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Survey Says Women Crave Youthful Skin and Bodies

Youthful Skin
According to a new survey of more than 1,000 American women commissioned by Syneron Medical, nearly four in five (79 percent) women admit that having youthful skin would make them feel more confident than a designer wardrobe. Even more so, 73 percent of women admit that if they came into some money, they’d be more likely to invest in a better body shape than designer duds. Syneron’s survey finds that millions of American women, ages 25 and older, would like...

New Filler Treats Smokers' Lip Lines

Those who used to light up can now fight the telltale signs of smoking, thanks to the dermal filler Belotero, a hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal filler that integrates with the skin, adapts to skin contours, and plumps and adds volume to lines and creases of the lip. “The most obvious prevention of smokers’ lines is not to smoke. However, once the lines have formed, a dermal filler like Belotero can offer an effective solution,” says Joseph Eviatar, M.D., oculofacial plastic...

Women Embrace a Lowbrow Look

According to a recent report in Clinical Plastic Surgery, plastic surgeons say women's eyebrows are becoming lower, fatter, and less arched than in years past, and many are turning to plastic surgery to achieve this look. The study involved the examination of the features of models and actresses in fashion magazines dating back to 1946, using callipers and rulers to measure the fine details of their eyebrows. For many years, high-arched brows were en vogue, but nowadays, stars’ eyebrows are...