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11 things you wish to know about Botox

Botox was approved by the FDA in 2002 for cosmetic use. It works by making use of botulinum toxin to smooth out wrinkles and improve one’s appearance. Since then, the market for Botox has ballooned into a billion dollar market, with millions of

Selfie-obsessed woman spent S$20k on plastic surgery to look “perfect” in selfies and to be role model to social media influencer clients

Imagine this, you open up your Instagram app, take a selfie, post it up and see the $$$ rolling into your bank. This is a typical day in the life of a social media influencer. Unsure of how to do this properly?

Could BOTOX be used to treat asthma? Research shows Botox injected into the vocal cords help patients breathe

Botox is commonly used to smooth out wrinkles, but new research suggests it could be used to help asthma sufferers. In a world first as reported, doctors in Australia injected Botox directly into the vocal cords of asthma patients who were struggling

What are the alternatives to Botox?

Botox is the household brand for the toxin Botulinum toxin A. The FDA approved Botox for cosmetic use in 2002, and since then the use of Botox has become widespread making it a billion dollar market. Since then, there are alternatives

First lady Michelle Obama open to Plastic Surgery & Botox

First lady Michelle Obama is 50 this year, and she hasn’t ruled out having plastic surgery procedures done to her face. In an interview with People magazine, Mrs Obama said she would consider plastic surgery or botox procedures at some point

Botox could be used to treat stomach cancer

Botox injections – beloved by those seeking a wrinkle-free face – may help fight cancer, animal tests suggest. The study, published in Science Translational Medicine, showed nerves help stomach cancers grow. Research on mice found that using the toxin to kill

Evidence shows Botox can be a remedy for depression

A single injection of cosmetic botulinum toxin (BTX), which is typically used to improve the appearance of facial wrinkles, may be an effective treatment for depression. In one of the first studies to suggest this, investigators at the Hannover Medical School

A guide to Xiaxue’s plastic surgery journey

Have you always wondered about Xiaxue’s plastic surgery experience? The queen of the Singapore blogosphere, Xiaxue was in fact one of the first to post online all about her plastic surgery and aesthetics experiences. At that point in time, she obviously

Non-surgical alternatives to Facelift

The traditional facelift will give a more youthful appearance and reverse the signs of ageing. For those who are not prepared to go under the knife, there are non-surgical alternatives to facelift which one can explore. There are new cosmetic surgery

Guide to Botox

Botox is a drug made from a neurotoxin that is produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. In fact, Botox treatments are very popular due to the fact that it can treat health problems including smoothing facial wrinkles and involuntary muscle contractions,