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Beauty Choice Awards: Look Younger Now

If we could snap our fingers and look younger in a matter of minutes, we would. But for now, these products are the next best things to keep in your beauty arsenal when it comes to turning back the clock.

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The Best Nonsurgical Skin Tightener

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Ultherapy

If loose skin is a problem and you need a solution, but surgery isn’t an option, this skin-lifting treatment is the way to go.

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The Natural Solution For Youthful Skin

Tata Harper Moisturizing Mask

Biocompatible hyaluronic acid is the star ingredient in this botanical-scented, organic cream that sinks into your skin while you sleep. Come morning, skin is hydrated, fine lines are muted, radiance is boosted and you’ll also notice a soft, cushiony effect.

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The Body Lotion That Does More

Éminence Organic Skin Care Coconut Firming Body Lotion

Kick your body lotion routine up a notch with this double-duty formula that leaves skin looking and feeling firmer and smoother over time thanks to a collagen-boosting complex and coconut-infused moisturizers.

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Dull Skin Dominator

GlamGlow YouthMud Tinglexfoliate Treatment

Lackluster skin doesn’t stand a chance against this mask. It tingles, exfoliates and simply put, it works.

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The Most Effective Skin Plumper

Hada Labo Tokyo Skin Plumping Gel Cream

Among our favorite features of this fast-absorbing gel-cream: a silky feel, three types of skin-plumping hyaluronic acid and no trace of fragrance whatsoever.

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Everything you need to know about Hollywood’s hottest anti-aging secret

Everything you need to know about Hollywood’s hottest anti-aging secret

It’s hard to believe the beautiful actress railing against plastic surgery when she looks exactly like she did in that decade-old rom-com. However these age-defying celebs aren’t lying about going under the knife: They just know about Ultherapy, the only FDA-approved non-invasive treatment for lifting the skin on the neck, chin, and brow.

1. A natural process equals a natural lift.
Ultherapy uses ultrasound waves that cross deep into the tissue to denature the collagen, and therefore, stimulate new collagen growth. Essentially, the natural process pumps up the volume where you need it most.

2. It improves the skin in ways surgery can’t.
Ultherapy not only delivers a beautiful lift and boost but it really makes the skin look better than what you could get with a surgical facelift. A facelift only cuts and lifts, and doesn’t actually treat the skin like Ultherapy does.

3. Everyone can afford it.
Ultherapy is priced per pulse, which means the cost is adjusted for those who are only aiming to improve vertical lines above the lip versus someone treating their full face and neck.

4. Easy in, easy out, and not a vacation day wasted.
Two magical words: no downtime. You can have minor swelling or minor bruising, but that’s just about it.

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Mariah Carey Slims Down with CoolSculpting

Mariah Carey Slims Down with CoolSculpting  mariah blog

 The ever-radiant Mariah Carey was all smiles at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and for good reason.  The superstar debuted a brand new body! But how did the mother of 4 year old twins lose so much weight so quickly?  “The conventional way of course,” the Carey insider says.  “Dieting and CoolSculpting!”

 Mariah Carey looked like a glowing holiday queen at this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.  The songstress, who performed at the annual event, wore a flowing red gown that showed off her fabulous curves – and what appears to be a noticeably slimmer figure. “From the photos and from everything I’ve been following, she definitely has lost a significant amount of weight,” says Stephen Davis, MD, board-certified plastic surgeon.

So how did she do it?  Sources say CoolSculpting, a trademarked term for cryolipolysis (cold-assisted fat breakdown), is rising in popularity as a way to reduce fat without surgery.  The cosmetic procedure uses a special device to freeze a specific area of the body, killing the fat cells but leaving other tissue unharmed. And here’s the crazy thing:  “It actually works,” says weight loss expert Charlie Seltzer, MD, an obesity specialist in Pennsylvania.

A 2014 study in the journal Clinical, Cosmetic, and Investigational Dermatology concluded that “cryolipolysis is considered to be both safe and effective.”  It actually freezes the fat, causing an average reduction of 25% of the thickness of fat after one one-hour session with no scars or surgery.  This procedure is scientifically proven to work, and is used for all parts of the body, including the tummy, arms, love handles, back fat, man boobs, inner and outer thighs, and double chin.

The FDA first approved the device in 2010.   “It’s basically a suction applicator that pulls an area of fat inside the cup when you turn it on.  Once inside the applicator, the area gets super-cold.  For the first five minutes it feels like someone is pinching you and then it becomes numb.  In about an hour, the fat cells that have been sucked in become like a frozen stick of butter.  The area is massaged for two minutes to break up the fat cells and dissolve the stick of butter.

Why doesn’t the skin freeze and die, too?  Fat deposits are vascularized differently from skin and other surrounding tissues, which protects the skin but not the fat cells.

The treated fat cells are necrotized (that is, they die off), and the body eliminates the waste naturally over a period of weeks.  Within two weeks, the area might not look as full as it used to, and within four weeks, it will be “markedly changed.“

“The new photos of Mariah Carey on Thanksgiving suggest that she has lost at least 45 pounds in two months, “ says celebrity trainer, Charlene Ciardiello.  “She looks incredible.”

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