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I Got Botox In My Armpits To Stop Sweating So Much And It Was Life-Changing

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The first time I sweat through my shirt, I was in eighth grade. It was a lime green Lacoste polo (aka the chicest piece of clothing circa 2004) that my mom had surprised me with, and I walked into school with the collar popped, feeling beyond excited to show off my trendy new tee. But […]

Why Kylie Jenner Actually Removed All Her Lip Fillers

Kylie Jenner, who made an almost billion-dollar empire off of marketing her giant lips, recently revealed on Instagram that she had stopped getting lip filler injections. She didn’t say why, but Entertainment Tonight solved that mystery with the help of a source: it was part learning to love her natural look (and having to stop […]

What Is a HydraFacial?

The HydraFacial, which is a registered trademark and patented system of Edge Systems LLC, blends gentle exfoliation and removal of surface dead skin cells using a cocktail of serums to smooth the skin. It involves a patented machine that uses specific branded technology called vortex fusion, explained Graceanne Svendsen, the Practice Manager and Senior Aesthetician […]

Don’t Neglect Your Neck: Why Skincare Should Go Beyond Your Face


According to Dr. David Shafer, a Mayo Clinic-trained cosmetic and plastic surgeon at Shafer Plastic Surgery and Laser Center, it’s crucial not to neglect your neck, which can also get wrinkles. “It’s important to take care of your skin from head to toe, and not just concentrate on your face,” Dr. Shafer explains. “Some of […]

Kylie Jenner’s Lip Fillers Dissolved & Here’s How She Likely Achieved Her Natural Look

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Kylie Jenner without her lip fillers feels like a contour without highlighter, Beyoncé without JAY-Z, or pizza without ranch. Jenner was a mere teenager when she first started getting fillers, and it wasn’t long before fuller lips became the biggest “trend” in beauty (don’t think I forgot about the unfortunate #KylieJennerLipChallenge that went viral in […]

How To Remove Lip Fillers Like Kylie Jenner

If you got lip fillers for the first time and hate them, or just want a more natural look like Kylie Jenner, you CAN get them dissolved. Here’s what to do, with expert advice from two plastic surgeons. Fillers can last months, and some lip injections can stay up to a year. Kylie Jenner, 20, […]

Anti-Aging Tips To Steal From Your Girlfriend

Doctor Approved Anti-Aging Tips To Steal From Your Girlfriend While your girlfriend—or the leading lady in your life—might lather on serums, gels, moisturizers, and the whole shebang, your approach to skincare might be slightly less complicated. Or, um, nonexistent. Though traditionally, men have approached anti-aging with less vigor than their female counterparts, board-certified dermatologist and […]

SWAG Penis Enhancement Procedure Developed by Top Plastic Surgeon Achieving Optimal Results

Dr. David Shafer, Manhattan-based double board certified plastic surgeon, introduced the non-invasive SWAG penis enhancement procedure in 2017. Since that time, the procedure has earned overwhelming international interest with patients traveling from as far as Europe and Asia to have the procedure. Great news for men seeking penis enhancement is Dr. Shafer’s 3D computer analysis […]

Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Anal Bleaching

To paraphrase 2010 Bruno Mars, “Your butthole’s amazing, just the way it is.” In a bare-everything world where our bits are often exposed, it’s understandable to get curious about bleaching your booty. Rest assured, it’s totally normal for that area to be darker than other parts. Dr. Jessica Shepherd, a Chicago-based OBG/YN, put it bluntly: […]

The Anti-Aging Secrets of the Ultra Rich

To be wealthy is to get regular blowouts. But to be ultra rich means you may never wash your own hair. The glow of affluence—achieved through personal chef-fed meals and trainer-shaped limbs—sets the ultra rich apart. More than likely, they also visit the dermatologist every six weeks. The global market for anti-aging was valued at […]

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