Category: SPOTLIGHT

How Fillers Can Give An Unnatural Look

A mild facelift effect is now possible without having to go under the knife, thanks to the invention of dermal fillers. Usually made up of hyaluronic acid, a natural compound found in our own body, fillers have become quick fixes for restoring volume due to fat or bony loss, and erasing fine lines Continue Reading

5 Ways to Amp Up Your Skin’s Luminosity

I have always spied on Korean drama actresses and wondered the secret to the Korean dewy skin. You’ve probably heard of it – the rave about perfect, poreless, fair, dewy complexion has now been amplified to another level. If you are one of the lucky ones who got bored of luminous dewy skin, Continue Reading

Facial Cues: Marriage or Mistress Material?

Not so lucky in love? Scientists find facial clues that determine if you’re destined for marriage or short flings. Research revealed that men prefer more feminine faces when they are searching for short-term romance, as compared to candidates for their ever-after. In this new study from the United Kingdom, almost 400 heterosexual men Continue Reading

Do You Have Chin Envy?

Is your chin giving others a weak impression of you? In the world of boxing, a fighter’s chin is a term that refers to the ability to withstand trauma to the chin or jaw without being knocked unconscious. Terms like Rocky Balboa’s ‘granite chin’ and being able to ‘take it on the chin’ Continue Reading

Why Some Women Look Younger Than Others

You know that frustratingly gorgeous friend of yours? The one who puts on some Chapstick and walks out the door, no problem, and still gets carded at way past 21? Scientists have finally figured out what her deal is. And no, it’s not (just) plastic surgery.   Not Too Little, Not Too Much Goldilocks’ principle Continue Reading

5 Things Dermatologists Will Never Put On Their Skin

STRONG ACIDS   In Ancient Egypt and Ancient Rome, women applied lemon juice to their faces, and bathed in sour milk. They had already discovered the benefits of fruit acids. Depending on the acid used, AHAs or fruit acids can moisturize, exfoliate, provide anti-inflammatory and healing action, lighten, tone, even purify the skin, Continue Reading