It is very common and perfectly normal to see hair in the shower drain or on your hairbrush if you are a woman. In fact, the average female sheds 50-100 strands per day, according to Smart Beauty Guide. The shedding of hair is part of a healthy hair growth cycle. There are three main stages of hair growth, called the anagen, catagen and telogen phases. Each strand of hair can be in its own stage. In general, your hair grows for about two to six years before it stops and enters the shedding (telogen) phase. Once the cycle is complete, it begins again as a new strand of hair starts to grow. … Continue reading
Cold weather often gets a bad reputation, even with your skin. Most people think about how the dry air can negatively impact your complexion. However, the winter months have some benefits for your facial skin too. At Beverly Hills Center, we want to help patients retain a healthy and attractive complexion all year long – including the seasons when the air may be extra chilly. Since we can’t stop the winter from approaching, here are some positive takeaways that your skin can get from cooler temperatures: … Continue reading
Do you often hear the words, “is everything okay?” It is not uncommon for the aging adult to look upset, sad or angry when they feel fine on the inside. The signs of aging around the eyes, brows and forehead are often responsible for this unfortunate misperception. As we age, our skin loses elasticity and collagen. Around the eyes, this causes a heaviness and sagging that furrows the brows and makes one look angry when they really aren’t.
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Thanks to the amazing advancements in filler injections and facial rejuvenation technology, patients don’t always have to go under the knife to change their appearance. When it comes to the face, the nose is the most central and prominent feature. Unfortunately, this feature is not always well-accepted by its owner. Many adults and even teens are bothered by the way their nose looks. Since it is a difficult feature to hide or cover up, a large, crooked or unsightly nose can be a real threat to one’s self-esteem. But is surgical rhinoplasty your only solution? Maybe not. … Continue reading
It is not hard to find treatments and remedies to fight the signs of aging on the face. Facial aging is one of the most unwelcome parts of getting older, yet it is also inevitable. While we have not found a way to stop the aging process all together, there are countless services in facial rejuvenation that can hide, slow down and even reverse the signs of aging temporarily. Non-surgical services range from chemical peels, facial fillers and microneedling to dermabrasion, innovative skin care products and much more. Before you can determine which is right for your aging face, it is important to understand what actually happens throughout our face as time marches on. … Continue reading
When we think of the signs of aging, most of us consider our face. However, the back of the hands can also reveal your age and even make you seem older than you really are. The skin the back of your hands can get rather thin, and you may notice that your tendons and veins look more prominent than they once did. This skeleton-like appearance can be accompanied by sun spots and other unsightly pigmentation throughout your hands. … Continue reading
Do you suffer from a “double chin” appearance? You may be excited about the recently approved injectable treatment called Kybella that melts away fat under the chin without surgery. Kybella contains a synthetic form of deoxycholic acid, which our body naturally produces to break down fat. Once injected into the submental (under chin) region, Kybella can permanently destroy fat cells and leave your body to get rid of the evidence. Sounds like the perfect solution, right? … Continue reading
What if you could erase your wrinkles and give to a charity all at once? Esteemed facial plastic surgeon Dr. Ben Talei invites you to a special “NewTox Party” this Saturday, June 29th from 10am to 6pm at our Beverly Hills Center office. At this unique event, guests will not only have an opportunity to try the newest Botox alternative product on the market, but they can also support children with cancer at the same time. … Continue reading
The pockets of swelling that occur underneath the eyes are commonly called “under-eye bags.” While this is typically a cosmetic concern in older adults, it doesn’t always signify aging. Just like dark circles, your tendency to have puffiness underneath the eyes can be a genetic trait as well as a reaction to certain lifestyle habits. Your diet can even influence how much fluid you retain in your face and around your eyes. In some, under-eye inflammation is an allergic response to something in the environment. Regardless of the cause, it is important to know your options as far as treatment. These include both surgical and non-surgical solutions. Some people may even find that they can improve the appearance of under-eye bags by making some adjustments at home. … Continue reading
With age comes many unwanted changes in the face. Heavy jowls are certainly one of them.
According to the New Oxford American Dictionary, the word “jowl” is defined as: “the lower part of a person’s cheek, especially when it is fleshy or drooping.” This can occur in both men and women, though women are typically more bothered by this sign of facial aging. The extra sagging in the cheeks can also pull down the corners of the mouth, creating a sad appearance and frowned lips. … Continue reading