Entries by Radiance Staff

This Is the Age You Should Start Preventative Botox, According to Dermatologists

Original Article By Sarah Kinonen In today's not-so-shocking news: People are officially interested in injectable, non-invasive treatments. (It's about damn time, folks.) We've recently reported that, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), an estimated 7 million injection procedures, including Botox, were performed in the last year alone. And that number just continues […]

The Juvéderm Vollure XC Filler Has Just Been Approved by the FDA

Original Article By Sarah Kinonen While cosmetic enhancements, such as fillers and Botox, are still (unfortunately) considered taboo in today's society, surprisingly, the number of people getting work done is going up and up. In fact, in 2015, Americans were injected more than 6.6 million times, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, […]

8 Simple Ways to Detox Your Body

Original Article By Ysolt Usigan Cut Your Sugar Intake A seasonal detox is an effective way to clear your body of toxins, which will also speed up your metabolism and enhance your overall health. Start by decreasing the amount of sugar you consume, says Matt Dower, spa director at Mirbeau Inn & Spa in Skaneateles, […]

"Bridal Botox" Is the Pre-Wedding Beauty Ritual That's All the Rage

Original Article By Sarah Kinonen Wedding season is officially upon us. And along with flower arrangement ideas, color scheme options, and bridesmaid dresses suggestions to plan, brides-to-be are also adding another unexpected element to their pre-wedding bridal beauty regimen: Botox. According to a survey conducted by RealSelf, an online forum for cosmetic treatment information and […]

Under-the-Radar Uses for Your Favorite Injectables

Original Article By Elise Minton You may love the way your doctor wields his or her needle to inject your favorite fillers and injectables, giving you the look you’ve always wanted. But for the most part, doctors like to use these products off-label, meaning for a purpose (albeit safe) other than what they are FDA-approved […]

The Makers of Botox May Have Just Solved Your Acne Problems

Original Article By Tatiana Bido Good news coming from the late-stage trials of an acne medication from drug giant Allergan and Paratek Pharmaceuticals. The companies are reporting that two Phase 3 trails of the drug sarecycline, an oral tetracycline-derived antibiotic with anti-inflammatory properties, has been successful in the treatment of moderate to severe acne. David […]

Everyone Is Secretly Getting This Plastic Surgery Procedure

Original Article by Amanda Montell If you grew up watching too much early 2000s reality TV like I did, then your impression of plastic surgery might have been similarly influenced by, say, a certain cast member of The Hills or contestants on The Swan. Until very recently, I wrote off all cosmetic surgery as extreme, […]

The Surprising Reason Women Are Getting Botox in Their Bladders

Original Article by Julie Ricevuto While you’re probably already well-versed in Botox Cosmetic’s aesthetic uses (good-bye forehead wrinkles), it turns out this anti-aging injection is capable of much more than just addressing cosmetic concerns. Many people turn to Botox Cosmetic for medical reasons such as excessive sweating or reoccurring migraines, but there’s one use for […]

Why This Woman Got a Facelift—And Couldn't Be Happier

Original Article by Elise Minton Bothered by loose, saggy skin and moderate wrinkles on her face, this woman explains why she opted to have a facelift and get rid of what she didn’t like once and for all. “I had a mini-facelift with fat transfer as well as a necklift, lip enhancement, injections of Restylane […]