More women are getting arm lifts, according to newly released statistics, with the number growing from about 300 procedures in 2000 to about 15,000 in 2012. This type of cosmetic procedure can include removal of fat by liposuction or surgery called brachioplasty, in which loose skin is removed from the back of the arms.
As thousands of college students head to sunny spots for spring break, getting temporary tattoos may seem like a fun thing to do. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that they can cause blisters and permanent scarring.
A classic trench is always chic. And there are so many clever updates, like this chartreuse piping. Also key: keeping your feet dry without sacrificing style. You can’t go wrong with dark green or black wellies, but there is something fun about rain boots that give a pop of color.
This weekend daylight saving time goes into effect, so don’t forget to ‘spring’ your clocks forward. On one hand the change is good–it means we are that much closer to summer. (Hello sun dresses and sandals!) But losing those precious 60 minutes can make for groggy mornings until your body adjusts.
Evidence of the economic upturn can be found in more than housing starts and auto sales: A new report shows that the number of cosmetic procedures grew 5 percent in 2012. Botox injections and other types of minimally invasive treatments led the way as more people opted for these types of facial rejuvenation procedures, while the number who chose to “go under the knife” remained relatively stable, the findings revealed.
It seems that tattoos are everywhere these days, but along with the increase in people getting inked, the number of Americans undergoing procedures to have a tattoo removed is also on the rise, experts say. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which regulates both tattoo inks and the laser devices used to remove the body art, cautioned that deciding to have a tattoo removed is a lot easier than the removal process itself.