No matter how young your face or body looks, your hands can give away your true age. Hands show many signs of aging – wrinkles, age spots and fat loss. Fortunately, there are a number of procedures which can reverse the signs of aging on your hands, making your true age almost impossible to discern. More on Hand Rejuvenation
We all know disasters can result when things aren’t used for their intended purposes. A quick search on Youtube will find you any number of hilarious videos of treadmills used for skateboarding, trampolines used to pogo-stick and barbeque grills used for science experiments. More on Ulthera Off-Label Uses
One of the sweetest ironies in life, and in facial anti-aging treatments, is that what’s often best for us is also quite painful. Without ice or a local anesthetic, Botox can sting worse than the average mosquito bite. Less gentleness can be attributed to Thermage, often described as the “most painful” non-invasive skin lifting technique. More on Exilis
If you’ve ever wondered how and on whom cosmetic procedure trials are conducted, now is your chance to find out. Ulthera, Inc., the company that developed the popular ultrasound skin treatment, is currently recruiting volunteers for a clinical trial. The official title of the trial, although a mouthful, says it all: More on Ulthera Trials
Out of all skincare products, perhaps the face mask is one of the most hallmark. We’re all familiar with the concept of a white or grayish cream slathered on a woman’s face, cucumbers decorating her eyes. This is the traditional notion of the face mask, and probably the most widely recognized today. But More on Sheet Mask Craze
IPL Photorejuvenation: Help for the Baby Oil Tan Generation
Do you have fond childhood memories of tanning by the pool slicked in baby oil? If you are a member of the baby oil tan generation, IPL Photorejuvenation may be your new best friend.
Intense Pulsed Light Photorejuvenation removes early signs of aging and sun damage by removing brown spots, fine lines, redness and even restoring an overall brighter and younger looking appearance. More on IPL PhotoFacial
We all age. There’s no escape from that. Personal habits, environmental factors, gravity, simple facial movements, sun exposure and heredity dictate how fast we get skin aging. It’s not possible to stop or truly reverse the combined effects of these strong factors but it is possible to reduce them and improve skin appearance.
Thermage – also known as ThermaLift, ThermaCool and Radiothermoplasty – is a non-invasive anti-aging skin care treatment to help smoothen and tighten the skin for a refreshed look, without resorting to needles and without any downtime. …More info on How Thermage Works
So much has been written lately about Ulthera and how it may very well be the future of facelift surgery – without the surgery. Ulthera, which was backed strongly by Dr.Oz in one of his TV shows, is very much being “watched.” For good reason. Dr. Oz is a reputable health guru. If he featured it in his show, why then, it has to be significant and credible.
It has been about 19 months since Ulthera came on the scene, so people are bound to ask, “Does it really work?” and “Are patients happy with their results?” …More on Ulthera Reviews
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
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