Let’s face it: Hollywood’s “has-she-or-hasn’t-she” culture has opened our eyes to a lot of plastic and cosmetic surgery procedures that we may never have heard about otherwise. From blood facials to Brazilian butt-lifts and literally everything in between, if celebrities are trying it, we want to know. So, when celebrity rich kid Kylie Jenner famously started sporting much more voluptuous … Read More
Is This Once-Popular Plastic Surgery Procedure Becoming a Thing of the Past?
While it’s still one of the more popular plastic surgery procedures here in the United States, rhinoplasties have experienced a sharp decline in the number of procedures since the year 2000. How much of a decline? Well, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the procedure has declined in popularity by 44 percent since the year 2000. So, what’s … Read More
United Kingdom Considers Laws to Address Botched Plastic Surgery
The United Kingdom is “facing” a major problem. Unqualified and illegal practitioners are causing soaring rates of botched cosmetic procedures – namely botched facial filler applications – and the public is demanding lawmakers take action. In fact, in 2017 alone Botox injuries jumped from 378 cases to 931. Of those botched procedures, an astounding 83 percent were caused by practitioners … Read More
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
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