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Melissa Chapman has been writing about beauty, fashion, marriage, and family life on Staten Island since 2006. Visit her blogs, Married my Sugar Daddy and The Staten Island Family.

As society increasingly accepts cosmetic surgery as a means to enhance one’s appearance, procedures are constantly being perfected to meet the needs of an ever-evolving patient base. Botox’s growing popularity, the recent surge of interest in facial feminization, and the demand for body modification revisions offer examples of the industry’s adaptability. We asked leading plastic surgeons Dr. Richard Swift and…

skincare in your 20s

Which anti-aging products and procedures are recommended when you’re still in your 20s or 30s? We discussed this with three expert physicians. Anyone over the age of 45 can confirm that preserving your skin’s youthfulness is an uphill battle. In fact, it has been proven that as early as age 25, the presence of the skin’s two structural proteins --…

plastic surgery for superman

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the number of male cosmetic procedures has more than doubled over the past twenty years. We asked our panel of expert surgeons Dr. Brian D. Cohen, Dr. Robert Brueck, Dr. Jon Kurkjian and Dr. Wayne Wertheim to tell us about their male patients’ motivations, the procedures they’re opting for, and how the…