Cosmetic Surgery
Thu 05.23

Anti-aging for Hands: Tips from Dr. Paul Carniol

When it comes to anti-aging, our main priority always seems to be the face. That’s smart – it’s the first thing that people notice about us. But evidence of that little number on your driver’s license can pop up basically everywhere. In fact, hands age faster than our faces. One day they look young and […]

Fri 11.30

Fractional RF: Fresh-Faced

I’m at that age when I want to start being proactive about my skin without resorting to any nips or tucks. And no crazy botoxed forehead or collagen-filled cheeks for me (no offense, Madonna)! I’ve looked into laser therapies in the past, but apparently it’s not great for Asian skin (certain procedures don’t work for […]

Mon 06.11

Vaser Shape: Lipo, Redux

Recently, I was asked to try the Vaser Shape, an ultrasound treatment that zaps fat cells and essentially does what liposuction does, but – keyword – non-invasively. Phrases along the lines of, “immediate results, painless, and free” were the factors that made the decision easy an easy yes for me. “What can I lose?” I […]

Tue 08.16

“Lunchtime” Brazilian Thread “Butt” Lift – Watch out J.Lo!

Can a 45-minute procedure give you J. Lo’s butt? According to Dr. Bill Johnson, a plastic surgeon in Dallas, it can. Apparently only local anesthetic is used for this minimally-invasive cosmetic procedure to lift and shape the buttocks called the Brazilian Thread-Lift. During the first visit, while under local anesthesia, the patient has several specifically-designed […]

Wed 02.09

LovelySkin

I went to an event a few weeks ago that was meant to showcase a few of the brands stocked at LovelySkin.com. Even though I was familiar with a bunch of the products the site carries, I had never heard of the site, which is pretty surprising considering the 10s of thousands of products they’ve […]

Mon 08.02

Blood is the new Botox!!!

Now I have seriously heard it ALL. In lieu of botox (I mean who really knows the long term effects of sticking botulism into your body?), doctors are now taking your own blood to shoot into your face. Yes, you read correctly, your own BLOOD. Well, it’s actually a bit more complicated– once a small […]

Wed 05.26

resurf.a.stic by Blinc

If there’s anything that will stop you from wanting to go under the knife, it’s watching reality TV (ahem Real Housewives and the ladies of The Hills). Sure not everything can be solved by diet and exercise, zen-inducing yoga, facials, and daily skin-cleansing upkeep — mostly because that requires the kind of time most women […]

Wed 12.30

Celebrate New Years with Lady Gaga and Boobs

Here is a unique way to spend New Years with Lady Gaga and a new set of breasts from New York’s Park Avenue Plastic Surgeon Dr. Stephen Greenberg. This might sound random but I bet this package is the missing puzzle piece in someone’s life. The entire package includes Rolls Royce chauffeured night out on […]

Fri 07.31

Thermage: Cut Out the Knife!

I had Thermage done two weeks ago to get rid of wrinkles and extra skin left after two pregnancies. And I am already seeing results. I’m not going to lie, I am too embarrassed and vain to put up pictures of myself so this isn’t me up here. But I will divulge that I have a serious muffin top that folds over, and below that is scrunched and crumpled up skin like that of an elephant.