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Disney on Ice Presents Dream Big in Phoenix

Disney on Ice presents Dream Big in Phoenix from April 13 - 16.  Girls and boys of all ages are anxiously awaiting the opportunity to witness their favorite Disney Princesses come to life during this action-packed crowd-pleasing journey filled with singing, dancing and, of course, intricate skating.rsz belle

Believing is just the beginning when dreamers throughout Phoenix witness the empowering tales of Disney’s most courageous leading ladies told in Dream Big. The entire audience will be transported to a magical place where dreams truly do come true. With her infamous enchanted pixie-dust, Tinker Bell will take the audience on an adventure through the beloved Disney tales we have come to cherish. Expect to make a splash with the fearless dreamer Ariel as she yearns to explore life above the waves. Then watch Rapunzel, Cinderella and Belle as they learn about the power to make their own magic. Next, travel to the wintry world of Arendelle with sisters Anna and Elsa, and the hilarious Olaf from Disney’s Frozen as they learn that true love is the greatest magic of all. Be there to discover a whole new world with the daring Jasmine, and join Snow White, Aurora and Tiana as they remind you to always be strong, kind and fearless. High-flying jumps, daring acrobatics, breathtaking skating and lovable Disney friends make this an experience your family will never forget.

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WHEN:  Thursday, April 13 – Sunday, April 16

  • Thursday, April 13          7:00 PM
  • Friday, April 14               10:30 AM & 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 15          11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 6:30 PM
  • Sunday, April 16             12:00 PM & 4:00 PM

 

WHERE:           Talking Stick Resort Arena – 201 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ

TICKETS:          Kids Tickets start at only $15 each for select seating

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Tickets available for purchase online at Ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or in-person at the venue Box Office.             *prices subject to change; additional venue/ticketing fees may apply

To discover more about Disney On Ice, visit www.DisneyOnIce.com.

Valentine’s Day Gifts For Your Guy

Everyone is counting down the days to celebrate Valentine’s.  Not only do us ladies hope for some extravagances from our significant other, but we also like to pamper our special guy on February 14th. When our men are also our dads to our little ones, we have double the need for gift-giving.

This year, we have a list of must-haves for the ones that make our hearts flutter:

Have fun with Bug-A-Salt - Whether  a gun enthusiast or not, this modern-day fly swatter is a must!  Especially in Arizona, where flies will soon be taking over the Valley, a new nontoxic way to eliminate pesky bugs is welcomed.  It’s simple to use: A miniaturized shotgun effect is generated through this ingenious design. Ordinary table salt is utilized as a lethal projectile with accuracy range of within 3 feet. Bugs will remain whole for easy clean up. https://bugasalt.com

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Make them pretty with BeautyCounter –  Some men are open their love of beauty products and some men prefer to quietly samples our goods, but there is no denying men in Phoenix appreciate the ability to have great beauty products at their disposal.  This year, BeautyCounter has been all the rage – and they have two products that your man is sure to love. If you’re not familiar with this company, Beautycounter is committed to a health and safety standard that goes well beyond what’s required by U.S. law: They’ve banned the use of more than 1,500 questionable or harmful chemicals while ensuring all products perform and that they’re as indulgent as any other luxe shampoo, lipstick or oil in the market. http://www.beautycounter.com/

Charcoal Cleansing Bar -  The Charcoal Cleansing Bar detoxifies and absorbs impurities in your skin without drying it out, resulting in a smoother, brighter complexion. Made with antioxidant-rich, organic green tea and hydrating organic coconut oil, the gentle formula can be used daily on your face and body.charcoal-cleansing-bar_600_2

Purifying Charcoal Mask - A mineral-rich mix of kaolin clay and charcoal, Purifying Charcoal Mask works to gently exfoliate, draw out impurities and soothe. The formula helps improve skin's overall condition by refining the appearance of pores and increasing elasticity. Offers a purifying treatment for congested skin and a 10-minute spa-grade facial.charcoal

R&R with Massage Envy - Whatever life throws at you, it’s the daily wear and tear that takes its toll on your body. Massage does more than just relax the body and calm the mind, it also gives you the time to check in and tune up to help you be ready for more of this wonderful thing we call living. There are Massage Envy locations all throughout the Valley and they’re currently offering special Valentine’s Day discounts. https://www.massageenvy.com/massage envy

Personalization with Zazzle-  The online store, Zazzle, is one of the easiest and quickest ways to get nearly anything personalized.  This year, we’re opting for Customized Frosted Glasses for Valentine’s Day, which can be used all year round when your sweetie wants a cold one to end his night. https://www.zazzle.comzazzle mugs

Valentines Must-Haves for Mom & Daughter

Valentine’s trends are a great way to add a bit of glam to your February.  Whether you’re a love enthusiast or not, celebrating the official day of love can surely be the highlight of the potentially ho-hum month. The beauty trends on fleek this year are perfect for girls of all ages, so it’s no surprise that moms in the Valley are indulging in a bit of Mom & Me Dress up for their pre-date night celebrations.

Below are some of our favorite trends that are all $25 or under and perfect for work, the gym or holiday room-mom duties.

Leggins from Lularoe – Leggins from this company are noted to be “soft as butter.” I especially love their holiday lines as it makes getting dresses easy and fun!  LuLaRoe strives to continuously find ways to Bless Lives and Strengthen Families.   Production and development that goes into each style, print and design touches the hands of thousands of artists and craftsmen around the world. Leggins are approximately $25. http://www.lularoe.com/

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Heart T’s from Zazzle – Sometimes it’s hard to find the perfect holiday T.  Luckily, the website, Zazzle, makes it ultra-easy to design custom looks for all-ages.  With a variety of styles, colors, fits and designs and the option to upload your own creation makes Zazzle a no-brainer.  T’s range in price but are approximately $25. https://www.zazzle.com

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Trucker hats from Mother Trucker – From celebrity moms to Scottsdale moms, Mother Trucker is all the rage amongst ladies that know how to have fun while staying stylish.  With youth and adult sizes with phrases including “Heart Breaker” and “#CUPID”, these hats are the perfect addition to your Valentine’s Look.  Hats are $25 at https://www.mothertruckerco.com.

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Beauty Must-Haves from Trust Fund Beauty – Just in time for Valentine’s Day, this beauty line is helping girls look gorgeous. With  100% vegan, cruelty free, paraben free and GMO free products, Trust Fund Beauty is also safe to use. http://trustfundbeauty.com/

  • Lipgasm – Forget boring lipstick! Lipgasm at Trust Fund Beauty is for modern-day glam girls. From “Liquid Sex” (my current fave) to “ Right Now”, these fun and flirty colors are definitely must-haves. Lip colors are $22.TFB-LiqLipsticks_LiquidSex_e8b9cf68-52ba-468f-93f2-ea3b654463c7_1024x1024
  • Nail Polish – This year, popping color is all the rage and Trust Fund Beauty is conquering the market. Choose from colors like “Snow Job”, “Naughty By Design” and “Kiss Kiss Darling” for the perfect mani / pedi.  Nail colors range from $12- $15.TFB-Naughty-by-Design_NEW-LOGO-2016_1024x1024

Disney on Ice is Coming to Phoenix!

Families across Phoenix are becoming more excited by the day.  Disney on Ice is coming twice to the Phoenix-land area in early 2017; World of Enchantment will be here January 19 -22 and Dream Big plays from April 12 -16.

What is Disney on Ice?

An all ages event, Disney On Ice combines the incredible talents of world-class ice skaters and heartwarming Disney stories, lavish costumes, dazzling lighting and enchanting music to create an extraordinary show for families around the world. Each year, a new production of Disney On Ice is created to bring favorite Disney characters to families around the world. Audiences can sing and dance with their Disney friends such as Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, the Disney Princesses, and the Toy Story gang in a series of wondrous ice spectaculars. There are 8 different Disney On Ice productions playing to audiences around the world.

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More about World of Enchantment:

Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment. This year, Disney on Ice has added some new favorites to ensure fans of all ages have a magical time!

  • Before the how, Mickey and Minnie will host a special Mickey’s Dance-Along Pre-Show.
  • The world of Frozen has arrived to Phoenix! Enter the wintery world of Arendelle with sisters Anna and Elsa and pals Olaf and Kristoff as they learn that true love comes from within.
  • Dive into adventure with Ariel and The Little Mermaid’s undersea kingdom.
  • Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen and the crew of Disney
  • Pixar’s Cars race across the ice!
  • The toys are back in town with heroic action when Buzz, Woody, Jessie and the Disney•Pixar Toy Story gang escape Sunnyside Daycare in their most daring adventure!rsz_anna_and_elsa

More about Dream Big:

Through enchanted pixie-dust, Tinker Bell takes you on a journey of beloved Disney tales LIVE ON ICE. Make a splash with the fearless dreamer Ariel as she yearns to explore life above the waves. Watch Rapunzel, Cinderella and Belle as they learn about the power to make their own magic. Travel to the wintry world of Arendelle with sisters Anna and Elsa, and the hilarious Olaf from Disney’s Frozen as they learn that true love is the greatest magic of all. Be there to discover a whole new world with the daring Jasmine, and join Snow White, Aurora and Tiana as they remind you to always be strong, kind and fearless. High-flying jumps, daring acrobatics, breathtaking skating and lovable Disney friends make this an experience your family will never forget. Dream Big will be in Phoenix from April 12 -16.

Commonly asked questions:

Children’s tickets: In most arenas, children under 2 are admitted free provided they sit on a parent or guardian’s lap. However, public event laws vary nationwide from county to county, and some arenas may require all patrons, regardless of age, to have a ticket. Please contact your local arena to confirm their specific policy.

Length of show: Disney On Ice productions vary in length, but they average between one hour and a half to two hours. This includes a 15-20 minute intermission.

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Tickets and Location:

World of Enchantment tickets can be purchased at http://www.ticketmaster.com/Disney-On-Ice-presents-Worlds-of-tickets/artist/2095684. In January, Disney on Ice is performed at Talking Stick Resort Arena;  201 East Jefferson Street Phoenix, AZ 85004.

For additional information, please visit https://www.feldentertainment.com/Shows/DisneyOnIce/.

 

 

 

American Girl Celebrates New Years Day

If you and your mini-me are looking for a memorable way to begin 2017, American Girl has the perfect event for girls of all ages. As they launch their new Girl of the Year doll, they are hosting a 2–day event that is perfect for celebrating the New Year and spending quality time with your favorite little ones.

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Who: 2017 Girl of the Year – Gabriela McBride Launch Event

What: Celebrate both the new year and the new Girl of the Year, Gabriela McBride, at an in-store event at Scottsdale American Girl! Gabriela is passionate about the arts, and her favorite forms of self-expression are dance and poetry. In the spirit of Gabriela, girls will have an opportunity to watch and learn as spoken-word poets share their techniques as they perform at the store. While supplies last, attendees will receive a free giveaway and a sweet treat. Girls can also take part in a fun “marquee sign” craft, in a nod to Gabriela’s love of the performing arts. Suggested for girls ages 8 and up.

Where: American Girl at Scottsdale Quarter; 15059 N Scottsdale Rd #100, Scottsdale, AZ 85254

When: January 1 & 2, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

For more information, please visit http://www.americangirl.com/retail/scottsdale.php.

Celebrate Noon Years Eve at the Phoenix Zoo

This year, families around Phoenix will be heading to the Phoenix Zoo to celebrate Noon Years Eve together.  Guests of all ages can ring in 2017 at the zoo  (at noon) with 30 tons of snow, snowball targets, a countdown until a noon ball drop and toast with cider. Of course, no party is complete without live music, dancing, games and prizes.

When: 9 a.m-noon, Saturday, Dec. 31.

Where: Phoenix Zoo, 455 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix.

Regular zoo admission prices are applicable.

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For more information, visit http://phoenixzoo.org/event-items/noon-years-eve/.

We hope to see you at the Phoenix Zoo!

6 Reasons to Love M3V The Nail Bar at High Street

Tis the season for primping and pampering.  The holidays are also about spending quality time with those that are most important to us.  For me, my main pal is my nearly three-year-old daughter, Mia Valentina.  Recently, we took a trip to M3V The Nail Bar at High Street in Phoenix (which is very close to Desert Ridge.)

Below are six reasons why we love M3V – and why you will too!

  1. They have a bar that serves alcohol. Obviously, my visit was not a cocktail-fueled event. However, a glass of champers, a mimosa or one of their specialty drinks can turn any frown upside down. Of course, they also serve tea, coffee and even have juice boxes for the little ones.m3v-bar
  2. M3V won my toddler over with their three-tier, sparkling serving tray filled with chocolate, which they are very eager to share.M3V
  3. They are known for their glitter bar. With over 100 glitters to choose from, guests can add a subtle hint of glitter or go all out and request one of their specialty services, a Rock Star manicure and / or pedicure.
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  4. The personalization at M3V The Nail Bar surpasses all competition. So long are the days of nail salon hopping!  Modern-day women prefer to find a nail technician they love and can build a relationship with. Founder and owner, Tracy VanBibber, explains, “At M3V The Nail Bar, guests just love spending time with our fun-loving nail techs.  They look forward to getting to know their M3V technician and look forward to the bi-monthly routine of catching up and sharing ‘new news’.  For many of us, the time we spend weekly, monthly and yearly at our nail salon adds up. It is so much more of a treasured, pleasant experience if you really look forward to it.”
  5. All the nail technicians are ultra – professional, know all the trends in nail art and can copy any cool insta pic you have! They are also great with all age groups. My daughter was extremely comfortable happy her nail tech, Elizabeth, and I loved my nail pro, Heather.mom-and-daughter-at-m3v
  6. M3V is a place to be and be seen. This is not your typical nail salon found throughout the Valley.  Rather, M3V is a chic and stylish location with tons of personality, great music and an upbeat vibe.

More About M3V The Nail Bar

The M3V Nail Bar is a sleek and stylishly designed nail spa that offers a unique, unconventional version of classic nail services. The services menu at M3V prides itself on quality service with simplicity and ease of choice. In addition, M3V offers professional waxing and kid's nail services.  M3V has a meeting place area with black couches and comfy red pillows, magazine racks with a wide selection of current reading options, plenty of plugs so you can relax with your IPad and multiple big screen TV’s. The well-stocked M3V beverage bar will have hot or cold coffee, hot or cold tea, juices, soft drinks, water with a selection of wine, beer and refreshing champagne/mimosa options.  M3V also has an array of well-known chocolates to enjoy while you sip your drink of choice.

M3V The Nail Bar is located at 5450 East High Street Suite 109 Phoenix, AZ 85054.  For more information, please visit www.m3vnailbar.com.

9-11 Memorial Events Around Phoenix

 

Across the nation, we will soon take time to remember the horrific terrorist attacks that took place fifteen years ago, on 9-11-01. As a proud American and a veteran’s wife –read about my husband’s 9-11 experience here – I will certainly spend time on Patriot’s Day, September 11, honoring the lives we lost as well as the first responders who became heroes on that historic day.

If you’re a Phoenician looking to attend a memorial event, you have many options. Below are some of the events taking place around the Phoenix area.

 

Casa Grande: A Night of Remembrance

When: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Casa Grande Peart Park, 350 E. 6th Street

What: A candlelight ceremony sponsored by the Casa Grande Youth Commission.

Find more details at casagrandeaz.gov/residents/special-events/

 

Gilbert 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

When: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 7 p.m.

Where: Gilbert Town Hall, 50 E. Civic Center Drive

What: A formal ceremony with Gilbert Fire & Rescue and Gilbert Police Department Honor Guards. Pipes and Drums will play. Speakers will include Fire Chief Jim Jobusch, Police Chief Tim Dorn and Mayor Jenn Daniels. Two search lights will create a lighted memorial in the sky from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Find more details at www.gilbertaz.gov/departments/fire-and-rescue

 

Phoenix City of Phoenix Memorial Ceremony

When: Friday, September 9, 2016 at 9 a.m.

Where: Phoenix City Hall Atrium, 200 W. Washington Street

What: The city of Phoenix will honor the fallen on 9-11.

Find more details at archive.org/details/City_of_Phoenix_Employee_Memorial_Ceremony_-_2016

 

Phoenix: 52nd Annual Massing of the Colors and Service of Remembrance Day

When: September 11, 2016 at 2 p.m.

Where: Carl Hayden Community High School, 3333 West Roosevelt Street

What: The Phoenix Chapter, Military Order of the World Wars will conduct its 52nd Annual Massing of the Colors and Service of Remembrance on 9/11 2016. The Chapter presents this along with the Phoenix Union High School District and JROTC Detachment of the Carl Hayden Community HS. The activities start with the 108th Army Band AZ Army National Guard performing a concert at 2 p.m. Immediately following their concert the ceremony will be conducted and will be completed by 3:30 p.m. It will also include a POW MIA Ceremony by the Patriot Youth Corps.

Find more details by calling 480-595-8089 or 480-940-4080

 

Scottsdale 9/11 Memorial Tribute

When: Sept. 7-13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. 2nd Street

What: The exhibition features the three-story National Unity Flag, photos and video from 9/11, memorabilia from retired FDNY and NYPD, and supersized props of the Twin Towers, Pentagon, plane wing and large metal flag made of steel, brass and polycarbonate. These specially-built models will display a memorial card of every individual who lost their life on Sept. 11 in the attacks. A special installation of a piece of steel from the World Trade Centers will take place at 10:30 a.m., Sept. 7, in the atrium. The steel will be escorted from Harley Davidson of Scottsdale to the Scottsdale Center of the Performing Arts by the Phoenix Wounded Vet Run. The piece of steel also will be on display from Sept. 2-6 at the Harley Davidson store, 15656 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale.

There will be a special ceremony on Sept. 11. The reading of the names of those who lost their lives will begin at 4 p.m. in the atrium. The 9/11 Remembrance ceremony and candlelight vigil begins at 5 p.m. in the adjacent Virginia G. Piper Theater. The ceremony will feature a panel of first responders who were in New York City during and after the towers fell.  Also scheduled to speak is Luis Gonzales, retired Arizona Diamondbacks player, who will share his thoughts about winning the World Series during that tumultuous time. Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in the National 9/11 Day “I Will” campaign that inspires each person to think of a good deed in honor of 9/11.  “I Will” pledge cards will be available to fill out during the week and the ceremony.

Find more details at www.scottsdaleaz.gov/news/911-memorial-tribute-marks-15th-anniversary_s4_p24367

 

Tempe 9/11 Healing Field

When: September 9 - 11, 2016

Where: Healing Field at Tempe Beach Park, 54 W Rio Salado Parkway

What: The City of Tempe hosts the Annual Healing Field display which posts three thousand U.S. flags that pay tribute to those who died in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Healing Field is the nation’s longest, consecutive-running Sept. 11, 2001 tribute event, where one American flag is flown for every person who died as a result of the terrorist attacks on our nation. There will be a walk of remembrance through the memorial, open Sept. 10 - 13 from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. each day.

Scheduled ceremonies/events:

  • Friday, Sept. 9 at 6:00 p.m. - Freedom Concert
  • Sunday, Sept. 11 at 5:46 a.m. - Memorial Ceremony
  • Sunday, Sept. 11 at 7:00 p.m. - Candlelight Vigil

Find more details at www.tempe.gov/city-hall/community-services/recreation-services/healing-field

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4 Innovative Products That Help Kids Beat the Heat

I had the opportunity to show the viewers of 3TV’s Your Life A to Z four innovative products that are helping keep Valley kids cooler during this extreme summer heat.

As a mom, I know firsthand that being hot – especially in cars – can have dangerous side effects and often leaves kids feeling very grumpy.  In attempt to have a safe and happy summer, these products may become your summer must-haves.

1.Car Seat Cooler by Waldo’s Warmers - A Valley mom realized we needed to cool down seats in the cars, especially for kids! Car Seat Coolers are to be used to cool a car seat, booster seats, etc. prior to getting in the car. Car seat coolers should not be used with children in the car seat.  You simply add ice packs to the pockets (fits 4-5) before you leave the car, run your errands or have fun at a playdate and when you return to the car, remove the cooler from the car seat!waldoswarmer_carseatcoolersCar Seat Coolers: $20

Gel Cooler Packs: $5 (4-5 recommended per cooler. You can also but these separately from places like Walmart and the Dollar Store.)

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2.Cool on the Go Portable Fan  - Cool on the Go® is lightweight and features a compact design that leaves you hands free as you're working or playing outside in the heat.

The Cool on the Go® fan with LED lights has a stroller feature that easily clips on to any stroller or baby seat to help keep the child cool.  The lanyard can be used to direct air towards the face and neck for hands-free use.  The belt loop feature attaches the fan around the waist.  Airflow can then be directed into the shirt cooling the upper body area.  The tabletop feature allows you to set the fan on any table, desktop or flat surface.  The clip can be utilized to connect the Cool on the Go® Fan to any car sun visor.  The shoulder strap feature perfectly attaches the fan to any purse, backpack or shoulder bag strap.   The bright LED lights illuminates nicely and can be used as a safety device to be seen at night. Cool on the Go® provides up to 4 hours of hands free cooling on continuous use on high speed. Battery life may vary depending on the speed and uses.

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The Standard Unit: $29.99

The Recharge Unit: $49.99

The Gooseneck Mount: $14.99

www.coolonthego.com

3.Cool Mee Car Seat and Stroller Liners by Meeno Babies - This is a patended design to fit any car seat and / or stroller and is made from state of the art, 3-ply poly-mesh material that promotes airflow between your child’s body and their seat. Warm air escapes to prevent overheating and perspiration keeping baby cool and comfortable.

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Car Seat Liner: $39.99

Stroller Liner: $44.99

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4.The Noggle by Noggle Nation - Designed by a Valley dad, The Noggle is the first child comfort system of its kind and the ultimate solution for controlling air temperature in your car's backseat to make it comfortable for all passengers, especially children. Maintaining a comfortable temperature in your car's backseat during the hot days of summer and winter's extreme cold is next to impossible. The Noggle prevents sweaty, uncomfortable, and potentially dangerous car rides for children in the summer and keeps kids warmer and more comfortable during the winter months.

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The Noggle ranges from $40 - $50.

www.nogglenation.com

 

Scottsdale Mommy Makeovers: 5 Questions with Oasis Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery has been a trending topic for the last several years. Once a taboo subject, cosmetic surgery is now socially acceptable and considered normal.  With advancements in technology, less invasive surgery options, access to information about various procedures and the media constantly highlighting celebrity aesthetic work, plastic surgery is sure to remain an international phenomenon.

I have been especially interested in learning more about Scottsdale Mommy Makeovers. Often a topic amongst moms on the sidelines of play dates, women today have the opportunity to look better than ever – even after having a few children and barely surviving on a few hours of sleep.

The truth is, in our modern society, it’s very common for everyday moms (who are done with breast feeding and don’t plan on having more children) to pursue surgery to enhance their appearance and help build confidence. Many women hope for their bodies to look like it did pre-pregnancy. However, with the natural aging process, childbirth and far less time to spend on themselves, achieving a pleasing body image can become quite the challenge.

To help decipher my questions about Scottsdale Mommy Makeovers, I turned to my friends at Oasis Plastic Surgery. Truly leaders in Scottsdale and Phoenix plastic surgery, they have quickly become my go-to for skincare and Botox.

With help from the ladies at Oasis Plastic Surgery, here are five questions that moms should know about Mommy Makeovers:

1.What is a Mommy Makeover?

“A Mommy Makeover at Oasis Plastic Surgery usually consists of breast and tummy procedures and is customized for each patient and her needs.  We like to address patients concerns in person to best suit their individual goals. One patient may need a lift with implants or just a lift, and another patient may need liposuction in addition to a tummy tuck.”

2.Who is an ideal candidate for a Mommy Makeover?

“A Mommy Makeover is best suited for a mom that is finished having children.  Also someone who isn’t looking for a weight loss answer, but rather your body should be in relatively good shape.”

3.In addition to breast procedures and liposuction, what procedures are Scottsdale moms having?

“We like to offer a chemical peel or laser procedures for your décolletage for extra enhancement after a cosmetic breast procedure.  Or in addition to a cosmetic breast procedure, we offer CoolSculpting cycles for those stubborn areas such as flanks (aka love handles) or saddlebags (aka fat pockets around hips, buttock and thighs) that don’t respond to traditional diet and exercise.”

4.What is the estimated recovery for this collection of surgeries? 

“Everybody is different and may have a different tolerance to pain, healing and medications.  At Oasis Plastic Surgery, our rule is 3 weeks recovery time and eliminate strenuous activity; no lifting, pushing, pulling or reaching anything over 10 pounds and definitely no exercising for 3 weeks.  After the three week mark, patients can slowly start incorporating regular activity into their daily regimen.”

5.What does a patient need to know when they are considering plastic surgery?

“When considering plastic surgery, be sure you do your homework and most of all, be sure the surgeon is a board certified plastic surgeon.”

More About Oasis Plastic Surgery

Founded by Dr. Jennifer Geoghegan, Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Oasis Plastic Surgery is an advanced plastic surgery practice located in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Geoghegan is renowned for her highly specialized and artistic approach that meets the unique aesthetic goals of each patient. The team at Oasis Plastic Surgery offers advanced plastic surgery options in breast, body and facial procedures that have long-lasting results.  As an advocate of good skin care practices, Dr. Geoghegan has also incorporated skin procedures and skin spa services at Oasis Plastic Surgery.

Oasis Plastic Surgery is located at 9590 E. Ironwood Dr., Suite 108. You can reach them directly at 480.264.6428 / [email protected]

For more information, visit www.oasisplastics.com.

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