Category Archives: Trends

Top 5 Minimally-Invasive Procedures of 2013

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Whenever the topic of plastic or cosmetic surgery is mentioned, most people associate it with literally going under the knife in order to change various aspects of their appearances. While this is true in many cases, there are now numerous procedures that can be performed, which are not only non-invasive, but which have become extremely […]

The New Trend – Plastic Surgery Gifts for Graduation

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Giving plastic surgery procedures gifts for graduation has become increasingly popular in recent years. In many circles it has even replaced cars as the gift of choice. Are these gifts really as bad as everyone is making them out to be? Why after Graduation? A plastic surgery procedure is usually simple and uncomplicated, but it […]

Is Looking Korean A New Plastic Surgery Trend?


It’s a well-known fact that Koreans have beautiful features. Who could resist those narrow eyes and olive skin? If you thought ethnicity could not be changed, guess again. These days, all it takes is a lift or injection to become the ethnicity you’ve always dreamed of. While many simply admire the facial features of Koreans, […]

Is a New Topical Botox Around the Corner?

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Botox injections are currently among the most popular cosmetic procedures in the world. It is well-known for its ability to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and crow’s feet in order to promote a more youthful appearance. One of the first drawbacks that come to mind, however, is the fact that Botox is applied via a […]

Some of the Winners & Losers in Cosmetic Surgery from 2013

Plastic surgery is increasingly becoming one of the most popular forms of cosmetic enhancement. For over a decade, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons has been documenting and recording trends in cosmetic procedures, and has recently published their findings that include the most and least popular forms of enhancement surgery in 2013. Botulinum Toxin Type […]

Are Scientists Growing Cartilage?

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With science, it seems as though nothing is static; things that were impossible one year are possible by the next one. As of April 10th, one more impossible thing is being made possible by a group of scientists at the University of Basel in Switzerland. These scientists have successfully grown human cartilage through tissue engineering, […]

Are Lasers Reshaping the Beauty Industry?

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Laser treatment is commonly used to treat a variety of skin irritations such as excessive hair, unwanted tattoos and hyperpigmentation. Although it can be costly, many people turn to laser treatment as a long-term solution to their recurring skin problems. Advantages of laser therapy typically include minimal bloodshed with better therapeutic results and decreased chance […]

Sister Surgery to a Whole New Level


Most sisters experience some sort of rivalry in their lives. Whether the argument is over parental attention, marks in school, or a boyfriend, ask any sister and she will tell you that she has needed her space—even from her twin. This is not so for Australian twin sisters Lucy and Anna DeCinque, 28, who had […]

Cosmetic Surgery Continues to Grow in the United States

Plastic surgery on the rise

Mere decades ago, cosmetic surgery was a taboo subject that most people would never admit to undergoing. Today it is a booming business that helps people look their best. In 2013, the plastic surgery industry saw a fourth consecutive year of growth, proving that both appearance and self-esteem remain high priorities to many American citizens. […]

How Aging in the Future Might Just be a Thing of the Past

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Aging is one factor of life that most people have accepted will never go away. Geneticist J. Craig Venter and a handful of other scientists hope to change that inevitability. Venter has launched a new company known as Human Longevity, Inc. and will be using every resource available to gather as much human genetic information […]