Dolce & Gabbana are two words that have become synonymous with style, innovation, and ingenuity over the last three decades. Italian designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana founded the company in 1985, starting with women’s clothing, then later expanding to include a men’s collection in 1992. Dolce & Gabbana have become a household name remarkably quickly, creating very diverse collections in a relatively short time frame. With so much choice, it can be hard to know where to look, so here are some essential things you need to know when buying Dolce & Gabbana.Continue reading
It’s quite ironic isn’t it, how we appear to come full-circle as far as trends go? I’m talking about all trends here and not just fashion, but naturally it is indeed in the fashion scene where trends are perhaps most pronounced. Fashion trends appear to recycle themselves every few years and I’m still waiting to see how the nineties are going to make their comeback in what would appear to be a rather interesting battle between a time when material was seemingly used in excess and right now, when minimalism seems to be the order of the day. Continue reading
When you choose to have any type of invasive surgery, the presence of post-surgical scars is inevitable.
As a patient, you can do a lot to ensure a positive outcome by selecting a skilled plastic surgeon who can hide or at least minimize visibility of post-operative scars.
You will also play an important role in caring for your post-operative scars to facilitate a fast and full recovery. In this article, learn the best way to deal with scars after your procedure.
Follow Your Surgeon’s Instructions to the Letter
Whether this is your first-ever surgery or you are used to the surgical process, you can be sure your surgeon is more experienced than you are in how to heal and fade scars!
This is why it is so vital to follow your surgeon’s recovery instructions to the letter. From taking your prescribed medications as directed to applying the recommended bandages, tape or treatment to minimize scar appearance, you and your surgeon are a team in making sure the appearance of post-surgical scars is minimal.
Understand Complicating Factors & Do Your Part to Minimize Them
Certain factors can make one patient more prone to visible scarring than another. Three of the primary contributing factors include your age, your genetics and your habits.
While this probably won’t seem intuitive, the truth is that as you age, your skin becomes less likely to create a visible, raised scar. So waiting to have surgery until you are older can be a good strategy if you have a history of visible scarring.
Your genetics also have their own role to play in whether or how much post-op scars may show up. For example, some people readily develop keloid scars (raised, thick, pink scars) while others do not.
Your personal habits can also complicate or aid scar healing. If you use tobacco, ceasing for a period of time can help your body heal faster. If you are very active, taking the prescribed rest period will ensure your scars do not become infected or stretched.
Scar Placement Is Very Important to Post-Operative Visibility
Choosing a board certified, licensed and experienced plastic surgeon brings with it the benefit of their many years of expertise in creating the most natural results.
The best plastic surgeons continually research and study the latest scar placement techniques to hid scars in natural skin folds or less-visible areas of the body or face. Be sure to view your surgeon’s “before and after” client portfolio and read patient testimonials to feel confident in your choice.
Know Post-Op Scar Minimization Options Also Exist
Sometimes despite your best efforts, you wind up with a visible scar. But here, all is not lost! There are many approach that can effectively minimize the appearance of a scar post-operatively.
Some are quite simple, such as using scar tape or massage to protect the area and bring healing blood flow. Other options include lasers, revision surgery and steroid treatments at the scar site.
Are you jetting off somewhere warm and sunny for your summer holidays this year? This can be a stressful time trying to remember all the things that you need to do from packing to printing off boarding passes. For many of us, the beauty regime on the lead up to going on holiday can be quite intense, but there is no need to worry as we have listed below for you all the beauty prep tips that you may want to do before you go. Continue reading
If you’ve ever had some concern about your looks, whether it’s the acne scars, the aging skin, or the wrinkles, the idea of surgery to improve your appearance may have crossed your minds. The good news is, there are other ways of achieving a perfect skin other than undergoing a surgical procedure, and most of these processes involve utilizing cosmetic treatments. A few of these techniques are explained below, but you can always discuss the concerns you have about your skin to a cosmetologist, dermatologist, or any skincare expert within your local area. Continue reading
Summer weather has finally arrived, but with the sun comes the risk of skin damage. It’s an unfortunate fact of life that the two go together and while the risk of sun damage to the skin can be quite serious, even if you’re careful you could still find yourself looking a little blotched and discoloured. Continue reading
Is it a safe method?
Laser hair removal, if done by certified personnel, and with a medical follow-up, is completely safe, and extremely effective.
For what areas is it especially recommended?
For all. There is no type of area for which laser hair removal is not recommended. It can be used in all areas of the body and for any type of skin. Continue reading