Next to hands, which two areas of our bodies take the most abuse?
If you guessed the neck and décolleté, you win a prize.
The already-thin and delicate skin in these areas gets hit with direct sun and environmental damage. To the rescue: New doctor-approved treatments developed especially for the neck and décolleté – and the best news is that none of them involve surgery.
“The neck and chest regions are often overlooked by most when realizing how much photodamage and photoaging occur in these areas,” say Nashville dermatologist Michael Gold, MD, of Gold Skincare Center. This is poor planning as we have fewer sebaceous glands on the neck and chest, which makes for dryness
In the realm of BOTOX battles, there is still no clear winner. Merz Aesthetics, a division of Merz North America, recently announced positive results from a clinical trial designed to evaluate the efficacy of Xeomin® (incobotulinumtoxinA) in the treatment of glabellar lines, when compared to BOTOX® Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA).
XEOMIN® Aesthetic (incobotulinumtoxinA) is a prescription drug that is injected into muscles and used to temporarily improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows (glabellar lines) in adults. Results last about 3-4 months in most people and possibly longer.
It may sound like comparing Coke to Pepsi to most of us, who are more in
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