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Treating the Aging Neck and Decollete

Often times, anti-aging approaches are focused on the face; however, equally important regions that must be given appropriate skincare and anti-aging regimens include the neck and the decolletage. After the periorbital area—which is the region surrounding the eyes—the skin on the neck is the most delicate. This is because the skin on the neck contains far less elastin fibers compared to the rest of the face. Elastin fibers are important protein components of the connective tissues that ... READ MORE

Everything you need to know about chemical peels

What You Need to Know About Chemical Peels Chemical peels are a facial rejuvenation treatment that has been used for hundreds of years. They involve having an acid solution applied to the skin, most commonly on the face, though some peeling solutions are suitable for other areas of the body. They work by removing the most superficial layers of the skin, with the amount of layers depending on the strength of the peeling solution and the depth of treatment desired. The chemical peel soluti ... READ MORE

Top 30 Facts You Should Know About Hyaluronic Acid

Despite extensive research, there is still much to be learned about hyaluronic acid (HA). This blog aims to educate consumers, physicians, and aestheticians about this chemical, which is widely used in the skincare sector. It is important to know what hyaluronic acid is, how it really affects the skin, and how effective it is as an anti-aging agent. What is hyaluronic acid? HA is a biopolymer belonging to the class of glycosaminoglycans. These types of substances have the abi ... READ MORE

Types of Wrinkles that Form with Age

What Wrinkles are Common When You Age? As the skin ages, it loses its natural content of hyaluronic acid, collagen, and subcutaneous fat. This can lead to the formation of deep creases, fine lines, and facial hollows, which may appear in a variety of areas. Types of Facial Folds Hollow Temples Treatment of hollow temples is not frequently requested, but when done correctly, it can impact the overall expression of the face. It can improve eyebrow positioning and further enhance the u ... READ MORE

Find Out Which Cosmetic Injectables Are Cruelty Free

Are Dermal Fillers Vegan? The popularity of non-surgical cosmetic procedures is on the rise, and so is veganism. With increasing numbers of consumers looking for non-animal-derived products, companies in the cosmetic and skincare industries are adapting by launching cruelty-free and vegan brands. Compassionate shoppers want younger-looking skin, but they also want their beauty products to reflect their values. This means that medical practitioners will often be asked if the products they ... READ MORE

Amount of Juvederm Needed to Correct Nasolabial Folds

Nasolabial folds and Juvederm Nasolabial folds are the lines that appear in the face from the sides of the nose to the corners of the mouth. Everybody has nasolabial folds, though they are more prominent on some than others and become permanent as people age. Nasolabial folds appear when smiling, but when people are young and their skin is healthy, they appear only temporary during that facial movement. Genetics does play some role in the development of nasolabial folds, but the aging pro ... READ MORE

What Skincare Products Help with Anti-Aging?

The skincare industry is already huge and is growing every day, with new products becoming available that promise all kinds of anti-aging claims. It can be very difficult to find the right product for your skin and the goals you’d like to achieve, and it can be especially difficult to find a cream that will work. As anti-aging creams are not drugs, but rather simply cosmetics, they do not have to undergo scientific testing prior to becoming available to consumers, so that can make i ... READ MORE

How to combat against knee arthritis and joint pain

Get Rid of Knee Pain Without Surgery There are many contributing factors that may cause joint pain and arthritis in the knee. First off, there are 3 different types of arthritis that affect the knee—rheumatoid arthritis, post-traumatic arthritis, and osteoarthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory condition, whereas post-traumatic arthritis is the direct result of an injury being sustained. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of knee arthritis, and occurs when the cartilage i ... READ MORE

Liquid Facelift: The Dermal Filler Experience

Dermal fillers versus facelifts While dermal fillers and facelifts can achieve similar results, they are not the same treatments. Moreover, they may be less effective than facelifts in certain populations. Dermal fillers can rejuvenate the skin without the drawbacks of pain and recovery time associated with getting a facelift. They are ideal for minor to severe signs of aging. Why slow down the aging process? Age, genetics, and lifestyle all influence skin health and contribute to aging ... READ MORE

Are Silicone Injectables Safe?

The first commercially available silicone was introduced by Dow Corning in 1940s for industrial wartime use. Soon after, physicians and non-physicians alike had been reportedly using liquid silicone for soft-tissue augmentation in Japan, Germany, and Switzerland. Suffice to say, silicone was the first synthetic, permanent, soft-tissue-augmenting material used for correcting cutaneous and subcutaneous atrophies. Due to its natural texture and long-lasting duration, it was the soft tissu ... READ MORE

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