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ISSUE NO. 8




Should you
be having a
mammogram?
Find out now and ask your
Doctor about the new guidelines
for women and mammograms!



It’s Showtime!
Why Cosmoprof is the biggest
                                             Spa Me!
and best in the world of beauty!             Enjoy Super Spa



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Get into the new Beauty Book Club                need at
Bobbi Brown redefines beauty for women          least one
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                     From the Editor                                                              Contents
                                                                                                       ON THE COVER
                                                                                                       Cover Photo Courtesy of Givenchy               www.thebeautymagazine.com

                     Feel good moments                                                             16                                                 12
                                                                                                         Sexy Six
                                                                                                         A collection of the best lip glosses for
                                                                                                         summer

                     are priceless...                                                              22    Let's face it, beauty is a
                                                                                                         Bobbi thing!
                                                                                                         Get into the new Beauty Book Club and
                                                                                                         find out why Bobbi Brown is the Anti Age
                                                                                                         Expert with her latest book Living Beauty.

After organizing the Ilusiones Benefit in May, a young man asked me a personal question
that I would like to share. He asked, “With all the ideals that you have about children,
world peace and saving endangered species why is your business choice in such a
                                                                                                   26    It has to be Cosmoprof
                                                                                                         An inside look at the world's biggest
                                                                                                         beauty event in Bologna- Italy



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superficial world? It’s funny because I never realised before that people judge who you
are by what profession you are in. Of course at the time you can never come back with
those snappy remarks and I think I said something like we also talk about health…and
inner beauty??
                                                                                                   32    Spa Me!
                                                                                                         Find out where the best spas are on the
                                                                                                         coast and take advantage of our special
                                                                                                         promotions
Now with 20/20 hindsight I can say this, I love what I do, I enjoy having my hair done,


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wearing make up and feeling good, I love everything in this magazine and I don’t believe                 Should you be having
you have to choose a life of heartbreak to do the right thing. Make up is an amazing
                                                                                                         a mammogram?
thing, it can totally transform you, and the way you feel about yourself. You just need to
                                                                                                         Find out now and ask your Doctor
see what Bobbi Brown does in her book Living Beauty to understand. Or if you ever
                                                                                                         about the new guidelines for women and
painted a little girl's finger nails and watched her face light up, you´d know what I mean.
                                                                                                         mammograms!
Of course these moments are not ground breaking, or world changing yet. But these
are priceless moments that I see everyday. Sure, we are all capable of doing something
                                                                                                         IN THIS ISSUE
special with our lives, but it is only when we are happy doing what we do, that can we

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then make those extra special moments happen.                                                            Latest Cosmetics
 So with that in mind, go out there, get your hair done, put on some lippy and feel                      Gilrlie Glam makeup
  great because we all need to feel great sometimes and if that gives you just 10

                                                                                                   14                                                                  22
   minutes of great, it’s better than a year of not so bad!                                              Smoothing Sensations
                                                                                                         The new skin care products that promise
                                                                                                         perfect skin.


                                                                                                   25    The Bobbi Brown promotion
                                                                                                         Text in to receive some fabulous Bobbi
                                                                                                         Brown makeup


                                                                                                   36    Extend your style
                                                                                                         An inside look into hair extensions with
                                                                                                         step by step explanations.


                                                                                                   42    Floral Fragrances
                                                                                                         Perfectly feminine scents
26   Contents                                            Contents                                  Continued



     44   Susan takes on...
          Should you trust your own instincts?
          Susan Hunter describes how to use your
                                                         30           Cosmetic surgeon Pier Albrecht
                                                                      tackles all your questions

          intuition.
                                                         72           72- Stockists
                                                                      Where you can easily find all the products

     47   Interview with Mr. Nick Percival
          An exclusive talk with one of the UK's
                                                                      you want on one page!

          leading plastic surgeons
                                                         76           Reader's Referral


     50   The Ilusiones Benefit
          A gala event that helped raise funds for the
          make a wish foundation of Spain
                                                         78           In the next issue


     56   Do your shades suit you?


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          Renée Coppinger gives us tips on how to
          select the perfect pair of sunglasses.
                                                         79           Classified section


     59   Finally, I love my legs!
          We interview Caroline Santiago after she
          had vein removal surgery.                             On the cover: Givenchy spokes model
                                                                Liv Tyler wearing the latest luxury makeup,
     62   Moody? Oh, must be hormonal
          Cindy Barnes tells us about how hormones
          affect women over 50.
                                                                Prisme Libre, the new multi colour loose
                                                                powder. Available at El Corte Inglés.                   On the Cover
     66   Thank heaven for little girls
          Dante Getano reveals his fatherly instincts    STAFF AND CONTRIBUTORS
                                                         Editor                          Alexandra Collard           Editors PA                       Danielle Simms

     70   What is Organic food?
          A brief insight on whether organic produce
                                                         Assistant Editor
                                                         Graphic Designer
                                                                                         Trish Malia
                                                                                         Chris Holmes
                                                                                                                     Copy Editor
                                                                                                                     Research
                                                                                                                                                      Susan Hunter
                                                                                                                                                      Audrey Okira



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          is really better for you.
                                                         Sales Director                  Darius Zelli                Photographer                     David Harding
          IN EVERY ISSUE                                 Distribution                    JLJ Logistics               Website                          Kevin Holloway

      4   Editor’s Letter                                Contributors: Millie Jones; Susan Hunter; Dante
                                                         Getano; Dr. Pier Albrecht; Cindy Barnes, George
                                                         Matalan , Renée Coppinger
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                                                                                                                   Benefit; Bobbi Brown; Bulgari; Dior; Estee Lauder; Esthederm
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EDITOR’S LUXURY CHOICE                                                                                  DR. RAYMOND HILU AND                                                  Instituto
                                                                                                        HIS UNIQUE METHOD IN                                                  Hilu
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                                                                                                                                                                               MARBELLA




      without…
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      Have you ever had a bad                                                                           the entire appearance of aging to give dynamically
      hair day? Personally I have                                                                       youthful results without the need of surgery.
      had too many to mention.
      There have been days when                                                                                                                                     Non Surgical treatments include:
      I have woken up way too late
      and looking in the mirror I                                                                                                                                   Non surgical rejuvenation
      ask myself… can I get away                                                                                                                                    From the inside out, experience true
      without washing my hair                                                                                                                                       results on your face and body with natural
      today? The problem is the                                                                                                                                     regeneration of one’s own collagen to
      mirror is never truthful on                                                                                                                                   eliminate wrinkles.
      these particular days, and I
      find out later what I thought                                                                                                                                 Virtual liposuction
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      Fortunately, most of these                                                                                                                                    free with the ultra-cavitation process of
      times only occur when there                                                                                                                                   destroying fat and cellulite, (loss of volume
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                                                                                                        If you like having the look of sun worshipper but the skin
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                                         Firmology Toning & Smoothing Serum by Benefit                  bronzing oils and gels are definitely the way to go. Both
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                                         Sexy skin is the main goal with this new addition              oil can even be used in your hair to protect and nourish.
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     Summer is almost here and nothing makes
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                                                              Sisley is based       Lip Gloss can be                                   from the
                                                              on totally natural    worn alone or to                                   fabulous array




           Sparkle
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                                                              This is a sure fire   lip stick or lip liner                             resulting in
                                                              way to give those     to give a high                                     sheer sexy lips.
                                                              pouty lips an         intensity impact.
                                                              extreme shine.

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Beauty Q&
                                                                                              A
                                                                                                                       Questions always matter, but more importantly they matter to us so we
                                                                                                                       decided to embellish a little this issue and keep your questions exactly
                                                                                                                       how you asked them, hope you like the new look!
              You have a
                         q               uestion?
                                                                                                                     Can you help me find a foundation     First of all I totally empathise          to draw attention to your flaws,

     We have the answer!                                                                                             that isn’t too heavy but has a full
                                                                                                                     coverage? Every time we get
                                                                                                                                                           with your problem and you are
                                                                                                                                                           definitely not alone! Looking at
                                                                                                                                                                                                     it only takes a couple of shades
                                                                                                                                                                                                     lighter than your natural skin tone
                                                                                                                     into summer I feel conscious of       the cosmetic counters this year           to make a big impact on vanishing
Could you explain what make up         up primer is used after your           is fabulous, it’s actually a great     the fact hardly anyone else wears     you'll notice that make up has            those annoying marks or large
primer is supposed to do for your      moisturizer and before your            product to have because the            foundation. I need it because I       changed this year and even if many        pores. It is generally understood
face? I just bought one and I’m not    foundation or concealer. It works      creases of eye shadow we all know      have big pores and damaged skin. I    products don’t work for you, I            that a yellow based concealer will
that impressed with the product!       the same way as painting a car         and hate develop along the eyelid      have tried tinted moisturisers but    can assure you there is a product         work better for most skin tones,
Is it supposed to feel tacky and       though I hesitate to use the same      take longer to appear and it does      they just don’t work for me am I      perfectly suited for your needs.          but try everything in the store
uncomfortable on the skin? It          analogy! By using the primer           keep the colour in place! The ideal    doing something wrong?                Tinted moisturisers are a great           first. Always walk out into the
feels like there are too many layers   you are making your skin ready         situation would be to find a primer    Sonia B                               idea for people with good skin,           daylight before you make your
on my skin after all the make up       for make up, instead of the make       that does all jobs well, try Giorgio                                                          it’s like a quick fix    purchase and please forget about
goes on!                               up going directly to your skin         Armani Primer or Nars Primer                                                                  for those on the go      trying it on your hands first, your
Laura M.                               the primer acts as a buffer and        with SPF 20 available at most local                                                           and the coverage is      hands are not the same colour as
                                       helps even out your skin tone.         cosmetic stores.                                                                              very light providing     your face! Testing foundations for
 Basically under make up primers       Good quality primers will hold                                                                                                       just a hint of colour    blend ability and colour must be
   were introduced originally to       your make up in place longer                                                                                                         providing a natural      done somewhere on your face, try
     prepare your skin for the         preventing it from fading or                                                                                                         glow. So, we don’t       your jaw line because this is where
        other make up products         sinking into the pores and there                                                                                                     have great skin, but     you blend to match your neck.
          you are about to use.        are definitely some new ones that                                                                                                    it’s not a problem       Creamy stick foundations are an
            However, they did          do a fabulous job of creating a                                                                                                      because if you have      absolute winner and work really
              come in slightly         smooth surface to the skin. It is                                                                                                    a great concealer/       well with your concealer, there are
                different textures     never supposed to feel tacky or                                                                                                      foundation stick, then   several versions available and both
                   offering            uncomfortable, in fact it’s supposed                                                                                                 you can use a lighter    Bobbi Brown and Laura Mercier
                     different         be the exact opposite! Just about                                                                                                    weight foundation.       (well known make up artists) have
                       results. In     every cosmetic company has                                                                                                           Avoid the chalky         them in their make up lines. The
                          general      some form of skin primer now,                                                                                                        or dry concealers        great thing with the foundation
                           a make      either for eyes, lips or the entire                                                                                                  (these tend to be        sticks is that you never use too
                                       face. But, there are also many                                                                                                       the less expensive       much! Blending is so much easier
                                       make up artists that do not use a                                                                                                    versions) they only      and they still provide a natural
                                       primer but feel a good moisturiser                                                                                                   create a build up and    finish providing full even coverage.
                                       will do the same job. It really                                                                                                      eventually will leave    Many of the women I work with in
                                       depends on your skin whether                                                                                                         make up blotches on      the beauty world tend to wear a
                                       you really do need a primer. For                                                                                                     the skin after a long    liquid foundation for social events
                                       example, if you have uneven skin                                                                                                     hot day! Finding a       at night and a creamy foundation
                                       tone, slightly ageing skin or even                                                                                                   good concealer is        stick during the day and I promise
                                        oily skin, then you probably are a                                                                                                  easy enough as all       you not all of them have great skin!
                                          good candidate. On the other                                                                                                      the major beauty
                                           hand, if you have just minor                                                                                                     brands have them         Do you have the answer to wrinkly
                                            imperfections in limited areas                                                                                                  and in different         lips? I am close to mid forty and
                                              of the face then you can                                                                                                      consistencies. Don’t     have noticed my lips drying out
                                               avoid the extra expense. A                                                                                                   go for the palest        constantly. When I wear lipstick
                                               decent eye shadow primer                                                                                                     shades as they tend      you can see the deep lines on my

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even peel. I am not into the lip       and don’t dismiss                                         coming from         regeneration for dry aging skin, although it can be used at
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                                            If you have too much of one thing and not enough
                                            of something else, Bobbi describes easy ways to           Looking at all the different face types and shapes,
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                                                                                                          Are you ready
explains how she went from the before
looks--to the afters, which I have to admit do
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ups either clearly Bobbi has a firm belief in
women embracing their mature years as a
new stage in their life. She emphasizes that
wrinkles are not a bad thing if you know                                                                  to have super rich lashes
                                                                                                          and cheeks that glow
how to make them look good! Is there such
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would have had to say ABSOLUTELY NOT!
However, upon reflection -- these little
“crows feet” or as my mother likes to say                                                                 with health and vitality?
“laughter lines” aren’t as bad as I thought
after all!
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While her specialty clearly lies within the                                                                defines, curls and lengthens
make up realm, Bobbi is careful to suggest                                                                 lashes without smudging,
procedures or therapies that have been
tried and tested. With a little help from
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her friends there are detailed descriptions
of what works, how it works and how
long it works! Throughout this section
you will find solutions and answers to
questions we have all had.

This book cleverly focuses on a variety of
issues surrounding beauty. The section on
                                                  "I don't know why it's not ok to age. I think
hair colour provides you with information on
                                                  that a face without lines and planes is an               Bobbi’s Blush gives cheeks
how colour will change your skin tone and
                                                  expressionless face - a face that lacks                  a natural and fresh look. It's
let’s not forget the all important question,
what is the right colour for your eyebrows        warmth and confidence."                                  silky smooth and offers long
when your hair is tinted? There are a few                                         Bobbi Brown              lasting vibrant colour.
people I already have in mind that I can’t wait
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                                                                                                                   it’s easy to understand why it        the four main principals of the best   of natural elements included in
                                                                                                                   was virtually impossible to get to    natural ingredients, effectiveness,    the displays of a local company,
                                                                                                                   see everything. But, here’s the       pleasing to the senses and perfect     Davines. Although they have
                                                                                                                   problem you can’t miss anything       for every day use. The Body            worldwide distribution and are
                                                                                                                   because the next big tanning          Butters are divine with four           indeed a leading European haircare
                                                                                                                   product or botox treatment could      different choices of Guava, Quince,    company they are also taking
                                                                                                                   be at the next booth. For the         Yoghurt and Fig, in fact fig is         the lead in social responsibility.
                                                                                                                   beauty industry as a whole it’s all   about to be the next big trendsetter   An example of this was their
                                                                                                                   about the big reveal, the cutting     for most cream based products          exhibition stand made completely
                                                                                                                   edge products that promise to         due to the high anti oxidants. All     out of paper designed by the
                                                                                                                   change your life, your looks and      of Korres Body Butters deliver         world famous Japanese architect
                                                                                                                   even take off twenty years of         a deeply                                                 Shigeru Ban.
                                                                                                                   ageing in the wave of a wand.         moisturising                                             Concentrating on
                                                                                                                                                         instantly                                                the importance
                                                                                                                   Overall, there were many fantastic
                                                                                                                                                         smooth                                                   of social ethics
                                                                                                                   things to see and experience but
                                                                                                                                                         elasticity                                               in business and
                                                                                                                   there were certain things that
                                                                                                                                                         to the skin                                              the environment
                                                                                                                   definitely stood out from the rest
                                                                                                                                                         as well as                                               Davines has
                                                                                                                   and deserved a second look. For
                                                                                                                                                         offering                                                 partnered with
                                                                                                                   sure the biggest thing in skin care
                                                                                                                                                         powerful                                                 Lifegate in hopes
                                                                                                                   was leaning toward the natural
                                                                                                                                                         anti ageing                                              of creating the first
                                                                                                                   botanics, it seemed everyone was
                                                                                                                                                         properties.                                              eco sustainable
                                                                                                                   promoting the use of natural based
                                                                                                                                                         As we                                                    salon. Promoting
                                                                                                                   ingredients in their product lines.
                                                                                                                                                         usually stay                                             a new line of
                                                                                                                   This is certainly in response to
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                                                                                                                   consumer demand as we are now
                                                                                                                                                         we were                                                  products Davines
                                                                                                                   aware of the impact of chemicals

A beauty event unlike any other...
                                                                                                                                                         surprised at                                             has released
                                                                                                                   in our beauty products and the
                                                                                                                                                         the impact                                               SU Solar that
                                                                                                                   effect they may have not only on



It must be Cosmoprof!
                                                                                                                   our skin but also on our
                                                                                                                   environment.
                                                                                                                   A common thread
                                                                                                                   throughout the event was
                                                                                                                   the attention to detail and
Every year in a beautifully historic    the world UNIBO (Alma Mater          Bologna was once again breaking       transparency that skincare
part of Italy there is a beauty event   Studiorum Università di Bologna)     records.                              companies were eager to
that overshadows all other beauty       still stands, founded in 1088                                              share. Unlike the past
                                                                             If you can imagine for a moment
events worldwide. For the major         with students such as Dante and                                            where keeping ingredients
                                                                             almost every single thing in beauty
part of the year you can enjoy a        Francesco Petraca.                                                         secret were paramount,
                                                                             you can possibly think off housed
peaceful existence here, however,                                                                                  cosmetic companies have
                                        And let’s not take into account      under one roof, from breakthrough
this one particular week in the                                                                                    changed dramatically to
                                        that during the Renaissance,         products that instantly change
beginning of every April Bologna                                                                                   expose every feature in
                                        Bologna was the only Italian city    your skin tone to equipment that
undergoes such a metamorphosis                                                                                     their products that boast of
                                        allowing women to excel in any       transforms your body in seconds.
that you might think you were in                                                                                   natural and even organic
                                        profession. No, the important        The excitement that builds when
a different place altogether, in fact                                                                              elements.
                                        thing to remember here, is this is   walking through the main entrance
the population actually increases
                                        where the biggest most influential    is quite overwhelming. The            Korres Natural Products
by 40%!
                                        trend setting beauty event in the    magnitude of the event is so vast     are particularly interesting
Forget about the fact that this is      world takes place and celebrating    with more than 2000 exhibitors        with over 300 skin and hair
where the oldest University in          40 years in business Cosmoprof       and over 150 thousand visitors,       care products all based on
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                                                                                                                                       rich waters,        wonder reveals a study of very
                                                                                                                                       seeds, and          satisfied participants and has been
                                                                                                                                       leaves giving       designed by the same scientists
                                                                                                                                       this clay high      who developed the medical grade
                                                                                                                                       concentrations      lasers you still have to wonder why
                                                                                                                                       of healing          it is only available in Japan!
                                                                                                                                       nutrients,
                                                                                                                                       mineral salts,      Every
                                                                                                                                       potassium and       country had
                                                                                                                                       calcium.            representation
                                                                                                                                       Moving on to        at the show
                                                                                                                                       the equipment       including Spain.
                                                                                                                                       there is a new      There were
                                                                                                                                       wave in tanning     hundreds of
                                                                                                                                       treatments that     demonstrations
                                                                                                                                       promises to         continuing
                                                                                                                                       put just plain      throughout
                                                                                                                                       old tanning         each and
                                                                                                                                       to shame.           everyday of
                                                                                                                                       It´s called         the show from
                                                                                                                                       Bodywave. No,       make up to
                                                                                                                                       this is not a       fitness.
                                                                                                                                       boogie board to     Even the men
                                                                                                                                       go surfing with      were taking
                                                                                                                                       and it isn’t just   advantage of a
                                                                                                                                       another spray       5 minute super
                                                                                                                                       tan machine         tan!
                                                                                                                                       either! The         The colourful
                                                                                                                                       new Q Med           characters
                                                                                                                                       Bodywave is         at the local
                                                                                                                   promoted as a Sun & Slim All            food stands
promises to provide anti ageing        Just a few of the perfumeries        Each product was created with the      in One! This is a hi tech system        were just as
properties to the hair. Especially     that exhibited included Clive        rich biodiveristy and indigenous       that uses Hz vibrations to work         entertaining as
for sun seekers that enjoy a dip in    Christian with the most expensive    customs of Brazil to produce           on toning, draining, relaxing and       the show!
the pool or sea, hair protection is    perfume in the world, Bond no.       rare botanicals offering a sense       sun tanning altogether within ten
guaranteed with strong anti oxidants   9 which marks each New York          of exotic beauty and natural well      minutes. They also add that it is so
and filmogenous agents to keep the      neighborhood with a scent of its     being, but even more importantly       innovative that you can get rid of
hair nourished, soft and silky.        own, Creed, Bulgari and many         they have dedicated themselves to      cellulite and get the same results as
                                       more. Also on display was            giving back to the community of        going to the gym!
Perhaps the most impressive part       Trafalgar 1805 the latest addition   Brazils Rain Forests. Among this
of the show was the Masterpieces,      dedicated to Admiral Nelson and      unique line is a White Marajo Clay     Spectragenics have released a
described as the worlds only           signed by Washington Tremlette,      Exfoliating Body Cleanser with         new personal laser hair removal
international event for Artistic       truly an inspirational fragrance.    crushed passion fruit seeds. Found     system called Tria which is the
Perfumery. This is an exclusive                                             in Amazonia it is an extraordinary     first clinically proven, eye-safe
section of Cosmoprof by invitation     The plight of the rain forest is     rare mineral earth collected           laser hair removal device for
only that exhibits the absolute        a major concern for most of us       exclusively by local communities       home use. It has a patent pending
finest fragrances available             green enthusiasts to which Plumas    along the forest coast of the Marajo   Diffuse Radiance Technology that
throughout the globe previewing        and Gemas have focused on by         River Island. Strong therapeutic       safely targets hair growth beneath
their latest launches and pre          developing a line of revolutionary   and medicinal properties are           the skin that provides long term
launches for the year ahead.           bath and skincare luxury products.   formed through contact with            results. Although this hand held
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                                            Cosmetic Surgery                                     uestions
                                                                                                                            "      Occasionally, a woman might find her breasts too big or too small with the




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               "
                                                                                                                                   implants. I always advise my patients to wait a few months to check if they get
                                            Pier Albrecht, MD, Ph.D.                                                               used to the size. If not, we can easily correct it. But this is extremely unusual.
                                            Chief Consultant Plastic surgeon Marbella Clinic - Marbella
                                            In the surgical field, sutures are     The turkey neck is usually a
                                            usually used to join the edges of      congenital condition. An excess          always very important to harvest          only if you had no breast at all, that     not a 100% successful technique
                                            two identical structures (fat to       of fat under the skin and a more         the fat that weighs on the skin           the skin may have expanded a little.       and more than one session is often
     Dear Readers,                          fat, muscle to muscle, and skin to     important excess of fat under            first, to avoid excessive tension         I can only tell you that I have never      necessary. Even when the experience
     To better understand some of           skin) or to plicate them in order      the muscle are responsible for a         and unnatural results.                    known any patient being unhappy            and the technique of the surgeon are
     the answers to your questions          to reduce their length. Microscopic    greater weight on the skin that                                                    with the fact of having breast implants.   good, the survival of grafted fat cells
     please visit marbellaclinic.com        sutures, or rather micro sutures,      becomes loose over time. If this                                                   Occasionally, a woman might find her       depends on many criteria’s, like the
     web page and click on gallery, to      are used to repair nerves and          is similar to your case, beautiful                                                 breast too big or too small with the       quantity of grafted fat (too much fat
     read more about techniques and         blood vessels. Micro sutures can       results can be achieved with                                                       implants. I always advise my patients      on a specific point cannot survive),
     testimonials.                          not have an effect on the bone nor     minimum incisions. If your skin is                                                 to wait a few months to check if they      the areas which are corrected (the
     All my answers to your questions       on the cartilage of the nose. I can    just loose without fat, then you                                                   get used to the size. If not, we can       face reacts better than the body), the
     must be considered as guide lines      only consider it would be used         need a neck lift with scars (they                                                  easily correct it. But this is extremely   blood supply (to irrigate properly the
     only as I have not had the benefit     to reduce the size and change          are usually almost invisible) in                                                   unusual.                                   grafted fat cells), the compression (if
     of a personal consultation to          the shape of the skin. In this case,   front and behind your ears. Neck
     assess your situations individually.                                                                                                                                                                        the grafted fat is compressed like in
                                            the microscopic threads used in        surgery, together with eye surgery                                                  I have been waiting to have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the buttocks when one sits, it will
                                            microsurgery would not be strong       is really one of my specialities. I                                                 surgery or breast enhancement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 not survive), the diet (one can not
                                            enough. I would rather say that        have designed my own strategy                                                       surgery for a long time now
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 try to loose wait after a session of
 I have been thinking about nose            the surgeon you have been reading      for face rejuvenation for people                                                    in hopes that something new
                                                                                                                             If I undergo breast                                                                 fat transfer for obvious reasons), the
 surgery for the last two years             about uses “little” sutures and        who don’t want noticeable scars.                                                    will come along that is not an
                                            not microscopic ones, and can          I use a 3 cm incision in the hair         augmentation and find that I am           implant. I have looked at all             exercise (too much sweating and
 and I recently read about a                                                                                                                                                                                     fat burning exercise will destroy the
                                            definitely only work (in a limited     of the temples for the upper face,        not happy and don’t like it, how          sorts of things from gum to
 surgeon who uses microscopic                                                                                                                                                                                    grafted fat) etc..
                                            pattern) on the soft tissues. Some     and a 3 cm incision in the natural        would you go about removing               bras, but I just heard that now
 sutures instead of removing                                                                                                                                                                                     This procedure is called autologous
                                            doctors also claim they change the     line under the chin. It is possible       them and would my breasts                 fat grafting has been used to
 tissue, is this something that is
                                            nose shape only with injections. It    to achieve a very good result for         then look deflated and worse              enlarge breasts. I remember               fat grafting. It is an option to increase
 easily performed here in Marbella
                                            is true, but they can only make it     the neck by using lipo sculpture          than they were to begin with.             hearing a while ago that you              the volume of an area of the face or
 and could you explain to me
                                            straighter by making it bigger. They   to harvest the fat under the skin,        I want better shaped fuller               can take fat from one place and           the body, but one should be prepared
 what the difference this type of
                                            inject a permanent filler before       and a small incision to harvest the       breasts but I am really worried           inject it somewhere else, but             to undergo more than one procedure
 surgery will make over time.
                                            and/or after a lump for example.       fat under the muscle. Usually, the        that I won’t like them and it’s           I think this is a lot more than           to achieve perfect results.
The nose surgery includes                   I am afraid it is not possible to      skin sticks back with a bandage           not like I can take them back             just injection of fat, for instance;
different areas. The nose tip re-           reduce the size of a nose without      with minimal skin removal because         or is it?                                 they talk of totally reshaping
shaping is performed through the            incisions and sutures.                 you need the skin to follow the                                                     and reconstructing areas on the
excision and/or the sutures of the                                                 new curved shape of the neck.            If you undergo a breast augmentation,      body with your own harvested
cartilage the bone re-shaping is             Do you have any options for           Remember that the straight line          you will be able to see the result very    body fat. Can this really be
done through surgical fractures              neck surgery? I have this             between your chin and your               soon after the surgery. It will usually    done?
and elimination of excess bone.              horrible turkey thing going on        clavicle is shorter than the curved      take a few weeks, if the implants are
The width of the nostrils can be             that is like a load of loose skin     line of a normal neck. So you see        positioned under the gland and 2 to 3     Fat transfer is a common procedure,
reduced by cutting the excess of             attached from my chin to my           quite a straight line of loose skin      months if they are under the muscle,      in the face or in the body. I have been
skin at the base. The length of the          clavicle. I don’t want to go          not because there is too much of         by this time you will have a clear        practising it since 1997, and have
nose can be changed by cutting of            through a serious surgery that        it, but because it has fallen from       idea of the aesthetic outcome of the      conducted thousands of procedures.
a bit of skin and cartilage of the           will leave me with noticeable         its ideal position. If you still have    operation. If you don’t like it; you      The techniques have improved and
tip and/or the septum (the central           scars do I have any other             an excess of skin after that, it is      can have them removed with almost         the harvested fat, once re-implanted,
wall of the nose).                           options?                              possible to do a mini neck lift. It is   no consequences to your skin. It is       survives better and better. It is still
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YOUR HAIR                                                                                                                                                   YOUR HAIR
                                                          It’s not as difficult or as expensive   you must avoid heated irons as           colour is stripped and then re-
                                                          as it used to be. Thanks to             they will simply melt! The only          tinted just as you would have your
                                                          customer demand and fierce              way to make sure you don’t               own hair highlighted or coloured.
                                                          competition there is a new breed        experience these problems would          You’ll want to make sure you have
                                                          of hair extensions that work hard       be to clip the synthetic hair out of     chosen the right colour from the
                                                          to give you everything you are          the way when you are doing any           beginning as it will be difficult
                                                          looking for.                            one of these things. Remember            to change without damaging the
                                                                                                  these are not meant for long term        extensions, just as you would avoid
                                                          The first question you have to ask
                                                                                                  usage but more for a fun night           over treating your own hair you
                                                          yourself is what type of extensions
                                                                                                  out which is why they are more           have to think the same way with
                                                          are you looking for? For example,
                                                                                                  difficult to maintain. The plus side     natural hair extensions.
                                                          if you are looking for a fun party
                                                                                                  is the cost will be much lower than
                                                          look for a special event then it is a                                            The absolute best hair to use for
                                                                                                  using natural hair extensions.
                                                          good idea to go with the synthetic                                               natural extensions are very difficult
                                                          hair extensions, however, if you        If you are looking for a more            to find and cost an absolute
                                                          need to build volume in your hair       permanent option then definitely         fortune. These are known as
                                                          on a long term basis then you will      go with natural hair extensions          Raw or Virgin hair this means that
                                                          be best suited for the natural hair     meaning human hair. Not only             the hair has not been touched
                                                          options. These are both good            does it look more natural overall,       chemically.
                                                          extension options, but are advised      but all the problems associated          Most of the hair is gathered from
                                                          for entirely different purposes.        with synthetic hair won’t apply. It      Russia or the Ukraine and selected
                                                          If you choose to go with synthetic      can treated almost the same as           families have a long history of
                                                          hair you can get a wide arrange         your own hair, but once again the        actually growing their hair to sell
                                                          of colours that offer fantastic         matting becomes a problem if you         it in its natural condition. It is
                                                          highlights from pinks to blues,         do not take care to spend extra          often used for the highest quality
                                                          but taking care of them is very         time separating the strands when         wigs. The big advantage of virgin
                                                          different from the natural hair         washing. Natural hair will come in       hair is that you can colour match
                                                          extensions. If you are not careful      different grades so you will need        it to your own colour exactly
                                                          they can become matted especially       to look for European hair which is       without the complications of
                                                          if you tend to shampoo daily. Blow      normally sourced from southern           already processed hair. They also
                                                          drying can also be a problem as         Italy or Spain for the most              last much longer with greater
                                                          the strands may singe under the         reliable hair that has a high quality.   durability, but this why they cost so
                                                          heat this is another reason why         Although it is usually dark hair, the    much more.




     Extend your style
                                                            Commonly asked questions                                   in one direction best from top to bottom rather
                                                            How do I care for them?                                    than upside down.
                                                            You wash your hair on a regular basis just as you
                                                                                                                       Will they damage my hair?
                                                            would for your own hair. The only difference is
                                                                                                                       As long as you are carefully maintaining your
                                                            because they do not generate natural oils the way
                                                                                                                       extensions there should be no reason why they
                                                            your hair does it may require added moisture so it
                                                                                                                       would damage or interfere with your natural hair
     If you ever wished to have thicker, longer and         is best to use a moisturizing conditioner every time.
                                                            When brushing be careful not to snag the hair and a
                                                                                                                       growth.

     healthier looking hair without the tell tale signs     simple tip to avoid that is to start from the bottom       Can I go swimming in the pool or ocean?
                                                            and work your way up the strands holding the top           For swimming pools and hot tubs it’s not an issue,
     of a hair extension we have good news for you!         at the same time. When blow drying or styling your         but it is strongly advised against swimming in sea
                                                            hair, remember to separate the extensions carefully        water. You also have to wash the hair immediately
                                                            to prevent tangling. When washing try shampooing           after the pool and try using a spray in conditioner.


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                                                            Step 3               Step 4
YOUR HAIR                                                                                     YOUR HAIR

     One of the best long standing hair
     extension companies is Racoon
     International. They concentrate on
     the finest hair quality extensions
     that produce very natural results.
     Along with experience comes
     expertise on maintaining hair
     extensions and fortunately they
     have developed a high end hair care
     line designed specifically for their
     extensions.
     To better describe the entire
     process of having extensions we
     have step by step images to show

                                                 Before
     you exactly how your extensions
     will be applied.                                       Protecting hair      Straightening bonds



Step 1                                      Step 2          Step 5               Step 6



Sectioning                                  Forming bonds   Straightening hair   Finishing

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YOUR HAIR                                                                YOUR HAIR
             Where can I go to get my hair
             extensions applied?

             If you visit on-line at:
             www.racooninternational.com
             they will list all the qualified salons,


                                                        Be
             fortunately we have a racoon
             specialist right on our doorstep in

                                                          for
             Marbella at Halo Hair Design who


                                                             e
             can be contacted on:
             Tel. 952 773 912




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SUSAN TAKES ON...                                                                                                                                                                                               SUSAN TAKES ON...
                                                                                                                         next week?). I took all the feedback    you good and sometimes pretty blunt       with other human beings you’ll be
                                                                                                                         (and yes I saw it as feedback – some advice on looking better/younger             surprised to hear that only 7% of
                                                                                                                         good, some bad – and not criticism)     with a shorter, snappier cut and          what we say has an impact on how
                                                                                                                         and made out a list of what I needed    colour change and since I’ve been         others perceive us. True! Also,
                                                                                                                         to work on. So, I knew I was a good     to George Henry I feel much happier       it takes less than five seconds




                                        Should you
                                                                                                                         homemaker, excellent cook and           with my hair, I can tell you! Then it’s   for someone to have formed an
                                                                                                                         hostess, but it hit a sore point when   the wardrobe...                           opinion about you and you haven’t
                                                                                                                         I realised I needed a sexier way                                                              even opened your mouth!
                                                                                                                         to present myself.                    "So, I knew I was a good                                It’s about how you look,
                                                                                                                                                                 homemaker, excellent cook and how you conduct yourself




                                                 trust
                                                                                                                         When talking with my feedback                                                                 (good posture, shoulders
                                                                                                                         group, I spoke to a very                hostess, but it hit a sore point                      back, head up, elegant
                                                                                                                         successful entrepreneur, who                                                                  and confident stance) and
                                                                                                                         is a great ladies’ man and
                                                                                                                                                                 when I realised I needed                              how you greet the other
                                                                                                                         who’s had a string of beauties          a sexier way to present myself." person. Believe you me,
                                                                                                                         in his life. He gave me some                                                                  when I’ve worked with




                                               your own
                                                                                                                         very sound advice: “Just be                                                                   major companies in my
                                                                                                                         yourself!” He said quite matter of         How many times do you sit in front of training sessions it’s unbelievable
                                                                                                                         fact, “There will be some men who          your wardrobe that is crammed full of how many people will initially walk
                                                                                                                         will run a mile because you are so         clothes and you know you ‘just don’t   into the room, with poor self esteem,
                                                                                                                         strong and intelligent, but I promise      have anything to wear’? OK, so         poor manners in greeting/getting to
                                                                                                                         you there’s a guy out there that will      get yourself a good wardrobe stylist   know their fellow participants and




                                              Instinct?
                                                                                                                         absolutely love you for what you           (or do as I did and ask the in house   are completely unaware of what this
 BY SUSAN HUNTER                                                                                                         are.” Now I thought instinctively that     stylist – Renee Coppinger) and be      conveys to others!
                                                                                                                         this was music to my ears! How             prepared to face the brutal honesty
                                                                                                                         many of you out there, have tried to       that you need to ditch at least 50% of I called this article “Should you
     Well, I’ve been reading the                                                                                         change the way you are just to find         your wardrobe, re-assess what you      trust your own instinct” as to be
                                                                                                                         yourself a mate? Perhaps spent a           wear with what and don’t be afraid     honest… and I need you to keep a
     successful book on ‘how                                                                                             lot of money on cosmetic surgery           to show a little more or less flesh,    secret here... I’ve gone on my first
     to attract your man’ written                                                                                        (although there’s nothing wrong with       depending on the occasion!             date since I’ve decided to venture
     by a multimillionairess         I quaked in my boots at the thought        know me (yet) but I was sceptical        doing that if you do it for yourself and                                          into the dating scene. Now I had
     from the USA and quite          of entering a bar on my own; looking       if people would be 100% honest           not for what you think someone will        I’ve loved watching those              been warned off this particular guy
                                     in a predatory way for the ‘potential      in giving me their opinion on how I      like). You ask any cosmetic surgeon programmes where women go                     by a few people who said “he’s not
     frankly I was amazed at         mate’ and then having the gall to          come across to the opposite sex. I                                                                      through major      right for you” and “he won’t last
     reading the things that         approach a guy and tell him what I         nearly died with the honest feedback        "But, you know, there’s something                           changes in how     10 seconds as he’s not on your
     some Americans get up to        was looking for completely left me         I got! Some were so brutally honest                                                                     they look and      wavelength” etc., etc. But, you
                                     cold and to be honest--freaked out!!!      I blushed with shame (some thought          about him that I’m intrigued about                          feel better and    know, there’s something about
     in seeking out their soul
     mates!
                                     So, readers, I’ve ditched the US           I was like a spare part who didn’t          so I’ve decided that I will see him for                     you can see        him that I’m intrigued about so
                                     approach to attracting a man.              show off my sexiness enough);                                                                           the massive        I’ve decided that I will see him for
     I think the quintessential                                                 others thought I was absolutely             a second time and take it slowly."                          improvements       a second time and take it slowly.
     European traits of being        What I would say, however, is that         amazing and still didn’t understand                                                                     in their lives. I  There..., I’ve taken a step forward.
                                     there is a ‘test’ in this book that asks   why I hadn’t got married, had kids       and they’ll tell you that you seriously    regularly coach my clients to see      He may not ultimately be the right
     quietly seductive fall flat on                                                                                       need to have a talk with yourself          themselves from the inside out; as     person for me, but I think it’s good to
                                     you to be truthful about what you          etc ….. (needless to say this latter
     their faces in USA where        think you’ve got to offer and then         group saw me mainly as a good            as to why you want to change your          I have said many times before, you     just take a step forward rather than
     women are so direct about       to ask a selection of your male and        earth mother, excellent social animal/   looks). It may be your hair needs          have to love yourself before you can   analysing to the tenth degree, sitting
     their needs and wants!          female friends/colleagues what they        hostess with the most-ess, loves         updating, perhaps a restyle – so           love someone else. Believe it or not   at home in my pyjamas thinking
                                     think of you. Well, I know you don’t       kids .,. and could you babysit for me    leave it to the professional to give       when it comes to communicating         that I’ll just wait for my knight in
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                                                                                                                                                                                        "I will remember
                                                                                                                                                                                        Beverley a patient
                                                                                                                                                                                        I treated on
                                                                                                                                                                                        Extreme Make
                                                                                                                                                                                        over who told
                                                                                                                                                                                        me the surgery I
                                                                                                                                                                                        had done for her
shining armour! We all have to take
baby steps to move forward with
                                           undertake. If we look only at the big
                                           picture all the time, we never move
                                                                                     those baby steps, one day we will
                                                                                     reach our ultimate goal. So, what
                                                                                                                                   Holistic is not perhaps the first thing you
                                                                                                                                   would think about when considering
                                                                                                                                                                                             had literally
any project that we might want to          off the starting block. But by taking     recommendations for you this time?            having Cosmetic Surgery. However there
                                                                                                                                   is a new mentality among many leading                     transformed
     Step 1:            Select a diverse group of                   Step 4:             Book yourself an appointment with          Cosmetic Surgeons in the U.K. who believe
                        men/women you know and
  trust (maximum 8 people) and ask them to give you
  an honest assessment of how you come across to
                                                                                        a well recommended hair stylist,
                                                                 and ask them for their views on restyling your look.
                                                                                                                                   the benefits of a holistic approach has an
                                                                                                                                   immense impact on overall health of their
                                                                                                                                                                                             her life"                     Nick Percival

  them: take the feedback (and note it’s not criticism but                                                                         patients with truly comprehensive results.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         only speciality which operates on
  constructive feedback), don’t interrupt their flow and                                                                            Mr. Nick Percival is one such extraordinarily
  thank them at the end, noting the good and bad points.            Step 5:              Get a professional stylist to
                                                                                                                                   qualified surgeon who is now working with
                                                                                                                                                                                                         all parts of the body, and it also
                                                                                                                                                                                                         encompasses a degree of artistic
                                                                                         review your wardrobe, throw out
                                                                  the items that do nothing for your current lifestyle,            the highly exclusive beauty and wellness                              licence and innovation.
                                                                                                                                   centre, The Consult in Cancelada.
     Step 2:             Think of a way forward to improve        shape, colour code and re-organise your wardrobe
                                                                  into more workable sections (suits, trousers, shirts,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Did you have a mentor or
                         upon your bad points. Can you                                                                                                                                                   someone that inspired you to
  resolve them yourself, or will you need to employ a             skirts, jumpers, etc) so you can see at a glance what       Why did you choose to become a        College Hospital in London but       become a plastic surgeon?
  professional help to overcome the problem areas?                you will mix and match (also take yourself to a good        plastic surgeon?                      there was no vacancy on the          I was inspired by three surgeons
                                                                  lingerie shop and invest in some new sexy lingerie          By accident! I was never              Orthopaedic programme for            during my training. Initially my
                                                                  and make sure you’re wearing the right size bra for         exposed to Plastic Surgery as an      12 months. I was advised to fill     fellow Registrar Roger Green, now
     Step 3:          Go to a good make-up artist or              your shape … it does amazing things to get it right,        undergraduate and had therefore       in time by doing 6 months of         a consultant in Liverpool, who
                      even pop into a good beauty                 especially for those who are lacking or have too            never considered it as a career       Plastic Surgery and 6 months of      taught me all the basics of the
  salon/shop and get someone to give you an up to                 much cleavage to get the right size bra to completely       option. During my surgical training   Neurosurgery. After 4 weeks of       speciality and ignited my interest.
  date new make-up look.                                          transform your look).                                       I was considering becoming an         Plastic Surgery I realised I had     Secondly, Phil Sykes a Consultant
                                                                                                                              Orthopaedic Surgeon because of        found my future career.              in South Wales who nurtured
So, follow your instinct, but follow a good plan as well to move forward. More next time on my continuing dating adventure!   my love of sport. I was a trainee     What I enjoyed about Plastic         my interest in hand surgery and
                                                                                                                              surgeon on rotation at University     Surgery was the variety, it is the   taught me how to perfect my
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B INTERVIEW                                                                                                                                                                                               B INTERVIEW
surgical technique. Thirdly Awf        my main interests are Facial         and it is estimated that in the UK    operation and can they see some      until adult life when growth has     Bosnian War. Living and working
Quaba in Edinburgh who inspired        Cosmetic Surgery and Breast          50% of all patients undergoing        photographs of the results.          stopped and mature judgements        in a city under siege was an
me to develop my skills as a Re-       Augmentation including Brow          cosmetic surgery procedures are                                            can be made.                         experience I will always remember.
constructive Surgeon.                  lifts, eye lid rejuvenation, Nasal   doing so without the knowledge        How do you feel about surgery on                                          On a lighter note I will remember
                                       reshaping and Face-lifting.          that the doctor operating upon        young individuals?                   Was there ever a moment that         Beverley a patient I treated on
Has the cosmetic surgery industry                                           them is not formally trained.         There are some rare                  you will never forget?               Extreme Make over who told me
changed much in the last                                                                                          circumstances where cosmetic         During my years in Plastic Surgery   the surgery I had done for her had
ten years?                                                                                                        surgery is indicated for young       I have been involved in looking      literally transformed her life giving
The last 10 years has
seen a huge growth in the        "Many of the non surgical                                                        people such as in severe
                                                                                                                  asymmetrical breast development,
                                                                                                                                                       after a number of patients injured
                                                                                                                                                       in major disasters such as the the
                                                                                                                                                                                            her new self confidence to find
                                                                                                                                                                                            a new career and helping her to
Cosmetic Surgery Industry                                                                                         abnormally large breasts,            IRA bombings in London and the       restart her life in her 40’s.
worldwide. The growth of         treatments have been pioneered this                                              protuberant ears or severe           Paddington Rail Crash.
Non Surgical treatments                                                                                           nasal deformities which exposes      However my most unforgettable        What do you enjoy most from
has been extraordinary
enhancing and
                                 side of the Atlantic well before they                                            teenagers to teasing and ridicule.
                                                                                                                  Generally however cosmetic
                                                                                                                                                       time was spent working for
                                                                                                                                                       Medecins Sans Frontiers as a
                                                                                                                                                                                            your work?
                                                                                                                                                                                            The satisfaction of improving the
complementing the role of
Surgery. Now we have skin        have been accepted in the USA."                                                  surgery should not be considered     surgeon in Sarajevo during the       quality of peoples lives.

rejuvenation programmes,
Botox, Dermal fillers,
Lasers, Chemical Peels and a whole     Do you think Europe is as up to      Patients without a realistic
                                                                                                                     CREDENTIALS
range of new innovations to widen      date as the U.S. when it comes to    expectation can also cause
                                                                                                                      Nick Percival is a highly trained and               He has incorporated the use of pre-operative
the scope of what is achievable to     cosmetic surgery?                    frustration ,many now watch
                                                                                                                    accredited Consultant Plastic Surgeon. Born           computerised patient assessment into his
hold back the years.                   Whilst it may have been true 20      reality TV programmes and think
                                                                                                                    in Yorkshire and educated in the UK and               rhinoplasty practice and has spoken on nasal
Surgery has also evolved with a        years ago that most of the ideas     Cosmetic surgery is “risk free”.
                                                                                                                    USA, he graduated from University College             aesthetics at an international rhinoplasty
range of new techniques some           and innovations came from the        They need to be adequately
                                                                                                                    Hospital, Medical School London and returned          meeting. His work on minimal access face-
involving new technologies to          USA to Europe that is no longer      counselled about the potential
                                                                                                                    to the USA where he worked as a Lecturer at           lifting has been presented both in Europe
give us a “designer” approach to       the case. Recent new techniques      downsides of surgery as well as
                                                                                                                    Stanford University in California. With surgical      and the USA at internationally recognised
cosmetic surgery. The one solution     involving shorter scar face-lifts    the obvious benefits.
                                                                                                                    training at The Royal Postgraduate Medical            meetings this year. He is a member of the
fits all approach has gone!            and breast reduction surgery
                                                                                                                    School and University College Hospital in             Medical Defence Union and frequently acts
                                       have both evolved                                  What are the most
                                                                                                                    London, he then became a Fellow of The                as an expert witness in medico-legal cases
How do you stay up to date with        in Europe and many                                 common questions
                                                                                                                    Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1984.         involving cosmetic surgery.
all the latest procedures?
It is essential in this business to
                                       of the non surgical
                                       treatments have been
                                                                    "The one              that clients ask you?
                                                                                          Apart from the
                                                                                                                    His further qualifications and experience
                                                                                                                    with teaching trainee plastic surgeons in             Nick Percival has pioneered the practice
stay up to date. I receive monthly
journals from both Europe and
                                       pioneered this side
                                       of the Atlantic well         solution              obvious ones about
                                                                                          what they want to
                                                                                                                    Reconstructive Plastic Surgery are exemplary
                                                                                                                    which has lead him to become one of the
                                                                                                                                                                          of Day Case Breast Augmentation using
                                                                                                                                                                          new surgical techniques to reduce post
the USA and attend meetings            before they have                                   achieve, I am often
regularly on both Continents. I
lecture both in the UK and abroad
                                       been accepted in the
                                       USA.
                                                                    fits all               asked if I would
                                                                                          recommend this to
                                                                                                                    UKs leading Plastic Surgeons. His Institute
                                                                                                                    of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
                                                                                                                                                                          operative discomfort and ensuring a faster
                                                                                                                                                                          recovery. He is a member of the British
                                                                                                                    in Harley Street was the first to provide a           Association of Plastic Surgeons (BAPS)
and participate in a Teaching and
Training Programme in Cosmetic         What frustrates you
                                                                    approach              my wife ( No! She
                                                                                          doesn’t need it!) or
                                                                                                                    Cosmetic Surgery Training Programme in the            and a serving member of the council of
                                                                                                                    UK officially recognized by the Royal College         the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic
Surgery in London at The Institute
of Cosmetic and Re-constructive
                                       most about working
                                       in this industry?            has gone!"            if I would have it
                                                                                          done to myself (No!
                                                                                                                    of Surgeons.
                                                                                                                    He has a particular interest in modern face-
                                                                                                                                                                          Surgery (BAAPS). He is one of a growing
                                                                                                                                                                          breed of new surgeons who believe in a
Surgery which keeps me on              The fact that anybody                              As a man I’m too
                                                                                                                    lifting techniques, including endoscopic brow         more holistic approach to facial rejuvenation,
my toes. This has recently been        can call themselves a                              scared!).
                                                                                                                    lift, tranconjunctival and laser blepharoplasty       using combinations of surgical and minimally
featured on Discovery TV in a 13       “Cosmetic Surgeon “ and set up       Fortunately patients are becoming
                                                                                                                    and was one of the first surgeons in the United       invasive techniques which produce more
week series, Plastic Surgery School.   a practice without going through     more knowledgeable about
                                                                                                                    Kingdom to undertake the new Minimally                comprehensive and sophisticated results.
What is your speciality?               a rigorous training programme        surgeons and will often ask
                                                                                                                    Invasive (MACS) face-lifting technique.
Although I undertake most types        as I have done. We call these the    how long I have been practising,
of Cosmetic Surgery procedures         “Cowboy Surgeons and Clinics”        how often I do a particular

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                   The Ilusiones Ball                                                                                                   To Benefit
                                                                                                                               Ilusiones Fundación Privada
     Photos by David Harding


As we go through life there will be many        I have helped organise benefits and attended many           be 100 percent supportive of … Ilusiones Fundacion          The following pages are just a short insight to the
                                                more, but I felt it was time for The Beauty Magazine        Privada. They do not have the celebrity patrons with        first of many events we will be organizing to benefit
times when we are asked to choose who           to show strong support for a charity that was here          mega corporate sponsorship and they do not have a           Ilusiones Fundacion Privada and we look forward to
we would like to support. It may be our         in Spain, to give back to the community we love to          long history with years of exposure, but they do have       the same amazing experience again next year. On
friends, business partners or even charities.   live in. We selected a charity that was built on the life   unyielding spirits, full hearts and desperate children in   a personal note, I would like to say to all of our
                                                savings of the founders, who poured everything they         need of a wish to give them a little hope of combating      wonderful guests and sponsors who brought laughter,
And sometimes it becomes difficult to make      had and more into a foundation with clear goals and         the terrible illnesses they are fighting. If you would      happiness and hope with them, you truly are what
the right decision without feeling like you     sincere needs of making a real difference in children’s     like more information on how to help children with          makes the Costa del Sol so special.
                                                lives, right now. While there are endless charities that    life threatening diseases, please visit :
are letting someone else down.                                                                                                                                                                       Thank you.
                                                are all so deserving, there was only one that we could      http://www.fundacionilusiones.org
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           1                        2       3   1                           2           3
                   Making a grand
                   entrance! Big smiles
                   with so much style,
                   here are just a few of
                   the lovely guests.
                   1- Paula & Tony
                   2- Roger & Sue
                   3- Barbara, Maria &
                   Brett 4- Pat, Cindy
                   Leslie, Alexandra &
                   Susan (Committee)
                   5- Nikki & Mike
                   6- Pat & Linda

               4
                   7- Jason, Elle, Steve,
                   Judith, Yvonne & Gary    5   4                           5          6
                                                    Bright colours and satin
                                                    gowns are the trend in
                                                    evening wear and clearly
                                                    many of our female guests
                                                    had the inside scoop looking
                                                    oscar worthy on the red
                                                    carpet!
                                                    1- Bettina 2- Claudia &
                                                    Friends 3- Carol & Partner
                                                    with Lorraine & Partner
                                                    4- Jim & Diane
                                                    5- Well dressed guest
                                                    6- Zoe & Partner

           6                                7                                          8
                                                    7- Caroline & Partner &
                                                7   Valerie 8-Well dressed guest
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                                                      Magic was constantly in the
                                                      air due to the positive vibes
                                                      from Ilusiones but it certainly
                                                      helped having Magic Al to put
                                                      his spin of magic on show for
                                                      everyone.
                                                      1- Magic Al 2- Julie Anne
                                                      Hunter 3- Gudula & Javier
                                                      4- Pete & Tracey 5- Happy
                                                      Table 6- Dancing Joy
                                                      7- Cindy & Alexandra
                                                      8- Marjke & Steinar


                                  1       2   1

 Laughter and enjoyment
 was a common thread
 throughout the night
 with a relaxed and warm
 atmosphere filling the room.
                                                  2                             3
 1- Barry, Wendy & Martin
 2- Melanie & Friends
 3- Elizabeth, Julie & Lianne
 4- Well dressed guests
 5- Maria, Mugge & Eva
 6- Leticia & guest from the
 Ilusiones Fundacion Privada
 7- Julie Anne, William & Lynne
                                      3   4   4                              5




                           5          6   7   6   7                             8
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                                                                                                 help lengthen and thin a round                                                       are thin, they can sit on the
                                                                                                                                                              SQUARE SHAPE
                                                                                                 face. A clear bridge will help widen                                                 eyebrow. If they are heavy,
 How many pairs of sunglasses have you                                                           the eyes and high-set arms will add                                                  below the eyebrow is best.
 bought and then thought I need a new                                                            extra length.                                                                        The sides of the frames
                                                                                                                                                                                      shouldn’t extend too far
 pair of sunglasses?? Too big, too small                                                         PEAR: Since here the jaw line is
                                                                                                                                                                                      beyond the sides of your face
 too thin and too thick, how can you find                                                        wider than the forehead, a wide or
                                                                                                                                                                                      or come in too close to the
 a pair of sunglasses that look perfect?                                                         heavy top frame will add balance
                                                                                                                                                                                      nose. Parallel to the sides
 Easy, follow these simple steps to shades                                                       to the chin width. Fullness at the
                                                                                                                                                                                      of the face is best unless a
 that suit you!                                                                                  bottom of the glasses and low-set
                                                                                                                                                                                      broader face is the objective.
                                                                                                 arms should be avoided to keep
                                                                                                 the chin area in proportion.           SQUARE: Always avoid square                   The bottom of the frame




Do your shades
                                                                                                                                        glasses. This face shape can            should never sit on the cheeks. It
                                                                                                 RECTANGLE: Longer than it is           be lengthened with oval or              broadens the nose and leaves the
                                                                                                 wide, this face type needs frames      rectangular styles, which add more      eyes floating at the top. The eyes
                                                                                                 that add width or shorten the          width than depth. High-set arms         should sit in the centre of the
                                                                                                 face’s appearance. Deep or square      will give a longer effect while a       frame.




                   suit
                                                                                                 glasses work best to give a shorter    clear bridge will have a narrowing
                                                                                                 illusion, as do low-set arms and a     effect. Contrasting or coloured         STEP 3
BY                                                                                               low bridge. Wide rectangles work       arms will help create extra length.     Weight
RENÉE                                                                                            well with a fringe, to shorten the
                                                                                                 length. A coloured horizontal line     DIAMOND: This face needs a              Scale pertains to sunglasses, as
COPPINGER




                                                      YOU?
                                                                                                 across the top will give a similar     frame that will balance out the         well:
                                                                                                 shortening effect as a fringe.         narrow forehead and narrow chin         • Delicate, lightweight frames are
                                                                                                 Frames that are slightly wider         area. Try styles with decorative        best for the petite and smaller-
With summer just around the                                                                      than the face will give a broader      additions on the top half to            boned
corner, sunglasses are a must-have                                                               appearance.                            broaden the forehead area. Aviator-     • Heavier styles suit better the
accessory at the top of every                                                                                                                       style frames will balance   larger, or fuller figured.
trendy woman’s shopping list. We                                                                                                                    both the forehead and
                                                                                                  RECTANGLE                                         chin. Fullness at the
can’t wait to get out to the shops
                                                                                                  SHAPE                                             bottom work best to         STEP 4
and start trying on all the new
                                                                                                                                                    balance a narrow chin if    Colour
hot styles. Our enthusiasm gets                                                    HEART SHAPE
quickly dampened however, after                                                                                                                     you wear a fringe. If you   The colour of the frames should
we’ve excitedly tried on pair after                                                                                                                 wear a bob, a heavy- top    complement your skin tone and
pair without being able to find a                                                                                                                   frame gives the best        colouring (hair and eyes) Don’t
style that looks just as “Wow!” on    Look in the mirror with all of your                                                                           proportion.                 create negative attention with a
                                                                             ROUND SHAPE
us as they do on celebrities.         hair away from your face to see                                                                             STEP 2                        clash of colour around your most
                                      if it is:                                                                                                   Size and Fit                  important asset: your face!
Caution! When using the
following tips you’ll be well on      OVAL: Most shape frames suit                                                                                Sunglass frames come          If you would like to do some more
your way to choosing your most        this type of face. Longer than it                                                                           in various shapes, ovals,     research for yourself have a look
flattering sunglass frames every       is wide, this type face needs to                                                                            squares, etc. but the         at www.otticanet.it where you can
time, exuding confidence and style.   maintain the overall oval balance                                                                           size and fit of the frame     purchase the latest in designer eye
                                      with frames that are slightly wider                                                                         are also, paramount           wear at discounted prices. Or if
STEP ONE
                                      than the face, especially if it is a                                                                        in obtaining the most         you would like to have some fun,
Determine your face shape and
                                      long oval.                                                                                                  flattering effect on your      upload a picture of yourself and
understand which frames work
best with “your” features. Sunglass   ROUND: Always avoid round                                                                                   face.                         “virtually” try on a variety of styles
frames can be used to subtly          frames. They will emphasize the                                                                                                           at www.framesdirect.com.
                                                                                                                                                  The top of the frame
balance the proportions of your       roundness of your face shape. Oval
face in either length or width.       and round edged square shapes
                                                                                                                                                  should not sit above the      Happy sunglass hunting!
                                                                                                                                                  eyebrows. If the frames

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                                                                                                     B HEALTH




I love my
                            legs!
One woman’s life
changing story
of how varicose
veins are no
longer a problem!
Interview by A. Collard
Looking forward to the warm
weather and the chance to reveal
our legs to the summer sun             veins, sure it’s
without clingy tights is something     easy to say
us girls do without much thought.      “Oh I would get
Of course there will be days           them removed
when we can’t be bothered to           before you could
shave or get our legs waxed in a       say jumpin jack
timely manner, so we fall back on      flash”, but the core
a pair of jeans or long skirt for a    reality is I don’t
quick fix. For women that suffer       know what I would                       hurt and is not likely to cause a
with varicose veins however, this      do, it would depend        on the       life threatening problem then why
is never a temporary fix but a         severity, but then I am one of the      go through the pain and expense?
constant necessity. Sometimes          more squeamish types that will          But, and this is a big BUT, if it
legs can even look painful with        even avoid looking at my nail if it     changes the way you live your life
lumpy protruding veins and severe      has a snag!                             then surely it is something that
purple blue discolouration. For                                                should be looked into.
                                       When talking to other women
these women the idea of wearing
                                       with vein problems most will say        Something you should know!
a summer skirt or a pair of
                                       that they hate them, but when
shorts in public is simply out of
                                       you mention surgery, that’s when        There has been so much
the question, sadly many women
                                       it becomes less serious and it          advancement in vein surgery that
are so embarrassed about the
                                       doesn’t hurt, so it’s fine. But         it is still difficult to believe there is
appearance of their legs they often
                                       perhaps one of the main reasons         still a huge misconception about
resort to thicker tights or wear
                                       women choose to live with               the pain factor of vein removal
jeans or trousers throughout the
                                       varicose veins is the pain factor       surgery, particularly among the
entire year.
                                       of the having surgery to remove         people suffering with varicose
I have often asked myself what I       them. Of course we can relate to        veins. Not only can varicose
would do if I get varicose or spider   logic, after all if something doesn’t   veins lead to DVT (Deep Vein

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Thrombosis) and other serious           It took two consultations to          was go back in three days and have
health problems, but the fact of the    reassure her of the surgery she       the stitches removed, I just couldn’t
matter is removing them doesn’t         was considering. The first gave       believe it!”
have to hurt, especially if you go to   her an insight into the updated       Living with such severe varicose
a vein specialist that can offer you    procedures now available which        veins Caroline felt that she had
an almost pain free solution.           were a far cry from the days of       definitely made the right decision
                                        just vein stripping. She was also     and with a cheerful smile she
Caroline Santiago is one such
                                        surprised to learn that with the      exclaims, “For the first time in my
woman who chose to live with
                                        latest methods for removing           life I went out and bought a pair
varicose veins for more than 15
                                        varicose veins she would be able      of jean shorts and cropped cut off
years and in a recent interview in
                                        to walk out of the clinic within      jeans” “The surgery was so simple
Marbella explained to us one of the
                                        an hour and a half without the        and it has changed my life, I think
reasons why she avoided surgery,
                                        pains her father had endured. The     it is important for women to care
“My father had the same severe
                                        second consultation was merely        about the way they look and feel
problem and he had his veins
                                        to confirm all of the information     and I am so proud of myself for
stripped in hospital later coming
                                        she had received from the first       doing this I feel great and I want
back complaining of the terrible
                                        by which time she was now             women to know that it’s not like it
pain he was in”, said Caroline, “He
                                        completely at ease and prepared       used to be, I feel so rejuvenated and
couldn’t even walk afterwards he
                                        to undergo the surgery.               confident, I’m just so happy now!”
was in so much pain!” Clearly pain
                                                                              Looking at Caroline you can see
had a big impact on her decision to     “I almost couldn’t believe what
                                                                              a boundless energy that reflects
wait on surgery.                        Dr. Dhobb was telling me”, she
                                                                              her new found vein free lifestyle,
Relaxed in the Costa del Sol            said, “He said I could have this
                                                                              it isn’t just about her eagerness to
sun slightly shaded by a canopy         procedure done and be able to
                                                                              share her experience, it’s about the
Caroline in her cut off jeans now       walk out the same day, to be more
                                                                              confidence she exudes and the fact
emits a smile of confidence and         precise it was only going to take
                                                                              she is thoroughly enjoying every
new found happiness. Never one          an hour and a half! I was even
                                                                              minute of it.
to dismiss a healthy lifestyle which    more surprised when he said it
is apparent from her trim figure,       wouldn’t hurt!” said Caroline, “He    Dr. Dhobb said, “We have come
she like so many other women            was such a professional he spoke      along way from the days where
had an inherent problem of              so reassuringly and that gave me      removing problem veins is a
varicose veins dictating a covered      the confidence I needed to actually   complicated or painful procedure,
leg lifestyle. Living with this for     have the surgery”.                    there is no reason why anyone
so long now Caroline felt it was                                              should live with this problem when
                                        During the procedure Caroline’s
time to look into surgery options                                             it can be so easily resolved.”
                                        husband stayed with her while
and decided to visit a well known                                             When mentioning to him that one
                                        Dr. Dhobb explained the surgery
Vascular Surgeon Dr. Dhobb                                                    of his clients had been speaking so
                                        every step of the way. Eager
from the Advanced Vein Clinic in                                              highly of him, he added, “It is always
                                        to share every detail of her
Marbella.                                                                     gratifying to hear patients talk so
                                        experience Caroline explains, “I
                                                                              positively about their experience
Before visiting Dr. Dhobb’s             was only under a local anaesthetic
                                                                              with their surgery and of course
clinic Caroline had conducted a         so I was totally aware of what was
                                                                              I am always happy to help anyone
thorough research of possibilities      happening the entire time. I had
                                                                              who needs advice or treatment
and finally concluded that the          about 20 small incisions and none
                                                                              this is why I am here.”
Advanced Vein Clinic would be           of them hurt!” She adds excitedly
the absolute best choice for her,       pointing to her legs, “I didn’t       If you would like to contact the
“After all”, she explains, “That’s      even get scarring, not one scar! I    Advanced Vein Clinic or speak with
what he does he doesn’t do 101          expected to feel sore but I was       Dr. Dhobb he can be reached at
things he only concentrates on          fine, I walked out of the surgery     his clinic in Nueva Andalucia
vein surgery”.                          with no pain and all I had to do      Tel. 952817062
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                                                                                                                  just as puberty is natural. Puberty     grumpy? Who wouldn’t be dealing       blood clots.

                                                                      Sometimes it                                prepares a girl to be able to
                                                                                                                  conceive and bear children, and
                                                                                                                                                          with all this!
                                                                                                                                                          There is a middle part but I have
                                                                                                                                                                                                BHRT (Bio identical Hormone
                                                                                                                                                                                                Replacement Therapy) is derived
                                                                    doesn‛t matter how                            menopause prepares a woman to
                                                                                                                  cease to be able to conceive. Both
                                                                                                                                                          to cut the babble somewhere and
                                                                                                                                                          am now going to move on to
                                                                                                                                                                                                from natural plant sources
                                                                                                                                                                                                and they are formulated by a
                                                                    nice people are,                              cause upheavals in one’s body,          menopause.                            compounding pharmacist to
                                                                                                                  puberty by introducing hormones                                               be biologically identical to the
                                                                    IT'S JUST NOT                                 and menopause by withdrawing            I was once told by someone that       human forms of estradiol and

                                                                    GOOD ENOUGH!
                                                                                                                  them.                                   menopause was when we give            testosterone. To date, studies
                                                                                                                  The ovaries produce the female          ´men a pause´.                        show no evidence of cancer, stroke
                                                                                                                  sex hormones, oestrogen and             It was funny at the time, but on      or heart disease.
                                                                                                                  progesterone. Oestrogen is              reflection it did not sound like       For further information:
                                                                                                                  responsible for the development         much fun and with that thought        Dr. John Garant
                                                                                               this person is     of the female body’s sexual             in mind, depression is now pre-       www.longlifecostadelsol.com or
                                                                                               unrecognizable.    characteristics and progesterone        menopausal!                           Google.com.
                                                                                               Who is she?        causes the changes in the uterine       Okay …just having a moment of
                                                                                               Who is that        wall that allow the fertilized egg to   silliness and will continue on a      Wild Yam is a natural replacement
                                                                                               person?            implant and grow.                       more serious note.                    but it is not identical to our
                                                                                               It requires        Diseases of the endocrine               Menopause is simply the cessation     chemical structure. It helps in the
                                                                                               an enormous        glands usually result from either       of monthly periods but in general     maintenance of high DHEA levels.
                                                                                               amount of          an excess or a deficiency of            use--it often embraces a wide         It doesn’t give you measured
                                                                                               discipline         hormones. It would therefore            range of accompanying symptoms        amounts of DHEA, but stimulates
                                                                                               to keep the        make sense that any woman               which make up the                     your body to produce the correct
                                                                                               above feelings     who suspects that they or their         “Change of life”.                     amount of its own. Your local
                                                                                               in check but       daughters may have a hormonal           Your ovaries stop producing eggs      health food store should be able
                                                                                               unfortunately      imbalance should be tested.             and your fertility declines and       to provide wild yam, but if not try
BY CINDY BARNES                                                                                                                                           eventually ceases.                    the local farmers market. With




¨MOODY?¨
                                                                                               you are always
                                                                                               less guarded       I have at least a handful of friends    Loss of oestrogen brings              any treatment, either chemical or
                                                                                               around your        that suffered from endometriosis-       symptoms such as hot flushes,          natural you should always be sure
                                                                                               loved ones.        a thickening of the endometrium         sweating at night and a more          to discuss them with your health
                                                                             The conspirational knowing           which then led to some being            frequent need to pass urine.          care provider.
                                                                             look that is shared between my       unsuccessful with conceiving a          More importantly a gradual but
                                                                                                                  child. It’s not a difficult process;    progressive loss of bone mass          A useful web address:
                                                                             husband and daughter along with
                                                                                                                  you can have a blood test or a          occurs, or even the development        www.menopausematters.co.uk
                                                                             the whispered comments do not
                                                                                                                                                                                                 can give you lots of helpful


Oh, must be Hormonal!
                                                                             go unnoticed – they know, and        saliva test to check for the right      of Osteoporosis is very possible.
                                                                                                                  balance of hormones.                    The risk of hip, wrist and spine       information and there is also a
                                                                             though I shouldn’t, I feel excused
                                                                                                                                                          fractures of brittle bones             book called Menopause written
                                                                             for my behaviour.
                                                                                                                  Now we move on to the ´Mrs              are common amongst post-               by Dr. Heather Currie who
                                                                             Mrs Grumpy Gills has been an
                                                                                                                  Grumpy Gills´ stuff ……….                menopausal women.                      also writes for Menopause
 ¨Hello Mrs Grumpy Gills¨             even audition for – it’s given to me   endless soap opera and one that
                                                                                                                  It’s known as PMS - Premenstrual                                               Mattters Magazine that gives
 A quote that has been embraced       and …oh boy! Do I play the part        many of us participate in, and as
                                                                                                                  symptoms, which come into play          There are different treatment          objective information on all
 by my daughter and is put to good    well – think Oscar nominations.        we are all aware, some play bigger
                                                                                                                  when we start producing eggs,           options out there and HRT              aspects of the menopause with
 use once a month when she calls      I very happily swim with the           parts than others.
                                                                                                                  the hormonal changes associated         (Hormone Replacement Therapy           useful advice on treatment
 me `Mrs Grumpy Gills´.               current for three weeks and in the
                                                                                                                  with ovulation may cause bloating,      is probably the most well known.       options from conventional to
 For those of you that have seen      fourth week… yep, you guessed it,      I have conducted a little research
                                                                                                                  breast soreness, increased acne,        However synthetic estrogen and         alternative suggestions. Either
 the animated film about the          I go against it!                       on the role hormones play in our
                                                                                                                  and mood swings the week before         progesestin are not the same           way with or without, help
 underwater world of fish called      The once tolerant person that I        lives and am happy to share with
                                                                                                                  the period. Menstrual cramps            chemical structure as our bodies       here’s hoping the symptoms
 “Finding Nemo” you will soon         know so well suddenly becomes          you a brief outline of what I have
                                                                                                                  are probably the most common            hormones and there has been            will eventually subside and I will
 realise that the quote lies within   irritable, impatient and over          learnt by way of medical books
                                                                                                                  unpleasant premenstrual symptom.        evidence of strokes, heart disease,    finally be rid of Mrs. Grumpy
 the wonderful storyline.             sensitive. Lacking concentration       and the internet.
                                                                                                                  Is it any wonder that we are            breast cancer, colon cancer and        Gills!
 This is not a part that I want or    and suffering with insomnia            Menopause is a natural process
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                                                                                                      WOMEN'S HEALTH
                        Due to a recent study from the      positive diagnosis, radiation        professor of medicine at the
                        American College of Physicians’     exposure, false reassurance,         Stanford University School of
                        Clinical Efficacy Assessment        procedure associated pain            Medicine.
                        Subcommittee, new guidelines        and unnecessary anxiety
                        for mammograms have now             causing stress. With reference       It has therefore been advised
                        been set in result of the study’s   to the procedure associated          that women between the age
                        findings. Although worldwide        pain, this reportedly had an         of 40 and 49 have tailor made
                        mammogram testing has               effect on women who decided          decisions for screenings,
                        varied guidelines depending         not to return for another            which means there should be
                        on the country of origin, the       mammography, however, this           a thorough check on family
                        U.S. has been leading the           was still controversial due to the   history, health and any other
                        way for screening parameters        huge imbalances of different         areas such as early menopause
                        because of the amount of            studies. In one case study 77%       or late child birth should be
                        studies conducted and the           of women experienced pain            taken into consideration which
                        volume of women involved in         while in another only 28% did.       may also be linked to breast
                        those studies. The reasons                                               cancer.
                        for this review of the current      The benefits of having an
                        guidelines was spearheaded          annual mammogram between              The most important
                        by the conflicting evidence          the ages of 40 and 49 have not        findings were:
                        shown by different medical          been clear mostly due to the
                        groups worldwide for screening      fact that only a 15% reduction        • To periodically conduct
                        recommendations for women           has been measured in breast           personal assessment of
                        under age 50. While some will       cancer mortality and this was         breast cancer risk
                        say it is not necessary to have     for a 14 year follow up with          • To inform women
                        a yearly screening others are       screening every 1-2 years. The
                                                                                                  between the ages of
                        in disagreement promoting the       argument has been that many
                                                                                                  40 and 49 potential
                        yearly test as a sure fire way      of these women who were
                                                                                                  benefits and risks of
                        to avoid breast cancer. Many        closely studied had already
                                                                                                  mammography
                        physicians currently advise         turned 50 during the time the
                                                                                                  • And to base screening
                        annual screening for women          study was being taken, so many
                                                                                                  decisions on those
                        between the ages of 50 and          were actually in their fifties.
                        70 but for women in their 40's
                                                                                                  benefits and risks as
                        it has become difficult to know     Health policy expert, Douglas
                                                                                                  well as the patients
                        what to believe.                    K. Owens, MD. MS who chaired
                                                                                                  preferences and breast
                                                            the committee on developing           cancer profile.



     WHEN IS THE
                        To clarify and avoid                these new guidelines said,
                        unnecessary screenings              “There are important benefits        Finally Dr. Owens said, “We still
                        the new guidelines have             to screening mammography,            think many women will choose
                        concentrated on women in their      but we believe the decision to       to get mammography, and we



     RIGHT TIME FOR A
                        40’s to help put our minds at       be screened should be based          are supportive of that, the most
                        ease on who and who should          on an informed conversation          important thing is that women
                        not have an annual screening.       between a patient and her            are well informed about the
                        You may question why this is        physician,” Adding, “In our view,    decision they’re making.”
                        a problem, but unfortunately        the evidence does not support



     MAMMOGRAM?
                        there are risks to having           a blanket recommendation for         To find out more please visit
                        mammography that you may            women in this age group.” Dr.        the medical center’s Office
                        not be aware of and they could      Owens is a researcher with           of Communication & Public
                        possibly have detrimental           the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto       Affairs at
                        effects. For example, false         Health Care System and a             http://mednews.stanford.edu

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                                                                                    Even in this day and                                                                      all the things she will
                                                                                   age where women                                                                            one day accomplish
                                                                                   are considered equals                                                                      and all the places
                                                                                   on all levels it doesn’t                                                                   she will go, but all
                                                                                   and shouldn’t stop                                                                         the while constantly
                                                                                   the teachings of how                                                                       surrounding her with
                                                                                   important it is to be                                                                      an invisible shield.
                                                                                   responsible for keeping
                                                                                   your family safe.                                                                          We all know the
                                                                                   This is why writing                                                                        horrors in the world
                                                                                   about certain emotions,                                                                    today and this is not
                                                                                   becomes a true                                                                             a paranoid man’s
                                                                                   challenge for me and                                                                       thoughts put in ink,
                                                                                   requires numerous                                                                          but I grew up realising
                                                                                   revisions.                                                                                 that it is wiser to fear
                                                                                   I tell you this only to                                                                    man’s disabilities and
                                                                                   prepare you for this                                                                       weaknesses rather
                                                                                   article, as it is extremely                                                                than live a life of
                                                                                   close to my heart and                                                                      disappointment in
                                                                                   if I hear any criticism                                                                    humanity.
                                                                                   about it, then I will
                                                                                   never write again, just                                                                    From the moment I
                                                                                   kidding, as you know we                                                                    set eyes on my new
                                                                                   men take criticism quite                                                                   born, I knew that our
                                                                                   well...                                                                                    hearts had a tough
                                                                                   There was a moment                    still embedded in my brain as I                      road ahead and my
                                                                                   recently during a routine shopping    instantly turned around making       wife and I needed to protect this
                                                                                   mall where I am in the standstill     sure my wife and daughter were       precious gift with our every breath
                                                          When did my little       position (where men wait while        still in view. I had a rush of those until ... and there lies the body of



     Thank Heaven
                                                          girl become all          women shop!) and a young              memories hit me in seconds           this article.
                                                                                   dad completely oblivious to his       and I clearly recall conversations
                                                          grown up?                surroundings was having a grown                                            (UNTIL) Its easy to have such an
                                                                                                                         with my own daughter although
                                                          By Dante Getano




for Little Girls
                                                                                   up conversation with his 2 year       more than 15 years ago, it could     amazing little life dependant on
                                                                                   old daughter. The discussion          have been yesterday. I remember      you for everything for so many
                                                                                   caught my attention because this      her looking up at me with an         years.You miss a heartbeat when
                                                                                   well dressed little girl reminded     expression of defiance on her face, you don’t know her exact status.
                                                                                   me of my daughter, who is now         a very opinionated, sometimes        You wake up in a cold sweat with
                                                                                   close to twenty. I wasn’t                                                                 the thought of her not
                                                                                   trying to listen in but it
                                                                                   was difficult to avoid as
                                                                                                                 "This very serious heart to heart chat was breathing properly in
                                                                                                                                                                             her crib only to realize
                                                                                   this very serious heart       the father trying to explain how important that she’s almost a
 Times have changed so drastically over the last decade for men. I remember        to heart chat was the         it was for his daughter not to let go of his teenager and sleeping
 discussions or should I say lectures from my own father that as a man, emotions   father trying to explain                                                                  soundly in her room.
                                                                                   how important it was
                                                                                                                 hand while they were shopping. "                            You try to strengthen
 are a weakness and even the idea of displaying any raw emotions has instilled a   for his daughter not to                                                                   her with knowledge
 strong discomfort to me. In fact I would imagine that there are many men with     let go of his hand while they were    over confident 2 year old that felt  good and bad, about the world, and
 a similar upbringing that were taught the importance of being in control, the     shopping. This was a moment           invincible in her toddler Nikes!     the question remains ambiguous
                                                                                   I had experienced many times          This was my job, to continually      in your mind! When do I let go?
 head of the household, the man on whom all things are ultimately reliant on.      and even after all these years        reassure confidence, to tell her of  It’s okay not for another ten years

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                                                                           I’m very lucky in many ways, but
                                                                           more so in having a wife that not
                                                                           only gave me an amazing child but
                                                                           has also helped her develop into a
                                                                           magnificent young woman. I have
                                                                               no doubts about my daughter’s
                                                                                  abilities and I know that as
                                                                                  we made mistakes in the
                                                                                 road to adulthood, she will
                                                                               also make hers. The problem
                                                                             I have is I will always see her
                                                                           with that look on her face, staring
                                                                           up at me, her little arms crossed
                                                                           in disapproval! But things were
                                                                           much different then, because then
                                                                           I was always in the right, there
                                                                           was no question about right and
 From teddy Bears to I-pods,                                               wrong daddy knew best, daddy
 little girls grow up too quickly!                                         can fix anything, if daddy said so
                                                                           then it had to be true! What
and that’s a lifetime away! I turn                                         happened? At what point did I
around and she’s sixteen having                                            lose control? Once again, it’s okay
                                      years. A mother’s love for her       because nothing has really changed
a birthday party with boys, in our
                                      son or equally a father’s love for   in the way she sees me either,
house and we have to leave (or
                                      his daughter is a rather tender      there are just some things that we
at least stay out of view)! When
                                      predicament. How do you stop         have to step back for in order to
do we accept the fact that they
                                      doing a job that has been so         move forward. I enjoy our heated
are young adults, possibly wiser
                                      deeply embedded in your every        discussions on current affairs, I
at their age than we ever were,
                                      day movement just like breathing     relish in the knowledge that she
probably more capable of taking
                                      and stop?                            is smart and independent and I
care of themselves than we were
at that age and yet... I overhear                                          will proudly accept my role as
                                      I remember my father’s face when     the shadow figure, as the discreet
whispers of a young man in her
                                      he was walking my                    pit-bull at her beckon call, but I will
life, shared with her mother, and
                                      sister down the aisle,               be forever losing sleep over her
it ... well, it bothers me! I am as
                                      he gave her hand to                          wellbeing, just as a father
modern in thinking as the next
                                      her future husband,                                   should.
dad, believe me I’ve been told
                                      he was happy, but
not only by my daughter but also
                                      he was torn, this
her friends; yet it bothers me to
                                      is a moment
suddenly realize that I am facing a
                                      that I eagerly
moment, an inevitable moment of
                                      await… but
having to let her go.
                                      for as long
                                      as it takes!
I was 14 when I left home and
                                      The ironic
it wasn’t by choice, my mother’s
                                      thing is
tears are embedded on my
                                      that we
shoulders from the day that
                                      know its
she had to let me go, and I am
                                      inevitability, and
beginning to understand her
                                      yet, it’s still
emotions now after so many
                                      un-welcomed.
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              What is organic food                                                                                                                                           • 29.3% more
                                                                                                                                                                             magnesium
                                                                                                                                                                             • 13.6% more
                                                                                                                                                                             phosphorus
                                                                                                                                                                             The review
                                                                                                                                                                                                   chemical isolation combined
                                                                                                                                                                                                   with nuclear magnetic resonance
                                                                                                                                                                                                   spectroscopy revealed the much
                                                                                                                                                                                                   higher level in organic oranges.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Why the big difference? Clark

     and is it really better for our health?                                                                                                                                 also found that
                                                                                                                                                                             while 5 servings
                                                                                                                                                                             of organically
                                                                                                                                                                                                   speculated that “with conventional
                                                                                                                                                                                                   oranges, (farmers) use nitrogen
                                                                                                                                                                                                   fertilizers that cause an uptake of
Organic refers to an “earth             - Improving soil                                                                                                                     grown vegetables      more water, so it sort of dilutes
friendly” and health-supportive         quality                                                                                                                              (lettuce, spinach,    the orange. You get a great big
method of farming and processing        Conserving and                                                                                                                       carrots, potatoes     orange but it is full of water and
foods. Weeds and pests are              keeping up water                                                                                                                     and cabbage)          doesn’t have as much nutritional
controlled using environmentally        quality                                                                                                                              provided the daily    value.”
sound practices that sustain our        - Encouraging                                                                                                                        recommended           It’s all in the soup!
personal health and the health of       biodiversity                                                                                                                         intake of vitamin     Eating organic may also
our planet. The term “organic”          Minimalizing                                                                                                                         C for men and         help protect against chronic
applies to both animal and plant        the health and                                                                                                                       women, their          inflammation, a major factor in
foods. Organic farmers do not use       occupational hazards                                                                                                                 conventionally        both cardiovascular disease and
chemicals (pesticides, fungicide or     to farm workers                                                                                                                      grown                 colon cancer. A study, published in
fertilizers) in an environmentally      Maintaining                                                                                                                          counterparts          the European Journal of Nutrition,
harmful manner. They utilize a          a restorative                                                                                                                        did not. Plus,        found that organic soups sold in
blend of old and new technologies       and sustainable                                                                                                                      organically grown     the UK contain almost 6 times
                                                                   By George Matalan
and scientific research to balance      biosystem.                                                                                                                           foods contained       as much salicylic acid as non-
the earth’s natural ecosystem.          Unfortunately most                                                                                                                   15.1% less nitrates   organic soups. Salicylic acid is
A couple of examples of organic         conventional farming methods          journal Alternative Therapies. In     for another 22 days. After both        than conventionally grown foods.        the compound responsible for
farming methods include rotating        adhere to a chemical-dependent        this review, organic food was found   dietary trials, the researchers        Nitrates, a major constituent           the anti-inflammatory action of
crops between the fields to keep        model of agribusiness. Residue        to have higher protein quality in     analyzed levels of flavonoids and      of chemical fertilizers, bind to        aspirin, it has been shown to help
pests from building up and in turn      from conventional farming             all comparisons, higher levels of     other markers of antioxidant           hemoglobin and, particularly in         prevent hardening of the arteries
improves soil fertility. Planting       methods use toxic chemicals           vitamin C in 58% of all studies,      defences in the food and in the        infants, can significantly reduce the   and bowel cancer. Researchers
select bushes and flowers attract       that remain in the soil, leach into   5-20% higher mineral levels for       participants’ blood and urine          body’s ability to carry oxygen.         compared the salicylic acid content
beneficial insects which also ward      ground water, and frequently          all but two minerals. In some         samples. Results indicated a           When it comes to choosing               of 11 brands of organic soup to
off unwanted pests.                     end up either on the skin or          cases, the mineral levels were        significantly higher content of the    between organic or conventionally       that found in non-organic varieties.
These methods of farming produce        become internal constituents of       dramatically higher in organically-   flavonoid quercitin in the organic     grown foods, size is definitely         The average level of salicylic acid
nutrient-rich, fertile soil which       commercially grown foods. The         grown foods-as much as three          produce and in the subjects’ urine     not everything, suggests another        in 11 brands of organic vegetable
nourishes the plants and it keeps       predominant use of this model         times higher.                         samples when on the organic            study published in Science Daily        soup was 117 nanograms per gram,
chemicals off the land to protect       has resulted in adversely affecting   Organic foods may also                produce diet, plus the subjects’       Magazine. Chemistry professor           compared with 20 nanograms per
water quality and wild life. Organic    the earth’s environment and our       contain more flavonoids than          urinary levels of another flavonoid,   Theo Clark and undergraduate            gram in 24 types of non-organic
farming is often inaccurately and       health.                               conventionally grown foods,           kaempferol, were also much higher      students at Truman State                soup. The highest level (1,040
simplistically described as farming     Are organic foods nutritionally       according to Danish research          compared to the conventionally         University in Mississippi found         nanograms per gram) was found
without the use of pesticides. More     superior to conventionally grown      published in the August 2003 issue    grown diet.                            organically grown oranges               in an organic carrot and coriander
accurately, it is a method of farming   foods?                                of the Journal of Agricultural and    A review of 41 studies comparing       contained up to 30% more vitamin        soup!
which partners with nature rather       Yes, and significantly more. Proof    Food Chemistry. In this study, 16     the nutritional value of organically   C than those grown conventionally.      Organic produce, farming and
than altering or controlling natural    of their superiority has been         healthy non-smoking participants      to conventionally grown fruits,        Reporting the results at the June       living is a huge area that definitely
processes.                              demonstrated in numerous studies. ranging in age from 21-35 years           vegetables and grains, also            2, 2002, meeting of the American        needs to be looked at in more
Just a few of the benefits to think     In 1998, a review of 34 studies       were given either a diet high in      indicates organic crops provide        Chemical Society, Clark said he         detail and we will be concentrating
about:                                  comparing the nutritional content     organically or conventionally         substantially more of several          had expected the conventionally         more on this in up coming issues!
- The absence of use of dangerous       of organic versus non-organic         grown fruits and vegetables for       nutrients, including:                  grown oranges, which were twice         For more information regarding
synthetic pesticides, herbicides and    food was published in the peer-       22 days, after which they were        •          27% more vitamin C          as large, to have twice the vitamin     The George Matalan Foundation
chemical fertilizers                    reviewed, MEDLINE-indexed             switched over to the other diet       •          21.1% more iron             C as the organic versions. Instead,     please visit www.whfoods.com

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