Archive: Body

Anti-Aging prep should begin in your 20′s!

Dr. Leonard Tachmes (Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who recently opened his own practice: Miami Beach Plastic Surgery Center & MedSpa) believes that anti-aging tips should be started in your 20’s for preventative measures and to create an anti-aging regimen. “When clients approach their 30’s, they really start to notice early signs of aging from small wrinkles to brown spots on their hands – one of the true age-tellers found on the body. It is never too soon to take measure to protect the skin and to preserve a youthful appearance.”

“With over 17 years of experience, I find that most of my clients are unaware of how sensitive the skin is on their hands – - the most exposed part of their body!”

Dr. Tachmes’ non-treatment anti-aging tips include:

1. Wear driving gloves – throughout the year, as early as your 20s…today’s suntan leads to tomorrow’s fine lines, wrinkles and age spots as cracked skin and small wrinkles are a result of exposure to cold weather elements

2. Wear cleaning gloves – penetrating your hands in extremely hot water containing bleaches, degreasers, soaps and anti-bacterial agents have chemicals that dry out the skin – try applying a nice balm to the hands before you clean in case water seeps inside and…the heat from the water can also be beneficial to penetration of product

3. Exfoliate your hands every week with an enriched, oil-based scrub once a week to allow even penetration of moisturizers

4. Apply SPF 30 (or higher) onto your hands just as you would to your face – everyday

5. Apply tint to car windows – even in the winter months, the sun’s rays still have UV rays that are equally damaging

6. Eliminate the practice of chewing cuticles (can cause loose, torn skin that will eventually crack) and cracking knuckles (can cause enlarged knuckles and increased wrinkles) when under pressure – find a non-aging solution that will not affect your skin’s appearance

Do you worry about your hands? I’m 33, and only thing I do regularly is moisturize. Maybe I need to step it up a bit!

How many women got breast implants last year?

The New York Times has the lowdown on the newest numbers released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. About 13.1 million cosmetic procedures took place in 2010 — 1.6 million surgeries and 11.6 million “noninvasive” treatments. Ninety-one percent of the patients were women.

So what’s on the rise?

* Breast implants: 296,203, up 2 percent during the last year and 39 percent over the last decade.
* Breast lifts: 90,000, up 9 percent during the last year and 70 percent over the last decade.
* Breast reductions: 82,871, down 2 percent over the last decade, but up 6 percent from the last year.
* Breast implant removal: 21,700, down 47 percent over the last decade, but up 9 percent from the last year.

And on the decline:

* Liposuction: 203,106, down 43 percent over the last decade.
* Nose jobs: 252,261, down 35 percent over the last decade.
* Eyelid surgery: 208,764, down 36 percent over the last decade.
* Face-lifts: 112,955, down 16 percent over the last decade.
* Botox, wrinkle fillers and laser hair removal all gained popularity.

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Sofia Vergara was told to “lose weight”

Can you imagine? She looks amazing!

Before Sofia Vergara became well-known starring in ‘Modern Family’, she was considered to be a bit on the heavy side!

“They would send me the dresses” to wear to awards shows, usually in size zero, “and it was impossible. I mean, no matter what I did” they didn’t fit, she told the ladies of The Talk yesterday.

“It was a nightmare. So, somebody told me, ‘You have to lose weight because … in the pictures, you’re gonna look better. Look at the other actors, how good they look,’” she continued.

“So I told her, ‘Yeah, they might look better in pictures, but I look better naked.’”


Kim Kardashian says her boobs are real – do you believe her?

They’re real — and they’re fabulous. That’s the message Kim Kardashian wants to get off her, well, chest during a Thursday appearance on Piers Morgan Tonight with older sis Kourtney, 31.

“There’s a lot of plastic surgery rumors that swirl and I’m the first one to be super honest,” says the Kourtney and Kim Take New York star, 30, who admits to trying Botox. “And so everyone was talking about that, saying that they must be, you know, fake.”

The truth? “They are real,” says Kim, in the video above. “They are completely 100 percent real.”

And when host Piers Morgan tells the reality star, “You just look like you must have had [surgery],” she responds, “That’s what Spanx and masking tape are for.”

However the eldest Kardashian — and mom to son Mason, 13 months — had a more permanent solution for her bust.

“These babies are not real,” she laughs while pointing at a cardboard cutout of herself. “I used to make fun of [Kim] when we were little and then I went and got surgery.”

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