VITAMIN B12 AS PROTECTION FOR THE AGING BRAIN

As a woman of a certain age who consumes a well-balanced diet of all the usual food groups, including reasonable amounts of animal protein, I tend to dismiss advice to take a multivitamin supplement. I’ve been told repeatedly by nutrition experts that the overuse of dietary supplements for “nutritional insurance” has given Americans the most expensive urine in the world. I do take a

INTENSE PULSED LIGHT: BENEFITS, IMPROVEMENTS, USES AND GUIDANCE IN AESTHETIC MEDICINE

We are constantly on the lookout for great pieces on Lasers and Devices. A recent piece in MedEsthetics caught our attention for its detail into the use of intense pulsed light (IPL) in aesthetic practices. The article considers both its advantages and limitations within the industry, as well as cautions and tips. Since first

THE NEW FAT ERASER


You've heard it before: No pain, no gain. Beauty requires a bit of suffering. That's certainly still largely true—at least in terms of bikini waxes, barre workouts, and, for the most part, effective cosmetic procedures. But now a new fat-melting device, UltraShape, is poised to turn that timeworn adage into a thing of the past, promising to whittle

DON'T WORRY, GET BOTOX

FEELING down? Smile. Cheer up. Put on a happy face. No doubt you've dismissed these bromides from friends and loved ones because everyone knows that you can't feel better just by aping a happy look. Or perhaps you can. New research suggests that it is possible to treat depression by paralyzing key facial muscles with Botox, which prevents patients from frowning and having

MY LOVE STORY; SKINCEUTICAL CE FERULIC

SkinCeuticals CE Ferulic. Where do I even begin?! As someone with rather sensitive skin, I probably tend to have more product loyalty than some of my fellow beauty editors, but there's still only one product that came to mind for this series. SkinCeuticals CE Ferulic ($162). Let me tell you, it lives up to the hype. Let's get the obvious out of the way. Yes, it is pricey. But once the skin

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