The Skinny on the Beauty Industry
The most common procedures for those 18 and under last year were laser hair removal, microdermabrasion and rhinoplasty. This age group accounted for 1.5 % of all cosmetic work. People ages 35 to 50 made up 47% of the total, and those between 51 and 64, 24%.
205 % - The growth rate of med-spas in the last five years. As some medical procedures became more routine so did the trend to give clients one place for pedicures and their Botox injections.
50,000 - Number of people in El Segundo dermatologist and skin-care line founder Howard Murad's "patient base," says Murad.
2-3'' - the length of the incision typically required for buttock augmentation.
61+ - Number of TV guest appearances made by the Beverly Hills surgeon Robert M. Rey, star of E! network's aesthetic surgery reality series "Dr. 90210."