Sam P. Most, M.D., F.A.C.S. is Chief of the Division of Facial Plastic Surgery at Stanford University in Stanford, Calif.â€“ a distinction that speaks volumes about his credibility, techniques and skill set. He is widely sought after in the Bay area, where he is known for his integrated approach to facial aging and natural-looking results.
Dr. Most chatted with Beauty in The Bag about his approach to facial plastic surgery, the effect Facebook and celebrity worship is having on his patients and the importance of being honest about what a procedure can or canâ€™t do.
Hereâ€™s what he had to say:
1. Tell us about your practice and the types of patients you
If you are on Facebook (and with billions of users and counting, really who isnâ€™t?) you have likely seen the plethora of foot selfies or â€œfâ€elfies. Images of perfectly polished toenails and sun kissed skin with sparkling aqua marine water and white sand in the background can be particularly obnoxious during winter months when you are trapped in a polar vortex, but summer is almost here, which means its your turn to put your best feet forward so your whole social network can like them.
But â€œitâ€™s hard to maintain feet over the winter, so you may have your work cut out for you,â€ says Krista Archer, DPM, a New York City-based podiatrist.
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If you’re anything like me, you have a bit of a tricky time figuring out what your undertones are.
And for this, you can be forgiven: undertones come in various hues, and are not always as apparent as someone’s skin tone. But Prescriptives is hoping to acquaint you with the deep browns, golden yellow, creams, and reds in the foundation game, and help you figure out if you have warm or cool undertones. The Beauty Print Facebook Game runs from March 10 through March 3o and you can play every day for a chance to win a custom-blend foundation (so there are 21 chances in all).
If you’re curious to see how their custom blend foundation stacks up, read our review here. In a nutshell, it can’t
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One of the great things about being a beauty editor is meeting the movers and shakers of the industryâ€”the product developers, marketing executives, and public relations pros that make sure the greatest and latest makeup and skincare get to stores and shelves.
In addition to press events, editors get to hobnob with beautymakers at trade shows and industry events. This week, the annual HBA Global Expo took place in New York City at the Jacob Javits Center.
The show comprises product, ingredient, and packaging exhibits, as well as a roster of educational seminars. Thatâ€™s where the hobnobbing begins, and in fact Beautyinthebagâ€™s very own editor in chief Wendy Lewis c