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Spiritual Gemstones And Their Meanings

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Many people, including myself as of recent, turn to crystals for their healing properties. I'm a firm believer that gemstones and crystals are full of elemental energy. These precious stones help channel our true intentions and when placed in certain areas of the body, can provide mental and physical benefits. I personally use my crystals when I need to create alignment and balance within my body's energy field. I keep two jade stones in my office for focus and to help reduce stress. I recently went to a cool shop along the beach in Monterey, CA. There were crystals and gemstones everywhere and I was so overwhelmed. I picked a few that stood out to me and decided to study what their meaning and intentions were. Amethyst This is one of my favorites aesthetically. Amethyst is a spiritual healing stone widely used in meditation. It can help reduce anxiety, protect against fear, instill calmness and alleviate feelings of guilt. Amethyst stones tend to be lilac or purple in color. H

The Lip Lift Procedure

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                                  (Photo credit: Andrew Frankel ) Lip fillers are one of the most sought-after cosmetic procedures in the U.S. The problem with hyaluronic lip injections is they are temporary lasting only about 4-6 months and around $1,200 each time. You also run the high-risk of the duck lip look. Now, there's a procedure called the lip lift that is becoming a more appropriate procedure aesthetically for many patients that's also permanent.  Why A Lip Lift? A lip lift raises the upper lip so you see more of the pink without injecting any dermal fillers. As we age, our upper lip can become elongated, losing its volume and plumpness. A lip lift will shorten the upper lip area making it appear more curvaceous and volumized. Most people opt for a lip lift to shorten the space between their nose and upper lip for a more aesthetic look. Dermal fillers aren't the best solution when it comes to correcting long philtrum distances. They can only do so much to lift th

Plastic Surgery Trends For 2021

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(Credit: iStock Photos) Cosmetic surgery procedures were on the rise this year and they show no signs of descending in 2020. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, there were over 18 million minimally invasive and surgical cosmetic procedures performed in the U.S. in 2018. It will be interesting to see what the new numbers are by the end of this year. Currently, the top 5 cosmetic procedures are: 1. Breast Augmentation 2. Liposuction 3. Rhinoplasty (nose surgery) 4. Eyelid surgery 5. Tummy tuck Body-shaping procedures whether non-invasive or performed with liposuction, will continue to be on the top 5 list throughout 2020. This includes the Brazilian butt lift we see so often along with fat transfer from other areas of the body to the buttocks. The top minimally invasive cosmetic procedures are: 1. Botox (Botulinum toxin) 2. Fillers (Restylane, Perlane, Juvederm, etc.) 3. Chemical peel 4. Laser hair removal 5. Microdermabrasion Thanks to the