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Combating the Signs of Aging in Your 30s

Happy 3rd 29th birthday! How many times have you had a friend joke about turning 29 again? When we have our 16th birthday, or 21st, we’re so proud of those milestones and feel like we are finally an adult. But then the reality of aging sets in. There’s something about that milestone at 30 that all of a sudden turns birthdays from a time of celebrating to a feeling of impending doom. Those feelings of wanting to stop time and keep from aging are nothing to joke about. In fact, with a good skin …

Can’t Breathe Through Your Nose?

Many of us would agree that one of the things we love most about living in the state of North Carolina is also one of the most frustrating. Our beautiful, four seasons mean we get to enjoy a snow fall once in a while, bright-colored leaves in the fall, warm weather for outdoor activities in the summer, and of course, gorgeous blooms of dogwood, azaleas and other flowers in the spring. But those fall leaves, and especially the spring flowers, bring with them pollen and mold that cause allergy symptoms …

What Is Permanent Makeup?

Permanent Makeup Questions – Answered by Trish Welch, Penta Facial Plastic Surgery Center Licensed Aesthetician What is permanent makeup? – It is actually tattooing ink into either the brows or upper and lower eye liner. What are the benefits, why would I want this?| – You will not have to deal with putting brow pencil on every morning. And eyeliner enhances the eyes if you choose the permanent eyeliner you wake up looking your best every day. How long does it take? – First we …

Investing in Your Beautiful Self

BY W. COOPER SCURRY, JR, M.D. Whispering about someone’s “secret” plastic surgery isn’t so common these days, as more people are considering nudging their skin – just a bit – in all the right places. While opinions and conversations still vary widely when it comes to the topic of plastic surgery, it’s no secret that, unlike spending large amounts of money on designer outfits and luxury cars, investing in a facelift is an actual investment in YOU. Despite the fact that our bodies and …

Younger Looking Skin for the New Year

Many of us will be making New Year’s resolutions this time of year, and often they have something to do with our bodies. Losing weight and quitting smoking are routinely in the top 10, and both have something to do with an overall goal of becoming a healthier person. But surveys show that as little as 8% of people achieve those resolutions. Sometimes, something big or challenging is just too much to follow through with. To help out, we have a New Year’s Resolution to offer that we feel you might …