Glo Derma Owner Amy Birkenstamm and Practice Manager Stephanie Plantier learning with the best of the best in aesthetics at ISPAN 2017, the 43rd annual convention of the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses.read more
The Golden State Warriors, the winners of two of the last three N.B.A. titles, uses a version of the blood analysis/supplement program of Thorne Research and its affiliate, Wellness FX.
Chelsea Lane, the Warriors’ director of performance and sports medicine, said in an email that she admonished players for whom “every 1 percent counts in the pursuit of excellence.”read more
Kim Kardashian West isn’t shy when it comes to sharing her favorite skin care treatments (remember her vampire facial selfie?), and considering she’s pretty much tried it all, she probably knows a thing or two about what treatments actually work. So, we can’t help but keep an eye on the latest procedures, products and treatments Kardashian West is fond of. The latest reveal? A strange-looking facial treatment that the reality star can’t get enough of—unsurprisingly, it’s a really good one.read more
When Adele performed eight nights at L.A.’s Staples Center last summer, she wasn’t running on stamina alone. She was getting an energy boost from IV vitamin infusions administered by Drip Doctors, the year-and-a-half-old Downtown go-to for stars including Chris Brown, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. The $220 drip is called Limitless, the “celebrity favorite,” says founder Dr. Jamila Sozahdah, full of antioxidants that are good for singers, especially, preventing bacteria and polyps from building up or developing on the vocal cords.read more
When you have five kids under the age of 12 and a new business that requires your undivided attention, it’s easy to lose yourself. I can feel it creeping up on me sometimes, in between soccer practice and the sixth client of the day. Amid the seemingly endless list of people who want and need things from me, forgetting myself could become an unfortunate byproduct of a chaotic life. But getting here hasn’t been easy, so I’m not going to give in to the temptation. Not now, when everything I’ve worked for is right in front of me.read more
Vitamin C has a patchy history as a cancer therapy, but researchers at the University of Iowa believe that is because it has often been used in a way that guarantees failure.
Most vitamin C therapies involve taking the substance orally. However, the UI scientists have shown that giving vitamin C intravenously—and bypassing normal gut metabolism and excretion pathways—creates blood levels that are 100-500 times higher than levels seen with oral ingestion. It is this super-high concentration in the blood that is crucial to vitamin C’s ability to attack cancer cells.read more
I’ve always wanted to remove all the hair from my face. I contemplated lasers, but because my skin has too much melanin, it could cause hyperpigmentation. Instead I’ve been waxing, tweezing, and Nair-ing for years. That was, until I discovered dermaplaning.read more
After the BolderBoulder 10K in May, participants meandered through a postrace festival lined with vendors offering samples of coffee and fare from local food vendors. They could also treat themselves to an IV drip.read more
Desk workers, beware. More advanced forms of postural stress “show up as pain or weakness in the low back and gluteals caused by prolonged periods of sitting.” Luckily, massage can counteract the imbalance caused from sitting, which means you can keep your desk job-as long as you schedule a regular massage.read more
What’s your POV on women choosing to enhance their appearance through surgery or otherwise? “My opinion is, if you want to do something for yourself, go ahead and do it. Think about what you’re doing before you do it. I don’t believe in being impulsive and being like: ‘Oh, today I want a boob job.’ But if you’ve been thinking about that for years and years, by all means, go ahead and do it.read more