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5 Essential Skin Care Ingredients to Look For This Spring

Hyaluronic Acid<p>Keeping skin hydrated is important, no matter the weather circumstances. Get your glow back by using a product that has hyaluronic …

6 Breast Cancer Myths You Should Stop Believing This Instant | Women's Health

2. Myth: Breast Cancer Only Happens to Older People<p><b>Truth:</b> When it comes to age, breast cancer does not discriminate. Approximately 12,880 women in the U.S. under 40 will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, according to the American Cancer Society. BRCF researchers are studying the link between …

Cancer

3 Reasons You Should Schedule a 10 Year Reunion with Your Breast Surgeon

When was the last time you spoke to your plastic surgeon? We’re not offended that you don’t call us as frequently as your primary care physician, but …

How to Layer Your Skin Care

When it comes to layering skin care, are you confused about when to put on what? New York City dermatologist Jennifer MacGregor, M.D., clears it up.<p><b>Start with a serum:</b><p>"For these liquids, gels, and milky treatments to be fully absorbed, they must be applied to clean, dry skin," says Dr.</b> …

Skin Care

Most commonly requested plastic surgery for men

<i>Dr. Jay Lucas, member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), highlights the most common plastic surgery procedures requested by men</i> …

Medicine

Keep Abreast of Your Breast Implant Maintenance – What You Need To Know

Breast augmentation was the second most popular surgical procedure performed in the US last year. 80% of the breast implants used were silicone and …

Breast Implants

The Ultimate Secret to Radiant Skin

Toned abs and defined abs are incentive enough to treat your body right, but radiating a healthy glow also makes your sweat sessions worth it. The …

3 Simple Steps To Younger-Looking Skin For Women Over 40

When women talk about aging skin, the first thing they mention is wrinkles. But the loss of radiance or a youthful glow can add years to a woman's …

Facial Massage Skin Care Techniques

We’re not here to add another thing to your never-ending to-do list, but we do have some news that might inspire you to expand your skin-care regimen. We promise this will be more of a treat than a chore. Just like your body benefits from a solid workout, your facial muscles could use a little …

Skin Care

Transgender? A Doctor Won’t See You Now

Trans patients face do-or-die situations when trying to find transition care. But the medical community is not ready for them.<p>In August 2014, Kailey Truscott went to her primary-care doctor with a letter and a mission. The letter, from a therapist, confirmed what she’d known since she was 7—she was …

LGBTQ

Here's How to Know When You Should Stop Using a Skin-Care Product

Sometimes the most powerful anti-aging ingredients—retinol, vitamin C, alpha hydroxy acid—also make skin red or dry. But that means they're working...right? Um, not always. Just ask dermatologist Doris Day. "Redness or itching could be from an irritant or allergic reaction," she says. "Try the …

How Facial Features Can Affect Your Career: One Disturbing Plastic Surgery Survey

When it comes to looking the part of a professional, you may already dress to impress. After all, no one wants to be labeled the sloppy employee who can't be bothered to iron her shirt before she enters the office. But the results of a kind of terrible recent survey show it's not just what you wear …

Plastic Surgery

The top 5 trends from the New York Fashion Week runways

Designers put the "show" in fashion show at New York Fashion Week this season.<p>The unveiling of the Spring 2016 collections wrapped up Thursday night, with Marc Jacobs' staging his presentation as a premiere at the Ziegfeld Theater, beginning with the models walking the red carpet outside, in front …

Rebuilding the Breast

From stem cells to 3D-printed nipples, breast reconstruction is a highly technical and constantly evolving field.<p>In 1882 an American surgeon named William Steward Halsted popularized what’s now called the radical mastectomy. He didn’t think of the idea—one of the first written proposals for a …

Cancer