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The MAS Magnifique Clinical Facial!

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Rejuvenate and relax with MAS Magnifique, Manhattan Aesthetic Surgery’s signature facial and glycolic peel.

This refreshing facial is designed to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and will leave your skin glowing! Many of the products used for this facial are part of the Vivite skin care line, created by Allergan (the same company who makes Botox, Juvederm, and Natrelle breast implants). All Vivite products are made with their unique GLX technology, which is a combination of glycolic acid and natural antioxidants. Together, these ingredients promote collagen, hyaluronic acid, and epidermal growth of the skin (essential components for healthy, radiant, young skin).

What is MAS Magnifique?

This facial begins with a gentle cleanser to wash away any make up, oil, and other irritants that build up on the skin throughout the day.

MAS Magnifique Facial, Dr. Nicholas Vendemia, MAS, Manhattan Aesthetic Surgery, Plastic Surgeon New York City, Skincare New York City, Facials NYCYour skin is then exfoliated, with the help of a high-speed clinical cleansing brush.  The brush helps the cleanser penetrate the skin, while gently scrubbing away the top layers of dead skin.  This leaves the skin looking fresh and smooth.

Next, your skin is prepared with a glycolic prep, designed to help the skin absorb the products evenly. Vivite’s glycolic peel is then applied to diminish pore size by taking exfoliation to a whole new level! A soothing peppermint mask is used after the peel has been washed off to cool and calm your skin, and a redness-reducing moisterizer with sunscreen is applied to complete the facial.

How long does it take?

It usually takes 45-60 minutes, depending on your skin type.

Is there any down time?

No, this is a mild peel that does not require any down time. You can immediately re-apply your make-up and go on with your day looking noticeably more radiant and beautiful.

How much does it cost?

The MAS Magnifique Facial is priced $175, but if you mention this article when you schedule your consultation, you’ll get it for $99!

How do I schedule a MAS Magnifique Facial?

Call or text 917-703-7069 to make an appointment at our beautiful Park Avenue office in New York City!

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Bridal Beauty Blast! Save $500 on Lips, Botox and a MAS Magnifique Facial!

wedding beauty tips, Botox New York, Plastic Surgery, New York Plastic Surgeon Dr. Nicholas Vendemia of MASIt’s every bride’s dream to look her best on her wedding day, and to take the most beautiful pictures ever!

MAS wants to help brides everywhere make this happen! Stop into our office anytime between now and July 31st to take advantage of our Bridal Beauty Blast special. Save $500 on the following 3 ultra-popular bridal treatments:

  1. Plump your ‘pout with Juvederm
  2. Erase stress and wrinkles with Botox
  3. Brighten and tighten your skin with a MAS Magnifique Facial

Three treatments… one visit… priceless pictures on your wedding day!

Website: www.ManhattanAestheticSurgery.com

Phone: 917-703-7069

Office: 1175 Park Avenue, New York City

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Botox for Bone Density?

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Researchers at Yale University had a very interesting question that they decided to test recently… Does the quality of your skin have anything to do with the quality of your bones?

If you think about it, it does make sense that your skin and bones may have something to do with one another. The chemical building blocks, such as collagen, that make up many of the tissues in your body are quite similar, and those building blocks deteriorate as we age. If collagen breaks down at an early age in your skin, it is only natural that it would break down in your bones as well.

The research team studied 114 women and found that skin quality is in fact related to bone “quality”. Women who had more wrinkles, and deeper wrinkles, were also found to have less bone density than women with more resilient, better “quality”, skin. Their conclusion was that wrinkles may be a red flag for decreasing bone density, and a reminder to take good care of your bones (Calcium + Vitamin D supplements, exercise, regular bone density scans).

The new question arising as a result of this study is… “Since Botox fixes wrinkles, will it fix your bones too?”. Unfortunately, the answer is no 😦

Botox doesn’t change your skin’s chemical structure or it’s level of collagen production (both of these things are determined by your genetics). Botox simply relaxes the muscles the pull on your skin and thereby softens the appearance of existing lines, and prevents new lines from forming. Having less wrinkles because of Botox isn’t the same thing as having less wrinkles because your skin was strong and wrinkle-resistant to begin with.

The bottom line here is that if you have great skin, chances are that you have great bones too. And just as people with great skin should still consider Botox treatments to keep wrinkles at bay, people with good bone density should keep up with their nutrition and exercise regimens to make sure they don’t get “wrinkles” in their bones.

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Botox for Migraines. My experience…

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Anyone who suffers from migraines, will agree that there is nothing worse!

The sensitivity to bright lights and loud sounds, nausea, inability to concentrate… I could go on forever. There are a wide variety of medications and treatments available to those who suffer from chronic headaches, many of which I have tried, and many of which have terrible side effects. However, the FDA recently approved a new treatment for migraines… BOTOX!

I’ve been getting migraines since I was in 5th grade, and I’ve literally tried everything from acupuncture to medications (Topamax, Imitrex, Midrin, Maxalt, Axert, etc, etc, etc) in an attempt to prevent and treat them. Topamax was the only medication that actually helped, but the side effects were worse than the headaches themselves. Afters years of searching for the right medication, I started to wonder if I would ever be able to get rid of my headaches… I didn’t know what to do or if there was anything else I could try. That’s when I started looking into Botox for migraine prevention.

There has been extensive research on this topic, and last year FDA approved Botox for treatment of chronic migraines. And although it varies from person to person, most of the study results showed a significant improvement in headaches after Botox. In fact, one study compared Botox and Topomax, and they found that there was similar improvements in frequency and intensity of headaches.

I was a little skeptical, but I gave up on the meds and decided to give Botox a try. I got a total of 45 units of Botox injected into my temples, forehead, between my eyes, and base of my neck, none of which hurt!

Within 3 days, I noticed a difference. Not only did I love the cosmetic benefit (I swear my eyes look more open and awake), but I was no longer getting my daily headaches! A huge improvement, with none of the side effects I had with the medications.

Two weeks after my first treatment, I (unfortunately) have I gotten a couple of headaches, but they are much less intense, and don’t happen as often! Before the Botox, I got a headache just about every day, and now I get a much milder headache once or twice a week. Even when I get one, I don’t feel like I need to lie down in a dark room anymore.

I have realized over the years that my headaches will probably never stop completely, but Botox is the first treatment that really made a difference without bad side effects. I will definitely be keeping up with the Botox treatments in the future.

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Wanna look less “creepy”? Try the 3 F’s of Facial Rejuvenation: Facelift, Fat and Fillers!

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Perez Hilton has a couple great photo galleries on his site called the “Creepiest Men/Women of Hollywood”, and these two characters stood out from the bunch as being ultra creepy 🙂

Are they the creepiest in Hollywood? Probably not, but that doesn’t make it any easier to take your eyes off them!

The both have the ultimate example of what happens to all of us as we get older… volume loss in the face. Most of us don’t lose volume to this extreme (Christopher’s face is almost falling off!), but we all lose it. We spend our lives dieting and sweating away our fat, and then all of a sudden we wish we had some extra to make our faces look young again.

Wouldn’t it be great if we could take some fat from a place that we have too much and put it in a place where we don’t have enough? And if we could get rid of those sunken cheeks, hanging jowls, and turkey necks?

There is! With the 3 F’s of Facial Rejuvenation… Facelift, Fat Injections, Fillers

Keep reading to find out how we can make the creepiest couple in Hollywood look young again!

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Beauty Without The Blade Event at Bare Escentuals!

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WHAT: Free aesthetic consultations from Bare Escentuals makeup artists and Dr. V.  Gift certificates for a variety of products and services from MAS and Bare Escentuals.

WHEN: April 27th, 6-9pm

WHERE: Bare Escentuals, Third Avenue (between 66 and 67th Streets)

CONTACT: 917-703-7069, MAS@ManhattanAestheticSurgery.com

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Lisa’s Lumpy Lips! Longer lasting fillers aren’t the best option… (via Celebrity Plastic Surgery)

Think permanent fillers are the way to go for Lip Augmentation? Think again… Check out this great article on the risks of using permanent and long-lasting fillers in the lips.

Lisa's Lumpy Lips! Longer lasting fillers aren't the best option... Last year, we told you about Lisa Rinna’s corrective lip surgery that she needed to fix the lumpy oversized lips she got from silicone injections. As you can see, her lips look dramatically better than they did when they were overflowing with silicone, but that doesn’t mean Lisa is out of the woods in terms of developing further problems. She was most likely attracted to the idea of using silicone to augment her lips because silicone is a permane … Read More

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Does Botox Prevent Wrinkles?

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As we age, wrinkles appear because of the repetitive contraction of facial muscles. Botox works by relaxing these muscles and decreasing stress on the deep layers of the skin. We all know that Botox is the best treatment for wrinkles, frown lines, and crow’s feet, but can it actually prevent those stubborn lines in the first place?

Read on to find out…

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Lighten Up with The Limelight Facial | IPL | Intense Pulsed Light Therapy!

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Bad skin can leave you wanting to hide in the dark, but the newest laser facial will have you glowing in the limelight!

Laser therapy has become an ideal treatment for hair removal, skin resurfacing, tightening loose skin, and zapping wrinkles. However, successful treatment of hyper-pigmentation(such as light brown spots) has remained challenging. In order to solve this problem, Cutera has developed a new laser using Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), which is effective in treating both high contrast and low contrast pigmentation changes. This treatment is known as the Limelight Facial.

To find out if this will “light up” your complexion, read on!

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Botox vs Dysport… Your Questions Answered!

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For a long time, Botox has been the only contender in the ring in the U.S. when it comes to getting rid of deep facial lines. But Botox just got some competition.

Dysport, which was approved for sale and use in the U.S. by the FDA just last year, is the new botulinum toxin on the block. Since its approval, it has been adopted by many cosmetic surgeons. Many are finding that some of their patients not only like Dysport, but actually prefer it over Botox for their wrinkle-reducing needs.

The Dysport vs. Botox debate is a hot topic in the cosmetic world these days. From how effective each product is in comparison to the other to how much they cost, with all these questions floating around it can be hard to keep the facts straight.

What do you need to know about  Botox vs Dysport? Read on to find out!

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Liquid Rhinoplasty: Be in the Know About the New Nose Job!

 

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Don’t let that hump get you down in the dumps!

If you are not quite happy with the way your nose looks, you’re not alone.  Rhinoplasty remains one of the top plastic surgery procedures in the country. It’s no wonder since you can’t really hide or disguise your nose.

You’re also not alone if the idea or cost of surgery is not something you can handle right now. There is good news, though!

Liquid Rhinoplasty or the “Non-surgical Nose Job”  has become popular in the past few years as a method of changing the shape of the nose without an operation.  It is not a rhinoplasty, as the term implies, but it can help you in a similar way.

Read on to find out if you should give Liquid Rhinoplasty a “shot”!

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Botox Approved for Treating Migraines!

 

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If you suffer from migraines for at least two weeks every month, you may have a new method to battle your brain-pain. Botox has just been approved by the FDA to treat chronic migraines!

As if being the most accepatble injectable wasn’t enough, now this hot-shot will gain even more fans. The migraine treatment will consist of a series of injections in targeted areas around the head and neck. While this method may not leave you looking younger, it will keep your headaches away for up to three months.

What are you waiting for? Don’t suffer another moment from your migraine misery. Talk to your doctor today.

While your at it, try using Botox to kick those fine lines your past headaches have left behind too!

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Lisa Rinna’s Lumpy Lips!

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Lisa Rinna recently came clean to People Mag about having “corrective” surgery on her upper lip to fix some lumps and bumps that resulted from silicone injections she got back in the 1980’s.

Keep Reading to find out more about why Lisa got stuck dealing with Lumpy Lips!

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Getting Old is the PITTS! How to Use Radiesse to Restore Youthful Cheeks

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Brad Pitt was feeling a bit down it seems, but  he got back up with some help from his plastic surgeon!

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Earlier this month, The National Enquirer reported that Brad Pitt has undergone Radiesse filler injections as a way to make his face look smoother and younger. Apparently, he has been hiding under that scraggly “beard” because he was so self-conscious about how he was aging!

Thankfully, his youthful wishes must have  been fulfilled because he finally shaved! We have to agree that he looks as radiant and as youthful as ever, despite a grueling schedule and beyond busy family life.

Read on to find out how to restore and refresh your face with the fabulous filler, Radiesse!

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Lashes in Flashes! 3 Simple Steps for Fabulous Fake Eyelashes

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Long, lush lashes.

It’s not just a tongue twister, but rather, a beauty desire of every woman.  Everywhere you look someone is promising the lure of the lash. Lash Renewal, Revitalash, and of course Latisse have all become as common as a tube of mascara.

Sure they promise longer lashes, but there’s a price to pay. We’re talking about money and maybe a little more. These serums are serious! Why do you think you need a prescription for the best of the bunch?

As tempting as these new beauties are, I prefer to lash-out the old-school way instead . Read on to find out how to do fake lashes in a flash!

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Ricky Martin’s Botox Blooper!

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Will Rhianna Need Laser Tattoo Removal for Her Neck Tat Typo?

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Rhianna is such a “Flower Rebel”… or maybe a “Rebel Flower”? Wait, we’re actually not sure which one she is 🙂

According to a recent report by Popeater.com, Rhianna got a new neck tat in NYC that might be backwards! The tattoo officially says “Rebelle Fleur” (French), but it translates into two different English meanings depending on whether or not it’s used in a sentence.

If is stands alone, it translates to “Rebel Flower”, but if it’s in a sentence, it says “Flower Rebel”. We not sure which Rhianna translation she intended, but we’re assuming she doesn’t want to be a Flower Rebel… mostly because we have no idea what that means 🙂

Since she’s no stranger to tat’s, she’ll probably keep it as is, but let’s say that she changes her mind in the future… just like millions of people do every year! Could she have it removed?

Keep Reading to find out…

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