Monthly Archives: February 2012

Do You Know Your Skin Type?

What is Your Skin Type? The Fitzpatrick scale developed by Harvard Medical School dermatologist, Thomas Fitzpatrick, MD, PhD. classifies people’s complexions and their sun exposure tolerance. You can figure out which type you belong to from these descriptions: Type I:... read more

Fractional Laser Resurfacing

Ultraviolet light, for example, is often used to treat the skin disease psoriasis, a condition that causes redness, itching and irritation. Light boxes, which mimic natural sunlight, are used to ease the symptoms of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a form of... read more

What is Beauty?

And it’s not just people. Most things we consider attractive, harmonious and beautiful—animate and inanimate, natural and man-made—appear to have something in common. They repeat the same mathematical relationships and patterns over and over. These patterns are found... read more

Australians Outspend US on Cosmetic Procedures

Despite the global economic downturn, more and more Australians, men and women, young and old, are electing to have eyelid surgery, nose surgery, breast augmentation, breast lifts and liposuction. In 2010 Australia spent in excess of $1bn on looking good. Supply is... read more

The High Cost of a Tan

For too many people, a tan can cost them their lives. There is simply no such thing as a healthy tan. If you get your tan from artificial light using a tanning bed, the money and time you devote to your tan are the least of the cost. Getting a tan puts you at risk in... read more

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