Would You Opt For a Double Mastectomy Based On Cancer Risk Alone?

A Prophylactic Mastectomy, also known as Preventative Mastectomy, is the procedure of removing both breasts to prevent breast cancer from occurring. This practice has been proven to be very effective in lowering the risk of breast cancer in women. Nevertheless, this procedure is the most drastic measure someone could take in combating the risk of breast cancer. There are other alternatives to consider. Here are some of the...

8 Steps to Achieving Flawless Skin

1. Sunscreen It’s the easiest way to look younger for life. Sun damage causes your skin to get wrinkles, in fact “Ninety percent of wrinkles are from sun exposure”. It is definitely a lot easier to prevent the damage than to repair it. 2. Sleep It’s called beauty sleep for a reason. Night time gives your skin the opportunity to rejuvenate; Cellular renewal all occurs during the night....

Ruth Swissa has a new Beverly Hills location!

With an allée of palm trees leading up the grand Roxbury Drive, Ruth Swissa is found working in her very new, yet very posh, Beverly Hills office. Located at the penthouse suite of this Beverly Hills medical complex, Swissa is now at a more convenient and accessible location for most commuters. Swissa shares her office with the esteemed plastic surgeon, Dr. John Diaz. Schedule your appointment today at...

Has Winter Given You Dry, Painfully Chapped Lips?

How to mend those dry, painful chapped lips this winter season? Here are some of Ruth Swissa?s top lip balm picks that will do the service at utmost potency. Burt?s Bees® Lip Balm (Ruth personally suggests the SPF because there?s nothing worse than sun-damage to your skin). What can we say, this little fella works wonders! Not to mention, it’s made of 100% natural ingredients (so no Oxybenzone...

You?ll Never Guess What the New VI Peel Can Do

A new peel has gained lots of attention by media and the medical field: VI Peel! This peel has astounding results for all skin types. This peel has gained so much praise for its ability to treat hyper pigmentation (darkening of the skin). Hyperpigmentation is often caused by sun damage, melasma, acne, acne scars, and rosacea. This peel isn?t only limited to the facial region, it can also...

How to Get Rid of the Unsightly Side-Effects of Razor Hair Removal

When trying to achieve that sleek and suave skin, salon waxing and laser hair removal is the prime decision. However, women often turn to razors for the quick and inexpensive remedy you could do in the comfort of your home. Nevertheless, what women don?t know is if they are not careful with their conduct, nixing stubble can become a jeopardizing skin problem. Here are some tips on how...

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7 Tips on How to Shape Your Brows!

1. Don?t wax underneath your brow Waxing can limit regrowth and thin out your eyebrows. If you have stubborn hairs in the area, try threading, so you won?t run the risk of someone who is inexperienced waxing off too large an area in one go! 2. Don?t pluck or wax above your eyebrow This can cause your eyebrows to either be too thin or to slant downwards, neither of which...

What To Do About Ingrown Hairs

?Ingrown hairs show up when a hair that is shaved, waxed, or tweezed curls and burrows back into your skin as it grows.? This can lead to inflammation and unsightly spots. Here are some quick fixes: Exfoliate. When in the shower, use a loofa, wash cloth, or gentle body scrub to exfoliate the area tenderly Avoid picking! When these stubborn hairs refuse to come up on their own,...