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  • 3 Types of Botox: Which is best for you?

    With each passing year, those stubborn lines trotting across my forehead and the infamous “elevens” between my eyes are getting more and more distinct. I started looking into some minimally invasive procedures to soften those lines and discovered that Botox is not a procedure, but rather, a brand name. 

    Just like Ziploc and Kleenex, the term Botox is used to define a procedure that actually has several different competing products on the market. 

  • What are injectables?

    What are injectables? 

    It’s a term I hear floating around, but I wasn’t entirely sure what it was referring to. All I knew was that it meant some type of cosmetic procedure, and I could assume that it required inserting something into the skin, probably with a needle. Beyond that, I was clueless. So I hopped on the Smart Beauty Guide website and started poking around. Here is what I discovered. 

    What are injectables? 

  • Want to look younger? Plump up your cheeks.

    Have you ever looked in the mirror and wondered, “What is the one thing I could change about my face that would send me back to the glory days of my early 20s? Or 30s? Or even 40s?”
    A facelift used to be the answer. But, now, according to The New York Times, plastic surgeons “are turning their attention away from smoothing out wrinkles to increasing volume.”
    The old way was to fill facial lines. The new way is to “plump” the midface. The theory is that round, plump cheeks are a sign of youth and saggy, sunken cheeks are markers of age. 

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