Category: MAKE-ME-OVER

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 of Continue Reading

5 Signs You Will Look Younger Than Your Friends in 10 Years’ Time

What separates the ‘super-young-looking’ from the ‘old-before-their-time’ people we meet in our lives? Good genes, luck of the draw or just plain old hard work? Research has shown that your genes account for only a portion of how you look, but with time, your actions (or inaction) play a bigger part. We identity 5 Continue Reading

My Quest for a Sharper Nose without Surgery

Though my nose is perfectly straight and sits well proportioned on my face, the somewhat bovine curve at the bottom bothered me. Not the curve, per se, but a childhood memory related to it. When I was about six, my mother casually mentioned my nose looked like Miss Piggy’s—which, in itself, is not a Continue Reading

Forget Brows: Women Are Now ‘Thread’-Lifting Their Faces

The Newest Extreme Dermatology Promises Dramatic Results With Less Downtime If eyebrow threading makes you uneasy, honey, you ain’t seen nothing yet. Queen of off-kilter beauty extremes (remember vagina steaming?) Gwyneth Paltrow has another treatment for you to think about: The Threading Face-Lift. A recent GOOP article on her popular blog explored the ins and Continue Reading

3 Dream Treatments to Replace a Facelift

The beauty industry is eternally dreaming up new ways to replicate the effects of cosmetic surgery procedures, without actually necessitating a scalpel or an anaesthetic. We took a deep look at a few of the newer beauty innovations, which don’t require invasive surgery, to see what’s been developed in the last 12 months or Continue Reading

Nose Lift: What’s it really like to get nose fillers

Three years ago, the Internet freaked out over the idea of five-minute nonsurgical nose jobs. In a local magazine article, a woman recounted her tale—complete with photographic proof—of walking into a plastic surgeon’s office, getting the noninvasive nose-perfecting procedure done, and then heading directly from his office to dinner with her friends. Instead of Continue Reading

I Tried It! – How Fillers Took 10 Years Off My Face In 30 Minutes

At some point, it’s hard to ignore the vivid signs of ageing I see in the mirror. I always felt that my face could be sharper and more V-shaped, but I’ve noticed my face has become more “bottom heavy” and saggy in the past year. My eyes look so dull and permanently tired, it makes Continue Reading