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Plastic surgeons reveal one of the most common procedures plus-size models get

Published on June 19, 2017

Just because plus-size models are plus-size, doesn’t mean that they don’t get plastic surgery or other cosmetic procedures. Models, even plus-size ones, still feel pressure to look a certain way to maintain their images in a competitive and cut-throat industry.

13 Brides Share the Prewedding Skin Treatments That Got Them Glowing

Published on June 12, 2017

Our very own Graceanne Svendson making wedding day dreams come true Sara Gogolak, former executive recruiter and current stay-at-home Frenchie mom Treatments: VBeam laser and dermaplaning “I decided to focus on my skin and face, since it’s most photographed throughout

8 New Sunscreens You Should Probably Know About

Published on June 7, 2017

While in theory, you’ve (hopefully) been practicing safe sun all year long, now that we’re speeding along into the summer months, there’s simply no neglecting it any further. The reasons for wearing a reliable SPF on a daily basis abound,

How to Fix Annoying Tan Lines Instantly

Published on June 2, 2017

Body Makeup Oxygenetix Oxygenating Foundation ($66) When all else fails, reach for foundation, says aesthetician Graceanne Svendsen from Shafer Plastic Surgery. Simply fill in the tan line with a camouflaging foundation like Oxygenetix formula, which comes in 14 different shades

Millennials Are Getting Cosmetic Procedures in Lieu of Traditional Graduation Gifts

Published on May 30, 2017

It’s just like the old saying goes: “Get a diploma, then get liposuction.” A new car, a summer abroad or maybe even a Macbook might have served as perfectly acceptable fancy-kid graduation gifts in years past, but that’s no longer

Treating Puffy Eyelids Using Lower Blepharoplasty Surgery

Published on May 25, 2017
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Puffy eyes caused by excess fat or loose skin on the lower eyelids often cause disruptions in a person’s life. They may be perfectly healthy otherwise, but the appearance of puffy eyes causes a lot of misconceptions in how the

Belly Button Surgery Is a Trend and It’s On the Rise

Published on May 24, 2017

Belly button surgery, aka umbilicoplasty, is a thing, and it’s a rising trend. As the season shifts to summer, people show more skin, and if they’re feeling self-conscious about their belly button, plastic surgeons can offer a quick fix. In

14 Things to NEVER Lie to Your Doctor About

Published on May 22, 2017

How much you smoke, drink, eat, exercise and whether you use protection during sex or while out in the sun matters. Doctors weigh in on what matters most. Your surgical history Nestor Rizhniak/Shutterstock When you first see a new doctor

Kylie Jenner’s ‘Scar’ In This Picture Has People Convinced She’s Had Breast Augmentation

Published on May 15, 2017

When Keeping Up With the Kardashians first aired on E! in 2007, Kylie Jenner was a young, normal girl, albeit with lots of money and an impossibly famous family. These days, the makeup mogul has grown up a lot and

What Are the Potential Causes of Gynecomastia?

Published on March 31, 2017

A segment of the male population has enlarged breast tissue, also known as gynecomastia. Though this is actually a harmless condition, it is usually a cause of great embarrassment and self-consciousness. A primary symptom of gynecomastia is the presence of

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