The Kylie Jenner Challenge, the DIY lip plumping social media storm that took hold last year and led to an image stream of distorted lips, alarmed doctors and prompted them to send a clear message: do not try this at home.
Kylie Jenner’s fuller lips created speculation about how she achieved the look. The then seventeen-year-old reality television star claimed she did not increase the volume with the help of fillers—so how exactly did... Read More
What are acne scars?
Acne, a chronic inflammatory skin condition, is characterized by blackheads, whiteheads, pimples and deeper lumps (cysts or nodules) that occur on the face, neck, chest, back, shoulders and upper arms. Mild acne is classified as... Read More
Alopecia, the medical term for hair loss, is a condition in which the immune system attacks and damages the hair follicles, causing the hair to thin. A common problem, alopecia occurs in healthy individuals and can affect in both men and women. New York board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Yael Halaas treats alopecia at her Manhattan office, using the most cutting-edge hair restoration techniques.
Basic Hair Care and At-Home... Read More
To keep your body functioning optimally, it is important to maintain a well-balanced diet. Foods that are rich in essential vitamins and minerals should be incorporated in your everyday meals. Not only will a nutrient-rich diet support your... Read More
The full eyebrow trend has spurred the quest for the perfect pair of brows –and a robust market for eyebrow growth products and makeup solutions. Standing in clear contrast to over-manicured eyebrows of yesterday–which can age the... Read More
Cellulite. Most of us are familiar with the term, but causes it and why does it make the surface of the skin dimpled and uneven?
Beneath the skin’s surface is a layer of fat, made up of fat and fibrous bands of connective tissue (called septae). Septae anchor the skin to the... Read More
Excess fat under the chin and in the neck area is a top concern for millions of Americans. Although a double chin may be related to overall weight gain, it can be present in thinner people as well. Heredity and the natural aging process are contributing... Read More
Have you noticed that your neck is not as tight as it once was? Unfortunately, an aging neck–characterized by horizontal banding and formless dangling skin, or the “turkey wattle”–is difficult to hide. For many, the neck is an afterthought, an area less rigorously... Read More
You have just left an important meeting with a new client feeling confident–then you notice a speckled field white flakes on your blazer.
A common scalp problem, dandruff affects more than half of the U.S. population. An itchy, irritated scalp is more than a nuisance, the constant... Read More
Facial peels are not something new to societies in our times. In fact, their existence can be traced back thousands of years to Ancient Greece and Ancient Egypt. Of course, the methods used back in those days were different to what is done today, especially with the... Read More