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 …

Choosing the Right Hair Removal Method

You’ve got some unsightly hair and you want to remove it, but how? How do you know which of the many methods currently available is the right one for the job at hand? Before making a decision, ask yourself a few questions. Here are some tips on what you should consider. First of all, the method of hair removal you select will depend on the area of the body you want hair-free. Do you want to remove hair from your face or your body? From there, be even more specific. Do you want hair removed from your arms, legs, eyebrows, back, chest, belly button, nipples, pubic area, knuckles or somewhere else? Once you’ve determined the area of the body you …

Beauty Problem – Skin Tags

As we grow older skin starts coming out with different growths and spots. Skin tags are one such product of ageing. The exact cause of skin tags is not known. They are also known as Acrochordons. Skin tags look like small growths hanging with a stalk. These fleshy bumps are ugly in appearance and cause lot of mental discomfort compared to physical. Skin tags appear at different places o the body. The common areas are necklines, below the breasts, underarms, groin etc. Skin tags may appear in different sizes. Small tags appear in a bunch, while large tags appear alone. They normally form in cluster of small tags of about a mm to big ones measuring up to a cm. …

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 …

An Introduction to Rhinoplasty

Nasal surgery (Rhinoplasty Surgery), the most common form of plastic surgery practiced in America today, is a procedure that alters the framework of the nose, manipulating the bone and cartilage structure and the skin to improve the appearance of the nose. It can be used to change the overall appearance of the face from one where the focus of attention was placed on the nose to one where the attention is drawn away from the nose and towards the eyes, a more natural, pleasing occurrence. When the focus of attention is directed towards any other feature on the face other than the eyes, the face is said to be out of “harmony”. Rhinoplasty surgery, when performed correctly, improves the harmony …

Balancing The Bustline, What To Do About Uneven Breasts

All women have uneven breasts, but as much as 45% have noticeable breast size difference.. This means a half cup size or more that is sometimes noticeable even under clothing. Let’s first discuss some underlying reasons why this happens. Body alignment. When the body is perfectly aligned, muscles and fat deposits tend to be dispersed more equally. Think how perfectly the body of a baby or toddler is formed. As we grow older, environmental stress, sleep patterns, posture, injury and disease can cause the body to go out of alignment. This results in over or under development of muscles, and uneven distribution of fluids and fat. Right or left hand dominance. Most women will find that the larger breast is …

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 …

A Woman’s Guide to Removing Facial Hair

Many women experience unwanted facial hair and wish to have it removed. It can be due to genetics, age, medication or many women just want it removed for cosmetic reasons, like eyebrow hair. Women experience growth of unwanted facial hair during certain times of their life, such as puberty, pregnancy, and menopause. Regardless, there is a large population of women who want a safe, long lasting, and effective way to remove facial hair. One way to remove facial hair is through shaving. Although the old wives tale that this will cause the hair it grow back thicker and faster is not true, many woman feel this is too masculine a way to remove facial hair. Plus, it only eliminates the …

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 …

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 Hair Removal Techniques: What Options Are There?

Is there a way to remove body hair from the entire body? Today, many people are looking at ways to effectively remove the hair that is growing from every part of the body, from the face and neck all the way down to the toes. Is it safe to do this? Yes, in most cases, body hair can be removed without any problems what so ever. And, it can be quite successful as well. While you may need to call in a professional to help you, chances are there is a way to get rid of the hair on your body. A Costly, But Good Option One of the most effective ways of removing hair from the body in a …