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Confused by all of the different terms for wrinkles? Why does your doctor call them ‘Crow’s feet”, yet all the magazines call them something else entirely? It’s hard to keep it all straight.
We’ve got your back with the Official Beauty In the Bag Guide to Wrinkle Slang.
Canthal lines. This is the medical name for the clusters of tiny wrinkles and fine lines that form around the outer corners of the eyes. They are also called crow’s feet, laugh lines and character lines.
Crow’s feet. These are clusters of tiny wrinkles and fine lines that form around the outer corners of the eyes. They are also known as laugh lines and character lines.
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Forget hemlines as a predictor of a sluggish or strong economy, cosmetic surgery may be as reliable of an indicator. And if this theory holds, let the good times roll.
Americans spent more than $15 billion dollars on combined surgical and nonsurgical aesthetic procedures in 2016, accounting for an 11% increase over the past year alone, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).
This is the single largest dollar amount spent on cosmetic surgery since ASAPS began its Cosmetic Surgery National Data Bank Statistics survey in 1997, and a $1.5 billion dollar increase in expenditures from 2015 alone.
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Most skin firming and tightening devices are based on the principle of sending heat to the deeper levels of the skin while protecting and bypassing the outermost layer of the skin. The added benefit of these nonablative skin rejuvenating systems is that there is little or no downtime in the form of scabbing, bruising, swelling and crusting. They heat and tighten loose skin by inducing deeper skin retraction under the skin – so the surface remains intact and you can wear makeup right away.
These devices may utilize a variety of energy including radiofrequency, broad based light, or ultrasound to deliver heat. Areas that can be treated may include the forehead, around the eyelids, lower f
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