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Last Build Date: Monday, 7 July 2008 14:30:00 GMT


Higher Lifetime Costs of Silicone Implants

Monday, 7 July 2008 14:28:00 GMT

Although the FDA has approved the safety of silicone breast implants, the higher cost of silicone vs. saline implants includes the cost of lifetime MRI screenings to detect their rupture and silicone leakage into the body.

When Breast Implants Aren't Enough: Augmentation Plus Mastopexy

Thursday, 19 June 2008 14:30:00 GMT

As women 35+ become the largest and fastest growing age group to get breast implants, breast surgeons are prescribing breast implants plus a breast lift. Women aren't always so happy about the combination procedure, though most ultimately embrace it.

Muscle Head: Why Men Need More Botox than Women

Tuesday, 10 June 2008 14:30:00 GMT

New research shows that men need more Botox than women to get same results due to the heavier muscle mass of their face and scalp. This could explain why some men don't get good or longlasting results from Botox - underdosing is the key.

Plastic Surgery Scars and Scarring

Monday, 9 June 2008 15:46:00 GMT

Scars and scarring are a reality that accompanies plastic surgery procedures in which incisions have to be made by the surgeon. Here's information about scars, how to help them to their best, how long healing takes, and more.

What Saline and Silicone Breast Implants Cost

Thurs, 21 Apr 2008 20:45:00 GMT

It usually takes an office visit to get breast implants surgery costs. So we've done the research and found women who've had implants, and plastic surgeons who share the bottom line. This is great consumer information - breast surgeries costs from 25 US cities.

Stretch Marks: Scars on the Inside of the Skin

Thurs, 14 Apr 2008 16:45:00 GMT

Think of a stretch mark as a scar on the inside of the skin, rather than a scar that occurs when skin is externally wounded. Stretch marks happen when skin is stretched beyond its normal limits for a period of time. Events that cause this stretching, which attacks the collagen and elastin, include: • pregnancy • growth spurts in puberty • weight gain • extreme weight loss

About Mineral Cosmetics

Thurs, 27 Mar 2008 8:15:00 GMT

called 'the skincare makeup' by estheticians, dermatologists and fans, here's some history to explain minerals-based makeup

After Weight Loss Plastic Surgery

Thurs, 20 Mar 2008 8:35:00 GMT

Extreme weight loss, from diet and exercise, or due to a bariatric procedure (banding and gastric bypass) often leaves individuals feeling caught between the person they were and the person they want to be.Though it's hardly ever touched on in news reports, aprons of skin and resistant fat deposits are weight loss after-effects that are often addressed by plastic surgery procedures.

Liposuction Explained: What It Is, How It Works, and Types of Liposuction.

Thur, 6 Mar 2008 20:45:00 GMT

It's a fact. Today, people are fatter and live longer. Those trends contribute to liposuction's (permanent removal of fat cells) status as the top plastic surgery for men, and as a top component of women's plastic surgeries, including tummy tuck, breast lift, thigh lift, and eyelid surgery. Here's a history of liposuction to bring you up to date on this cosmetic surgery.

Is Your Massage Therapist Certified?

Tues, 26 Feb 2008 20:45:00 GMT

Is your massage therapist educated and continuing their professional education? Do they meet state requirements? Does your state have requirements? Here's the lowdown on massage therapist training and certification.

Teen Skincare Tips 101

Thur, 15 Feb 2008 19:45:00 GMT

A skincare regimen can't begin too early. Tips for teens in search of better skin: stop touching your face, use SPF and check out mineral cosmetics are among them.

A Checklist for Evaluating a Spa

Wed, 30 Jan 2008 19:45:00 GMT

How do you evaluate a spa if you're new to the whole spa thing? How do you judge whether a spa is a good match for you and your wellness goals? Here are tips that anyone can use to find the spa that's right for them.

What You Should Know About Plastic Surgery Financing

Wed, 23 Jan 2008 17:45:00 GMT

Financing a cosmetic procedure or plastic surgery is common, since most procedures are elective and not covered by insurance. Here's how to go about it - our plastic surgery tips are basic, easy to follow and absolute.

Benefits of Post-natal Massage for New Mothers

Tue, 29 Jan 2008 17:45:00 GMT

Jessica L., a nationally certified massage therapist (NCBMTB), defines why a new mother's body is susceptible to tension, muscular aches and stress, and pinpoints how post-natal massage can help. She speaks from experience - she's a new mom herself.

Pucker: Lipstick Safety and High Lead Levels

Tue, 29 Jan 2008 17:45:00 GMT

Why do lipsticks contain lead (when lead isn't listed as an ingredient), and what does that mean to women's health? Consumer safety groups ask "why isn't the Food and Drug Administration doing something about it?"

Bridal Beauty Countdown: A Calendar for Pre-Wedding Prep

Mon, 28 Jan 2008 17:45:00 GMT

Spa, salon and plastic surgeries action list with tips on fitting a self-improvement and beauty plan into a wedding plan. Great calendar for anyone getting ready for a big day in the near future: reunion, anniversary or birthday.

Skincare During Pregnancy

Wed, 23 Jan 2008 18:37:00 GMT

Changes in a woman's hormones, shape and body functions make pregnancy an interesting time for her skin. Here are explanations about skin fitness during pregnancy.

Massage Basics: Choose the Type that Suits You

Wed, 23 Jan 2008 18:37:00 GMT

If you've never had a massage but are interested in massage as a therapy with physical and emotional benefits, we define types of massage to help you choose the one that's right for you.