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How to Add a Little Sizzle to Your Marketing Strategies

If you’re reading this article you’re likely a plastic surgeon. But do you also think of yourself as an entrepreneur? Because the truth is, every plastic surgeon in private practice has to be a self-starter to achieve visibility – and credibility – in order to win over patients. I’ve worked with plastic surgeons for more […]

I Tried a Hydrafacial and My Skin Has Never Looked As Glowy and Clear

The pore-cleaning, hydrating procedure will reset your skin, stat. After a weekend of caked-up party makeup, very little sleep, and cranking the heat on the moisture-sucking radiator in my apartment, my skin was in SOS mode. That’s why I walked into Shafer Plastic Surgery and Laser Center for the equivalent of an espresso shot for […]

Why Stretch Mark Removal Surgery Really Isn’t a Thing

For many women, stretch marks are part of life, whether they appear during puberty, pregnancy, or on a weight-loss journey. So it’s no wonder there are so many women out there searching for ways to get rid of them. But is the idea of going under the knife to nix stretch marks really an option? […]

Take the New York “Tour of Beauty”

We all need a little help to look good, and now, with all the advancements in the beauty industry, it really is easier-than-ever to go full-out gorgeous. Better than that, why not take advantage of the latest-and-greatest beauty treatments, to take at least 20 years off of your face? I recently visited some of New […]

Insecure dudes are turning to penis fillers — to mixed results

They’ve got their eyes on the size. Guys are swarming plastic surgeons to have their genitals pumped up, doctors and patients tell The Post. “It’s very, very popular,” says Dr. Norman Rowe, a board certified plastic surgeon and owner of Rowe Plastic Surgery on Park Avenue on the Upper East Side, who charges anywhere from […]

‘RICH GIRL FACE’ Schoolgirls Desperate for a Face Like Ivanka Trump are Increasingly Seeking Botox and Lip Fillers, Doctor Warns

Harley Street doctor Dirk Kremer says while it is illegal for under-18s to be tattooed or use sun beds, there are no such rules when it comes to the cosmetic procedures. He blames social media for kids wanting plump lips, chiselled jaws and raised eyebrows to look like billionaire influencer Kylie Jenner or US President’s daughter Ivanka. And […]

Women Are Paying to Remove Their Resting Bitch Faces, for Some Reason

There are many ways in which having a resting bitch face is a useful asset, the main one being that strangers rarely attempt to engage with you while you’re riding the train or reading a book alone in a bar. Why would anyone intentionally sacrifice that? For what? Looking personable?! Looking personable is how you […]

Why Would Anyone Get Rid Of Their Resting Bitch Face?

Honestly, they’re so powerful Women are now going to plastic surgeons to get rid of their resting bitch faces, because apparently some women want to look less “like a sourpuss” and more approachable. According to one plastic surgeon, the requests for this type of surgery have “more than doubled” in the past year alone. The […]

CoolSculpting vs. Kybella: Doctors Explain the Differences

Fat: we all have it. And even if we consider ourselves Flywheel devotees or clean-eating all-stars, so many of us still struggle with stubborn pockets of fat that don’t seem to respond to any amount of diet or exercise. Lucky for us, the recent rise of non-surgical fat-reduction techniques has blessed us with fat-blasting innovations such as CoolSculpting (aka […]

What Is A Brazilian Butt Lift?

You can exercise your way to bigger glutes—or for those wanting immediate or more dramatic results—there’s the option of a Brazilian butt lift (BBL). The aesthetic procedure continues to grow in popularity, despite the health risks. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more than 20,000 people had a BBL done by board-certified surgeons in 2017, […]

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