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Erasing the unsightly signs of youth: Get rid of your teenage acne scars

Alia Willson | Freelance Writer Thursday, June 13, 2024

Most people turn to plastic surgery to wind back the hands of time, giving themselves a fresh and youthful appearance. What about using plastic surgery to erase the signs of youth left behind?

Fresh face for spring: Can laser treatments rejuvenate and refresh your look?

Alia Willson | Freelance Writer Friday, May 3, 2024

Laser skin resurfacing or laser treatments utilize light beams to improve the skin's appearance and treat minor facial imperfections. These laser skin treatments have come a long way. Presently, there are numerous types of lasers on the market.

National Mature Women's Day: What are the best nonsurgical procedures for mature skin?

Alia Willson | Freelance Writer Tuesday, April 9, 2024

There are a lot of misconceptions about aging. Beauty companies use buzzwords like "mature" to describe aging skin and complexions. It is true that our skin changes as we age but "mature skin" is not technically a medical term. So, what does "mature" mean?

Revitalize and refresh: Skin resurfacing techniques as a tool for facial rejuvenation

Ariel Frankeny | Freelance Writer Wednesday, March 6, 2024

One option that isn't often considered in the journey to facial rejuvenation is skin resurfacing. This group of procedures involves a variety of methods to gently and effectively rework the appearance of the skin's surface, providing amazing results with minimal downtime.

Rest and rejuvenate: How injectables can keep you looking refreshed this season

Ariel Frankeny | Freelance Writer Wednesday, December 13, 2023

There are plenty of ways to help you look refreshed and radiant for the holidays with little to no downtime at all. One such option is noninvasive treatments like injectables. From neurotoxins to dermal fillers to hyaluronic acids, injectables are a quick and relatively painless method of touching up your appearance just in time for the flurry of holiday photos, videos and get-togethers.

Winter skincare after plastic surgery: Tips and best practices

Kayla Peterson | Freelance Writer Tuesday, December 12, 2023

The winter months are undoubtedly harsh on your skin in even normal conditions, but cold weather poses a uniquely significant challenge for those who have recently undergone a plastic surgery procedure.

Laser focus: The beauty basics

Ariel Frankeny | Freelance Writer Friday, October 27, 2023

There is no doubt that noninvasive procedures will continue to grow in popularity in the future. Noninvasive procedures are a favorite among the budget-conscious and busy alike because they are more affordable than surgical procedures and have less downtime. One such noninvasive category that has seen substantial growth within the past several years is lasers.

Embracing change: The most effective cosmetic procedures to address midlife beauty concerns

Ariel Frankeny | Freelance Writer Wednesday, August 2, 2023

If there's one thing we can't escape in life, it's the process of growing older. While we gain wisdom and experience as we journey through life, our faces and bodies will also begin to show the effects of aging.

The power of skincare: Effective at-home skincare routines and treatments to complement plastic surgery procedures

Kayla Peterson | Freelance Writer Friday, June 23, 2023

Giving your skin the right care during the recovery period is more important than ever because it helps ensure that your healing process goes as smoothly and quickly as possible.

How to get rid of under-eye bags

Gabby Shacknai | Freelance Writer Friday, February 18, 2022

If you've ever stayed up until the early hours of the morning – be it drinking with friends at your favorite bar or finishing up a presentation for work the next day – you're likely familiar with the unwelcome sight of bags under your eyes.

Seven ways to undo sun damage, discoloration and other sins of summer

Kaitlin Clark | Freelance Writer Friday, October 15, 2021

In the summertime when the living's easy, it's also easy to brush off that second application of sunscreen, or to not think twice about a peeling sunburn. Yet, these seemingly innocent choices can accumulate into serious trouble for your skin for years to come.


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