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What is a BOTOX Party?

Many women and men, even when they are in their forties or fifties, prefer not to look as old as they are. Botox parties, however, are helping these folks deal with these problems both medically and socially. Although these gatherings are as common as any party, spas and clothing boutiques are the venues of choice […]

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What else can Botox do for you?

Botox injections are primarily considered as cosmetic enhancement procedures that keep the skin from showing signs of aging. The botulinum toxin contained in the injections inhibit nerve activity to restrict the movement of facial muscles and consequently, prevent the skin from wrinkling. However, the uses of Botox extend beyond aesthetic functions. Nowadays, Botox is used […]

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Buyer Beware: DIY BOTOX Kits

Botox injections are one of the most common aesthetic appearance enhancers chosen by people today. However, they can be quite costly, especially when done repeatedly over a long period of time. For those who want to undergo Botox but are a little short on resources, there are do-it-yourself Botox kits available for sale. These can […]

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What is Teen Toxing?

Teen Toxing is a term used to describe a cosmetic procedure done to an individual in their early 20’s and yonuger. However, it was coined as such because it was associated with teenagers between 13 – 18 who had received botox / dysport shots. The subject gained a significant amount of controversy when reports of […]

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Kim Kardashian, Twitter, and Cosmetic Surgery

Kim Kardashian and her two other sisters may very well be the 21st century incarnations of the Greek muses. Kim, especially, could be considered as the embodiment of that Scheherazadian beauty that exudes an awe-inspiring mist of beauty, sensuality, and mystery. That perfect picture has been challenged lately, as word has gotten round that Kim’s […]

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In 2008, Botox reigned supreme

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), there were 5 million BOTOX procedures performed in 2008! Rounding out the rest of the top 5 minimally invasive cosmetic procedures for that same year: 2. Hyaluronic Acid (Restylane) – 1.1 million procedures performed 3. Chemical Peels – 1 million procedures performed 4. Laser Hair Removal […]

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Cutting Corners

Perhaps it is the global recession, the extensive array of medical information available online, or a renewed commitment to the DIY (do-it-yourself) attitude, but the incidence of illegal and non-professional cosmetic procedures is on the rise. Physicians are reporting seeing the repercussions of botched injections. These injections are coming at the hands of people who […]

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