Longing for some quality time for yourself? If you’re like many people, the to-do list never seems to end. One thing is crossed off only to be quickly filled in with something else to do. As a result, it’s becomes increasingly difficult to build in the time to take care of the one thing that really matters, time for yourself. When the list of things to do continues to grow, that’s all the more reason to take the time to nourish your mind and body.
When you think of Botox® Cosmetic, what typically comes to mind? For many, it’s the cosmetic injectable’s wrinkle-smoothing powers and brow lifting abilities. You might be surprised to learn these cosmetic uses are just a few of many applications for this increasingly versatile medical tool. The creation of Botox is the invention of ophthalmologist Dr. Alan Scott who developed the injectable as a way to treat patients with crossed eyes. Since its creation in the 1970s under the name Oculinum, doctors continue to use Botox to treat a range of conditions in a growing number of specialties such as general practice, dermatology, urology, ophthalmology, and plastic surgery, to name a few. Botox Crossover Applications Until the last couple of years, marketers concentrated on highlighting Botox for its ability to diminish the look of wrinkles. This focus is expanding with FDA approvals of Botox treatment for eye muscle disorders, neck muscle disorders, excessive swe
At one time or another throughout our lives we are likely to take up the battle against dull skin, acne, wrinkles, fine lines, brown spots and post-breakout red spots. When looking to deal with these skin-related inconveniences, it’s human nature to reach for what appears to be the quickest and easiest fix. Many times, these so-called fixes come in the form of skin care self-diagnosis and a personal “prescription” for over-the-counter drug and department store purchases. These quick fixes lure unsuspecting consumers with light, seductive fragrances, beautiful packaging, and unreliable claims. Then after several days or weeks of use there comes the inevitable realization that the long-term solution still remains out of reach.
Summer means tank tops, swimsuits, shorts, and strappy sundresses. These easy-breezy clothing staples also necessitate a higher level of grooming maintenance to make sure you look your best. That said, the need to shave, wax, or pluck your way to smoothness can make the summer hair-removal routine exhausting. In the midst of all this grooming, how many of us have thought there really has to be a better way?