Scientists have said that they have already developed drugs that blocks the protein that stops the hair from growing meaning that products to help with baldness could be on the market within just five years. The lotions could help stop ay more hair loss and may possibly even be able to stimulate hair growth again.
It’s nearly summer time and with the warmer weather, sandals, flip-flops and other dainty shoes are starting to come out of hibernation. However are your feet not looking quite at their best yet? Enter the Piranha Pedicure.
The name is a slight misnomer as Garra Rufa Fish are actually used in this novel foot treatment. The Garra rufa fish is a tiny, toothless carp native to countries such as Syria, Iraq and Turkey where they thrive in hot springs. The fish have been used for centuries to heal wounds and treat skin condition such as eczema and psoriasis but have most recently found fame in the beauty industry.
When you ask people to name the tell-tale parts of the body to look at when determining a lady’s age, most people will point to the woman’s hands and neck. However the earlobes are also another sign of a person’s true age.
Just as with any other part of the body, the earlobe will go through the natural ageing process. The earlobe is also constantly exposed to the sun and there are few people who will remember to apply sunscreen to their ears when applying it to the rest of their body!
Patients who have cosmetic surgery could benefit from Candela Vbeam laser treatments to lessen the effects of bruising after the operation.
Most cosmetic surgery causes some form of bruising. In the case of larger plastic surgery operations, there can be significant bruising that can last a number of weeks. Two separate studies have now shown that the Candela Vbeam in tandem with cosmetic surgery procedures can significantly help the healing process, leading to less bruising and a faster healing of bruises.
Facial acupunctures are popular with many as they are thought to be a non-invasive alternative to facelifts. Facial acupunctures claim to help slow down the anti-aging process by helping to boost collagen production, strengthen skin cells and reduce the look of wrinkles.
Cosmetic acupuncture practitioners target particular areas and muscles in the face and by pressing and gently massaging, make the facial tissue contract and tighten, thus ironing out wrinkles. The treatment it also said to help boost collagen production which helps plump up the skin and even the skin tone.
Experts have warned people not to buy cheap DIY Botox kits. Botox kits, costing as little as $100, have appeared on the internet, most notable on the auction site eBay. The kits contain needles, saline (for mixing with the Botox powder), Botox powder, and a facial diagram showing where to inject the Botox.
British women have been rushing out to buy Boots No. 7 Protect & Perfect Intense Beauty Serum after clinical trials showed that the product could reduce wrinkles and improve the appearance of skin damaged by the sun.
Researchers at the University of Manchester carries out a clinical trial on 60 volunteers to determine how effective the product was. The results showed that 70% of people had significantly fewer wrinkles after 12 months of daily use compared to those given a placebo.