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Jolene Edgar

COVOID-19 IMPACT
The Pandemic May Be Causing a Rise in Stress-Induced Hair Loss

In the closing months of a year unlike any other, many dermatologists report an uptick in patients suffering from hair loss — a symptom they attribute to an unprecedented level of anxiety caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

PLASTIC SURGERY TRENDS
Demand for Plastic Surgery Is Booming Amid the Pandemic

Doctors say prospective patients were "beating down the doors" once stay-at-home orders lifted.

SAFETY FIRST
How Cosmetic Doctors Are Approaching Injectables in a World That Calls for Masks

Allure explores the growing debate over mask-off injectable treatments.

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17 Potent Over-the-Counter Retinol Serums

With the help of cosmetic chemists, we found the cream of the crop.

COVID-19 Q&A
Getting COVID-19 Changed This Plastic Surgeon's View of His Industry

"Cosmetic surgery will come back last because it's as elective as you can get."

DOCTOR'S ORDERS
6 Things to Know Before Getting Hyperpigmentation Treatments

First up: Speak to your dermatologist.

To Have and to Mold
Surgeons Are Using Injectables to Sculpt the Face

Just think what Michelangelo could have done with hyaluronic acid.

beam me up
Everything You Need to Know About Laser Resurfacing Treatments

Including treatment options, cost, and downtime.

Life in Plastic
Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Fillers

Including treatment options and how long your results will last.

now trending
The Truth About Those "Temporary Nose Jobs"

Plus, why you're seeing the procedure known as liquid rhinoplasty all over Instagram.

A Comprehensive Guide to Every Skin-Care Term, Defined

Now you can better understand the ingredient label.

Shape Shifter
Why the "Lip Lift" Procedure May Someday Replace Lip Fillers

Experts decode the rising plastic surgery trend.

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I Got a Nose Job at 25 — Here's What Happened

And yes, you can see the before-and-after photos.

Weird Science
The Truth About Growth Factors in Skin Care and Why They're Controversial

Writer Jolene Edgar takes on the herculean task of investigating growth factors, skin care's most controversial ingredient.

Life in Plastic
A Complete Guide to the "Mommy Makeover"

In our latest addition to Life in Plastic, we talk to the experts about the so-called "mommy makeover," which has risen in popularity in recent years.

Neck and Neck
The Kybella Debate: Why Some Doctors Are Reconsidering the Chin-Slimming Injectable

When it launched in 2015, it was touted as a miracle injectable. Now doctors aren't so sure. Allure investigates.

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