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  • 5 Reasons Plastic Surgery Isn't So Scary After All.

    Coffee or tea? To be or not to be? Life’s decisions have always been a complicated lot. Thankfully, today’s decisions—at least when it comes to improving your physical appearance through plastic surgery—have become less complicated due to the many advances in technique, accessibility and safety of surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures. Of course, “advances” don’t always allay fears. So today—in a single dose of “fear be gone”—we’re going to quash 5 big fears that might be stopping you from making an informed decision when it comes to having aesthetic plastic surgery. Here we go. 

  • Technology's Latest Wrinkle: How Texting Is Aging Your Neck

    When Sheryl Sandberg advised us to “lean in,” she may not have considered all the ramifications. ‘Cause frankly, all that leanin’—over the computer, over the tablet, over the cell phone—has given everyone another reason to go full-Ephron and admit that we too are unhappy about our necks. Why? Text neck. 

    What is text neck?  

  • Sweaty-Betty (or Bill): What to Do When Perspiration is a Problem

    There’s a time and place for all things. For example: sweat. Totally appropriate at CrossFit, a hot yoga class or on a grueling summer hike. Not entirely appropriate when you’re shaking the hand of a new client, soaking through the underarms of your shirt in a presentation, or just… you know… standing there minding your own business. So today we’re going to talk about abnormally excessive sweating—what it is, what it does and what you can do about it. 

  • Hair Loss: The Nitty-Gritty On Hair Transplant Surgery

    We blow it out, we wax it off, we style and we color, we laser it gone, some of us (well, three of us to be exact) wrote a musical about it—yes, it’s hair, and if you add up all the time, angst and money we throw at it, it’s pretty clear that… well… it’s kind of a big deal. So what happens when your own luscious mane starts to disappear and no amount of products, medications, lasers, vitamins or voodoo seems to help? Are you doomed to suffer a lifetime of crafty styling, wigs or just giving up and shaving it all off? 

  • Recovery Times for The Most Popular Plastic Surgery Procedures

    You’ve done your research, chosen the right board-certified plastic surgeon and gotten through your surgery without a hitch. Now you can’t wait to jump back into your daily routine, and maybe show off your fabulous results, right? Well, cool your jets, cowboy. The truth is: you may not be ready.  

  • Top Surgical And Nonsurgical Ways To Eliminate A Double Chin

    Good posture, shoulders down, tongue planted firmly on the roof of the mouth, chin tilted forward and down, but not too down—taking a picture that doesn't shine a spotlight on a double chin is a lot of work. And frankly, we’re done with it. So today we’re going to talk about double chins—what they are, why they happen and what the heck we can do about ‘em.  

    What is a double chin? 

  • Laser Tattoo Removal: The Realities of Undoing Your Ink

    Once considered the mark of time spent in the big house, a biker gang, or on the high seas (ahoy!), having a tattoo is now just this side of mainstream. You, your barista, your boss, your grandma… everyone has a tattoo. Okay, not everyone. But close. 

  • From Botox to CoolSculpting: How Instant Are Instant Results?

    Everybody likes immediate gratification, right? Scratch that—everybody loves immediate gratification. It’s human nature—we want what we want when we want it. And in today’s world of Google, Amazon, and the countless food-delivery services offering alternatives to firing up your kitchen appliances—we kind of expect it. But is it really reasonable to expect immediacy when it comes to the results of an aesthetic procedure? 

  • The Different Levels of Plastic Surgery: An Easy-Peasy Explanation.

    The single best advice I’ve ever gotten and given in regards to healthcare decisions is to be your own best advocate. Sounds simple enough, but in an age filled with social media chatter and unreliable Google sources, arming yourself with accurate information—particularly when it comes to plastic surgery — isn’t always so easy. 

  • Cellulite: 3 Ways To Banish the Bumps?

    Lumpy, dumpy and bumpy - cellulite is likely that one multi-seasonal accessory you wish you could just take off already. Since it’s scientifically impossible to wish cellulite away or scrub it off in the shower—and they call us advanced!—we’re going to take a look at some of the things you can do to help rid yourself of this dimpled pariah. 

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