In recent months there’s been a lot of buzz about some of the trendy new cosmetic products on the market. It seems like every woman who comes into the anti-aging center asks about a new treatment… Botox replacements, eyelash lengtheners, lip plumpers… and the list goes on.
The ads for these products sound great. After all, who wouldn’t want Angelina Jolie-worthy lips in a matter of minutes?
The problem is many of these claims are overstated. So let’s take a look at some of them.
How would you feel if you received a kind message from a stranger?
Did you know that being kind to others could dramatically increase your level of happiness? In the last 10 years there has been an explosion of studies and movements around positive psychology (the study of happiness) and especially the study of kindness as a means to increase personal happiness. Studies have shown that random acts of kindness contribute greatly to a person’s positive mindset.
Nature provides everything you need to maintain smooth, young-looking skin.
In South Africa, the women have absolutely gorgeous skin thanks to a mountain shrub called roobios. In the Andes, where women who are exposed to intense sun, they have remarkably smooth and supple skin. These women use a secret they learned from vineyard workers.
I’ve brought many of these discoveries back with me to my practice. I’ve never been disappointed. And neither have the many patients who’ve benefitted from these discoveries.