Entries by Radiance Staff

Can Botox Make Your Face Look Thinner?

Original Article by Elise Minton In the quest for perfection, the one part of the body that seems the hardest to get thin is the face. You can work out all you want, but the face is an area that needs special attention—usually from the help of a doctor. Unbeknownst to many, Botox can work […]

Why Chemical Peels Are the Secret to Perfect Skin

Original Article By Jolene Edgar A spotless, lineless, flawless complexion is lying just beneath the surface of your skin—and doctors have found that a classic treatment is the fastest way there. Satin slip dresses slinked down the spring runways. Celebrities are wearing chokers on the red carpet. And here’s one more ’90s revival for you: […]

Are Botox Injections the Latest Weight-Loss Trend?

Original Article By Kylie Gilbert You may be familiar with Botox’s uses beyond wrinkle smoothing—as a migraine cure, or to keep sweat at bay (ICYMI, women are even getting it in their scalps to save their blowouts!), but there’s another supposed perk of the muscle-freezing drug that you may not have heard of: weight loss. […]

The New Hush-Hush Way to Get Thinner Thighs

Original Article by Elise Minton Think the fat fighter Kybella is limited just to eradicating fat in the chin area? Think again. There’s a new off-label use that has women lining up for the fat reducing treatment. Kybella is an injectable drug that is used to rid a double chin of fat once and for […]

Why I Got Botox In My Twenties

Original Article By Kiera Aaron If you ever want to go down a rabbit hole of horror, do a Google Image search for “bad Botox.” (Here, I’ll make it easy for you.) Yeah, a lot can go terribly, terribly wrong. But the truth is, lots of totally normal people get Botox and live their lives […]

Chronic Migraines? New Guidelines Say Botox Really Does Help

Original Article by Health Editor Botox is a safe and effective treatment for chronic migraine and three other neurological disorders, an updated guideline from the American Academy of Neurology says. Long used to smooth wrinkles, botulinum toxin is made by a type of bacteria. The toxin blocks the release of substances at nerve endings, reducing […]

11 Things Botox Can Do – Other Than Relax Wrinkles

Original Article by Stephanie Saltzman There was a time when Botox was treated like Voldemort: Everyone knew it had magical powers, but no one said its name. Now things have changed—so much so that Botox is regularly the subject of conversation. So let’s expand the dialogue with a growing list of uses for the wizard […]

What’s Unexpectedly Ruining Your Botox

Original Article by Liz Ritter The sun gets a bad rap for so many skin-aging issues, and now there might be a new negative side effect to add to the list: The cause behind Botox breaking down. Here, the experts debate this snag in anti-aging—and make the case for one more reason you need to […]

How Long Do the Most Common Injectables Really Last?

Original Article by Elise Minton From Botox and Juvéderm to Sculptra Aesthetic and everything in between, it seems like there are more fillers available than there are places in the face to inject them. Because each product does something different, deciphering which ones are the longest-lasting can be difficult. We break it all down for […]

What You Need To Remember if You’re Considering Injectables

Original Article by NewBeauty Editors In the quest for smoother and younger-looking skin, getting cosmetic injections has become a very popular option. “Many people opt for this type of treatment because it’s quick, easy and effective,” says Edgewater, MD, dermatologist Sanjiv Saini, MD. If you’re looking to get injectables for the first time, here are […]