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Neck Lifts: Reverse One of the First Signs of Aging

Nora Ephron said it best in her book I Feel Bad about My Neck, “Our faces are lies and our necks are the truth.” When it comes to signs of aging, the neck is usually the first area to give away your age. This is for a number of reasons. First, we spend a lot of time focused on the skin on our face, slathering on moisturizer, sunscreen, anti-wrinkle cream and make up. But the neck is often ignored. Without the moisturizer and sunscreen the face gets, the skin on the neck is susceptible to the …

Protect Yourself from Signs of Aging: Wear Sunscreen

In a study conducted by the World Health Organization, researchers found that 80 to 90% of the visible changes in the skin attributed to aging may actually be caused by the sun. The ultraviolet (UV) rays emitted by the sun cause increased wrinkling, dark spots, and reddening, and can also cause the skin to become leathery. In fact, researchers found the number of wrinkles a person has is significantly related to the total hours of sun exposure. So what can you do to prevent premature aging of your …

Be Awards Ready at All Times

Awards season is in full swing, with the Golden Globes and Grammys behind us and now we’re eagerly awaiting the Oscars awards ceremony to see which of our favorite actors and actresses will walk home with an award. Part of the excitement of the Oscars is the event itself, watching the stars in all their glamor walk along the red carpet, giving us a little glimpse into the life of Hollywood and the fun it brings. It seems like no matter whether an actress is 21 or 51, she looks absolutely amazing …

Anti-Aging Options for Your 60s

Thanks to healthy lifestyles and better health care, people today are living much more active lives well into their 70s and 80s. Whether you’ve decided to start a regiment to run a 5K, you’re dating again after a divorce, or you’re just playing with your grandkids, you want to look as young and healthy as you feel mentally and physically. We’re seeing more patients interested in plastic surgery in their 60s. You want to feel confident about your appearance and happy when you look in the mirror …

Turning Back the Clock: Defeating Signs of Aging in our 50s

Aging is a gradual process, but once we hit our 50s, for most people the signs of aging become more pronounced. It might seem like we look older overnight. All along, for the couple of decades leading up to the 50s, skin becomes drier and we lose elasticity and collagen. In our 50s those losses start to accumulate. Drier skin and the reduction of collagen make wrinkles more pronounced. The loss of muscle, bone and fat under the skin also makes lines and wrinkles more dramatic, along with causing …
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