Category Archives: Beauty

Skin Tightening Technology

January 29th, 2019
If you think about it, your skin is pretty amazing. It’s your body’s largest organ, and it serves a bunch of functions. For example, it protects you from the outside elements, regulates your body temperature, and detects sensations such as heat, cold, pain and pressure. And it regenerates itself about every 27 days. A drawback of skin, though, is it tends to wrinkle as we get older. The fine lines and wrinkles you can get on your face can make…

Progression to Periodontitis

March 13th, 2018
Recently, I had a chance to learn more about a common oral health problem. The problem is peridontal disease, or periodontitis. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 47.2 percent of American adults age 30 and older have some form of gum disease. They add that gum disease increases with age, with 70.1 percent of adults 65 and older affected by it. How does a person get to that point? I’ll try to explain. Periodontitis generally starts…

Eczema Experience

February 27th, 2018
A few weeks ago, I noticed strange patches of dry, scaly skin popping up all over my face and legs. I can deal with ugly patches of skin, except these itched like a son of a b! I tried to get by with over-the-counter creams and a promise to myself I wouldn’t scratch, but that failed miserably. With the patches now inflamed, I finally scheduled an appointment with the dermatologist. She took one look at my skin and said, You’ve…

Skin Deep and Beyond

November 13th, 2017
Let me ask you this: How often do you think about the health of your skin? When you do, how often do you consider the skin that’s NOT on your face? After all, the skin is the largest organ in the human body, safeguarding everything underneath. Want to learn a little more about this protective organ and how to take better care of it? Read on. Skin has many functions, including shielding our bodies from germs and the harsh elements…

Keeping Up Appearances

June 26th, 2017
As a nation, we’re almost obsessed with our looks. We’re always trying to improve our appearance, and many of us are dishing out some serious cash to do it. Here’s proof: According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Americans spent $16 billion on surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in 2016. What did all that money buy? With 290,467 procedures performed, breast augmentation was the most popular surgical cosmetic procedure last year. ASPS describes breast augmentation…