Category Archives: skin care

Get Better Skin by Combining Botox and Obagi

obagi resultsAdding Obagi to your skin care routine as well as Botox may improve how others view your skin’s appearance, according to a new study published by the Aesthetic Surgery Journal.

Patients in the study who used Botox at the same time as Nu-Derm experienced improved Obagi results. This means patients’ skin improved in overall appearance and they felt more satisfied with how their skin looked, when compared to using Botox and a placebo skin care product. Continue reading

“Blackberry Neck” Results in Creases and Lines

reduce neck wrinklesUsing your Blackberry or iPhone too often may be causing lines and wrinkles to form on your neck from the constant downward gaze, according to The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

The constant downward gaze caused by smartphone use may be causing some individuals to experience more lines and creases on their neck than would appear naturally. Even if your face maintains its youthful volume, signs of aging on the neck can give you away.

Unfortunately, there’s not an app for that, but facial and neck treatments may help curb the effects of too much texting. One aesthetician in Manhattan developed the “Blackberry facial,” which included cleansing, peels, hydration treatments and additional light, oxygen and lymphatic components to reduce neck wrinkles. Continue reading

“Less Is More” Often the Goal of Fat Transfer Procedures

fat transfer procedure“Less is more” is the mantra followed by many plastic surgeons who complete fat transfer procedures as well as other cosmetic surgeries.

Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Neal Reisman wrote in Culture Map that when it comes to plastic surgery, the “goal is not to appear different than we did when we were younger, but look as we did at an earlier time.” What causes these changes to the face is the loss of volume experienced over time and as an effect of sun exposure. Continue reading