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what are some safe and effective beauty care treatments?

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Dr. Kenneth Lee
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Beauty care : There are a wide variety of beauty care products out there. There is no way to summarize all of the available safe products. See your board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist to discuss all the options. This is the only way to customize a treatment plan and discuss the risks and benefits.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

How can I teach a perception of beauty?

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Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine 35 years experience
By Example: You will teach your child many things. Comment on specific things you find beautiful, your child will learn from your example. Finding beauty everwhere is one of life's joys: a smile, a piece of art, poetic words, moving music, athetic physique, the natual world, complexity, and so on. Through your teaching your child will develop his/her own perception of beauty.
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A 36-year-old male asked:

Smoking has been around for thousands of yrs & it's said it's no good. Should science look at it closely to discover its beauty & may be good stuff?

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Dr. Thomas Robbins
Family Medicine 10 years experience
What good stuff?: Are you referring to the increased risk of cancer, the vascular disease, chronic cough, skin damage, ill effects that second hand smoke has on others, the addiction that develops, or some of the others that I have left out?
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
Dr. Christiaan Maurer commented
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
I agree with Dr. Robbins that it definitely is a terrible thing but... nicotine seems to be an excellent anxiolytic (anxiety fighter). Many tobacco addicts are self medication their generalized anxiety disorder.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

What does vanity or beauty due as motivator?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Can be one.: We live in a society that treats the attainment of physical beauty and youth like a religion. For those who buy into that - they will often go to great lenghts to achieve results. It is a very strong motivator for some people.
Dr. Sophie Duriez
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Yes, Dr. Fowler, great answer, thanks :) !
Mar 22, 2013
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Provided original answer
Thanks Dr. D. , Heidi
Mar 22, 2013
Fremont, CA
A 36-year-old male asked:

Please share a tip in the form of a haiku on beauty.

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Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Facial: Facial balance is often the key. A patient who has issues with their nose may need a chin implant.
A 20-year-old female asked:

I'm happy with myself & know i'm beautiful .. But i guess people don't see me like that. Even my boyfriend likes my inner beauty more .. Am i ugly ?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Beauty: Outer beauty can decline with time; inner beauty only improves -- at least it does if you take good care of yourself. Your comments about others' supposed attitudes towards you, and your own concerns about being "ugly, " sound like you could be assessing yourself through the eyes of depression -- not fair to you at all! a therapist may be able to help you sort these worries out.

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