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Viora Reaction!

Raihana Mahan on the latest in beauty!

Viora Reaction is a Radiofrequency (RF) energy based treatment. When applied to tissues, the skin’s underlying network of collagen and elastin fibers is gently heated. This action causes the fibers to shrink, restoring the skin’s elasticity and leaving it tighter and smoother looking.  It also stimulates natural lipolysis to shrink fat cell...


Vegan beauty: future, present, or passing fad?

You might say vegan/cruelty-free beauty is poised to have its moment. New Zealand and India have banned cosmetic testing on animals altogether, and on June 22, 2016, President Obama signed the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act, which is expected to significantly reduce animal testing in the United States. The act drew wide support from several organizations, including the Humane Society of the United States and the Physicians Committee for...


Raihana Mahan Enjoys Making her Clients Beautiful

Raihana Mahan is one of the most popular aestheticians in the Seattle metro area. She is known for her gentle touch, her fine attention to the smallest details, and her sparkling eyes that show her easy sense of humor.  Here is a little known fact about Raihana: she reigned as a local beauty queen Mrs. Sammamish in 2006. (Sammamish is an eastside city located in the heart of Microsoft country.)

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When Looking Good Becomes a Tragic Obsession

 

A beautiful 28-year-old Eurasian woman, LISA (not her real name), came to me to have eyelid surgery.  This was not at all an uncommon request. In the last ten years, there has been an increase of 58% of cosmetic surgeries performed on Asians.   Lisa was half Asian and she was requesting a preference to have more Caucasian looking eyes. I performed the eyelid surgery for Lisa. She was very happy with the results. Only it...


Is the Facelift dead?

 

It’s no secret that nonsurgical anti-aging treatments have become so effective that it begs the question: Has the facelift become obsolete? 

Non-surgical procedures such as injections of Botox and dermal fillers account for the vast number of cosmetic procedures that I have performed in the last few years, and these numbers are increasing.  This trend is likely to continue and is much more than a stop gap in between...