Posted 12:00 PM 5/16/2013 by Robert Preidt
THURSDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- For those who aren't born with long, fluttery eyelashes, cosmetic extensions can help achieve that often sought-after look. But eye experts warn that the adhesives used to apply these eyelash extensions can cause allergies and infections.
The American (More)
Posted 2:00 PM 5/2/2013 by Robert Preidt
THURSDAY, May 2 (HealthDay News) -- Abnormal brain wiring may explain why some people become so fixated on their appearance that their obsession makes it hard for them to function, a new study suggests.
The study included people with body dysmorphic disorder, a mental illness that causes (More)
Posted 12:00 PM 4/30/2013 by Robert Preidt
TUESDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- For the many pregnant women who are concerned about how beauty products, such as hair dyes and skin creams, will affect their developing baby, an expert offers some advice on what is safe.
"Women face a lot of uncertainty as their bodies change during (More)
Posted 10:00 AM 4/29/2013 by Robert Preidt
MONDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) -- More women are getting arm lifts, according to newly released statistics, with the number growing from about 300 procedures in 2000 to about 15,000 in 2012.
This type of cosmetic procedure can include removal of fat by liposuction or surgery called (More)
Posted 10:00 AM 4/15/2013 by By Carina Storrs
MONDAY, April 15 (HealthDay News) -- Laser-assisted liposuction might provide an option for people who want stubborn pockets of fat removed but fear they'll be left with loose skin.
Traditional liposuction, a fat-removing cosmetic surgery procedure, is generally (More)
Posted 2:00 PM 4/8/2013 by By Randy Dotinga
MONDAY, April 8 (HealthDay News) -- Rekindling the old debate on whether size matters, new research finds that women may take a man's penile endowment as a key factor in "mate selection," ranking it as important as his height.
Besides making some men insecure, the research might offer (More)