All Blog News for Age & Anti-aging

  • Knee Fat: The Silent Cue to Aging You Never Expected

    Imagine this: You’re a total health nut and run 5 days a week and spend the rest of your waking hours toiling over every bit of organic lettuce you put in your mouth. Your skin is radiant, your hair is long and healthy, and you have the optimal fat to muscle ratio working throughout your body— so you wear short skirts and cutoff shorts even though you’re far beyond the unspoken nothing-above-the-knees-past-30 rule that our mothers’ generation dutifully obeyed. 

  • Should You Let Your Teen Undergo Plastic Surgery?

    At 41 years-old, I have learned that beauty is truly skin deep, and yet just when I think I've finally allowed that statement to fully integrate into my overall consciousness, an off-hand comment hurled my way can revert me back to that 16 year-old insecure teen who desperately wanted a nose job. 

  • Myth Busting: Plastic surgery Fact vs. Fiction

    For all the factual information out there on cosmetic surgery, there’s an equal amount of gobbledygook, flimflam and hornswoggle. Today we’re going to look at a few popular misconceptions being bandied about in order to clear the air using a little something we like to call reality. Here we go! 

  • Get the 411 on the Expiration Dates of Cosmetic Surgery Results

    I have a tendency to get nervous during virtually any medical procedure, and one of the ways I calm myself down is by talking… a lot. So, when I was recently getting my annual mammogram, I was yammering away with the technician, who was squashing my breast like a pancake in a vise-like contraption to get a decent picture of what was going on in there. Somehow, talking makes me feel less uncomfortable – or at least mentally anyway.  

  • More Women Prefer a Youthful Looking Face to a Youthful Looking Body:

    Would it surprise you to learn that women prefer a younger looking face over a more youthful looking body? Those were the findings of a small sample group in a study funded by the cosmetic injectables company Allergan, best known for BOTOX or botulinum toxin type A. 

  • Anti-Aging Tips for your Mind, Body and Soul

    With every year comes another birthday, and along with getting older is the realization that my body isn’t what it used to be five, ten, fifteen years ago. I’m pretty much a healthy eater and good with exercise, but I want to do more to take care of myself and to help ease into the aging process.  

    After a bit of Internet research, I’ve discovered that not only could I be taking a little better care of my body, but my mind as well. If you’re like me and love to learn new things and implement healthy changes into your life, I have a few easy tips to help you along the way. 

  • New products and procedures with big promise

    Has that sweet bird of youth finally flown the coop? Not to worry. A new breed of products and procedures is finally here and promising to bring that beautiful birdie back to his perch. Gone are yesterday’s slow, overly pulled and puffed results, in lieu of instant (or nearly), natural looking beauty breakthroughs offering solutions to the fine lines, wrinkles and discolorations of an aging complexion. 

  • Youth and beauty are good for your business

    Nobody said life was fair 

    Why would Rhonda Abrams, who has made a name for herself providing business expertise, offer beauty advice? She explains in a recent USA Today article: “Your face is an increasingly important business asset.” 

  • Getting past those granny hands

    By: Ron Robinson 

    No one wants to get old, least of all, people in the beauty industry. It’s on our minds 24/7. But we do our best to fight against the signs of aging. Sticking to a good skincare regimen is one. There’s also making sure to wear sunscreen every day and using some overnight creams with retinol. But most of the time it seems like we’re missing one very important body part that shows signs of aging the most: our hands! 

  • Acid: Yesterday’s skin staple today

    Acid reflux, acid rain, acid rock — those four little letters, A-C-I-D, are associated with a wide array of unpleasantness. Yet in the world of skincare, acid is nearly akin to a miracle in its ability to fight the cruel signs of aging. Why? Because it works.  

    Even the most respected anti-aging treatments come with their own special brand of misunderstandings, and acid peels — both over-the-counter and under — are no different. So let’s peel back the light of day and clear up some commonly held misconceptions about the use of acids in skincare. 

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