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Are You Physically and Mentally a Good Candidate for Cosmetic Surgery?

In 2009, then Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the Donda West Plastic Surgery Law, requiring health checks be conducted prior to all major plastic surgery procedures in the state. This was following the death of rapper Kanye West’s mother. It was later determined that her heart attack was spawned […]

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LASERS TO BALLOONS, THE SKINNY ON SLIM-DOWN TREATMENTS

New treatments and procedures claiming to blast fat and smooth skin enter the market regularly, offering the possibility of a contoured, toned body. Many people who exercise regularly, and watch what they eat find stubborn weight collecting anywhere from the back, arms, abdomen, hips, thighs and derrière. Frustrated, they seek […]

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The Science of Killing Your Fat

Fat Cells Are Set From Birth Fat cells: we are born with a certain number. That’s the bad news. You can shrink them (“losing weight”) but they don’t go away. And it is a LOT of work to lose one pound. We all know. 3500 calorie reduction; that’s what is […]

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Surprising Everyday Things That Can Age You

  Here is a list of the surprising everyday habits that can age you. Time to switch up your routine! Certain Foods (Say, what?!) Inflammatory foods (think foods that make you a little hot or look a little red after eating) may accelerate the formation of wrinkles. Here is a […]

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How Long Do Non-Surgical Procedure Results Actually Last?

Data from leading plastic surgery organizations shows that non-surgical cosmetic treatments are more popular than ever. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 13.9 million non-surgical procedures were performed in 2014. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery also found  statistics that non-surgical cosmetic procedures are 520 percent more […]

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Do You Know Your Facts on Botox?

Most people’s concerns with Botox start with either “How long has it been around? Is it safe?” or “How will I look after?” Each year, hundreds of thousands of women and men pay a visit to their derm and go under the needle in the name of smooth, wrinkle-less skin; […]

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Insider Tips on Breast Surgery

You’ve probably heard recently that Modern Family star Ariel Winter had cosmetic surgery. The 17 year old star decided to undergo a breast reduction surgery. “I was 15 years old with [size] F [breasts],” Winter told Glamour’s Jessica Radloff. “How do you navigate that?” Now that Winter has decreased her […]

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Cosmetic Surgery as Back to School Prep?

It’s back to school time. You’ve probably started hearing that phrase everywhere you go – in the supermarket, in the mall, in the bookstore. It’s a reminder to start thinking about: Who’s carpooling with you this year? Did you get all the supplies on the teacher’s list? Do your kids […]

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