| Aug 12, 2010
Lisa Kurts works out five days a week, eats right and stays out of the sun. Her beauty regimen gets more complicated from there, with injections, creams and prescription medication — much of it aimed at enhancing the beauty of her eyes.
| Sep 2, 2010
It's a sweaty kind of summer this year.
And while the multiple days of triple-digit temperatures have made some people glisten and others drip, everyone seems to be seeking ways to dry off. Some are showering more or slathering on "clinical-strength"...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 3:28 PM
The makers of the miracle toxin that erases frown lines by paralyzing facial muscles won the Food and Drug Administration's blessing on Friday to market Botox for the prevention of chronic migraine headaches. The FDA's decision expands the potential...
| Jul 12, 2010
The beauty business loves a good buzz word, and when its marketing genies find an ingredient that the public responds to, they'll ask their scientists to add it to just about everything. Think of collagen, green tea, peptides and vitamin C.
The latest is...
| Oct 13, 2011
Liberal fervor, which took a hit when it became apparent that Barack Obama the president was not going to live up to the promise of Barack Obama the Shepard Fairey poster, is back in action. From the streets of Manhattan to the pages of Facebook, from L....
| Mar 5, 2012
| 4:39 PM
No one was surprised that Vladimir Putin won the Russian presidency on Sunday. With no strong candidate for the opposition to unite around, the election was widely expected to go his way. What were Russians surprised by? His tears....
| Apr 26, 2011
| 2:32 PM
Botox injections can erase the effects of years of emotional expression on a person's face. But the cosmetic procedure that unfurrows brows, smoothes laugh lines and unwrinkles crinkles appears to come with an unseen price: an impaired ability to read...
| Apr 15, 2012
Like it or not, plastic surgery is here to stay.
Sure, some people will tout the virtues of self-acceptance and aging gracefully and lament that the rise of cosmetic procedures (including fillers, Botox and the like) signifies the swift decline of...
| Jun 1, 2010
What do business men, actors, newscasters and other celebrities have in common with the boy next door? They're increasingly turning to plastic surgeons to improve their looks.
Men and boys' cosmetic procedures in 2009 numbered 898,379. Compared to...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Gwyneth Paltrow prefers her wrinkles over Botox, thank you. Actress and GOOP creator Gwyneth Paltrow says she'll take her wrinkles over the Botox "stuff" any day in the new issue of Harper's Bazaar....
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:39 PM
When it comes to the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," the Ministry can't decide what it enjoys more -- the weekly saga of Botox, badmouthing and booze or the epic reunion special that provides all that mess. Exponentially. Bravo has......
| Nov 29, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A Las Vegas plastic surgeon has sued Allergan Inc., accusing the Irvine pharmaceutical company of selling its popular wrinkle treatment Botox in large vials and encouraging physicians to unsafely reuse them. Dr. Julio L. Garcia contends that Allergan sold...