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Get Rid of Those Bags! Ways to Defeat Under-Eye Drooping


As we age, many of our body’s features change. One thing that many people notice is the appearance of bags and drooping skin underneath the eyes. For those who are open to the idea of cosmetic surgery, an eye lift procedure, or blepharoplasty, may be the best choice. Others who do not have the financial resources or simply prefer not to pursue surgery, can still seek improvement through more natural lifestyle changes. Here are five ways – some minor and some major – to defeat the bags and drooping:


Harmful Effects of Excessive Tanning

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You have probably already heard that using tanning beds can cause many long term health hazards. Experts in dermatology agree that excessive tanning - in tanning beds and in the sun - can be quite dangerous. If you are an avid tanner, you should speak with your dermatologist about how you can stay safe while getting your tan.


How Can Brow Lifts Lighten the Weight of Aging?

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Have you looked in the mirror lately and noticed that time seems to be creeping up on you, though you can’t pinpoint where? Many of the most common and evident signs of aging can be traced to target areas in the forehead and brow region. Thus, many plastic surgeons may recommend brow lifts as one of the cosmetic facial procedures most likely to rejuvenate the main signs of aging in a patient. What does this procedure entail, and how can it lift some of the years off your face?


Natural Remedies to Fight the Appearance of Wrinkles


Time marches on, whether we want it to or not. For many of us, that means that as we age, we start to notice changes that we may not like. These can include sagging skin, thinner lips, hollow cheeks, uneven complexion, dark spots and, of course, fine lines and wrinkles. There are a host of skin care products and even cosmetic procedures that can help you fight the appearance of wrinkles, either by preventing them or diminishing them. However, if you prefer to treat the issue without the use of chemicals or invasive procedures, you have many options.


Will Testosterone Therapy Combat The Natural Signs of Aging?


Testosterone therapy. For years, these two words have had a huge impact on our society and culture. The "ideal man" has become an image not just of a loving father who supports his family, but of a father who has ripped abs, a full head of hair, a sports car and can rock anyone's socks off in bed. However, these two opposing images have given rise to many men considering testosterone therapy to fight the naturally lowering levels of the hormone in their bodies as they age.


New Skin Treatment Method Uses Regeneration to Improve Wrinkles and Color

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As we age, the skin on our face and neck naturally begins to form creases and wrinkles, which for some, becomes a source of concern. Fortunately, doctors, plastic surgeons, and scientists have been working tirelessly to help reverse or slow down the visual effects of aging. A commonly used term for certain skin treatment methods is "regenerative medicine," which strives to not just stop new imperfections from forming, but to actually rebuild and renew cells and tissue.


Three Tips to Look Great in Your Next Selfie–Especially if You're Over 40!

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The selfie trend is showing no signs of going away. It doesn't matter where you go, there are always, at least, a handful of people using their smart phones to snap pictures of themselves. If you're over the age of 40 and are a fan of selfies, you may be looking for ways to obtain the perfect picture to share with your friends. With its incredible results, it's no wonder why facial procedures like Botox are more popular than ever! In addition to having an easy cosmetic procedure done, you will certainly want to try these three tips for snapping a flattering picture of yourself:


What are the Pros and Cons of Injectable Fillers?

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As you age, your skin can lose its elasticity and begin to sag. You may develop fine lines and wrinkles, and you may even start to lose fat in your face, causing certain areas to look pale and thin. Injectable fillers can help you to restore a more youthful look and smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. However, these products are not for everyone. Here are a few pros and cons of these treatments:


Micro needling: What To Know Before You Try It

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If you want to remove blemishes and/or scars or need help with your skin, there are several options for simple, non-invasive procedures available that are not as expensive as plastic surgery. One of those procedures is called Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT or micro needling).


How Getting Older Affects You in the Job Marketplace

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People decide to have plastic surgery for a variety of reasons, ranging from medical issues to simply just trying to improve their looks. A newer trend has been an increasing number of older individuals opting for plastic surgery to compete with younger applicants and employees in the workplace to combat potential ageism.