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Looking Depression In the Face: Botox as Antidepressant

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Recent research suggests that the frown of depression is anything but superficial and should not be taken at face value. Wiping that expression off your face is the latest treatment for depression. And Botox, America's favorite neurotoxin, allows for this therapeutic loss of face.

Every Woman's Nightmare: The Photo Shoot

Holly Robinson | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women
Holly Robinson

I am not getting wrinkles. I'm gaining character in my face. Those laugh lines were meant to be there. So were the furrows between my eyebrows.

No Headlines for Botox Barbie

Fiona Finn | Posted 06.20.2014 | Women
Fiona Finn

It seems Barbie's mid-life crisis started around five years ago when this former beauty queen was traumatized after receiving her AARP card in the mail. Recent tattoos, endless diets, strict workout regimens, and bizarre anti-aging rituals- yep, her mid-life crisis was in full swing. Who can blame her?

Why I No Longer Want Cosmetic Intervention

Joan Gage | Posted 06.07.2014 | Fifty
Joan Gage

First I heard about all the plastic surgery digs on the social networks during the Oscars, then last weekend I read about Dr. Brandt and saw the results of his work. Finally, after marveling at how Eva Marie Saint has maintained her verve and beauty for 88 years, I think it's time for me to stop fighting.

6 Things We Learned This Week From Goldie And Kim

Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.06.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

The Academy Awards appearances of Goldie Hawn, 68, and Kim Novak, 81, triggered a firestorm of fan reaction. Both actresses appeared with what were perceived to be dramatically altered faces and the Internet was quick to harshly criticize them. Can we pause a moment and reconnect with reality -- both theirs and ours?

Jessica Lange, the New Face of Marc Jacobs Beauty

Marta Wohrle | Posted 04.30.2014 | Fifty
Marta Wohrle

The days when beautiful women such as Isabella Rossellini and Lauren Hutton were fired from modeling roles for turning 40 are clearly gone. Go, Jessica!

Why I Absolutely Don't Want Botox

Rachael Stark | Posted 04.30.2014 | Fifty
Rachael Stark

Last week I received an invitation. The envelope was bright pink with pictures of palm trees and stuck out of my snow-covered mailbox like a glossy Easter Egg. Victoria's Secret's bikini catalogue! I couldn't wait to open it.

The Urban Girl's Dictionary

Allison Bagley | Posted 04.20.2014 | Style
Allison Bagley

A guide to words I wish were part of our common vernacular.

Could New Medicines Be Hiding in Your Backyard?

Chevy Humphrey | Posted 04.20.2014 | Science
Chevy Humphrey

Amateur scientists have the capacity to help with medical advancements. But in order for us to do that, we must appreciate the biodiversity that surrounds us. We need to open our eyes up a bit more, get a little bit creative, and have fun seeing the science in our everyday surroundings.

Botox or the Bible? Finding the Key to Longevity

Ingrid Peschke | Posted 03.29.2014 | Religion
Ingrid Peschke

My family and I recently watched the fourth installment of Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean series, On Stranger Tides. The story focuses on finding t...

Golden Globes: A Great Night for Women Over 40 in Hollywood

Marta Wohrle | Posted 03.10.2014 | Entertainment
Marta Wohrle

Want to know the latest celebrity beauty secret? Aging beauty is hot! Amongst this year's Golden Globe nominations 17 nominated actresses are in their 40s and above.

A Conversation With Architect and Interior Designer, Ashley Hicks

Blue Carreon | Posted 02.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Blue Carreon

Ashley Hicks takes time off from his packed schedule to talk about ideas and hard work, active instructions in museums, and sometimes being mistaken for a girl.

New Anti-Aging Eye Treatment Could Take Years Off Your Face

Posted 12.06.2013 | Fifty

If you've been searching for the fountain of youth, you may find it at the tip of a needle. A new anti-aging treatment could take years off your face ...

What Happens When A Mature Woman Meets A 25-Year-Old Guy

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 01.29.2014 | Fifty
Abby Rodman, LICSW

It was a late night at Foxwoods when my guy announced he wanted to stay up and gamble. Because I have as much chance of understanding craps as I do learning to speak fluent Mandarin, I headed up to our room for bed.

Why Men Can Be Vibrant Sex Partners Well Into Their 80s

Sienna Jae Fein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Sienna Jae Fein

Aging is something young people will always -- understandably -- view with a mixture of dismissal and dismay. The response to the idea of senior sex is a bit like the response to the horrific acts of a survival series: we don't want to go there, but there is pleasure to be found in imagining from a safe distance just how difficult it must be.

60-Minute No-Knife Facelift Facial Claims To Wipe Years Off Your Face

Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.20.2013 | Fifty

Many women want to grow old gracefully without getting Botox or going under the knife. Even actors such as Kim Basinger, Jodie Foster and Meryl Streep...

Meet 6 Fabulous Women – Aged 73 And Upwards – Redefining What It Means To Be Old

The Telegraph | Louisa Peacock | Posted 09.17.2013 | Fifty

Most people are afraid of growing old. Too often, the term conjures up negative images and stereotypes involving illness, vulnerability and loneliness...

FDA Approves Botox For Crow's Feet

AP | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — If you have a high school reunion coming up, here's a medical development that you may want to keep an eye on. Federal regulators ...

'Why Are Guys Labeled Dirty Old Men And Women Cougars?'

John Blumenthal | Posted 10.14.2013 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

Let's say it's a warm summer day and you're sitting at an outdoor café sipping a Prosecco and watching the people parade. A 55-year-old guy who looks his age (in spite of the dyed hair and sucked-in paunch) strolls by with his arm around a sexy, scantily clad woman who looks to be about 30, perhaps younger.

How Botox Numbs Your Face and Your Emotions

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 10.06.2013 | Style
Vanessa Van Edwards

The decision to get botox or plastic surgery is more than a cosmetic choice. It is an emotional choice. When thinking about botox and plastic surgery we have to address some of the emotional repercussions of numbing both our face and our feelings.

Botox Partaaaaay!

Amy Koko | Posted 10.06.2013 | Style
Amy Koko

Two martinis and three sushi rolls later, I am finding the whole evening rather funny. D is not laughing -- or maybe she is... it will be easier to tell in a few months when the botox wears off.

America's Perspective on Aging in a Youth-Obsessed Culture

VisualNews.com | Posted 08.06.2013 | Style
VisualNews.com

A recent infographic produced by CouponCabin puts America's perception of aging and corrective procedures into the spotlight. It conveys how women are more youth-obsessed than men and also shows the most popular and least expensive plastic surgery procedures.

Henry Winkler On His Greatest Passion And The Success Of 'Arrested Development'

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.03.2013 | Fifty

The iconic "Happy Days" star Henry Winkler has a lot on his plate these days. The actor who shot to stardom in the 1970s has won over a new generation...

Forever Young: My Battle With Botox

Mark Brennan Rosenberg | Posted 07.13.2013 | Comedy
Mark Brennan Rosenberg

One hot night in the summer of 2012, I was standing in my bathroom looking at myself in the mirror with roommate. It was three in the morning, he was a little hammered and we were taking inventory on our looks, as gay men do at that hour on a Wednesday night.

To Botox or Not to Botox -- That Is the Question

Audrey van Petegem | Posted 06.09.2014 | Fifty
Audrey van Petegem

I have spent this last year focusing on myself in a series I wrote about turning 50. But, I got carried away and became a little too self-absorbed. I made a mistake. A huge mistake. Warning signs should have been noted but I kept plowing forward. I got botoxed! It is almost like being punked by yourself.