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Best hair dryers

Since the 1900’s people have been trying to dry their hair faster and do it with flare. You may have seen old photos of women sitting in a salon with their head under a hair dryer that looked like a large lamp shade. Those days are pretty much behind us since the advent several decades ago of the portable hair…

cellulite on the legs

Cellulite is one of the most common aesthetic concerns among women of all ages, and while many products and procedures advertise their remarkable results in combating the condition, few live up to their promises. We asked five board-certified skin care specialists which cellulite removal treatments they believe to be the most effective – and which ones should be avoided. What…

hair loss

Telogen effluvium (TE) is one of the leading causes of hair loss. It can affect people at any age and for a wide variety of reasons TE is often short-lived and largely reversible with proper treatment What is Telogen Effluvium? Telogen effluvium is a form of temporary hair loss characterized by diffuse thinning of the hair (or diffuse alopecia). In…

BioCell

BioCell Collagen is a proprietary ingredient added to supplements that allegedly boosts skin and joint health. It’s a blend of type II collagen, hyaluronic acid and chondroitin sulfate, which is supposed to work in synergy to deliver youthful skin. The makers cite several clinical studies that show BioCell Collagen is effective but more research may be needed. Branded as a natural…

Does Deodorant Cause Cancer?

There are many misconceptions surrounding the potential risks of using deodorants and antiperspirants. Certain ingredients are linked to consumers’ concerns that antiperspirants could be linked to cancer or Alzheimer’s disease. There are currently no studies that justify these concerns; research shows no long-term risk from use of these products. Online information is notoriously unreliable when it comes to potential links…

non-surgical facelift

With the range of current technologies and procedures available, people don’t want to, or more importantly, don’t have to, go under the knife.  If your goal is to restore your youthful glow, you can use a combination of non-surgical procedures to achieve a natural looking facelift without surgery, even well into your 60s. In many cases, you can even schedule…

retin-a facial cream

Of the many retinoids on the market, both natural and synthetic, Retin-A is the most commonly recommended by dermatologists for the treatment of acne, wrinkles, and skin damage Retin-A works by stimulating the production of collagen, increasing cell turnover and regulating the cell cycle. Tretinoin can play a role in enhancing the results and efficiency of non-invasive skin rejuvenation procedures What…

Does Detox water work

Detox water is the latest health and wellness fad, with celebrities and online influencers extolling its many virtues. Although it probably won’t help you lose weight, detox water does offer the indirect benefit of keeping you hydrated. Other alleged health benefits of detox water include boosting the digestive system and fighting free radicals. What is detox water? Detox water is water…

Migraine Surgery Explained

Migraine surgery is generally classified as nerve decompression surgery, a procedure developed by Dr. Bahman Guyuron about two decades ago. The procedure requires a plastic surgeon to make a small incision on the face, neck or forehead in order to physically adjust migraine trigger points. Ideal candidates are migraine sufferers who respond favorably to Botox, but experience little or no…

Lip Plumpers

Generally speaking, there are three different types of lip plumping tools: suction, irritant, or rejuvenating and moisturizing. Most at-home products are safe but only produce temporary effects. Long-term options are available for those who want permanently fuller lips. What are lip plumpers? Lip plumpers generally fall into three separate categories. First, there are suction tools, which pull blood to the…

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