It’s a known fact that women tend to take good care of their face and delicate eye area, but we get lazy when it comes to the skin below our chins. The all important neck and decollete are often neglected—not receiving their fair share of rejuvenating anti-aging creams, serums, and a daily dose of SPF50. The result is not so pretty. Lines, wrinkles, creases between the breasts, and premature skin sagging are the consequences, especially in an area that is so often exposed to the sun’s harmful rays. Just as your hands can give away your age, so too goes your chest.
Ultherapy has made a big splash as the first and only FDA cleared non-invasive treatment for the neck, eyebrow, and under-chin lift. Now Ultherapy is poised to tackle the chest area too. It has recently received an FDA nod to improve lines and wrinkles of the décolleté.
The Ultherapy Décolletage Treatment uses the same signature imaging and focused ultrasound technology that delivers energy deep below the skin. It stimulates the natural formation of collagen and elastin in the skin’s foundation to gradually smooth chest wrinkles to make them less noticeable.
According to New York Plastic Surgeon Bryan G. Forley, “Results from Ultherapy are typically visible after about three months, and in some cases, a second treatment is advisable at that time. The treatment takes less than an hour for the full face and neck, and you can go back to work or resume your normal routine right away. I think it will be a great addition to treat the decolletage as well.”
As with the FDA-cleared Ultherapy procedure for lifting the neck, eyebrow, and under the chin, results for the décolleté can be achieved with a single treatment with no downtime. “There is a high patient demand for a safe and effective solution to treat the chest, but the only options available involved needles, multiple treatments, recovery time, and/or restricted sun exposure,” said principal investigator Sabrina Fabi, MD of Cosmetic Laser Dermatology in San Diego. “Now, with the Ultherapy Décolletage Treatment, I can offer women a solution that consistently works and can be done on their lunch hour, at any time of year.”
The Ultherapy Décolletage Treatment will soon be available at more than 1,500 dermatology and plastic surgery practices across the U.S. Find an ultherapist near you at ultherapy.com.
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Have you ever fallen in love with a nail color so much that you wanted to paint your walls with it? Yes, ladies, I said walls. Well, OPI Nail Laquer has the solution for you. They have teamed up with Ace Hardware to offer an exclusive palette of some of their most iconic colors in Clark+Kensington Paint and Primer in One.
In a first of its kind collaboration, the new OPI Color Palette by Clark+Kensington features 18 of OPI’s most beloved shades paired with complementary colors from the Clark+Kensington line to create a color palette to liven up your home. If nothing else, this rather unexpected pairing may just lure some more women into their local Ace Hardware store in search of Don’t Touch My Tutu, I Eat Mainely Lobster, or Can’t Find My Czechbook.
The whole nail creativity trend is on fire right now. So it’s no surprise that OPI is thinking outside of the box by teaming up with Clark + Kensington and bringing bold nail colors to the home. Hmmm…just envisioning my living room with Nein, Nein, Nein on the walls. Bravo OPI!
With 3,200 Ace stores nationwide, you can find one practically around the corner. Or pick your fave shades of ‘Glamour by the Gallon’ at clarkandkensington .
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In our tech-obsessed world, it was only a matter of time until beauty gadgets actually delivered on their promises. With the right tools in our hands we can now be perfectly groomed, smoothed, and rejuvenated, without stepping foot in a salon, spa, or doctor’s office. Check out these game changers!
INSPIRE HAIR ENVY
Harry Josh Pro Tools Pro Dryer 2000 ($300) just might be the last hair dryer you’ll ever have to buy! This professional quality dryer comes in a pretty mint-green shade, is on the smaller side (i.e. lightweight) and is well-loved for its durability and shelf-life. It’s also energy efficient, using 70% less energy than other hair dryers and dries hair in a fraction of the time as well. Add in the fact that it has ION technology, which reduces frizz and static electricity and increases shine, softness, and manageability and you’re starting to see why it’s a must-have.
GET FAB FEET
Emjoi Micro-Pedi Power ($70) is a miracle find for anyone who has ever suffered from dry, scaly, calloused soles. This hand-held device gently and easily turns feet silky and is much safer and more effective than blades and metal scrapers, which can lead to cuts. Simply plug into the wall and the unique micro-mineral particle roller spins 360 degrees, at an incredible 47 times a second, effectively and painlessly buffing away hard, dead skin in seconds. After just one use your feet will be softer than you ever thought possible. Use once or twice a week for maintenance.
RESTORE YOUR COMPLEXION
Tria Age-Defying Laser ($495) sends targeted beams of light beneath the skin’s surface to stimulate collagen production and improve the tone, texture, and clarity of your complexion. To use, gently cleanse face to completely remove all traces of makeup and oil residue that can block the laser’s beam. Pat skin dry. Select from 1-3 levels on the laser and use over your entire face. Finish with a hydrating serum. This Cosmetic Executive Women 2014 Beauty Awards Winner has a cumulative effect—you’ll start to see its benefits in as little as two weeks.