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Zoom Caused An Increase in Plastic Surgery and How Skincare At Edward's Wellness Is Beneficial

Updated on January 16, 2021
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Angelladywriter has featured a variety of artists during her television and writing career. She is a graduate from Widener University.

Zoom Caused An Increase of Cosmetic Surgery In the Last Year

Zoom has become a daily, household name worldwide. On Google it is described by this definition, “#Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing,...” Before the pandemic, many of us had never heard of Zoom, nor participated on this #video #conferencing website. We never even considered how we would appear before family and friends whether for religious purposes, business or to speak with a loves one. Gayle King of CBS This Morning news featured an fascinating story entitled, Harsh Light On Zoom. During her segment of Talk At the Table, Gayle mentioned, “Mine is plastic surgery. According to some plastic surgeons all around the world business as you might expext is way, way up. Why? Zoom is part of the reason. One cosmetic surgery office in Cincinnati says, ‘Injectable procedures like #Botox and Fillers were up 90% compared with the same time last year. Because during those virtual consultations nine out of ten people say they noticed a problem when they were looking at themselves on Zoom.’ A plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills says, ‘People focus on their chin, their jawline and the neck on Zoom because the camera angles tend to highlight those features. They said a lot of people who considered plastic surgery in the past postponed it because of the recovery time, two to four weeks. But now that you are at home and actually doing Zoom and turn off your camera a lot of people are re-evaluating.‘“

It was amusing to see Tony Dokoupil nervously laugh as Gayle King teased him, “Tony Dokoupil do you want to share with the class what you did with your jawline?” Tony laughed and responded, “lt came from grandpa Ralph. I don’t think that people understand they are not going to be on Zoom forever, right? So that lighting is not real life. The fact that they can turn off their camera and recover at their leisure that seems to be a significant part of it.“ Gayle responded, “l think if you’re gonna do it, now is a good time because you have an excuse and when you do go out you have a mask. l‘m just saying. I can’t wait to show you my new look. You’re not going to recognize me.” I assume Gayle was joking but regardless, it’s her personal choice.

One of my spiritual brothers works for a Plastic Surgeon in our area. He acknowledged that business is booming in their office as numerous women show up for a remake of their looks. Zoom has a lot of us more aware about our appearances than ever before. It will be interesting when a time will come where our external appearance will not be the focus. But our internal, heart condition which will focus on true love for each other all over the world. Jeremiah 32:18 expresses that time of true love all over the world this way, “A true friend shows love at all times. And is a brother who is born for times of distress.“ (New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures)

Zoom is part of the reason. One cosmetic surgery office in Cincinnati says, “Injectable procedurex like Botox and Fillers were up 90% compared with this same time last year.”

— “CBS This Morning” news program.
Thelma performing a facial which is one of her specialties
Thelma performing a facial which is one of her specialties | Source

The Epitome of Relaxation

I arrived at Edwards' Wellness, located in Wilmington Delaware around twelve noon. Thelma Carole Edwards is the owner and operator of this sleek, elegant facility. My skin had been burned by the sun and #wrinkles had gathered on my forehead from working in the heat. Thelma briefly discussed my skin concerns and what she hoped to accomplish in order to improve it. I was also in desperate need of relaxation and #skincare. A photograph was taken which allowed me to see what my skin was like before treatment. I suddenly started to feel completely relaxed because I knew, I was in good hands. I have known Thelma for more than sixteen years and she has brought my skin from a frenzy of pimples to absolute clarity. Liquid makeup was no longer needed, where previously I would pack it on to hide pimples and dark spots. Thelma's facility had become a lifesaver for my skin and a haven of pure bliss when I felt uptight and in need of a #massage to wind down.

Thelma Carole Edwards is a licensed #Aesthetician, Certified Massage Technician, Certified Reflexologist, CST, and so much more. She maintains so many titles because Thelma has been in her field for more than two decades. Previously, she was owner and operator of Edwards' Skin Care in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Thelma envelops professionalism and that is why she has served as Counter Manager and makeup artist for Shiseido and Fashion Fair. Thelma has also worked with such lines as #Estee Lauder, Borghese, and Elizabeth Arden. Her vast experience has allowed Thelma to work for such major department stores as Macy's, Bloomingdales, Lord & Tayor and numerous other salons and businesses. She has been a regular contributor to #The Skin Inc Journal, as well as the defunct Heart and Soul magazine. She has demonstrated tremendous success as an artist of makeup, in bridal parties and special events. Thelma is truly well endowed with experience and talent as a professional aesthetician and massage technician.

Over the years, Thelma was joined by her husband Thomas Edward, who is now a part of the team. Thomas, is a Nationally Licensed Massage Therapist, for more than a decade. He operates his own business and works alongside his wife. My husband and I have been to Edwards' Wellness for couple treatments. What an exhilarating experience that was for both of us. We look forward to that joint effort again. Their facility is excellent for couples to visit together or separately. Thomas and Thelma, try to ensure that whether your visit is for skincare or a relaxing massage, you will not forget that experience.

Thelma admitted, "The success behind my artistry has been a sincere interest in making your skin the best that it can be. Our facility enables men and women to educate themselves about their skin and body, as well as focus on improvement in all aspects." She wants all her clients to receive personal one on one attention. Thelma also feels that "developing a positive outlook is key to self-esteem and well being."

Yes, I thoroughly enjoyed my facial that day and every visit I have ever had at Edward's Wellness. Melodious tunes played as I relaxed to the very last touch. It was not only gratifying but also fulfilling. The kinks had been worked out of my shoulders and my skin felt glorious. The time had come for an end to this spectacular event. I relentlessly got dressed and now it was time for my photograph to reveal the effects of my procedure. I received a Facial Assessment Report, which exposed pictures of my face before and after treatment. The difference was quite evident. My skin was clearer and even some of my wrinkles had disappeared. The information also suggested products I could use to improve my skin. I felt so elated about the skincare treatment and massage received. Thelma's goal is to make her clients happy. She was truly successful and I will continue to return for skincare and massages at Edwards' Wellness.

For further information please email Thelma or Thomas Edwards at Please remember that your visit should be, "by appointment only."

How to get clear, glowing, spotless skin by using aloe Vera gel. Video from YouTube by INDIANGIRLCHANNEL TRISHA.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2011 Claudette Coleman Carter


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