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Face Bra: An Alternative to a Face Lift?

An entrepreneur in South Florida has taken a supportive device often worn by patients after face lift surgery—a face bra, essentially—as an alternative to a face lift. The website claims that this is an effective alternative to surgery to create a more youthful visage. The website says the device will “smooth away wrinkles, lift sagging jowls and freshen aging complexions” through the application of the wrap and special herbs that are soaked into the wrap before application. The elastic cotton fabric … Continue reading

How to Increase Collagen Production for Younger-Looking Skin

A protein called collagen is a part of our bones, tendons and skin. It maintains strength and elasticity. Unfortunately, as we age, our collagen begins to break down, resulting in wrinkles and sagging skin. You can see this in smile lines, the forehead and around the eyes. In fact, by the time you are 80, you’ll have 4 times the broken collagen that you had in your 20’s. Aging releases enzymes that cause the breakdown of collagen fibers. The breakdown … Continue reading

Are Microdermabrasions Dangerous?

From doctor’s offices to spas and salons, microdermabrasion is one of the most-common non-invasive skincare treatments. Microdermabrasion is often marketed as a non-surgical, safe and even relaxing way to get glowing skin. However, could conventional microdermabrasion methods be more harmful than they are helpful? The popular treatment traditionally blasts aluminum oxide crystals to sand the skin, and then suctions of the exfoliated dead cells and crystals with a mini vacuum. Once praised, the older methods are now being denounced by … Continue reading

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