Allure Blog

7
Aug

Blepharoplasty Basics

Eyelids got you down and feeling heavy? You’re definitely not alone and there’s a reason why you may have become unsatisfied with the appearance of your eyelids. During the natural aging process, the eyelids lose the youthful elasticity they once had, causing sagging, drooping and heaviness. Unfortunately, aging affects the lower eyelids as well. As the eyelid skin stretches, the

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31
Jul

Harness the Power of Hyaluronic Acid

“Drink at least 8 glasses of water a day.” We’ve all heard this general rule of health. But do we all follow through? Our busy day-to-day schedules are filled with commuting, work, family, and other responsibilities so it’s no surprise the 8-glasses of water rule goes out the window! We all know that sufficient water intake is essential for internal

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24
Jul

Rhinoplasty 101

The demand for rhinoplasty has been on the rise in recent years, but surprisingly not all are for aesthetic reasons. Rhinoplasty, aka “Nosejob”, is not only for those seeking to enhance the appearance of the nose but for those who have functional issues as well. The nose, comprised of cartilage, bone and skin, is the most intricate anatomic structure on

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10
Jul

The Magic of Dermal Fillers

Lines, creases and wrinkles, oh my! Humans are naturally expressive beings, and we use our facial muscles to laugh, cry, and express an array of emotions on a daily basis. This along with effects of aging, it’s no wonder that over time we begin to see our faces develop imperfections such as wrinkles, deep creases and hollows. Fine lines and

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5
Jul

Good-bye, Double Chin!

In an ideal life, we would have the bodies of our dreams, age gracefully and never have to deal with insecurities about our appearance. Unfortunately, ‘life’ catches up with us and we start to notice changes in our body such as signs of aging and weight gain. Weight gain in our faces-more specifically under the chin-is known as submental fat

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24
Jun

What can a Chemical Peel do for your complexion?

Wrinkles, age spots and sun damage. These are some of the ugly terms we hope to never use when describing our complexion. The way in which we age largely depends on lifestyle and genes, but even those who age gracefully will also see a time when their skin needs some rejuvenation. Chemical peels, as harsh as they sound, are actually

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