Category Archives: The Fountain of Beauty

Dr. Armando Soto and his team of beauty experts share their tips for aging gracefully.

The Secret to Looking Younger for Longer

Woman receives facial making her skin look young
The better question is probably, who doesn’t?  While in my 20’s, I used to come home each month with the newest edition of Shape or Fitness magazines.  My husband would tease and say, “Let me guess.  The secret to being thin is eating less and exercising more.”  Although this is an overly simplistic view, it is not that far from the truth. Taking care of your skin is very much the same.  The answer to prolonging your youth can be summed up in two words…EARLY MAINTENANCE. Read more

5 Smoothing Skin Products

Sexy soft skin products
One of the more common questions I field has to do with the constantly and rapidly growing number of skin care products, at home remedies, and office treatments for improving your life, health, and appearance.  Read more

Men are Catching the “Beauty Bug”

Man looks in mirror
When was the last time you heard the term “metrosexual”? Popularized in the mid-1990’s as a way to describe men who take great care in their appearance, the term has lost some of its oomph today, as more and more men fit this description. Simply put, yesterday’s metrosexual is becoming today’s common man. These days, newer terms such as “manscaping” and “brotox” have been ingrained into pop culture. This further suggests that men today are taking a greater interest in their appearance than ever before. Read more

Pay Attention to Your Presentation!

Okay folks- how many of you know someone who refuses to FaceTime with you because they hate the way they look on screen? Maybe you yourself refuse to indulge in the taking of selfies - hating to be reminded of the imperfection that always seems to catch your eye in the mirror… Read more

Enjoy Life More with…Botox?

Interesting new research from The Georgetown University Medical Center confirms what researchers Cardiff University in The UK and at The University of Basel had previously described as an interesting side effect of receiving injections of neuromodulator (like Botox, Dysport, or Xeomin) - namely a significant and measurable improvement in patient’s symptoms of depression. Patients with a diagnosis of major depression were randomly assigned to receive either Botox or placebo injections (saline solution), with monitoring and self-reporting of their symptoms of depression. Six weeks after the treatments, an impressive 52% of the patients who received Botox were found to have significant improvement in their symptoms and moods, with only 15 percent of the saline solution group showing improvement (this number is consistent with the placebo effect). Read more

Beautifully Inconspicuous

Celebrity maintains her beauty through surgeries that aren't noticable
If you live in the United States and ever spend time in a grocery store line, surfing the web, or watching television—in other words, if you are alive, you know that there is a never ending fascination with celebrity culture: We want to know who’s doing what, when, where, and with who… And when it comes to plastic surgery, it’s always exciting to hear that someone rich and famous had something done to themselves and ended up looking funny. Read more