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Hair, Glorious Hair – Part I

Every year, American women spend billions of dollars on hair products, haircuts, hair styling, hair extensions, perms and straightening, hair color, hair accessories, wigs, etc. Men are generally less hair-obsessed […]

Vaginal Rejuvenation: Beauty Below the Belt

  Pudendal pulchritude, or attractive genitalia, is, depending on one’s point of view (no pun intended), an important and legitimate concern in the world of female beauty, or a “yucky” […]

Do you know that fat stem cells and bone marrow stem cells are really, really different?

Some things seem like they should be the same, but in fact are really, really different.  You know, like those celebrity pictures posted online or in tabloids where you see […]

Snail Growth Factor Allergy with Microneedling? May not be such a tiny problem.

Microneedling, whether done at home, by an esthetician, or a medical professional, results in thousands of microscopic perforations in the stratum corneum, the uppermost layer of the epidermis. The result is […]

Skinflamm’aging and Rusty Faces

As iron oxidizes, the result is rust. As faces oxidize, the result is chronic inflammation leading to the appearance of aging.  But rather than getting soft and crumbly like rusty […]

Postinflammatory Hyperpigmentation

The word inflammation comes from the Latin “inflammo”, meaning “I set alight, I ignite”. Inflammation is part of the body’s immune response. Initially, it is beneficial when, for example, your skin […]

Melasma, melanin, and mosaicism

  While our facial skin’s cells all start out with the exact same DNA, they don’t all look alike. Skin, more than any other organ, reflects a genetic “mosaicism”, which […]

Injectable Fillers – Smart or Not?

Injectable dermal fillers aka “facelift in a bottle” The liquid face lift has been popular for years and for understandable reasons – a more youthful appearance with no downtime, no […]

Roll your own. Face.

Does this man look 70 years old to you? He is. He published an article in 2006 about a procedure he has used fifty times. Dr. Desmond Fernandes is a […]

Slather on your vegetables, they’re good for you …botanicals in skin care.

It’s organic! It’s natural! It’s green!  What is it? Snot, when you have a bad cold.   Sorry for such a disturbing illustration here, but I wanted to point out […]

The Matrix Reloaded – Elastin

Sagging skin.  What could be more a more pathognomonic sign of aging?  What causes skin to sag, or not? How come I used to be able to stretch my skin and […]

Enter The Matrix. Collagen

We hope we don’t lose you with our references to last decade’s sci-fi, but we just couldn’t resist. The quotes are just too juicy, and altogether relevant to the BFT […]

Aristotle and Christie Brinkley: Thought twins?

Aristotle and Christie Brinkley have something in common. No, not their noses, although there is perhaps a slight  familial resemblance. No, it’s something intellectual, and something so profound and fundamental […]

Menopause, Aging Skin, and “What’s a Girl to Do?”

Because the skin is our “visible” part, it gets more than its share of notice as we age, from others and from ourselves. What many may not realize is that, […]