The insider's anti-aging secret weapon is not as scary as you think. If you've tried or even considered Botox before, here's why you might be giving electric facials a shot.
Fifteen times a week on average, Robert Schwarcz, MD, a New York City-based cosmetic surgeon, injects patients with Botox. For certain individuals he also writes down a phone number on a piece of paper and tells them to make an appointment. It's not for a dermatologist or a colorist with a flair for youthful-looking highlights. The number is for Angela Kulangi, a facialist at Total Skin, a day spa that specializes in electric facials that deliver, via small wet sponges, low levels of microcurrent-1/1,000,000 of an amp (a light bulb runs on less than one ampere)-to stimulate the muscles of the face and neck. "If the patient has been using neurotoxins for more than three years, and if she has genetically thin skin and slim facial musculature, I'll make a gentle suggestion for her to see Angela," says Schwarcz.Read More »from Would You Ever Try an Electric Facial?