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Gift Idea for the Stressed Out Person

Does he grind his teeth? Look angry or anxious all the time? The treatment that relaxes these facial expressions can also reduce the emotion behind them. Imagine giving the gift of relief from stress, depression or irritability.The theory is that when we no longer look angry or stressed, people respond to us more positively and we [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:30:49+00:00 December 5th, 2009|Categories: botox|0 Comments

Dr. Frankenstein 2009

Bizarre but true: plastic surgeon married a woman he didn't love and didn't find attractive but thought had "potential." He performed 8 operations and injected 1000's of dollars worth of botox and fillers to transform her into his ideal woman."Only AFTER £18,000 of cosmetic surgery did Reza, 48, fall in love with her." Here are Before [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:30:54+00:00 November 5th, 2009|Categories: botox, dermal fillers|0 Comments

Returning to beauty and confidence

This is a very personal story for me. It's about my sister Nicola who is 5 years older than me. We both agreed that we would share her story in order to help others.A few years ago, her life seemed to be on a downward spiral. She'd reached the point where she felt she had lost [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:30:59+00:00 October 30th, 2009|Categories: botox, skin care|2 Comments

Now is the time to erase signs of sun damage

Now that cooler temperatures have arrived and the sun has slipped behind clouds, our tans are fading. Our winter skin is showing all of the after-effects of the sun-brightened skin that we enjoyed in the summer.When you look in the mirror, you're probably not seeing a smooth bright even-toned complexion.You're probably seeing brown spots -- sun [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:31:00+00:00 October 2nd, 2009|Categories: pigmentation, skin care, sun damage, wrinkles|3 Comments

Fix droopy eyelids without surgery

We often think of droopy lids as simply a cosmetic problem, but for sufferers they are more. Not only do they have to put up with constant inquiries about their sleeping habits and apparent lack of energy, the lids actually press on the eyelids making the eyes themselves tired. Nicola, our Director of Business Development is [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:31:02+00:00 August 15th, 2009|Categories: eyelids|2 Comments

Latest trends in bikini grooming from Europe

A lot of my bikini hair removal clients are still asking for a brazilian, meaning everything off.That's why I was interested to read on this Irish blog that more and more European women are choosing a well-groomed triangle rather than baring all.The latest stats for Harley Medical’s Dublin clinic reveal that eight out of ten gals [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:31:07+00:00 July 18th, 2009|Categories: hair removal|1 Comment

Older job seekers: Make your age a non-issue

If you're jobless and aged over 55 years, you're probably having a difficult time being considered for a new job, let alone actually getting it.The US Department of Labor's statistics published in June show that unemployment rates for those over 55 are the highest they've been since 1948, 7%. And older workers remain jobless for far [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:31:11+00:00 July 18th, 2009|Categories: botox, dermal fillers, facial rejuvenation|1 Comment

Joan Rivers, can we talk?

I've been meaning to write about Joan Rivers for a long while now but, frankly, I had trouble finding a good quality photo of her before she had any plastic surgery done. Joan is an excellent model for showing how our ideas about cosmetic medicine and surgery have changed over the years. In the photo on [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:31:12+00:00 July 11th, 2009|Categories: dermal fillers, plastic surgery|0 Comments

Hot News: EWG 2009 Report on Sunscreens

Is your sunscreen working for you? Are you and your family truly protected from harmful UVA and UVB rays? Are any of the components of your sunscreen potentially harmful?Now you can get the answers to these questions and more from a not-for-profit expert team called the Environmental Working Group (EWG). Their annual report on sunscreens was [...]

By | 2017-05-18T19:31:14+00:00 July 3rd, 2009|Categories: skin care|0 Comments

Why did this woman almost die from botox?

Front-page news: Botox injection nearly kills woman. Yesterday's Hamilton Spectator trumpeted the news.Does this mean that everyone who decides to smooth out a few wrinkles is risking a brush with death? Not at all.Let's look at what happened: Francine Giacomelli, a 25-year old woman who lived confined to a wheelchair because of severe cerebral palsy had [...]

By | 2009-06-26T15:49:00+00:00 June 26th, 2009|Categories: botox, wrinkles|3 Comments