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Archive for February, 2012

A cheap alternative to cosmetic surgery: hats?

Published on February 24, 2012

Philip Treacy, a high profile hat designer who creates head-wear for the rich, famous and royal, maintains that a top notch chapeau can work miracles in highlighting and rejuvenating the face. He calls them a “cheaper form of cosmetic surgery,”

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Facial aging: It doesn’t end with skin

Published on February 22, 2012

The onset of old age has long been associated with wrinkles, fine lines and loose skin developing across much of the body, and particularly with crinkles and looseness of the face. Those who prefer to maintain a youthful, energetic appearance

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Selphyl, coined the Vampire Facelift, storms the market

Published on February 20, 2012

A new procedure is gaining popularity among cosmetic surgeons across the United States. Selphyl treatments, which do not involve surgery and can be easily administered in-office in a matter of minutes, may be an effective way to restore a youthful

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Facial aging: It doesn’t end with skin

Published on February 18, 2012

The onset of old age has long been associated with wrinkles, fine lines and loose skin developing across much of the body, and particularly with crinkles and looseness of the face. Those who prefer to maintain a youthful, energetic appearance

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Whatever happened to Silicone?

Published on February 16, 2012

Although silicone injections are illegal in the US, many women still receive them—knowingly or unknowingly—in the pursuit of lasting results.Ask your friends—see if they believe that silicone injections can be used to augment the lips, buttocks, face, etc. Although it’s

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Preserve your youth with preventative measures

Published on February 14, 2012

Many people think of cosmetic surgery as a collection of corrective procedures, something you do to fix a problem or curb an unwanted effect of aging. While plastic surgery certainly covers some corrective work, the surprising truth is that the

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UK company seeks to combat fat with cream

Published on February 12, 2012

A new cosmetic cream introduced by Rodial, a skincare product development company based out of the United Kingdom, aims to tighten and shape excess fatty deposits beneath the biceps. The company already distributes “bum lift” and “tummy tuck” creams which

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Saving your face: avoiding stress, junk food and… smartphones?

Published on February 10, 2012

Lines, creases, wrinkles and folds are telltale signs of aging, and removing, reshaping and reducing them is the objective of a variety of cosmetic procedures. From non-invasive treatments like Botox, chemical peels and photorejuvenation to surgical procedures like rhinoplasty and

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Hugo Chavez opposes breast augmentation on state television

Published on February 8, 2012

Hugo Chavez recently opposed the breast augmentation trend that’s sweeping through Venezuela, labeling it a “monstrous thing” during a public address on state television. While some rally to his cause and condemn plastic surgery as shallow, excessive and flippant, the

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8 Veggies & Fruits/Day Lowers Heart Disease Risk by 22%!

Published on February 6, 2012

A new study has been published that refutes the old rule of eating 5 fruits and vegetables per day. The new rules? Eat 8! A study of over 300,000 European men and women showed that those who ate at least

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