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A facelift can make you more popular, study finds

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Even though we are taught to “never judge a book by its cover,” a new study suggests people make immediate judgments about someone’s character based on his or her appearance. The study suggests women who underwent facial rejuvenation surgery were perceived to be not only more attractive, but also more likeable, to have better social… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Studio B Smiles adds Colleen Murphy

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Cosmetic dental office, Studio B Smiles, in Scottsdale announces Dr. Colleen Murphy as the office’s second dentist. Dr. Murphy will work alongside Dr. John Badolato, founder of Studio B Smiles, to offer patients high quality dental care. Dr. Badolato is the official team dentist for the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, Phoenix Suns Dancers, Grand Canyon… Read More →

There are risks to accepting the Kylie Jenner Challenge

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Celebrities inspire beauty tips and tricks everyday, but last week a trending topic prompt Twitter user to emulate Kylie Jenner’s lips in an unconventional way. The “Kylie Jenner Challenge” encouraged participants to plump lips to an extreme size by suction cupping through a shot-glass or cup. Participant’s lips are pumped larger as air is being… Read More →

Non-invasive ways to restore, protect sun-damaged skin

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The Arizona sun is harsh for skin, especially during the summer time, and desert dwellers are most susceptible to skin damage. Dr. Susan Van Dyke and Van Dyke Laser & Skin have compiled a number of services to restore and protect damaged skin. All of the services that Van Dyke has compiled are all non-invasive.… Read More →

224 Apparel uses referral-based business to grow

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With a vibrant room full of inspirational artwork and a sensational woman sitting behind the desk, the feeling of thrill cannot help but overwhelm a client that walks into the 224 Apparel office of Chief Creative Officer Ali Matthews Radow. 224 may seem like an unorthodox name for an apparel company, but a name with… Read More →

Fashion Week 4 Kids comes to Scottsdale Quarter

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Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations (SLE) is hosting the inaugural “Fashion Week 4 Kids” that is coming to the Valley this Fall with a week of activities beginning October 19 and culminating with a full day of fashion shows and children’s activities on Saturday, October 24 at Scottsdale Quarter. “We have produced upscale fashion events… Read More →

Angel-inspired artist opens gallery in Scottsdale

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Angel-inspired jewelry artist Cheryl Senkfor and dichroic glass artisan Bobby Harr are pooling their creative resources to open The Creating Spot, a contemporary art studio-gallery in Old Town Scottsdale, on Thursday, April 23. Senkfor says her hand-woven metal jewelry line was inspired by angels after she suffered a traumatic brain hemorrhage in 2003. “I saw… Read More →

Valley model Christa Sandstrom could ‘go global,’ experts say

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“I have a good feeling Christa Sandstrom is that Arizona fresh face that will actually go global,” Brian Hill, executive director of Phoenix Fashion Week, said about the emerging model who is a Gilbert native. Featured in major publications such as Mainsteam Magazine, Glamour Magazine Italy and Runway Magazine, Christa Sandstrom is being recognized as… Read More →

Valley surgeon develops alternative to traditional facelift

Photo illustration of model Celina Maas taken at the Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix by Shavon Rose, AZ Big Media.

New research reveals that people in Arizona show signs of aging much faster than other parts of the country. After 20 years of research, renowned Valley-based plastic surgeon Dr. Daniel Shapiro has developed a new alternative to the face-lift tailored specifically to each where each individual falls on the aging spectrum. The GENXLIFT™ is a… Read More →

Valley model creates sexy swimwear line for all body types

Catrina LaDell is the creative force behind Pink Moon Prophecy, a Phoenix-based swimwear company. Photo of Catrina LaDell by Party Through It Photography.

Call it cataclysmic creativity. In this case, define cataclysmic as something that “brings great changes.” In this case, a great change for the fashion industry. Pink Moon Prophecy, created by local model and swimwear designer Catrina LaDell, provides sexy, custom handmade swimwear for all body types. LaDell, using the name Cataclysm, helped hone her unique… Read More →

Global Hair Wars competition debuts at Talking Stick Resort

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Do you love all those reality shows about salons, stylists and drama? All of that is coming to Talking Stick Resort in Arizona’s 12th annual ‘Hair Wars’ on June 7. ‘Hair Wars-The Supreme Salon Tour’ has a 15 year history and is an internationally recognized salon competition where top local salons in each region have… Read More →

New fitness studio opens with free yoga

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PowerTrainYoga opened its first Arizona location in Scottsdale on Monday, March 30. The modern 10,000 square foot studio will open its doors to the public with a free month of unlimited access to more than 130 group fitness classes offered each week from March 30 until April 29. PowerTrain features a mix of workouts including heated… Read More →

Massage Envy Spa ranks #16 on “Fast and Serious” list

Massage Envy Spa, the pioneer and national leader of professional, convenient and affordable massage and spa services, has been named to the Franchise Times’ “Fast and Serious” list for the second consecutive year.  This year, the brand was ranked #16 among 40 top growing brands in the country. “We’re honored to be named among the ‘Fast and Serious’ companies for the second year… Read More →

Plastic surgeons, tourism industry build enhanced partnership

Photo illustration of model Celina Maas taken at the Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix by Shavon Rose, AZ Big Media.

A nip here, a tuck there. A growing number of tourists are traveling to Scottsdale to go under the knife and recover in high-end resorts with top-notch treatment. Cosmetic surgeons in Scottsdale are attracting patients from all over the United States by partnering with local hotels and resorts to upgrade the recovery experience. Accommodations are… Read More →