9 Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Procedure Trends Made Famous by Social Media

social media trends

We’ve all seen social media’s impact on viral dances, bread baking recipes, and flash-in-the-pan skincare and makeup trends. Even aesthetic treatments and procedures are not exempt from the virality of Tik Tok and Instagram. A quick scroll floods your feed with jaw-dropping before-and-after images and videos highlighting every cosmetic procedure under the sun, from non-invasive […]

The Biggest Trends in Male Surgery Right Now

male surgery

Women aren’t the only ones flocking to their plastic surgeon’s office to undergo treatment for whatever bothers them. Men are equally as concerned with how they’re aging. In the early 30s, testosterone levels start to decline by about one percent per year, giving way to skin and body changes that progress with natural aging. So […]

Everyone’s Talking About Baby Botox, But Is It Right for You?

baby botox

Botox has a long-standing track record as the gold standard wrinkle eraser. It’s practical, relatively painless, and can make a major difference in the overall look of the face. But lately, patients are trading in their standard doses for a smaller-than-normal amount of their preferred neuromodulator, known as baby Botox (or Botox sprinkles), in the […]

Meet Renuva, the game-changing fat-stimulating anti-aging treatment

Renuva

New anti-aging treatments crop up all the time. Some sound more like weird science than reality, while others are deep-rooted in pure, clinical science and achieve results once only imaginable. The latest treatment that stands in its own corner is Renuva.   Renuva is a fat-stimulating matrix that prompts the body to produce more fat […]

Life After Lash Extensions: What I did after developing an allergy

lash extensions

You love the look of eyelash extensions. You’ve tried lash growth serums in the past, but extensions give you the instant gratification you want! At least, that was the case for me. Because of my naturally short and sparse lashes, I’ve always been self-conscious and felt that I looked like a little baby boy. But […]

Lip Lifts Are Trending but Are They Suitable for All Ages?

lip lift

Less than two months ago, data released from AAFPRS’s annual survey revealed that the surgical lip lift procedure is on the rise. Removing a strip of skin from below the nose reduces the space and elevates the philtrum. In doing so, more of the upper lip becomes visible, and the shape of the lips improves […]

The Trendiest Skincare Products Right Now

Botanical Skincare

Beauty trends come and go. So if it seems like every season brings a new skincare or beauty trend, your mind isn’t playing tricks on you. From sustainable, clean beauty to skin slugging (that’s not a typo!) and everything in between, these are the biggest of-the-moment trends you’re bound to see everywhere if you aren’t […]

Can early plastic surgery affect how you age?

aging face

There’s no shame in starting your anti-aging game early, but can some plastic surgery procedures influence the way you age? It turns out that taking a surgical approach may be more beneficial than you realize.   Proactive patients who follow well-devised skin care and age-intervening routines are more commonplace than ever since most of us […]

Botox, Xeomin or Jeuveau during pregnancy and breast feeding

botox during pregnancy

First off, thanks to Professor Emily Oster for the inspiration behind this article. In over 1000 articles I’ve written for this site, I’ve never directly tackled the issue of botulinum toxin (the active ingredient in the popular anti-wrinkle injections behind BOTOX®, XEOMIN® and Jeuveau® (#newtox)).   I did write about this topic, albeit tangentially, in […]

When your cosmetic goals REQUIRE plastic surgery!

rectus plication

Every easy fix that floods our Instagram feed would equate to an equally good result in a perfect world. But nothing good comes that easy, and there is a time where the only proper fix involves something offered at your doctor’s office, be it a minimally invasive treatment or a surgical procedure. So rather than […]