As a specialist in facial rejuvenation, I’m often asked by patients what product they can use to keep themselves looking young. They typically ask about special creams, ointments, and serums. My answer to them is that the best thing people can do simply to wear sunscreen daily; it’s one of the best ways to keep a person looking young. Recent research from Australia supports this advice I’ve been giving my patients over the years. I thought it would useful for readers of this blog for me explain a bit about this research, sun exposure, Ultraviolet Rays, and how the sun affects us as we … [Read more...] about New Research on Sunscreen and Aging
Beauty, Health, and Aging
Beauty, Health, and Aging
Take a look at these two photos and consider which one is the Man and which is the Woman. What did you decide? Did you say the left appeared more feminine and the right more masculine? These were the findings of many people who took this test. What were the factors that made you determine which was the Man and which was the Woman? The Truth? In actuality, this is a photo of the same person with different color contrasts in the eyes and mouth region in the two photos. These photos were from a scientific study by the Harvard Psychologist Richard Russell. He studied the sex … [Read more...] about Why Does Makeup Make Women Appear More Feminine?
The aging process affects our bodies in many ways, both internally and externally. Since the beginning of time, people have been longing for some method to help them remain vital and live longer on this earth. From early mentions of Herodotus in the land of the Ethiopians, to stories of Alexander the great crossing the Land of Darkness to find the life restoring spring, to our more recent tales of Ponce De Leon, many have searched high and low for a magic elixir that would restore youth. A recent article caught my eye and I thought it would be interesting to you. There have been many … [Read more...] about Science Advances and the Fountain of Youth
The logo above is associated with my practice and possesses a lot of meaning for me. It is a graphic representation of my practice philosophy of rejuvenation, which is based upon achieving powerful yet natural/subtle results for my patients through my specific methodology. Real beauty is timeless and has an instant connection with the deeper parts of our brain. When we think about beauty, we often assume it’s only subjective and based on the eye of the beholder. Although we all have different likes and dislikes, we also have a natural, hard-wired, objective affinity to certain appearances. … [Read more...] about Perfect Proportions: The Meaning of the Boxes
I often speak about why I like to help people with their appearance. Most of what I discuss is related to understanding the impact our appearances have on how the world views and relates to us. When I cover these topics, I explain we are biologically driven to evaluate each other based on the 3 Ds of Aging: Deterioration of the Facial Skin Deflation of the Face Decent of the Face It’s true that typically when we first meet one another we evaluate each other’s skin tone and tend to appreciate clear, beautiful, and even skin. We then evaluate each other’s eyes and mouth … [Read more...] about Facial Rejuvenation to Facial Transplant: The Spectrum
Beauty is defined by Webster as the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit. Beauty can exist in many forms, but physical beauty is one of the forms that most comes to mind when discussing this subject. Throughout history the importance of beauty has been recognized. In ancient Greece, Aristotle, when asked why people desire physical beauty once replied, “No one who is not blind could ask that question.” In society and from a practical basis, Nancy Etcoff deftly observed in her book, “Survival of … [Read more...] about Beauty : What is it and what is it good for?