Bentonite Clay

How to Use Bentonite Clay: Detox, Masks, Benefits, and Dangers

Calcium bentonite healing clay, referred to by some manufacturers as “Indian” or “Aztec” healing clay, is often billed as the world’s most powerful facial. The clay has a negative charge which is said to draw positively-charged toxins from the skin. The clay does help control the production of certain oils on the skin, making it … Read more

Jaw Widener

Palate Expander FAQ: Who Benefits from This Device and What Can They Expect?

Palate expanders are most successful in children. Adults might be able to get their palates expanded, but the process is difficult and unreliable. Expanding your palate could change your smile in a favorable way. There are a wide variety of palate expanders, some of which can be removed for certain activities such as eating and … Read more

armpit fat

Armpit Fat Removal (Bra Bulge): Lipo, Arm Lift, Coolsculpting, and Kybella

Armpit fat and bra bulge may in fact be accessory breast tissue, loose skin, or both. Surgical treatments to reduce bra bulge include liposuction and skin excision. Non-invasive procedures may be effective, but generally provide less dramatic results. Unsightly bra bulge is difficult to target through diet and exercise, and easy to spot when you’re … Read more

liposuction surgery

Is Liposuction Painful? Complications, Side Effects, Recovery, and Results

Liposuction may sound scary, but is that fear really justified? As with all procedures, knowing what you are getting yourself into can make all the difference. Here, we answer some of the most common questions patients have for their surgeons both before and after the procedure. Is liposuction painful? Liposuction is an invasive procedure so … Read more

Stress Rash

The Mysterious Stress Rash: What It Is and What You Can Do About It

Stress can trigger skin conditions and make others worse. The best treatment for a stress rash is to manage your stress. Poor sleeping habits can amplify stress levels, making stress rashes worse. Stress keeps you awake at night. It causes you to eat poorly, forgo exercise, and ignore basic routines like washing your face before … Read more

LED Treatment

Photofacial: Types, Benefits, Side Effects, and Recovery

This issue is brought to you by Dina MD Clinic Photofacials use light-based technologies to treat skin blemishes and pigmentation issues. As a safer alternative to older treatments with the added bonus of little to no downtime, photofacials have become quite popular. Photofacials can treat any part of the body other than the eyelids and … Read more

Eyelash perm

Eyelash Perm (Lash Lift): What It Is, Efficacy, Safety Concerns, and Best DIY Kits

Women have long sought longer lashes. Fuller darker lashes make our eyes look wider, healthier, and shapelier. Although they are frequently associated with femininity, not every woman is blessed with naturally luscious lashes. Most women seek to create or enhance this effect through the use of eyelash curlers or extensions. However, these are temporary and … Read more

VI Peel

VI Peel Review: Ingredients, Before and After, Side Effects, and Cost

The VI (Vitality Institute) Peel, from VI Aesthetics, is reported to be less painful than traditional chemical peels. Unlike other well-known chemical peels that contain glycolic acid, it’s made of a combination of other alpha and beta hydroxy acids. Although VI Peels are recommended for a wide range of skin types and aesthetic concerns, they … Read more

Scalp scabs

Can’t Stop Scratching Your Head? What Causes Scalp Scabs, and How to Treat Them

Scalp scabs are often a side effect of more serious medical conditions, or the direct result of itching irritated skin. Some causes of scalp scabs are highly contagious, making prompt diagnosis essential. While home treatments can help soothe the scalp, prescription antivirals or antifungals may be required. What are scalp scabs? Scalp scabs are flaky, … Read more

Botox Brow Lift Vs. Brow Lift

Botox Brow Lift: Is it Really Better Than the Surgical Alternative?

Introducing the brow lift Even if you generally shy away from surgery, you should still give some consideration to this option. First of all, you might be surprised at how safe and effective brow lift surgery can be. Second of all, it’s important to understand brow lift surgery in order to appreciate the strengths and … Read more