Cosmetic and Beauty

Plastic surgeons and skin care specialists at spas and private practices offer a wide variety of anti-aging, skin rejuvenation, and wrinkle reducing procedures. Knowing what they offer and how it can help is key to building a younger looking, sexier, more beautiful and confident you. But between chemical peels, laser hair removal, facial treatments, injectables like Botox and Juvederm, and all the other vast amount of minimally invasive skin care treatments that spa's offer, which one is the right one for you? And how do you go about getting it? Our Skin Treatment section, our qualified professionals will answer all the questions that you might have.

Getting rhinoplasty (nose job) can greatly improve your facial appearance


Every year, over half a million people seek consultation with facial plastic surgeons to reshape their noses. Some are unhappy with the noses they were born with; others with the way aging has changed their nose. An injury may have resulted in a nasal deformity. Because the nose is the most defining feature of the face, a slight change can greatly improve one's appearance.

Eliminate puffy eyes and dark circles to maintain a healthier appearance


Do you suffer from puffy eyes or dark circles under your eyes? These minor cosmetic issues happen to everyone now and then, and all too often at times when it’s important to look your best. Puffy bags or dark circles signal to others that you are tired, stressed out, or not living at optimal health. Fortunately, a number of preventive, temporary, and long-term solutions can make an enormous difference in helping you maintain a healthier appearance around the windows to your soul.

A mommy makeover can help you feel younger, build confidence, and look sexier


Starting a family is perhaps one of the most anticipated experiences of our lives, and it presents moms with a whole host of new challenges and experiences. While most of these changes are welcome, the actual pregnancy, breastfeeding, and sudden lack of personal time can affect a young mother's body in ways that cannot be corrected simply with diet or exercise. And no matter how hard moms try to undo the physical changes that occur during the childbearing years, they often cannot get back their pre-pregnancy size and shape.

Microcurrent skin treatment can help you have younger and healthy looking skin


Microcurrent skin toning has become one of the most popular skin care treatments on the market for dull, sagging skin, and is especially effective for getting rid of superficial lines and wrinkles. If you are experiencing signs of premature aging, and want hydrated, younger-looking skin without the cost and risks of surgery, this treatment is right for you. Here is some expert advice when considering microcurrent skin toning treatment to help you look younger.

Choose the best injectable facial rejuvenation treatment that’s right for you


Facial rejuvenation is possible without general anesthesia or undergoing the knife, thanks to the injectable materials available in the cosmetic market today. Wrinkles can be treated using Botox, Dysport or the newest addition Xeomin. Volume loss and “sunken? features can be filled up using a variety of facial fillers including, Restylane, Perlane, Radiesse, Sculptra, Juvederm, Belotero. Wondering which one is right for you? Below is some helpful advice when deciding which filler will suite you best.

Advice for those considering a chemical peel


What chemical peels all have in common is that they use particular acids that bind the skin and cause exfoliation of the skin. Chemical peels can help with a variety of conditions from melasma, discoloration, acne, wrinkles, certain scars, and even correction for sun damage.

Collagen injections and other dermal fillers can help you smooth out your wrinkles


Collagen injections have been used to fill out and smooth wrinkles and areas of volume depletion in the face, thus creating a more youthful appearance. As time goes on, collagen, which is the major protein structure in the skin, is depleted. Although collagen injections were, at one time, the only volumizing agent available, today’s medical professionals have a variety of alternative products to add volume and smooth skin called dermal fillers. Here is some advice to help you if you are thinking about getting collagen injections.

Treat unsightly varicose and spider veins affordably and effectively with laser treatment


Varicose veins can occur for many reasons including age, heredity, medications, hormones and vascular disease. Most treatment options include drug therapy, Sclerotherapy, light therapy and/or lasers. Smaller varicose (less than 3 mm), reticular veins, and spider veins most often appear on the legs, ankles, neck and chest and are rarely serious. These, including the raised red cherry hemangiomas or the small red veins of the face called telangiectasia, can often be treated successfully with lasers, but not for all skin types.

Expert advice to help you get rid of your unwanted hair with laser hair removal


Laser hair removal has become one of the most popular nonsurgical procedures in the last decade. Its popularity is mostly due to the fact that it is very safe and has excellent results. Patients report great satisfaction with laser hair removal and it has replaced electrolysis as the leading choice for hair removal. Though it is considered generally very safe, there are still some precautions that the average consumer should be aware of. Keep in mind this advice if you are wanting to get laser hair removal.

Learn how microcurrent skin treatment works so you know what you are getting into


As the Baby Boomer generation gets older, more people are searching for ways to look younger. Given that a traditional facelift can cost upwards of $10,000, cost-sensitive alternatives for achieving healthier, younger-looking skin are gaining popularity. The best option on the market is based on a time-tested treatment.

Cosmetic and dermal fillers can help you get younger looking skin without surgery


In today’s world of aesthetic medicine, minimally invasive, non-surgical procedures to enhance facial appearance are becoming increasingly popular. Historically, Botox led the charge as the most popular treatment, followed by fillers, lasers, chemical peels, and microdermabrasion. Today, a vast array of non-surgical options improves volume loss, skin texture, wrinkle appearance, and facial shape with minimal downtime and risk.