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How to Get the Glowiest Wedding Day Skin, According to Experts

With all eyes on the bride, glowing skin is a must. Here’s how to prep skin for your big day. Lisa DeSantis April 30, 2018 Weddings are stressful, but your skin should be the least of your worries. That’s why we put in the work for you: We went to the pros to get their […]

How to Get the Glowiest Wedding Day Skin, According to Experts

With all eyes on the bride, glowing skin is a must. Here’s how to prep skin for your big day. Weddings are stressful, but your skin should be the least of your worries. That’s why we put in the work for you: We went to the pros to get their recommended tips so you can […]

How Weight Affects Your Breast Size

Ever since your mom gave you that book about puberty, you’ve known that everyone’s breasts are different. So it isn’t a shocker that breasts are affected by weight fluctuations and that how exactly they’re affected also varies from body to body. But while no two sets are alike, there are some general truths that apply […]

The Return of Downtime: Why Invasive Plastic Surgery Procedures Are on the Rise

As the face-lift’s popularity continues to soar, its fans are getting younger. “Some patients start inquiring about the procedure in their 30s, but most often, it’s a good choice in the 40s, as the surgery tends to be less extensive [when done earlier in life], and the results can easily be maintained with injectables to […]

I Got Fillers To Cure RBF & They Actually Turned My Frown Upside Down

I have the kind of face that’s naturally intense as hell in its resting state. Though I’m sweet as apple pie on the inside, my outsides are more steel nails and razor blades. So I got fillers to “cure” resting b*tch face, and my frown was quite literally turned upside down. I have a complex […]

The Many Benefits of Injectables

At Shafer Plastic Surgery & Laser Center, we offer a wide variety of injectable treatments. Injectables are non-surgical treatments used to correct signs of aging. These treatments are extremely helpful for smoothing away age lines, removing wrinkles, restoring facial volume, and even reducing chin fat to take care of a double chin. Dermal Fillers One […]

So Silicone Skincare Products Could Be “Suffocating” Your Complexion

In the world of skincare, there are thousands of different ingredients and formulations. It truly is a “world” because once you start researching which ingredients to seek and which ones to avoid, you start to feel like Alice falling down the rabbit hole, but instead of falling into a wonderland, you fall into a confusing—sometimes […]

Is Our Pimple Extraction Obsession A Good Thing?

Unpopular opinion: Extractions—when an aesthetician takes a tool, or uses their fingers, to prod at your pores—are the worst part of getting a facial. Its purpose is to release the debris, bacteria, and oil that’s clogging your skin, and its target is whiteheads, blackheads, and blemishes with pus. (Cysts should never be an extraction target.) […]

I Tried the *Other* Botox and this is What Happened

The iconic Botox is not the only show in wrinkle-smoothing town. Most people don’t realize it, but there are two other almost identical injectables you can request from your dermatologist’s office called Xeomin and Dysport. The three are competitors in a class of drug called a neuromodulator. “Botox was the original one and has become […]

Hydrafacial at Shafer Plastic Surgery and Laser Center

We have never tried Hydrafacial procedure before, so we were excited to test it because now it became very popular. Many models use this treatment every week to cleanse and keep skin healthy and beautiful after makeup, sun exposure, lights, and stress. Our expert was very picky when choosing where to go for the treatment. […]

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