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A plastic surgeon tells us all about cankles, including how they develop to how to get rid of them.
Body

Cankles: What They Are, Why They Happen, And How To Get Rid Of Them

Cankles are technically defined as the appearance of thick ankles or calves. Some might say that the ankles tend to blend with the calves, thus the origin of the creative term “cankles”. Read more

Discounted Services Aren't Worth It
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You Get What You Pay For: The Risk Of Cheap Botox

Let’s face it: cosmetic procedures aren’t cheap. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the national average cost (in 2011) for laser skin resurfacing was about $1,200 and a single dose of an injectable dermal filler was close to $600. Read more

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Body

Breast Implant Types And How To Choose The Right One

Since their inception in the 1960s, breast implants have gone through many variations. What started as either a water balloon or silicone gel in a rubber sac has evolved into a highly advanced technology, both in terms of packaging and filler material. Read more

VSPOT Medi Spa Is All About Better Sex And Orgasms
Women's Health

The NYC Spa That’s All About Better Sex And Orgasms

If your nether regions need a little pick-me-up, head to the Upper East Side. Here you’ll find VSPOT Medi Spa, a one-stop-shop for all things feminine, pleasurable, and empowering.  Read more

Is Your Plastic Surgeon Actually Qualified?
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Is Your Cosmetic Surgeon Qualified? The Answer Isn’t As Simple As You Might Think

Cosmetic procedures can be huge, life-changing decisions, and you want to make sure you’re in the hands of a knowledgeable, experienced professional who knows exactly what they’re doing. Read more

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Video: Radio Frequency 101 With Joanna Vargas

Joanna Vargas is known for her top-of-the-line, holistic, non-invasive skincare. Celebrities love her personalized, thorough approach (Came in for a facial? She’ll get you hooked on green juice.), and so does Charlotte’s Book. Read more

Botox Can Help With Depression
Face

Sad About Wrinkles? Botox Can Help With Depression

Botox not only lessens wrinkles on your face, but scientists say that it can also help decrease depression. A study on Botox’s links to depression shows that many patients reported better moods and fewer depressive symptoms as a result of Botox. Read more

Is Your Derm A Derm?
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Is Your Derm Really A Derm?

Okay, so your first thought is probably: obviously. But what if we told you that not all doctors who practice “cosmetic treatments” or even dermatology are actually trained to do so? Read more

Ulthera Made Me Look Younger
Medical Beauty

Ulthera Took Five Years Off My Face

As a veteran beauty editor, I’ve been able to test out more than my fair share of skin treatments—everything from electrotherapy to Botox and back again—in an effort to look younger than my years. Read more

Is The New Ideal Implant Better Than Saline or Silicone?
Body

Are You Gelling With The New Ideal Implant? It’s Not Just About Saline Vs. Silicone Anymore

Breast augmentation surgery might seem straightforward and uncomplicated. It just involves placing an implant into a pocket on the chest wall and then closing the skin, right? Read more

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