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By Peter McLaughlin
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Nearly 11.5 million cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed in the United States in 2006, according to statistics released today by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Compared to 2005, cosmetic surgical and nonsurgical increased 1%. The Aesthetic Society, which has been collecting multispecialty procedural statistics since 1997, says the overall number of cosmetic procedures has increased 446% since the collection of the statistics first began. The most frequently performed procedure was injectable fillers and the most popular surgical procedure was liposuction.
The top nonsurgical cosmetic procedures include injectable fillers, hyaluronic acid, laser hair removal, microdermabrasion and laser skin resurfacing.
Helga Van Dyke, creator and CEO of the Helga Van Dyke Skin Care Company and ReViate skin care products, passed away on the evening of January 9, 2007, after battling a long-term illness. She was involved in the well-being of skin care for almost 40 years and had personally touched the lives of thousands of individuals across the country. Her son, David Van Dyke, continues as president of the company.
Frederic Holzberger, founder and president of Aveda Fredric’s Corporation, has received the President’s Environmental Award in recognition of his vision, desire and ability to be environmental at all levels of his business. 877-283-3233
A new Dermacare Laser & Skin Care Clinic location, called Dermacare of Brooklyn Heights, recently opened. Owned by two former obstetricians hoping to boost women’s confidence, the medical spa will provide both medical and esthetic treatments. 718-625-7546, email@example.com
This spring in Nassau, Jamaica, the Marley Resort & Spa is set to open in the house that once served as the Marleys’ summer home. The resort’s 16 suites are themed after recording artist Bob Marley’s song titles, and the spa offers a range of relaxing treatments. firstname.lastname@example.org
Helping to brighten the Valentine’s Day of those with spouses deployed in the military, Glow M.D. Skin Care & Spa in Point Loma, CA, gave away 10 chocolate-themed spa packages to the husbands and wives of soldiers who are overseas. The packages included a facial and massage, as well as chocolate-rich treats. 619-523-1787, email@example.com
Spa Radiance in San Francisco is opening a manicure/pedicure bar called PURE that’s eco-friendly just in time for Earth Day 2007. An array of nail treatments will be done with natural products. 451-346-6281
The Casa del Mar Beach Golf & Spa Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, completed a multimillion dollar renovation that includes the new Spa Chakra. Its treatments will aid in total wellness and rejuvenation for its clients. 888-227-9621, firstname.lastname@example.org
By Abby Penning
Discover the hot new hues in makeup for this season, mingling shades from the earth with a touch of shimmer.