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The Things Cosmetics Companies Really Don’t Want You to Know: Part 2

Skincare is big money – are you a savvy consumer? There’s a lot of competition out there for your skincare attention, both online and along the skincare aisle. How savvy are y...

The Things Cosmetics Companies Really Don’t Want You to Know

How savvy are you about the cosmetics world? The world of skincare and cosmetics is a multibillion-dollar industry – and it can get pricey. Are you familiar with the tactics c...

Is Red Light Therapy a New Miracle Skincare Treatment?

Or the next beauty gimmick designed to lighten your pocket? Read on!  Everyone seems to be jumping on the red light therapy beauty bandwagon. Is it the next great leap in beaut...

How to take care of your unique hair type

Shape, density, caliber, and curl – let’s demystify the terms! Everyone’s hair is a unique reflection of their own personal genetic make-up. Ethnicity can influence the charac...

Can you really reverse a frown?

Read on for real ways to fix an upside-down smile! You’re in a great mood.  The sun is out, you’ve finished work early, and you’re excited to meet up with friends.  In fact, th...

What makes a great jawline?

And how to get one… Last week we went into detail on the mewing craze, focussing on what the TikTok trend realistically can and can’t do for your jawline. This week? We’ll focus...

Mewing: Does it work?

Is mewing your ticket to a naturally snatched jawline? Read on to find out! Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, chances are good you’ve noticed that sharp jawlines are a thi...

Myth busting: The skin edition

Get ready for yet another round of myth debunking! This time we’re looking at skincare advice that’s most definitely leading you astray.  It’s that time again. My team has been ...

Topical Finasteride

Interest in topical finasteride is on the rise. Curious? Here’s what you need to know. If you’ve ever experienced hair loss – or even looked the term up online – chances are goo...

Do you need vitamin C in your skincare?

Considering adding a vitamin C product to your routine? Read our guide before you buy.  Vitamin C wins the award for being the most searched skincare ingredient online. Is it w...

Things that can make a hair transplant difficult

Imagine that you’ve booked in for a hair transplant and surgery day has finally arrived!  You’re excited. You’ve been planning for months, (in some cases maybe a year or more) a...

10 Reasons NOT to get a Hair Transplant

Often when talking about hair transplants, we focus on the plusses. Today we’re dedicating the blog to unpacking some of the reasons you shouldn’t.  When someone is considerin...

A Guide to Women’s Hair Loss Part 2: What to do

Last week we talked about the 6 main causes of women’s hair loss and why it’s so crucial for women experiencing hair loss to make note of the patterns and get a diagnosis. This ...

Your Guide to Women’s Hair Loss Part 1: It’s Complicated…

50 percent of all adults will experience hair loss – why don’t we often talk about when women experience it?  21 million women in the USA are currently experiencing hair loss.  ...

Proving the Haters Wrong

Tackling the times in our lives when people doubt us and our chances to succeed. I often have the privilege of meeting people at a point in their lives when they’re dealing wit...

The 7 top reasons hair transplants fail

Know the pitfalls and how to avoid them before you buy! Imagine you spent $20-50,000 dollars on a new car, only to find out afterwards that the car seat won’t fit, the oil chang...

Hair Transplants: Do you really get what you pay for?

How much should you spend on a hair transplant to guarantee a great result? What we see in the mirror has a profound effect on how we feel about ourselves. We’ve all experienced...

18 hair transplant myths debunked!

18 hair transplant myths debunked! Questions about hair transplants? Read on as Dr. Linkov debunks some common myths and misconceptions.  For those who follow the channel, cha...
BEAUTY,PLASTIC SURGERY

Your biggest questions (and misconceptions) about plastic surgery answered!

Today Dr.Linkov tackles the most asked questions about plastic surgery on the web.  Is plastic surgery safe? Will I regret having plastic surgery? Do plastic surgeons only care ...
BEAUTY

Beauty Trends: Everything you wanted to know about eyebrow shaving

Why exactly are people shaving their eyebrows? The answers might surprise you. Why are people shaving their eyebrows? Turns out it’s not a new practice. I’m the last person t...

7 bad habits that will damage your hair

7 bad habits that will damage your hair I spend a lot of time talking about hair growth and the health of hair follicles, but I don’t often talk about the hair shaft, and it’s t...

My Personal Hair Comeback Journey

My Personal Hair Comeback Journey https://youtu.be/wFZm0E3P1Cs?si=9bMuM41oJQB641TV I get asked a lot about my hair.  That isn’t really surprising considering that I’m a hair tr...
BEAUTY,PLASTIC SURGERY

Can you really get a facelift without surgery?

Can you really get a facelift without surgery? Read on for Gary’s take on the risks of non-surgical trends.    What if I told you that you could get the results of a facelift wi...
BEAUTY,SKINCARE,WELLNESS

Everything you need to know about retinoids

Everything you need to know about retinoids Confused by the abundance of different retinoid products out there? Read on to get Gary’s take. Did you know all retinoids are forms...
BEAUTY,PLASTIC SURGERY,WELLNESS

Myth Debunking: The Lip Edition

Myth Debunking: The Lip Edition Duck lips, trout pout… Those two terms are so well known they’re practically legendary in the aesthetic community – or dare I say mythical? Coll...
HAIRCARE,PLASTIC SURGERY,WELLNESS

5 New Hair Restoration Treatments You Should Really Know About

5 New Hair Restoration Treatments You Should Really Know About Today I want to take a break from debunking hair myths to go over 5 new (ish) hair restoration treatments that I t...
HAIRCARE,WELLNESS

14 Hair Myths: Let the myth-busting begin!

14 Hair Myths: Let the myth-busting begin! Today I’m going over some popular hair loss myths that I recently covered over on the channel. Debunking hair loss misinformation is a...
BEAUTY,PLASTIC SURGERY,WELLNESS

TikTok’s Viral Aging Filter - Just how accurate are those images?

TikTok's Viral Aging Filter - Just how accurate are those images? A few weeks back, filters that could make middle-aged adults look like teenagers were all over the media for… w...
BEAUTY,SKINCARE,WELLNESS

What Makes a Great Sunscreen?

What Makes a Great Sunscreen? Yes, you need sunscreen. Does yours measure up? With summer in high gear, I’d be remiss if I didn’t spend a bit of time talking about the most im...
HAIRCARE,WELLNESS

Does Green Tea Work for Hair Loss? Debunking some Trending Myths.

Does green tea work for hair loss? Debunking some trending myths.  It sometimes feels like new hair growth miracles are popping up faster than those phishing emails from far awa...
BEAUTY,PLASTIC SURGERY

Youth Trends: Accessorizing with Cosmetic Procedures

Youth Trends: Accessorizing with Cosmetic Procedures  Remember the days when teens wanted a fake ID to get into a bar? Those of us old enough might even remember aughts teen det...
BEAUTY,HAIRCARE,PLASTIC SURGERY

The Quest for Perfect Hair

The quest for perfect hair  *Today our blog writer, Kristi, wanted to share a personal story relevant to today’s topic.  Way back in my grad school days, this friendly, neighbo...
HAIRCARE,PLASTIC SURGERY

How many grafts? Parsing the numbers game.

When someone considering a hair transplant comes in for a consultation, one of the first questions they often have is, ‘How many hair grafts do I need?’  The answer is more comp...
HAIRCARE,PLASTIC SURGERY,WELLNESS

Microneedling for hair growth: is it worth your time?

Microneedling is having a big moment right now across the aesthetics world. It seems you can’t turn a corner without seeing an advertisement or anecdote promising very impressiv...
BEAUTY,PLASTIC SURGERY

Is Gen Z plastic surgery getting out of hand?

Is Gen Z treating plastic surgery like a disposable fashion accessory?  Lend us your imagination.  You’re young, in your 20s, and you’re deeply self-conscious about your height...
BEAUTY,PLASTIC SURGERY,WELLNESS

Scar Treatments that Work

Will it leave a scar? That’s one of the most frequent questions patients have for their plastic surgeon before a procedure. And no wonder. We’re a little obsessed with scars. Ta...
BEAUTY,PLASTIC SURGERY,WELLNESS

Why You’ll Regret Fox Eye Surgery

Brows certainly seem to be having a big fashion moment. Social media is chalk ‘full’ of arched brows these days, and every cosmetics company out there seems to be selling a prod...
BEAUTY,WELLNESS

Is a Liquid Nose Job Worth it?

You’re at the store and you’re about to make a big-ticket purchase. Perhaps it’s a car? A house?  A potentially life changing decision.  Like most people, when faced with an imp...
BEAUTY,PLASTIC SURGERY,WELLNESS

Tightening your facial skin without plastic surgery

If it’s true that we humans love beauty, then it’s also true that we like nothing more than a magic potion promising to achieve it. There’s a lot of us out there who want to loo...
BEAUTY,HAIRCARE,WELLNESS

The Renaissance of Low Dose Minoxidil

When it comes to hair regrowth treatments that work, minoxidil was the first. Imagine it’s the early 1970s. Bell bottoms are de rigueur, disco is king, and Star Wars is just a g...
BEAUTY,HAIRCARE,WELLNESS

Your Questions about Finasteride

I had an interesting conversation with my 3-year-old the other day. She wanted a treat before dinner and had what she thought was a pretty fantastic argument about why she shoul...
BEAUTY,HAIRCARE,PLASTIC SURGERY

The step-by-step of an eyebrow hair transplant

Injury to the eyebrow area and overplucking are some of the reasons for eyebrow hair loss. Some seek a solution for this in microblading, while others dislike it because the res...
BEAUTY,HAIRCARE,PLASTIC SURGERY

When you can’t pick and choose

When you can’t pick and choose You should clearly communicate with your surgeon when it comes to your desired hairline and the details of the surgery. Yet, there are aspects of ...
BEAUTY,HAIRCARE,WELLNESS

PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) For Hair

A hair treatment that doesn’t require doing something every day It can be difficult to keep up with some hair treatments, whether they entail taking a pill or applying a soluti...
BEAUTY,HAIRCARE,PLASTIC SURGERY

A Hair Transplant Might NOT Be For You...

Hair surgery works for many, but not for all We've gone over different hair loss treatments: solutions, medications, and surgery for example. Of course, each case is different a...
BEAUTY,HAIRCARE,PLASTIC SURGERY

Hair Transplant Starter Pack

Hair transplant surgery starter pack There is a lot of information about hair transplants available online and it might seem like a daunting task to begin researching the proce...
BEAUTY,HAIRCARE,PLASTIC SURGERY

Steps of a Hair Transplant

Steps of a hair transplant We’ve covered ways of harvesting hair (FUE and FUT). Once the hair is harvested, be it from the head, neck, or chest area, it needs to be transplanted...
BEAUTY,HAIRCARE,PLASTIC SURGERY

Hair Transplant Surgery Day and Aftercare

Surgery day and aftercare  As the day of your hair transplant surgery approaches, you might find yourself feeling a mix of excitement and nervousness. This is completely normal....
BEAUTY,HAIRCARE,PLASTIC SURGERY

More Hair Isn't Always Better

More hair isn’t always better If you decide to have hair transplant surgery, you should consult with your surgeon about the number of grafts that will need to be harvested for t...
BEAUTY,HAIRCARE,WELLNESS

More on Hair Loss

Let’s revise We've previously covered some of the main causes of hair loss and their treatments. Today, we will go over that information in a short overview. We will also addres...