculpting

LaViv – FDA Approved For Custom Facial Filler

LaViv 
We’ve all heard about the potential applications of stem cell research in growing new cells to treat diseases, but did you ever think that that same technology could be applied to something as superficial as treating the wrinkles on the sides of your nose? More on LaViv

Elixis for Body Contouring

Exlilis for body contouring
Love handles. Saddlebags. Jiggly arms and double chins. We all have trouble areas on our bodies that we’re not too happy about and wish we could get rid of. But not everyone is ready to commit to surgeries or other invasive procedures because of the long treatment and recovery periods, the pain, the cost, and the fear of unnatural-looking results. More on Exilis

Botox or Dysport – Which is Better for Crow’s Feet?

*STUDY COMPARES BOTOX AND DYSPORT RESULTS

According to ASAP (American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery), over 2.4 million people received Botox and/or Dysport injections on their faces in an effort to decrease wrinkles and achieve a more youthful-looking appearance. More on Dysport vs Botox

Chemical Peels

Chemical Peels 
A chemical peel may be the least invasive therapy used to improve the appearance of the skin. In fact, it is often used along with a microdermabrasion treatment to boost the results. More on Chemical Peels

BMR Facial Rejuvenation Program

BMR Facelift Slendertone 
Unlike the other parts of our body, our faces are unique in that the underlying muscle is attached directly to the skin. If the muscles are well developed and strong, the skin is more likely to be smooth and taut. As we age, we tend to lose muscle mass all over the body, including the face. More on BMR Facial Rejuvenation

Does Beauty Affect One’s Success?

Physical Beauty
“So, tell me what you don’t like about yourself…”

This is the opening line made famous in the TV series, Nip Tuck, whenever a patient would enter the doctor’s office to get plastic surgery. Through the years, it has been very common to see TV shows, such as Extreme Makeover and Dr. 90210, emphasize the importance of good looks and how to change features we don’t like about ourselves. More about Physical Beauty

Brazilian ZERO – A Formaldehyde-free Alternative To Brazilian Blowout?

Brazilian Zero
In response to the escalating concerns about the use of formaldehyde in hair straightening procedures, Brazilian Blowout has come out with a new line – Brazilian Blowout ZERO. This treatment promises the same smooth, glossy hair as the original Brazilian Blowout, only with a major change: no formaldehyde. The company advertises a “Plant-Derived KereSafe Bonding System,” with the active ingredient changed to glycolic acid derived from sugar cane. Though the company still insists its original formula never contained formaldehyde in the first place, this new line is meant to set consumers’ minds at ease. More on Brazilian Zero

Bee Venom Cream – Does It Work?

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Have you noticed how Camilla Parker is looking 10 years younger these days? Well, rumor has it that she has been using Heaven, a cream that contains bee venom. And supposedly, future princess, Kate Middleton has taken this beauty tip as well from her now mother-in-law.

The bee venom cream was created by celebrity-endorsed beautician Deborah Mitchell, who has been treating the Duchess of Cornwall for many years. Her product line’s star ingredient is bee venom, …More on Bee Venom Cream

The Different Types of Scars

Different Types of Scars
It is very difficult to go through life without getting at least a couple of scars. Our skin is like a satin sheet, soft and smooth until it suffers some sort of trauma, be it burning, surgery, injury or body reactions such as acne and stretch marks. As years pass by, we find our body changing with these scars. When they”re small and easy to conceal, our self-esteem may not be compromised. But if they’re exposed, we might feel embarrassed, different, frustrated and even wanting to avoid contact with other people. And this is when scars can really become a problem. If a scar is getting the best of you, maybe it’s time to seek treatment. Scar reduction and removal can be done by different processes, depending on the type of scar and tissue damage. …More on Different Types of Scars