| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Terry McGill, the petite dynamo who owns Jordan Thomas Salon & Spa in Bel Air, has set the bar high for her business: “We want to be everything to everyone,” she says with a laugh.
But don’t think for a minute, despite that laugh, that...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Cosmetic surgery is on the rise, led by people getting chemical peels, laser hair removal and other minimally-invasive procedures, according to a report released Tuesday by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Plastic surgery procedures increased 5...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:46 AM
Last night, I took another gander at the episode guide for this season of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," and realized this isn’t the last episode! We’ve got one more coming up. Plus, I forgot about the reunions, and reality show...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Maryland is moving to toughen regulations on the fast-growing medspa industry — a move designed to narrow a "loophole" and prevent deaths such as one last year following a liposuction treatment at a Timonium facility.
Regulations being discussed...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:10 AM
The renewal of spring didn’t come without elbow grease, whether it included the laying of mulch and plantingof flowers, or the cleansing of grime from window screens and patio furniture. Now that the chores are completed, it’s time to...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:07 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More patients are filing claims after being burned, scarred or otherwise injured during laser surgeries performed by non-doctors, a new study shows.
Researchers found 75 out of 175 legal cases related to procedures like...
| May 14, 2012
| 11:48 AM
1) Versailles Medical Spa
Summer is coming, and that’s an anxiety-producing time if your look isn’t all you’d like it to be. Marie Saarde, Esthetician at Versailles Medical Spa in Darien, is dedicated to making people look and feel...
| Jan 19, 2010
When someone whispers that they recently had "some work done," right away the questions start: What was it really like? Did it hurt? Where did you get it done? How much did it cost? But even today, in our youth-obsessed world, people are reluctant to talk...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 4:36 PM
laser hair removal; hygiene...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:39 AM
Since posting this blog, I've gotten a lot of followup questions about laser hair removal. Let me first preface this with: I am no expert! So, please just realize this is my personal experience (which I'm more than happy to share). Like I stated before, I...
| Oct 28, 2010
It's so much easier to do than shaving or waxing, but laser hair removal doesn't come without dangers.
One local woman claims she went in for the treatment, which promises to get rid of unwanted hair, but came out with second and third degree burns....
| Sep 29, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Monday through Friday, 9 to 5, it's all work and no play… except for that hour at high noon. Lunchtime. For the cosmopolitan woman in downtown Fort Worth, it isn't always an hour for eating.
With that in mind, medical aesthetician Lisa Artman...