Ageing isn’t about the “butt dropping”, Cameron Diaz has warned. Having just released, The Body Book, a tome designed to help women learn about their bodies and how to look after them, the 41-year-old is often praised for her youthful looks, which she maintains by eating healthily and working out
Your essential guide to ageless beauty, with expert opinion and detailed beauty insights for all ages and stages of life. Aging skin Planning your beauty treatments with lifestyle changes will ensure that your beauty requirements are correctly met and that you get the most out of your anti-aging plan.
Dr Maureen Allem – leading Cosmetic Doctor answers your anti-aging, skin care, body contouring and weight loss questions. “Dear Dr Allem, I am a thirty five year old, mother of three. Over the past few years I have noticed more and more pigmentation on my face, especially in summer.
A survey, conducted by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), suggests that the popularity of selfies promotes more plastic surgery among younger women. The organisation blames the trend on the popularity of selfies and photo-based social media platforms like Instagram and Snapchat. “Social platforms, like Instagram,
In this column, Lesley Stones looks at the fascination with retaining youth. When I was a kid I used to think anyone over 20 was ancient. What an idiot! Now I indulgently describe people as immature youngsters if they’re still merely in their 30s. Age is a relative thing, and as
By Kim Bell Did you know that hair loss has become the fastest-growing category, after hair colour, in the professional industry? According to the experts at Bosley Professional Strength (www.bosleypro.com), throughout history men and women have searched for ways to treat hair loss. There are a number of reasons for
Cape Town plastic and reconstructive surgeon and member of The Allergan Medical Aesthetics Academy, Dr Nerina Wilkinson, talks about facial injectables – what you need to know Myth 1: All facial injectables are the same. Firstly, we must understand the difference between anti-wrinkle injectables and facial fillers like Juvéderm. An anti-wrinkle injectable, is
New findings, published in the journal Pathogens and Disease, indicate that fillers act as incubators for infection, which in isolated cases, can lead to lumps and lesions which don’t heal. “Previously, most experts believed that the side-effects were caused by an auto-immune or allergic reaction to the gel injected,” said
Skin problems are not exclusively teenage territory. With our frenetic lifestyles and the associated stress, more women are experiencing problem skin than ever before. Stress reduction is vital, says Dr Adam Geyer, Kiehl’s consulting dermatologist and instructor in Clinical Dermatology at Columbia University. “Cortisol is released when we are under stress and
By Kim Bell Cellulite is the appearance of uneven, lumpy skin, most commonly on the hips, thighs and buttocks, explains Dr Rakesh Newaj, a Johannesburg- based dermatologist. It is caused by the fibrous connective tissue cords that pull the skin to the underlying muscle, and the deposits of fats in