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The United States performed 15.9 million surgical and minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures. African-Americans make up 8% of these procedures. While plastic surgery should be something to enhance your self-esteem and not create it, we are not all at the luxury and liberty to afford several thousand dollars to do some ‘real life photoshop.’

We have you covered with these items that will help you get all the lift and tucking you need, while leaving your pockets heavy.


Get rid of your double chin in under 30 minutes. According to the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, 68% of people are concerned with the excess fat under the skin. ChinUp Mask is a revolutionary non-surgical facelift. We demonstrated this product on HelloLive! with our guest Danielle Pizarro and she lost 2 cm off her chin in under 20 minutes!

Chin Up

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The product really works and is only $39.95. You get two uses and the results last 3-5 days. ChinUp recommends usage 3 times a week for maximized results.

Chin Up

Source: Hello Beautiful


If you don’t have a serum in your skincare routine, go ahead and add one now. Serums have the highest concentration of active ingredients that you can get over the counter. Moisturizers and cleansers have anywhere between 5% and 10% active ingredients whereas serums hold up to 70% active ingredients. Platinum Skin Care creates high quality, potent, products. Their anti-aging products are the truth and my Editor’s Pick. For the past month, I have been using The GABA Elite Super Antioxidant paired with Retinol Molecular .10 Serum. I have to admit, I was a little hesitant when I first received. I have used consistently for eight weeks and see a major change.

Platinum Skin Care Labs

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My Editorial Director was so excited by this, that she now has my serums. The Retinol Molecular .10 serum will change your life. I use it every other night, though it is safe to use every night. I can’t wait to try more of this company’s products, because they work.


Eyes are the windows of our soul. It’s the first thing we see in the mirror and the one feature on someone’s face that you focus and see, first. As you age, your eyes can sag, making you look more tired and or angry. Contours Rx has created medical grade instant eyelid correcting strips.

Lids By Design is a one-step application (no messy glue!) that lifts your eyes and gives you a more awake look. Heavy, hooded lids no more! Prices range from $35.95 to $39.95 for the variety pack, much cheaper than a $3K plastic surgery procedure.

Beauties, keep your look youthful and your pockets full! Don’t waste money on the nip and cut. These products will help you maintain and tweak for less than 1% of the cost of surgery.


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