Time, gravity and cosmetic surgery

Time, gravity and cosmetic surgery

There are many reasons as to why parts of our body sag over time. For starters, there’s a marked decline in the skin’s elasticity, robbing it of the ability to snap back into place when we lose weight. When it comes to breasts, however, other factors come into play, such as smoking, post-menopausal conditions which create collagen deficiencies and pregnancies (although breastfeeding has not been proved to be a cause).

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Cosmetic surgery on the rise across the Atlantic

Cosmetic surgery on the rise across the Atlantic

If events in America are anything to go by, it’s clear that the boom in popularity of aesthetic surgery procedures isn’t going to end anytime soon.According to new data published by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, cosmetic surgery procedures across the board continued to increase last year, meaning that there has been a 132% growth in aesthetic procedures between 2000 and 2016.

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10 tips for choosing the right cosmetic surgeon

10 tips for choosing the right cosmetic surgeon

When it comes to choosing the right clinic, it’s not as cut-and-dried as selecting the nearest one to you. There are a plethora of options available for newcomers to cosmetic procedures, with a bewildering array of specialists looking for your business. And ‘specialist’ is the key word here: you want the best practitioner for the procedure you require. So, where to start?  

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What is the difference between a breast augmentation and a breast lift?

What is the difference between a breast augmentation and a breast lift?

If you’re dissatisfied with the size of your breasts, or the shape, or both, you’re in luck: you live in an age where cosmetic procedures for the breast area are not only safe and effective, but also where having a ‘boob job’ carries no stigma at all. But which procedure is that one that’s right for you?

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Worried about the beach body reveal this summer?

Worried about the beach body reveal this summer?

A recent survey of 1,000 women revealed some very interesting statistics about how we view our bodies – and how we’d like other people to view them, if at all. The key findings include that only six percent of women will feel confident in a bikini this summer and nearly half of all women in the survey claimed that they would avoid wearing a bikini at all. And thhe body part women hate to show off? The stomach area according to 54% of women polled.

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How long will a facelift last?

How long will a facelift last?

The immediate benefits of cosmetic surgery are obvious: a part of the face or body that has been bothering you for ages gets tightened, or reshaped, or corrected, offering an instant transformation. But there’s still one question that prevents certain people from reaping the benefits of a facelift: how long will the effects of a procedure last? And when the effects wear off, will the treated area look worse than it was before?

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