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She Looked 10 Years Younger: Perfect Derma Chemical Peel

Excerpt: “I didn’t think I looked that bad, but the look on their faces made me wonder if I should have worn a hat and veil like the iconic episode of “Sex in the City” when Samantha attends Carrie’s book signing event after a face peel!” Keep Reading:

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IPL Before and After Pictures

I feel it’s my responsibility to try out all dermatological anti-aging procedures before you do, in case they are disastrous. I suppose you can think of me as your minion who tastes your food before you do, in case it’s poisoned. Didn’t someone do that for Jesus? Or was it Voldemort? I can’t be sure. In any case, this time I’ve tried IPL, also known as Intense Pulsed Light Therapy. I had my four treatments at Dr. Rebecca Fitzgerald’s office on Larchmont Ave. in Los Angeles.

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My Ultherapy Before and After Photos Part 3

My Ultherapy Before and After Photos are Here!  (I’m revising this post, almost two years after having this procedure, as my opinion has changed in that time). I must love you ladies a lot to post my Ultherapy Before and

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My Browlift Before and After

Plastic Surgery Confessions It makes me crazy when celebrities over-45 attribute their youthful looks to “drinking lots of water.” Or that old chestnut, “I’ve just got good genes.” When behind the scenes they’re drinking the blood of virgin choirboys and

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My Adventures in Fat Freezing

Writing my blog exposes where I am in my psychological evolution on any given day. And writing at the speed of sound isn’t wise. But it’s the paradigm we, as bloggers, are given. For instance I wrote all about deciding

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Ultherapy Part 2 aka Countdown to my Ultherapy Before and After Photos

Ultherapy Before and After Photos to Come Soon! Okay, so here I am right before I had my Ultherapy treatment Monday before last. I’m aware I look like a serial killer you wouldn’t want to meet in a dark alley.

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My Face/Neck Lift Without a Knife: Ultherapy Part 1

Soon to come: My Ultherapy Before and After Photos! Hello Ladies and Gents who might feel bad about their necks and nasal-labial folds. I had my Ultherapy treatment today. I’m still a little high on the 10 milligrams of Vicodin,

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My Ultherapy Before and After Photos to Come!

Like Nora Ephron I feel bad about my neck.  By referencing Nora Ephron, an accomplished filmmaker and novelist, I’m trying to suggest that even really smart accomplished women feel bad about their necks and I might be one of those.

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