Botox Gets FDA Approval for Treating Crow’s Feet

There is a new approved use for Botox Cosmetic. Beginning in September 2013, Botox officially received the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) seal of approval for treating crow’s feet. These are lines that form around the corners of your eyes caused by smiling, frowning, or squinting. Botox has been used cosmetically to treat frown lines with the FDA’s approval since 2002. These are the lines […] Read More


Thinking About Botox? Here’s What You Should Know

Botox is the most popular minimally-invasive cosmetic procedure today. Its purpose is to smooth out worry lines or crow’s feet around your eyes that develop as part of the aging process. It seems like the perfect quick fix for wrinkles that make you look tired and older. With more and more people using Botox, it’s understandable to have some questions or concerns about using it […] Read More

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Effective Face Washing Techniques for Beautiful Skin

There’s more to good face washing than you might imagine. If you’ve had the same routine since your prepubescent years, and the condition of your skin isn’t up to par with your wishes, it’s time to make a change. Follow these easy steps to transform your dull aging skin into beautiful radiant skin. Selecting the correct facial cleanser Use a cleanser meant for the face, not the body. […] Read More


Understanding the New FDA Sunscreen Guidelines

Just when you thought you understood the SPF (sun protection factor) system, the labels are changing. To protect consumers from skin damage and false advertising, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) created new regulations that require all sunscreens to be tested for protection against UVA and UVB radiation — the two types of sun exposure that cause sunburn, skin cancer and premature aging — […] Read More

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Skin Care Tips to Slow the Signs of Aging

No one wants to look in the mirror and discover a new wrinkle. Unfortunately, aging is inevitable. The good news is that you can take steps to slow down the aging process. Regardless of your age, the following tips will keep your skin healthy and radiant. Avoid Tanning While you may feel that you look more attractive and healthier with a sun-kissed tan, sun is […] Read More

10 Steps to Banish the Bags and Brighten Your Eyes

Are under-eye bags and dark circles making you look tired or older than you are? You’re not alone. Under-eye flaws become increasingly common as we age. Sometimes the causes are out of our control. They might be something you inherited. Dark circles are genetic, and pigmentation irregularities that cause under-eye discoloration are particularly common among patients with ethnic skin. Or they might be the result […] Read More

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How to Rejuvenate Mature Skin in Your Fifties

By the time you reach your fifties, you may begin to feel like your age is written all over your face. As estrogen levels drop and oil production decreases, the skin becomes drier and more sensitive to changes in climate or season. Collagen and bone loss leads to looser, sagging skin that’s becoming thinner and more uneven in texture. Expression lines no longer disappear after you […] Read More

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Boost Your Body’s Defenses with Antioxidants

Our bodies are constantly under attack. The assailants, nasty molecules called free radicals, attack the body’s cells, causing cellular damage that can flourish into chronic diseases and conditions. By knowing how to get the most out of antioxidants — our primary defense against environmental stressors — we can improve our health and maybe even add a few more years to our lives. Free radicals, unstable […] Read More

Understanding Acne

Acne can cause great distress, especially for adult women. Although it usually begins in puberty, adults can develop acne in their twenties, thirties, forties or even fifties. And it can be annoyingly persistent. As one pimple begins to heal, others inevitably appear. Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States, affecting 40 million to 50 million Americans of all ages, according to […] Read More

Don’t Be Afraid to Peel

If you’ve never had one, chemical peels can be scary. For Sex and the City fans, the phrase alone may bring back memories of a horrified Samantha’s not-so-pretty post-peel face. But don’t fret — the deep phenol peel depicted in the popular series is rarely performed these days. Today’s medical-grade chemical peels offer wonderful results with minimal down time. Yes, you may experience some flaking […] Read More


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