Archive for January, 2009

Thermage Face-Lift without Surgery

Thermage Face-Lift without Surgery

Botox, watch out. There is a relatively new product (FDA approved in 2001) that makes the skin look younger without surgery, and more importantly, without making your face look rigid. What is thermage?Thermage is procedure that radiofrequency technology to tighten aging skin, making it appear more youthful, especially around the eyes and forehead. It is non-invasive, there will be no cuts and incisions. On top of that, it requires virtually no recovery time.  How does thermage work?Thermage work…

Do Anti-Wrinkle Creams Work?

Do Anti-Wrinkle Creams Work?

Anti-wrinkle creams flood the market due to women’s desire to remain young-looking. However, the question is do these anti-wrinkle creams actually work? Experts say that in general, anti-wrinkle creams remove the dead anti-layers of the skin or hydrate the skin to make it appear plump, but do not permanently remove wrinkles. Continued use is also needed, as wrinkles reappear once you stop using the product. Given these facts, experts suggest using products that contain the following:Vitamin C an…

Reducing Cellulite Without Surgery

Reducing Cellulite Without Surgery

Cellulite is a common beauty problem among women. In fact, about 90% of women, fat or thin, have cellulites, and all of them want to get rid of the “cottage cheese skin” around their thighs and buttocks.However, some women are afraid of going under the knife to get rid of cellulite. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to reduce cellulite without surgery.Non-surgical ways to reduce celluliteKeeping fit and healthy is a great way to start. Though there is no cellulite-reduction diet plan, eati…

Prevent Wrinkles The Natural Way

Prevent Wrinkles The Natural Way

Our society has put so much premium on youth and beauty. So much so that anti-aging products flood the market. Anti-aging technology and medical procedures are also the rage among the middle-aged. We tend to forget that there are ‘natural’ ways to keep us looking young. Natural ways to keep skin younger lookingExperts agree that sun exposure speeds up aging. So protect you skin from the sun at all times. Use sunscreen with SPF 15 or higher to protect your skin against harmful UV rays. Do not sun…

What to Consider Before Getting a Nose Pierced

What to Consider Before Getting a Nose Pierced

If truth be told, nose piercings are much of a fad. There came a point in time in which it became a craze. From teenagers to grown-ups, this has become a fashion statement people like to have. In a sense, nose piercing has been a sign of individuality. People like to assert some sort of identity by having piercings. However, there are things that has to be considered when getting a piercing. Below are some of the things that you have to take note of if you are going to have a nose piercing. A ma…

Christian Louboutin Geneva Braided Tote

Christian Louboutin Geneva Braided Tote

 Apparently, Mr. Louboutin not only works his magic on fabulous shoes but on handbags as well. His handbag collection is showcases simple yet sophisticated works of art. For his Day bags, Mr. Louboutin created handbags that are quaint yet functional. An instant favorite is the Geneva Braided Tote which is simple yet eye-catching. It is made of 100% calf skin with suede lining. The tote has short handles, one perforated with dots, the other – braided. The dot and braid details continue down the b…

Fendi Micro Anniversary Baguette

Fendi Micro Anniversary Baguette

Italian luxury fashion house has created The Micro Anniversary baguette as part of their limited edition collection, the 10+, to celebrate the “It” bag’s 10th anniversary.You might not be hankering for yet another baguette, since Carrie Bradshaw made it a must-have for the millions of Sex and the City fans and fashionistas.But, according to Elle magazine’s website, Fendi will release the all-white canvass bag along with a complete set of 10 Pantone markers. The fashion house will also be releasi…

Valentine Gifts For Her

Valentine Gifts For Her

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, boyfriends and husbands are most likely on a mad hunt for the perfect Valentine’s gift for their perfect gal. If have been listening to your girl, you might have caught some hints – girls are good at dropping hints – about what she would like to get. If not, maybe you can do some snooping (bug her girlfriends if you must) – or you can just pay close attention to boutique items that she checks out or the things she likes to do. To help you in your ques…

Active Ingredients of Anti-Wrinkle Cream

Active Ingredients of Anti-Wrinkle Cream

Wrinkle creams are cosmetic skin care products that usually offers to diminish or reduce wrinkles and other blemishes on the skin to make people look younger. The effect of most anti-wrinkle creams depend on the active ingredients that they contain. They can improve the condition of the skin as well as make in look better and younger in a variety of ways. Here are some of the common active ingredients found in most popular over the counter wrinkle creams. Hydroxy AcidsHydroxy acids are common ac…

How to Evaluate Anti-Wrinkle Creams

How to Evaluate Anti-Wrinkle Creams

Wrinkle creams have become quite popular as more and more people try to look younger, longer. As a means to avoid age related wrinkles from developing further, many have resorted to using anti-wrinkle creams to help get rid of these unsightly marks of natural aging. But are all anti-wrinkle creams in the market effective? Safety and EffectivenessMost wrinkle creams in the market today are considered by the Food and Drug Administration are classified as cosmetics. Products classified as such are …