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Beauty: More Than Skin Deep

Throughout history, a face of beauty has been revered. Physical beauty has caused conflicts, spawned lust but is also the source of inspiration for poets, sculptors, painters and writers. It is no wonder then that the attainment of beauty has been a quest for many human beings and this has persisted to this very day and age.

In these modern times, the alteration of one's looks has taken on new dimensions as very many aspects of it have been integrated with medical science and technology. Plastic surgery is a case in point: the plastic surgeon applies his specialist medical knowledge and science as well as bring his sense of aesthetics into the makeover process.

In the past, plastic surgery involved many invasive procedures which were aggressive but with new advances in medical science, there are now many new ways of doing things. With the new advances, the use of knife has been held back There are several non-invasive and minimally invasive procedures such as IPL (intense pulse light), thermage and the use of radio frequency (RF). These treatments can be used in combination with botox to achieve very good results.

While males make up of a small number, the numbers are rising. This is due to the availability of the many non-invasive procedures which minimize a person's down time. This allows for them to go for procedures without taking time off from work and more importantly, many males these days are much more comfortable, socially, in their quest to look good.

Why You Shouldn't Fear Getting Older?

Don't let the increasing number of candles on your birthday cake every year fill you with dread. If you look forward to living longer, you will. After spending more than two decades following men and women aged 50 and over, researchers found that people who reported having a more positive attitude toward ageing lived more than seven years longer than those with a negative view.

Those who weren't afraid of growing old enjoyed their wisdom and creativity and being able to share knowledge with younger generations. People who hold more positive views of ageing are likely to question the negative stereotypes encountered in every- day life, say researchers. In addition, if you have good genes, eat well, exercise and enjoy social support, chances are you'll feel more comfortable with getting older.

Why You Shouldn't Fear Getting Older?

Don't let the increasing number of candles on your birthday cake every year fill you with dread. If you look forward to living longer, you will. After spending more than two decades following men and women aged 50 and over, researchers found that people who reported having a more positive attitude toward ageing lived more than seven years longer than those with a negative view.

Those who weren't afraid of growing old enjoyed their wisdom and creativity and being able to share knowledge with younger generations. People who hold more positive views of ageing are likely to question the negative stereotypes encountered in every- day life, say researchers. In addition, if you have good genes, eat well, exercise and enjoy social support, chances are you'll feel more comfortable with getting older.

Lighten Up Questions

Are Asians More Susceptible To Pigmentation?

No, thanks to the fact that their skin are thinner and more refined which makes it more susceptible to dark spots and discoloration.

Is Whitening An Important Part Of One's Skincare regimen?

Yes, whitening can help correct any past skin damage that may have been caused, keeping it radiant and translucent. UV protection is also a key step in maintaining a flawless complexion free form dark spots.
 

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