In “I Feel Bad About My Neck,” Nora Ephron expressed the feelings of generations of women who have beenfurtively hiding their necks like turtles in scarves, boas, turtlenecks and chokers. Her blunt advice is to begin concealing the neck at age 43. “Our faces are lies and our necks are the truth. You have to cut open a redwood tree to see how old it is, but you wouldn’t if it had a neck.” Sure, she had a point. But there is an equal source of embarrassment perched right above the neck: the sagging jaw line. Continue reading
Unless you’re lucky enough to move from one air-conditioned space to another this summer, you’re likely to have had some sweat-related skin problems. Add exercise or outdoor swimming into it, and you’re headed to the land of clogged pores, breakouts and aging from the sun.Shape Magazine has some helpful tips for exercising during the hot, sunny months where skin takes a beating, but this info can also be used all year round in warmer climates and at the gym. The main focus is to keep pores open, skin clean and SPF on whenever you’re outside. Continue reading
Those who have lost a large amount of weight may not know about their options to tone excess skin, according to Reuters.
Oftentimes after a patient has undergone bariatric surgery which results in dramatic weight loss, they come face to face with the reality of loose skin. When the body has lost such a great amount of weight, the skin has often lost its elasticity and cannot conform to the new, slimmer body shape. Because of this body contouring after weight loss is often necessary for patients to regain ease in their lives. Continue reading