"Thigh Gap": The New Teen Obsession

A new obsession amongst teenage girls, achieving the thigh gap — or space between the thighs when a woman is standing with her knees together — has become an unhealthy and dangerous trend.
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Should You Dare to Try China's Flaming Spa Treatments?

Made popular in Asia, a treatment that involves lighting the skin on fire to stimulate cell regeneration has made it's way stateside. Find out what exactly the procedure is and if it works. A n
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Can Some Exercises Make You Look Older?

Smoking, drinking and leading a sedentary lifestyle are all well-known lifestyle choices that can age a person, but what about heading outside for a daily run or jumping rope? Can certain exercises ag
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The Barbie Drug: Beware These Self-Tanning Injections

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Melanotan II – or the Barbie Drug – is a synthetic hormone injection that stimulates the body’s natural pigmentation process. It is avai
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Eat Your Way to Youthful Skin

Every day we look at the people around us and, whether we realize it or not, we make immediate assumptions about each person’s age. We may not assign a specific number to each individual we pass w
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About-Face: Plastic Surgery Trends Move Toward Facial Rejuvenation

When the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) released its cosmetic surgery procedure data for 2012, the numbers revealed a different landscape than what we have typically seen in the past.
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Fight Wrinkles at Home with WrinkleMD

One of the most common beauty complaints of women everywhere – and even some men – is the presence of fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes, and the hassle of getting rid of them. In the pas
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Fat Banking: Why People Are Freezing Their Fat After Lipo

Fat banking – the freezing of fat removed via liposuction and storing for later use – may seem like an odd idea. Most people just want to get rid of their excess fat and never think about it aga
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Are Your Favorite Heels Killing Your Feet? Foot-Tuck Fat Pad Augmentation Might Help

Whether you’re wearing them on a first date or for a big presentation at the office, high heels are a fashion must-have. But no matter how great they look, those sexy stilettos can leave you with
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Time for a Skype Interview... But Is Your Face Camera-Ready?

Our bosses, coworkers and clients expect to see our faces at meetings — even if we’re hundreds of miles away. Thanks to video chatting services like Skype, FaceTime and Google Hangout, t
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Looking Good from Head to Toe: Feet and Toe Plastic Surgery on the Rise

Toes and feet have become a new focus in plastic surgery, as some patients seek to alter the looks (or even the function) of their toes in order to make their feet look better in or out of shoes.
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Could a Wrinkle-Fighting Gel Spell the End for Botox?

Botox has long been one of the most popular cosmetic treatments for wrinkles, in addition to plenty of medical conditions like hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). Up until now, injections have been th
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Something in Common: The Mother/Daughter Plastic Surgery Trend

Karen Stevens visits her plastic surgeon regularly for Botox and facial fillers. She’s also had liposuction. The 45 year old, however, didn’t become attracted to cosmetic surgery because she wan
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A New Treatment for Cellulite

Anyone who has cellulite knows what it looks like and that it’s nearly impossible to get rid of on your own. No matter how thin a woman is, how much she exercises and diets, or how many so-called an
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Is Reality TV Influencing Teens to Get Plastic Surgery?

From Kim Kardashian to Jersey Shore's JWoww, young reality TV stars are no strangers to plastic surgery. But are these glamorous starlets sending the not-so-subtle message to their young female fans t
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Plastic Surgery is on the Rise Amongst African Americans

When The Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes had her nose job documented on the hit Bravo reality show in 2010, she told People, "I still wanted to look like NeNe, the black woman that I am, b
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Look Younger with Hand Rejuvenation

Between frequent hand washing, exposure to the elements like the sun and the cold, and nightly dish washing, hands are often the true revealers of age – even more so than the face. In one study publ
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All About Mommy Makeovers

Giving birth is traumatic for your body in more ways than one. New moms can experience post-partum depression, loss of bladder control and skin discoloration. And that’s just for starters! During pr
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The Top 10 Celebrity Plastic Surgeries

Whether she’s an actress, model, or reality TV star, part of a celebrity's job is to look good. And it follows that stars and their doctors are on the cutting edge of cosmetic surgeries and treatmen
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