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Look younger with cosmetic procedures

Linda Miller Modified: November 14, 2013 at 1:30 pm •  Published: November 14, 2013
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Every time I go to the apparel market at Dallas Market Center, I stop by the Cosmetics Dallas showroom to check out new beauty and makeup products, colors, etc.  There’s a magnifying mirror there (I think it’s 12x so it’s pretty powerful), and sometimes I take a peek. Big mistake. It shows every flaw in my makeup application and all the fine lines and flaws on my skin.

There comes a time when many women think about cosmetic procedures to turn back the clock.  Now, the thought of someone cutting on my face gives me chills. But after writing a story on noninvasive and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures for The Oklahoman recently, some of those seem like good options to help improve  the signs of aging.

Botox and dermal fillers are super popular, as expected, but I learned about other treatments and procedures that might turn my head. Now now, but maybe later.

 Have you heard of Coolsculpting, a noninvasive procedure to reduce fat on legs and stomach? Or about Ultherapy, an ultrasound treatment that lifts and tightens skin on the neck and under the chin. And it lifts the brow.

“These procedures don’t permanently prevent us from aging, but they do slow down how quickly we get there,” said Kristy Murrow, a board-certified physician assistant at Mariposa MedSpa in Edmond.

Sooner or later, those pesky lines and wrinkles find all us. Read my story here.