Water Bottles as a Skin-Firming Device: a Dermatologist Weighs in

A makeup artist who goes by @mercedesbenssz on Instagram used water bottles in an inventive way, though, that intrigued me. In a recent video she posted, Mercedes took two empty water bottles, squeezed them, then moved them around her face in an upward motion. In the...

House Dust Mites and Severe Atopic Dermatitis: A New Connection

Patients with severe atopic dermatitis who have lower serum vitamin D levels have a high sensitivity to house dust mites which can aggravate their condition, a new study shows. The findings, which are described as “significant,” but preliminary appear in the August...

Is Cosmetic Acupuncture The Holistic Alternative To Botox?

Following the sharp spike in popularity of cosmetic surgery over the past two decades, the beauty tide finally seems to be turning. The days of the ‘frozen face’ are giving way to a desire for a more natural look through gentler treatments, as the increasing interest...

Teens and Plastic Surgery: 10 Key Points to Consider

A recent trend shows that not only are patients undergoing plastic surgery getting younger, the number of teenagers seeking plastic surgery is growing. What kinds of procedures are common among teenagers? When should we say “yes” to teens having plastic...