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Can Botox Really Stop Underarm Sweating?

If there were one product that deserves to be referred to as the modern fountain of youth, it would have to be Botox. This popular injectable has become the standard choice in softening the appearance of wrinkles and creases particularly in the upper third of the face — from the dreaded elevens to unsightly crow’s […]

The 411 on Chemical Peels

Chemical peels have been used for centuries. Cleopatra used sour milk to keep her skin flawless, and women used wine for skin exfoliation back in the Middle Ages. Fast-forward to today, a chemical peel treatment is a popular lunchtime procedure that addresses multiple aging issues Although results vary from one person to another, chemical peels […]

Facial Lines and Wrinkles Are Not Created Equal

The words lines and wrinkles are often used interchangeably in describing signs of facial aging. Yet those words actually refer to two different things. In fact, lines and wrinkles have two distinct causes. What are facial lines? First of all, facial lines are not necessarily a result of aging. They are formed due to repetitive […]

Using You Own Blood to Fight Skin Aging

Did you know that you can use your own blood to reduce the appearance of folds, creases, acne scars, and other signs of physical aging? Forget the antioxidants in superfoods and let’s delve instead into the bloody world of PRP (platelet-rich plasma) treatment! What is it? Platelet-rich plasma is derived from your own blood. It […]

Get to Know the Hyaluronic Acid Fillers

The rapid growth of facial cosmetic procedures has been driven by injectables, and hyaluronic acid fillers are among the most popular injectables on the market today. Newer and improved varieties are introduced each year. That can create confusion as to which hyaluronic acid filler will work best for which situation. What is hyaluronic acid? Hyaluronic […]

The Spotlight on Sculptra!

Hyaluronic acid fillers such as Restylane and Juvederm have become very popular. Here, we’re putting the spotlight on another dermal filler – Sculptra! A brief history Sculptra was initially used in individuals suffering from facial wasting due to HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). It was not until 2009 that it was used for cosmetic purposes – […]

Latisse – Can It Give Me the Long Eyelashes I Desire?

Our eyelashes protect our eyes from debris and act as a warning when objects get too close to our eyes. For women, full eyelashes also enhance the face. However, eyelashes begin to thin out as we age due to a condition known as hypotrichosis. There are a number of reasons for hypotrichosis. From old age […]

Botox – How Can It Help Me?

Wrinkles come with age. As we age, our skin loses its moisture and some of its elasticity, allowing wrinkles to form. Facial expressions such as squinting and laughing repeat muscle contractions that also cause wrinkles. And the sun takes its toll, as well. In the past there had been few options, short of a facelift […]

Combining Botox and Facial Fillers for Optimum Outcomes

There is no one-size-fits-all in cosmetic surgery. A facelift may be extremely beneficial for your officemate but there’s no guarantee that it will have the same effect on you. Botox may work wonders on your wrinkles and creases yet it may not be enough for your mom’s nasolabial folds and jowls. Combining treatments may be necessary […]