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The 2018 Glamour Beauty Awards

From the article: ” We’re living in a golden age of beauty. Never has it been so easy to discover and discuss products—can you imagine walking into the drugstore two years ago to buy a light-therapy mask? For $30! But this beauty revolution hasn’t come without its backlash. Critics claim—among other things—that devoting time and […]

12 Sephora Shopping Secrets Every Woman Needs to Know

From the article: “To the insiders that know it best, Sephora is like the Disney World of the beauty industry. Here’s why: The popular beauty haven is chock full of awesome goodies to purchase and high-tech activations to play with, making it so much more than just a shopping destination for those who enter. However, […]

One of This Season’s Hottest Hair Trends Costs Nothing to Re-Create

From the article: “There’s no such thing as a free lunch, but there are a select few free beauty trends. Don’t get us wrong: we’ll gladly spend our entire paycheck to attain a banging double process hair color (hello, buttered rose gold). But there is a special kind of happiness when a specific hair part […]

The Real Reason You Keep Getting Dry Patches On Your Skin

From the article: “Like your parents and siblings all jetting off to Paris for the holidays and accidentally leaving you behind to defend the family mansion against petty crooks, dry patches are usually something that only happens in the winter — or, ideally, not at all. But as for me, I live with them on […]

10 Hair and Beauty Trends That’ll Be Big This Spring, According to Pinterest

From the article: “We’ve purchased our claw clips (they’re back!), tried a probiotic sheet mask, and rocked a messy bun like Meghan Markle. Thanks to Pinterest, though, we now have even more information about the latest hair and makeup trends making waves on social media. See below for 10 ways Pinterest users are saving and searching […]

Confessions Of A “Real Housewives” Plastic Surgeon

From the article: “I’ve always been interested in sculpture and the mechanics of putting things back together. When I was a little kid, I would take apart TVs or VHS tapes just to fix them, and in high school, I spent summers studying architecture. That’s essentially why I decided to go into plastic surgery. As […]

Mommy makeovers are a thing now and the results are no joke

Call us today for a free consultation! From the article: Between pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding, the process of becoming a mother takes a toll on women’s bodies. And with the high demands that come with caring for a child, it’s not easy to bounce back. That’s where the mommy makeover comes in. Continue reading –>

AAFPRS Annual Survey reveals Trends In Facial Plastic Surgery

From the article: The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), the world’s largest association of facial plastic surgeons, annual survey shows that, like it or not, the selfie and its impact on aesthetics is here to stay and continues to have a huge effect on how we perceive and project ourselves –  […]

Why some men are asking for breast-reduction surgery

From the article: With the music of rapper Jay-Z blaring in the background, Marwan Khalifeh, a D.C.-area cosmetic surgeon, vigorously plunged a strawlike metal probe back and forth through the breasts of a patient lying on an operating table, as if he were playing a cello. The goal was to reduce the size of his […]

Plastic Surgery Trends for 2018 Are Being Shaped by Social Media

From the article: “You cannot understate how impactful social media has been in this field. We see it every day in a variety of ways,” Patrick Byrne, director of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Johns Hopkins University and AAFPRS board member, tells Allure. “Younger people, up through middle age, increasingly perceive […]

The 4 Biggest Plastic Surgery Trends for 2018

From the article: As far as cosmetic procedures go — 2017 was the unofficial Year of Plumped-Up Lips. While lip augmentation is still on the rise, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) predicts some non-lip-related procedures will be all the rage in 2018. Below, the most surprising trends on the horizon for the […]

The 8 Top Beauty Trends Of 2018 Are Surprisingly Easy To Pull Off

From the article: Prepare your beauty bag, because 2018 is bringing with it some surprisingly easy looks you’ll want to try. Many of the year’s top trends are simplified tweaks of already in-vogue looks. (Think boy brows with second-story lashes, or multi-use lip tints for eyes, lips and cheeks). We’ve combed through the clutter of […]

Mommy makeover – when diet and exercise aren’t enough

Mommy makeover – when diet and exercise aren’t enough From the article: Motherhood is one of life’s greatest joys, with beautiful highs and lows. We experience the wonder of bringing new lives into this world and watching our little ones grow. On the other hand, we also experience the frustrations that come with being a […]

Does nonsurgical fat removal work?

Does nonsurgical fat removal work? From the article: Each year, over 150,000 people get nonsurgical fat removal performed – and not just women. Nearly 30,000 of those fat removal patients are men. Nonsurgical fat removal is a less invasive alternative to “regular” liposuction, but does it work? The answer is more complex than a simple […]

Skin-Care Products That Protect Against Pollution

Skin-Care Products That Protect Against Pollution From the article: “You already know that sun exposure can seriously damage your skin. (You’re taking all the right steps to avoid this, right? Ahem, sunscreen.) But the sun isn’t the only thing to watch out for—there’s another environmental skin saboteur out there: pollution.” Continue reading

Confused About Breast Implants? 7 Facts and Tips to Help

Confused About Breast Implants? 7 Facts and Tips to Help From the article: “If you’re considering breast implants — whether it’s for breast augmentation or reconstruction after a mastectomy — you may find that it’s confusing to separate fact from fiction and to sort through your options. Knowing the facts about implants and how they […]

Laser Hair Removal!

Who wants to ditch their razor for good? If so, pick up the phone and give us a call. We’d love to talk to you about your laser hair removal options. 773-284-9660 Put down and step away from the razor! You won’t need it anymore with laser hair removal.

Worldwide cosmetic surgery trends

Wondering what’s popular worldwide with cosmetic surgery? From the article: “Demand for cosmetic surgery continues to soar in the five countries with the highest number of nonsurgical and surgical cosmetic procedures — the U.S., followed by Brazil, Japan, Italy and Mexico — according to 2016 statistics released in June 2017 by the International Society of […]

5 Ways to Boost Collagen for Better Skin

So why is collagen so important? From the article: “Collagen is important for healthy skin all over the body because it provides skin with structure, thickness and pliability,” says New York dermatologist Anne Chapas, MD. These products and treatments help to boost collagen internally for better-looking skin. Continue reading  

All about the Brazilian Butt Lift

Have you asked yourself “what IS the Brazilian butt lift?” From the article: “Buttock augmentation is one of the fastest growing cosmetic surgical procedures performed by board-certified plastic surgeons, according to 2016 Annual Statistics. Buttock augmentation with fat grafting—also known as a “Brazilian butt lift”—has increased 26% between 2016 and 2015, while augmentation with implants […]

Plastic surgery is no longer just for women

No longer just for women, cosmetic surgery is on the rise with men. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to look your best! From the article: “When people think of cosmetic surgery, they often picture a middle-class woman, visiting her local plastic surgeon. However, plastic surgery is far from being exclusively for the ladies. In fact, […]

What is it Really Like to Undergo General Anesthesia?

It’s important to be informed before your procedure. We’re happy to answer any and all questions you may have! From the article: “You’ve booked your cosmetic procedure, are confident in your choice of board certified cosmetic surgeon, and can’t wait to see your results. There is just one thing you are unsure of: general anesthesia. […]

So Many Options for Breast Augmentation— Which One Makes Sense for You?

Come in for a free consultation and we’ll help you make the right decision. From the article: “For decades, breast augmentation has been among the top 5 most popular aesthetic surgical procedures for women. In fact, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, it has been one of the top 2 most popular […]

10 Best Healing Foods to Eat After Surgery

Post-surgery healing is about more than just resting. From the article: “Eating the right foods after surgery can promote faster healing and minimize the swelling, bruising and inflammation that often accompany a surgical procedure. Certain foods can also minimize digestive upset caused by antibiotics and prevent constipation caused by pain meds. Not to mention, fueling […]

The Perfect Pout

One size does not fit all when it comes to perfect plump lips. From the article: “The lips of Kylie Jenner and Angelina Jolie are a topic of conversation for a reason. With countless celebrities opting for lip injections and various plumpers available on the market, it’s no surprise that someone finally asked the question, […]

Top 3 Tips for Maintaining Your Cosmetic Surgery Results

Get the most from your cosmetic surgery in the long term with these tips. From the article: “Cosmetic surgery is an investment. Literally speaking, you are investing money into your appearance and accruing confidence as your results take shape. It’s also an investment of time and energy—and you want to make sure your efforts pay […]

Exercise after breast augmentation

Implants shouldn’t impede you from having an active lifestyle. It’s important in your consultation with your surgeon to discuss what sports or exercise you do to help guide your decision when it comes to sizing or implant pocket placement. Continue reading