Category Archives: Skin Care, Botox and Fillers

Allergan Tries to Stop Generic Latisse Through Patent Infringement Suit

Pharmaceutical company Allergan Inc has reportedly filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against a Canadian drug company that is attempting to manufacture and market a generic version of Latisse. The relevant patents for Latisse expire “as late as mid-2024,” reports the Wall Street Journal. But Apotex Inc seeks to challenge those patents, allegedly claiming that two Latisse […]


A New Botulinum Toxin Therapy Receives FDA Clearance

Merz, a German pharmaceutical company,  is making great strides in the U.S. market for aesthetic medicine.  On August 2nd, the company announced FDA approval for NT-201, a drug branded as XEOMIN.  Along with the recently FDA approved Dysport and popular Botox®, it’s the 3rd botulinum toxin to enter the market. A related company press release […]


The Advantages of Beauty: How Far Can They Take You?

Newsweek.com recently published a special report called “The Beauty Advantage” which discusses the pursuit of good looks and how beauty can give you an edge in the workplace and in life. While many of us believe that we judge people purely on their personality, character, or competence in the workplace, there may be other biases […]


Free Latisse When You Donate to Make-A-Wish: A New Promotion by Allergan

Allergan Inc – maker of Botox, Juvederm, and Latisse – has announced a brand new promotion planned to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. In the “Latisse Wishes Challenge,” the company is encouraging people to donate $20 or more to the Make-A-Wish foundation in exchange for a Latisse free trial certificate. However, only the first 10,000 people […]


Researchers Recommend 60 Minutes of Exercise Daily

Just to maintain body weight, women require at least 60 minutes of daily exercise as they age, according to research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.  The advice is based on a 13-year study analyzed more than 34,000 women with a mean age of 54.2 years and a normal diet. If you’re […]


Is Your Bad Diet Harming Your Skin?

Doctors and nutritionists agree that diet plays a critical role in skin health, and new research is continually supporting that conclusion. Every time you look in the mirror, you might see the effects of diet on your skin, the body’s most visible organ. Oxygen in our environment combines with other processes in our skin at […]