Can Acupuncture Eliminate the Need for Dermal Fillers?

On a recent segment of a San Francisco, California-based news show “Bay Area Focus,” acupuncturist and permanent-makeup artist Kim Peirano discussed how acupuncture can be used to do many of the things dermal fillers like Botox can do. According to Peirano, by injecting an acupuncture needle into areas of wrinkled skin, the treatment can actually regenerate collagen, causing the wrinkle … Read More

Illegal Plastic Surgery Ring Highlights Dangers of Plastic Surgery Tourism

Police in Mokpo, South Jeolla, South Korea, recently disbanded an illegal plastic surgery ring. According to reports by the Jeonam Regional Police Agency, the ring was headed by a 45-year-old woman with the last name of Lee, who ran a local hair salon. Though Lee’s salon was used for legal and legitimate salon practices, it was also used for illegal … Read More

Make This Year’s Holiday Photos the Best Yet

It may not be “the most wonderful time of the year” just yet, but with fall in full swing and Christmas decorations already appearing in department stores, holiday photo season is definitely in session! Whether your family gets annual portraits done or just takes snapshots around the Thanksgiving dinner table, holiday photos are a wonderful way to preserve your family’s … Read More

The ‘DIY’ Medical Trend to Avoid

With the popularity of websites like Etsy and Instructables and shows like Fixer Upper, the do-it-yourself, or “DIY,” movement shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, no matter what you want to do, chances are there’s a YouTube video tutorial to show you how. But while redoing your own kitchen or knitting your own scarf can be a lot … Read More

Botox Isn’t Just for Wrinkles!

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, a record 7 million people received Botox injections in 2016, a 4 percent increase over the previous year. But as common as Botox has become for treating wrinkles in the face, it is becoming increasingly popular for use in other areas of the body, too. Check out this list of lesser-known uses … Read More