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We have witnessed first-hand (first-face?) the wonderful myriad of ways that injections can make life better. Aside from the cosmetic perks (which are not to be minimized), Botox* injections can also be used to prevent migraines, stop TMJ pains, prevent over-sweating for the under-arms, and new indications are being researched and developed every day. (There… Read more »

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Superhero costumes will rule this Halloween—that’s according to a new survey by the National Retail Federation. Whether you choose to dress up as Batman, Harley Quinn, or even your favorite emoji, there’s a good chance your costume will require you to experiment with products that might wreak havoc with your skin and hair. We turned to three… Read more »

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What an amazing few weeks for Allergan! In addition to recently receiving FDA approval for forehead injections with Botox, they also JUST got Allure Magazine’s 2017 Award for the “Big Breakthrough” Winner! Per Allure’s award blurb: Why exactly do experts love this new hyaluronic acid lip filler? Let them count the ways. 1. “It’s made… Read more »

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Global pharmaceutical giant Allergan recently announced the FDA-approval of Botox for its third indication: the temporary improvement in the appearance of…. Moderate to Severe Forehead Lines. Whoa! This recent development makes Botox the first and only neurotoxin that the United State’s government has approved to specifically treat three facial treatment areas: Crow’s Feet, Forehead Lines, and Glabellar lines (the… Read more »

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As anyone who has ever tried can attest: when it comes to applying lipstick, the struggle is real! The even harder part? Getting your product to stay in-place! Beverly Hill’s based KaplanMD Cosmetics has brilliantly tackled the world of lip beauty. His Perfect Pout lipsticks basically do everything but apply themselves, and his Perfect Pout… Read more »

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From Dermascope magazine:  During skin consultations, skin care professionals often have clients mention that they have sensitive skin. Educated professionals frequently encounter resistance from clients when trying to break down their skin care-fearing wall and figure out if they truly are sensitive or if something else is the cause of their skin woes. More often… Read more »

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After repeating the following list about 25-times a day in conversation, we finally had the *epiphany* that this might be helpful information to share on the inter-webs. 🙂 BEFORE YOUR INJECTION TREATMENT:   * Do Not: Take Aspirin, St. John’s wort, Fish Oil, Vitamin E, drink tons of alcoholic beverages, and use any other blood-thinning substances… Read more »

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Hello, Gourd-geous! It is so true that it borders on comedy, but come Autumn — people go absolutely bananas over pumpkins. Pumpkin lattes, pumpkin scones, they are even making pumpkin flavored lip-balms. Is it because the taste is really that amazing (maybe?), or does pumpkin evoke universal feel-good memories of Thanksgiving, family, and holidays? Pumped… Read more »

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A closer look at one of the most buzzworthy antiaging skin care products. New products that promise to “unlock a more youthful appearance,” “turn back the hands of time,” and “reset the aging process” bombard consumers and skincare professionals on a seemingly daily basis. While we already know that good skincare is vital to skin… Read more »

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What a lovely surprise to stumble across this beauty-blogger touting the injection-skills of our very own Sarah Sidiqi, NP! Sarah Sidiqi, NP is the person who does my injections. She is absolutely, positively the BEST! The first time I got my lips done (with someone else), I received about 15x injections in my top lip…. Read more »

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 Women ask me for recommendations on where to go for cosmetic dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and facialists all the time. When I say what doctor I go to for Botox, 9 times out of 10 they say to me… “You get Botox? But you don’t need Botox!” “Yes, exactly.” I say, “That’s why I get it.”… Read more »

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Instead of idly standing by and watching these horrible things happening in our country, we decided to join forces with Lacquer Lounge to try and do our part at making Philadelphia the community we want/hope it to be. Starting on Tuesday, August 29th, About Face will be at Lacquer Lounge’s Old City location once a… Read more »

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Baz Luhrmann is such a thoughtful guy. He shared the “Sunscreen Song” just in time for my 1999 high-school graduation. As someone read it aloud from the maroon and white decorated podium, I remember thinking, “wow, pay attention, this is really important and really good advice…what am I wearing to the party tonight? Will my… Read more »

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