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REFINERY29 NON-SURGICAL FACELIFT

REFINERY29 NON-SURGICAL FACELIFT

With this past year being spent indoors, we have found ourselves adjusting to remote work and school. Zoom has consumed most of our life and this extra amount of camera time has forced us to over observe our face. The latest episode of Refinery29’s “Macro Beauty,” follows Rachel, someone who felt like what she saw on her screen no longer reflected herself. Rachel remarks that, “I spend most of my days on Zoom calls staring at my face. Over the past year, I’ve learned that I’m more resilient than I thought I was. I’m more positive, I have a better...

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ALLURE: NECK LIFTS, SUBMENTAL LIPO, AND DOUBLE CHINS IN THE ZOOM ERA

ALLURE: NECK LIFTS, SUBMENTAL LIPO, AND DOUBLE CHINS IN THE ZOOM ERA

  Within the past year, there has been a surge of younger plastic surgery patients. Doctors attribute this to the “Zoom phenomenon”: a time when increased downtime and remote work has allowed for an optimum recovery window for many patients and a time of increased perception and observation. We are now stare at ourselves through Zoom screens and are forced to reckon with features we may have overlooked before. Some of us can’t help but notice our neck fat and have even attempted to angle our computers accordingly. Dr. Devgan notes that, “From a purely mechanical standpoint, necks endure a...

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FORBES: BEAUTY IN A POST COVID-19 WORLD

FORBES: BEAUTY IN A POST COVID-19 WORLD

Last year in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Devgan was featured in Forbes to talk about her vision about the future of beauty. When asked about what beauty will mean in a post-Covid world, Dr. Devgan noted that, “How can we make something that has often been dismissed as frivolous and superficial into something that adds to the quality and fabric of our lives? Ultimately, I think that the answer to those questions is that beauty is about confidence. Pretty skin and long eyelashes are not about how your face looks. They are about how you feel about...

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COVETEUR: EVERYTHING ABOUT CHIN AUGMENTATIONS

COVETEUR: EVERYTHING ABOUT CHIN AUGMENTATIONS

Are chin augmentations really the new nose job? Coveteur investigates this very question.    Firstly, what is a chin augmentation? Chin augmentation is a surgical or non-surgical procedure that alters the underlying structure of the face, providing better balance to the facial features. There are a few options when it comes to facial augmentation. While chin implants are the gold standard due to its permanency, fillers are a popular (and cheaper) alternative. Fillers may be temporary but some surgeons argue that getting filler before surgery may serve you better in the long run  as many find it better to see...

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