Michele McManmon

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Michele McManmon is a freelance writer/photographer working with Guardian US, Thrillist, LA Weekly, Playboy and more. Her unique work with celebrities, artists and other interesting subjects can be viewed at dominoartz.com.

Can the G-Shot Enhance Your Sex Life? The Heated Debate over G-Spot Amplification

The G-Spot: Myth or Fact? First described by German gynecologist Ernst Gräfenberg in 1944, the G-Spot is known as a highly innervated mass of tissue located 2-3 inches inside the vagina, in the front inner wall opposite of the clitoris. Renowned sexologist Dr. Beverly Whipple “rediscovered” the G-spot and presented further evidence of its existence in ... Read more

Areola Tattoo Artists Provide Hope and Closure to Breast Cancer Survivors

In 2012, 39 year-old Tara Dunsmore was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma, a common form of breast cancer. After undergoing a lumpectomy followed by a bilateral mastectomy, Dunsmore thought she was finally nearing the end of her nightmare when she began researching areola tattoo options the following year. Her hopes soon evaporated once she realized that there simply weren’t ... Read more
Kim Phuc

Healing the Wounds of War: Vietnam ‘Napalm Girl’ Benefits from New Scar Revision Techniques

New scar treatments helped Kim Phuc heal, both physically and emotionally. We spoke with six professionals to learn more about these recent medical advances. Searing hot napalm falling from the air, burning a naked 9-year-old Vietnamese girl running from her village, as captured in Nick Ut’s Pulitzer prize winning photograph from June 8, 1972  – ... Read more

Industry Trend: Plastic Surgeons and Aestheticians Join Forces to Offer Outstanding Care

As non-invasive cosmetic techniques continue to replace traditional surgical solutions, an increasing number of plastic surgeons and aestheticians are bringing their strengths together to offer patients a wider range of services. Statistics compiled by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) show a steady growth in the number of cosmetic procedures performed over the past year, ... Read more
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Skin Care and Cosmetic Trendsetters Meet at the 2016 Makeup Show

Age-defying skin treatments, extravagant makeovers, and a slew of celebrity appearances – Chicago’s trendy, urban-chic West Loop area became home to some of the most well-known artists in the beauty industry last month during The 2016 Makeup Show‘s weekend-long event.  The event was mc’ed by superstar make up artist James Vincent, whose clients include Marilyn Manson, ... Read more
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Illegal Butt Injections Cause Chronic Health Issues and Death

Despite the media attention garnered in recent years by several horrifying cases of amputation, disfigurement, and death, the illegal butt injection business continues to thrive in many American cities. Vinnie Taylor, a North Carolina man accused of performing butt injections using industrial-grade silicone, was recently sentenced to 15 years in federal prison after one of ... Read more
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America’s Most Popular Plastic Surgery Procedures: What the Doctors Have to Say

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons recently released its much-awaited 2015 Plastic Surgery Statistics report, in which it notes a shift in the types of procedures patients are undergoing and an increasingly broad socio-economic range of clients seeking out cosmetic enhancements. The total number of procedures has more than doubled since 2000, and “while more ... Read more