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How long does laser hair removal last?

How long does laser hair removal last?

Laser hair removal is a long-lasting form of hair removal that damages or destroys the hair follicle. However, the hair may regrow, particularly if the follicle is damaged and not destroyed during the laser hair removal procedure. For this reason, many doctors now refer to laser hair removal as long-term hair removal rather than permanent […]

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Does CoolSculpting work?

Does CoolSculpting work?

CoolSculpting, or cryolipolysis, is a cosmetic treatment to remove areas of body fat. It works by freezing the fat cells from specific parts of the body. Similarly to liposuction, plastic surgeons and other therapists use CoolSculpting to target areas of the body where it is more difficult to remove fat by diet and exercise. CoolSculpting […]

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What are the side effects of laser hair removal?

What are the side effects of laser hair removal?

Laser hair removal is popular with people wanting a solution to hair removal that is more permanent than some other methods. Using lasers to remove hair works by stopping the hair follicles from growing new hairs. Before embarking on the therapy, however, people should make themselves aware of some side effects of laser hair removal, […]

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Can you use Botox under your eyes?

Can you use Botox under your eyes?

Botox injections may eliminate the appearance of lines and wrinkles around the eyes and mouth. Can they also reduce dark circles and bags under the eyes? Botulinum toxin, commonly called Botox, is a medication that weakens the muscle contractions that cause wrinkles to appear. Botox temporarily reduces wrinkles: between the brows in the forehead at […]

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How do I stop my hair from being dry?

How do I stop my hair from being dry?

Dry hair does not absorb or retain enough moisture to keep its texture and brightness, so it may look lacklustre and be fragile and brittle. Although it may look unhealthy, most of the time, it is unlikely to be a health problem that causes dry hair. Dry hair can be caused by factors, including: nutritional […]

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What are the risks of breast implant surgery?

What are the risks of breast implant surgery?

People choose to have breast implants for many reasons that include increasing the size of the breasts, altering their shape, or making them appear evener. A breast implant operation is usually carried out with the person under general anesthetic and takes between 60 and 90 minutes. A surgeon will cut the skin either at the […]

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Can avocado oil strengthen my hair?

Can avocado oil strengthen my hair?

The health benefits of eating avocado are well-known. Could using avocado oil on the hair help to keep it strong and healthy? Taking care of the hair by practicing good hygiene can have a big impact on how shiny and healthy it appears. Using certain oils can also have benefits in keeping the hair strong […]

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Transgender surgery can improve life for most, study confirms

Transgender surgery can improve life for most, study confirms

New research uses a transgender-specific survey to assess the well-being of people who underwent gender reassignment survey. For many, transgender surgery brings comfort and improves overall well-being. According to recent estimates, at present, there are 1.4 million transgender adults living in the United States, which represents about 0.6 percent of the country’s population. Studies have […]

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How to prevent a tragus piercing becoming infected

How to prevent a tragus piercing becoming infected

The tragus is a small pointed area of cartilage on the inner side of the external ear. Situated in front of the entrance to the ear, it partly covers the passage to the organs of hearing. The tragus is a favorite place to get an ear piercing, and while it can look great, this type […]

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Is it safe to get Botox while breast-feeding?

Is it safe to get Botox while breast-feeding?

Botox is an injectable drug made from highly-purified botulinum toxin type A, a neurotoxin that temporarily paralyzes muscles and comes from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. Clostridium is found naturally in the environment and the gastrointestinal tract of animals. Usually, the bacterium only produces toxins when it overgrows and causes infection. The American Society of Plastic […]