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threading facelifts: are they safe?
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Weighing Opinions: Are Threading Facelifts Safe Yet?

When asked about threading, Dr. Shereene Idriss, a CB-approved dermatologist practicing at Wexler Dermatology, says: “Everything great was once new, but not everything new is great.” Read more

Aging is personal—and you get most of it from your mom. Talk to her!
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Talk To Your Mother About Aging! Here’s Why

Your genetic blueprint, or genome, is made of approximately 25,000 genes—that’s around 3 billion letters of DNA. Every single characteristic you have, from cute feet to sugar cravings to crow’s feet, is held in that imaginary chain. Read more

Kybella Double Chin Results
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We Tried Kybella: 37 Injections To Smooth A Double Chin

Curious about Kybella? So was I. When I first learned about the FDA-approved treatment that promises to diminish fullness under the chin—aka the dreaded “double chin”—I was obsessed. Read more

How to heal your post-surgery scars
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Lotions, Potions, And A Hat: A Plastic Surgeon’s Scar Management Plan

Any time you cut through skin, you will end up with a scar. Scars are the body’s way of gluing tissue back together. They happen to everyone, and they are there forever. Read more

What's the average age for a facelift?
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Am I Too Young For A Facelift?

To find out today’s average age of a facelift candidate, we went straight to New York City plastic surgeon Melissa Doft, MD, who is known for her “less-is-more” Read more

Xeomin: The "I Don't Use Botox" Filler Celebs Love
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Xeomin: The “I Don’t Use Botox” Injectable Celebs Love

We’re used to seeing celebs with wrinkle-free faces—or tastefully, perfectly aged ones—but we’re also used to hearing “I don’t use Botox” or “I don’t use Botox, yet.” Read more

Restylane Refyne and Defyne are now approved for laugh lines.
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Something to Smile About: Restylane for Laugh Lines is FDA Approved

Just a few weeks ago, the FDA approved two new versions of Restylane, the hyaluronic acid-based line of fillers. These new fillers are specifically designed to target those long lines at the side of your mouth—nasolabial folds, or laugh lines. Read more

Interest in men's aesthetic procedures is on the rise.
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Your Man’s Makeover: Subtle Aesthetic Adjustments For Today’s Rugged Male

Charlotte’s Book founder and editor Robin Shobin discussed the rise of men’s interest in dermatology and plastic surgery in this recent article. Read more

Skincare and cosmetic treatments for your 20s and 30s
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Cosmetic Treatments At Every Age: The 20’s And 30’s

With age brings wisdom, confidence, experience…and changing, maturing skin. To maintain a healthy, vibrant, timeless complexion, it’s important to know what to expect at every age, and how you can improve the skin’s appearance no matter what the change. Read more

Should You Be Afraid Of Lip Filler?
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Should I Be Afraid Of Lip Fillers?

Lips have become the biggest thing in cosmetic enhancement: pun intended. We’ve evolved from “Oh no—don’t make my lips look too large” to “I want Kylie lips” today. Read more

How to get rid of dark spots on legs, face, hands and skin: lasers VS. peels
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Lasers VS. Peels: What’s The Best Way To Zap Dark Spots?

Those little brown spots start appearing after every summer, and at first it’s a cute smattering of freckles. But after a few years, they start to take up permanent residency, and we just want to find out how to get rid of dark spots on legs, face, hands and skin in general. Read more

The latest data shows PRP facials are gaining increasing interest.
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Vampire Facials (aka PRP Facials) Are Still Trending

Perhaps one of the most talked about procedures on the market right now is the vampire facial: the craze started back in 2013, when we learned that Kim Kardashian was incorporating them into her beauty regimen. Read more

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