Category archives: Beyond Beauty

UAMS Raises Money for Cancer Research in Style

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The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences was one of the beneficiaries of this year’s QVC Presents “Shoes on Sale,” an event that supports breast cancer research and education. UAMS has been involved with the event, which is hosted by QVC and the Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation, for 16 years, Co[...]

5 Ways to Fight Thinning Hair

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Do you crave hair volume? Are you constantly searching for that magic product that will give you thick, luxurious hair as promised? Women with fine, thin hair struggle for thickness. “The curls don’t stay,” they say, or “It just falls flat to my head when I walk out the door,” or “It splits and I have a bald spot.” Then there’s, “It’s too fragile and it just[...]

In October We Wear Pink

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I’m sure most of you know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. It is very near and dear to our hearts, because we have so many patients who have been fighting breast cancer and are going through breast reconstruction. Breast cancer does not discriminate – it affects so many people young and old. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast canc[...]

Get Rewards for Looking Your Best!

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Who doesn’t love saving money? I’ll be the first to tell you, I love a coupon! I love leaving Kroger and looking at my receipt to see how much money I saved with my Kroger Plus card. I know I’ve blogged about being able to afford cosmetic procedures on a budget. Three of my favorite ways to help patients to save are through the Little Rock Plastic Surgery[...]

Restylane’s New Kids on the Block

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Do you ever watch the Real Housewives and think “Oh my gosh what do they have in their face?” Some of those women even scare me. Most of us don’t like the overdone plastic look. We want our lines to be softened, but the effect to look natural. Restylane Refyne and Restylane Defyne are two new fillers that have quickly become some of my favorites. They use[...]

Nurse Rachel's Daily Skin Care Routine

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I’ll be honest, before I started working at Little Rock Plastic Surgery, I really didn’t have a skin care routine. I was lucky if I slapped on some moisturizer in the morning and got my makeup off at night before jumping into bed. Once I put myself on a skin care regimen, I could see a BIG change in my skin. Everyone’s skin is different and everyone has diff[...]

Why Don’t I Love My Botox/Dysport Results?

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Just a warning, I’m about to be on my soapbox! I hate when patients come in and tell me their Botox or Dysport “didn’t work.” I hate it even more when they tell me they spent way more than they should have on the procedure. Many of these patients were receiving twice the number of units that I would have injected, but not getting the results that they should[...]

Fall Hair Trends for the Modern Woman

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In case you may not have noticed, the ‘80s are trying to slowly slip back onto the trend list. However, balayage and ombré are not going anywhere just yet. Right now, it's all about melting colors together, which makes sure there are no root lines. These styles are great for the busy woman on the go. Bobs and “lobs” – long bobs, for those who aren’[...]

Common Botox Mistakes

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Botox has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. Although it is a quick, easy procedure, you can get bad results when Botox is not injected properly. What does bad Botox look like? Can it be fixed? What can be done to avoid it? Frozen Face Attention Hollywood… there is a thing called too much Botox! Some people over-inject their patients, whic[...]

Humid Hair: Fighting Frizz in the South

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Does fighting frizzy hair in the South seem like a never-ending battle? Tired of looking like a walking puffball? Here are a few award-winning, anti-humidity hair products and tips to beat the heat and look fabulous doing it. It all starts in the shower. Your shampoo and conditioner play an important role. Our hair is our crowning glory, so sometimes spl[...]