Consider Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is one that you can take seriously if you want to get rid of that hair growing on your butt, on your legs, or on your back. The rates are not all complete, but the studies are showing that a real reduction in hair loss is what you will have when using the laser hair removal system. The laser hair removal system uses light to change how the hair follicle acts. As the laser changes the hair follicle, this is going to put a stop to the hair growth, lessening the amount of hair growing on the back, on the legs, or on the neck. Laser hair removal is not going to work as well the first …

An Overview of Cosmetic Procedures

Cosmetic surgery this and cosmetic surgery that. To truly understand cosmetic surgery, one needs to get a grasp of the various cosmetic surgery procedures available. An Overview of Cosmetic Procedures Cosmetic surgery is one of the most talked about topics in the media today. People from all walks of life – from celebrities to soccer moms – are going under the knife to have their faces and bodies modified. If you’re considering having a surgical cosmetic procedure performed, you might be wondering what cosmetic surgery procedures are available to make yourself look and feel better. Well, the technology of body modifying surgery has been steadily evolving over the last 50 years, and now there are more cosmetic surgery procedures available …

Baldness Cures and Treatments

The most common cause of hair loss, especially in men, is androgenetic, or male pattern baldness. Mid-teens or puberty starts the ‘balding’ process for individuals whose genetics predispose them to baldness. The normal production of hair by the follicle is altered by the pubertal increase in testosterone production resulting in an increased production of DiHydroTestosterone. Hair strands become thinner, grow slower and fall out at shorter lengths with each cycle until eventually the follicle stops production altogether. The case becomes severe when the follicle is lost permanently and hair production literally comes to a halt. In an attempt to obtain a normal looking head of hair or to slow hair loss, American male population alone reportedly spend hundreds of millions …

Achieving Optimum Results in Rhinoplasty

Corrective rhinoplasty is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures in aesthetic plastic surgery, yet it is also one of the procedures presenting the highest risk of patient dissatisfaction in terms of results. The growing concern is largely focused on the psychological grounds that persuade patients to undergo nose jobs vis-à-vis the selection criteria to be followed by surgeons. To this end, several psychological considerations have been drawn out among which are: the feelings of the individual derive from the presence of an actual deformity or from the mere subjective feeling of one; the nature and magnitude of the limitations on the patient’s desire to get rid of the deformity; and, the conflicts deriving from the contrast between subjective …

Alternatives For Cellulite Reduction

Are there any cellulite reduction alternatives? With the rare exception, liposuction is generally considered cosmetic surgery. For this reason liposuction is not considered as medically necessary. Because of this, the decision is up to you whether or not to undergo liposuction procedure. You may decide that it is not right for you. And you can make that determination right up to the point of actually having the procedure. Liposuction Alternatives • Exercise. • Accept your body and appearance as it is. • Change diet to lose some excess body fat. • Use clothing or makeup to downplay or emphasize body or facial features. • Try some of the other methods such as topicals or body wrapping. Whatever method you select …

All There is To Know About Botox Injections

In general, Botox is the brand name for a botulin toxin type A, of which there are subtypes. The type B variety (BTX-B) is known as Neurobloc in the E.U. or Myobloc in the U.S.A. Both are employed in medical and/or therapeutic purposes. Botox itself is more popularly known for it’s non-surgical cosmetic function. It is also known as Vistabel in the E.U. and Dysport. In the 1950s, although experimented with much earlier, very small injections of botulin toxin type A (BTX-A) were used to decrease overactive muscle activity. In that same period, it was experimented with in cosmetic treatments. In 1989, in the U.S., Allergan Inc. got approval from the F.D.A. and named their drug Botox. Approval for its …

All There Is About Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal is, technically speaking, epilation by laser or with the use of a special light. Besides the body, certain types of laser hair removal may safely be used to reduce facial hair as well. The laser (or light) of a particular wavelength is used to cause damage to dark elements in hair follicles. These elements are referred to as chromophores. They can be artificially produced or naturally occurring. Today, most techniques target naturally occurring chromophores, in particular, melanin. Melanin gives colour to both hair and skin. Of the former, there are two types: eumelanin and pheomelanin. Eumelanin gives a brown or black colour. The latter gives a blonde or red colour. Since the dark matter in hair follicles …

Breast Augmentation

It a woman’s desire to look good in any way she can. This is not just to attract the opposite sex, but also to feel good about herself too. It is for this need that thousands of beauty products and beauty techniques have been invented. And one of these various inventions for enhancing the way the modern woman looks is breast augmentation. The desire for a fuller bust line might have come from the way guys go crazy over huge mammaries. Likewise, seeing other woman possessing firm and huge breasts, while seeing oneself lacking in certain departments certainly creates a wave of insecurity that might affect one’s self-esteem and self-confidence. It may not look like a big thing to many, …

Botox Parties

Wrinkle erasing botox injections have come home to roost in the living rooms of average Americans from Arkansas to Arizona. Once thought to be accessible only by the wealthy and well-known, Botox, a drug derived from a poison called Botulinum toxin, has been used for years in doctors’ offices to help treat and prevent mild to severe facial wrinkles. Botox treatments boast diluted samples of nerve blocking toxins, which prevent muscles from contracting during normal facial expressions and help to soften and relax facial wrinkling. For a culture bent on preternaturally youthful looks, this sounds like a miracle cure. Botox is fast, painless, relatively affordable, and it’s becoming a way for estheticians, dermatologists and cosmetic surgeons to grow their patient …

BOTOX Injections

Not everyone is willing to undergo surgery, whether it be a life-saving procedure or a cosmetic surgical one. More often than not, these people who are deathly afraid of any form of surgery are composed of individuals who swoon every time they see an injection needle, a scalpel, or anything sharp slowly coming into contact with their skin. Luckily for those who want to improve their looks through cosmetic surgery procedures, but are scared senseless of the idea of an actual operation, a wide array of non-surgical options are now open to them. One of the most popular, if not the most popular, non-surgical cosmetic procedures these days are BOTOX ® injections. BOTOX ® cosmetic is the trade name for …

Botox – What Is It?

Botox is an injectable substance that is a medical grade form of the botulinum toxin A, also called botox botulism. It is a medical protein that is injected into the muscles of the face to minimize the appearance of furrows and lines. Although the words botox and botox botulism sound frightening there is really nothing to worry about. The fact is that nobody has been harmed by botox or even had an allergic reaction to it. A lethal injection would consist of 2,500 – 3,000 units! Cerebal palsy sufferers are given doses of botox as high as 1,000 units routinely to help them with the associated muscle spasms. As the average dose for cosmetic reasons is 75 units, it is …

Botox – The Rumor Mill

You knew it had to happen. Eventually the whole world would be looking at every Hollywood star and trying to figure out the one burning question in the back of their mind, “Did she or didn’t she?” or, he as the case may be. We of course are referring to the stars who have gone and gotten themselves a bit of Botox injected into their faces. While none of the rumors can be confirmed, except by the few stars who have actually admitted to having Botox injections, these rumors are still flying around the Internet and magazines. Some may surprise you. Others, you probably would have bet your life that they were getting pumped up. We’ll start the rumor mill …

Botox – Is It Really Safe?

There is an old story about a town of people who were running for their lives from an approaching asteroid. They ran to the edge of town and were confronted with a cliff and a long drop. Seeing the asteroid behind them, they all jumped off the cliff. On the way down, one person shouted out, “Do you think we’re going to survive the fall?” Such is the case with people and less extreme circumstances, such as when they look in the mirror and see they have wrinkles on their forehead, crows feet and heaven knows what else. They scream in horror saying, “My God! Where is my Botox?” and they head straight for the doctor. Then, after getting the …

Body Odour Smells – Did You Know Sweat Has No Smell

Body odour smell is an ailment that can not be avoided – body smells can often turn into a rancid stench if the offending area behind the smell is left unattended therefore causing body odour. In a lot of cases body odour smells can not be avoided, however precautions can be taken in the way of prevention to help unpleasant body odours. Most body odour smells have a distinguishing smelly presence thus allowing you to direct your medication or cleaning process in the right direction. No one is exempt from body odour whether it is offensive or a lingering sweet essence from scented body sprays etc Treatment and medication for body odour smells are readily available over chemist counters but …

Breast Enlargement or “Augmentation Mammoplasty”

Breast enlargement, also known as augmentation mammoplasty, is a cosmetic surgery that enhances the upper body contour of a woman who is unhappy with her small breast size. This is perhaps the cosmetic procedure that the public is most familiar with. Breast enlargement is done by having an implant placed through an incision, under the breast tissue or under the muscle. The incision can be made under the breast, around the nipple or under the arm. A breast implant is composed of an outer silicone shell filled with saline (the use of silicone gel implants are now restricted). The outer surface may be smooth or textured, and implants come in various shapes to meet the individual woman’s needs. When the …

Breast Augmentation Or Reduction – What Are The Implications?

People often tend to beautify and, at times, exaggerate the alluring portions of their body. A worthy example of this is breast plastic surgery, which contemporary women opt for in order to enhance their appearance. Breast plastic surgery has several forms, namely breast implant or enhancement, breast lift, and breast reduction. Each type has its own significance and is employed under different circumstances. While breast implant (also known as breast augmentation) is used to enlarge the size of a woman’s breast, breast reduction is often necessary when abnormally huge breasts result in orthopedic pain. Breast implant has two primary types, namely saline implants and silicone gel implants. However, advanced research is bound to make other filler types available. A staggering …