Meredi's Articles en-us What You Need to Know About Wastewater In the U.S., each person uses between 75 and 100 gallons of water on a daily basis. The resulting wastewater requires proper treatment and disposal. Considering its universal nature, it’s remarkable how little most people know about wastewater. Here are s... 23rd December 2010 Wastewater Treatment: Don't Forget the Paperwork The process of developing, designing, and constructing an on-site wastewater system involves a considerable amount of paperwork. Fortunately, your wastewater design firm will help you with that aspect throughout the process and may even be willing to assi... 23rd December 2010 Why Some Schools Need On-Site Wastewater Management While urban buildings typically have their wastewater handled by the city, those located in rural areas usually have to address the handling of their own wastewater. This applies to schools and school districts as well. Most will require an on-site sewage... 30th November 2010 How to Treat Wastewater Wastewater treatment is an absolutely necessary step before disposing of waste and water. It reduces the threat of spreading disease and is a key component of environmental stewardship, smart growth, and energy recovery. But how does wastewater treatment ... 29th November 2010 What Can an Aesthetician Do for You? If your skin feels uncomfortable or looks unattractive, you could use the advice of an aesthetician. An aesthetician, or esthetician, is a skin care specialist. They provide cosmetic skin care treatments which specifically treat your unique skin conditi... 16th November 2010 Lash & Brow Tinting: Make Those Eyes Pop Eyelash and eyebrow tinting are simple, minimal adjustments which make a huge difference in your appearance. The eyes provide structure to the face, and if you use your lashes and brows to shape them correctly, they can amplify your appearance tenfold. ... 16th November 2010 Shape Your Eyes. Shape Your Face. You’re only given one set of eyebrows, but what you make of them is completely up to you. The best way to secure consistently perfect eyebrows lies in professional treatment first, home treatment later. Professional Brow Shaping Although some cosme... 16th November 2010 Facials: Not Just for Relaxation Many people undergo cosmetic dermatology procedures for appearance’s sake. The classic facial often gets forsaken, as it’s labeled a comfort treat, meant to relax and calm people but not to make them look better. However, facials do rejuvenate the skin ... 16th November 2010 Facial Veins: What You Need to Know Small, visible veins trailing along the face, neck or chest can be a cosmetic frustration. Luckily, these facial veins can be treated. What Are Facial Veins? Facial veins are actually not veins at all – they’re dilated blood vessels. Facial vein... 16th November 2010 Non-Invasive Alternatives to Plastic Surgery Everyone wants to look the way they feel. At 15, you’re wishing to be 18 and off to college. At 53, you’re wishing to be 35 and rid of wrinkles. Many older women turn to plastic surgery to rejuvenate their appearance. However, plastic surgery comes wi... 16th November 2010 The Risks of Plastic Surgery We all want to look our best. Sometimes, that requires external assistance; to reverse the physical damage caused by sun, genetics, age and lifestyle choices, a professional’s touch goes a long way. Many people turn to plastic surgery. However, hazards... 16th November 2010 How to Choose a Dermatologist How does one go about choosing a dermatologist? Skin health is an area you’re likely not trained in yourself, so it’s difficult to know which questions to ask, and which answers to receive. Here are a few things to consider while picking your Austin der... 16th November 2010 Peel Away Insecurity with a Chemical Peel Tired of seeing acne, scars or wrinkles when you look in the mirror? A chemical peel rejuvenates your face, neck and hands, recreating that natural, youthful glow and lessening dermatologic blemishes. What Is a Chemical Peel? Also called derma-peel... 16th November 2010 Skin Care Products Every Bathroom Shelf Needs To best take care of your skin, you need a small collection of skin care products in your bathroom. Here are a few products you should never be without. Good Sunscreen Sunscreen is the number one ingredient for long-term anti-aging. Sun damage aff... 16th November 2010 How to Treat Varicose Veins Varicose veins are the unattractive and uncomfortable blue/purple veins which bulge out of the leg. Varicose veins are an incredibly common issue in the U.S., and since they can be visually unappealing and physically painful, varicose vein treatments are... 16th November 2010 The Facts about Varicose Veins Varicose veins, while considered unattractive and potentially uncomfortable, are not uncommon in the United States. Most women and many men will discover at least one varicose vein on their person at some point in their lives. What Are Varicose Veins?... 16th November 2010 How to Smooth Out Wrinkles Wrinkles are one of the most commonly detested facets of growing older. Luckily, a variety of anti-aging procedures are available at your Austin cosmetic dermatology clinic, letting your appearance match your vitality in youthfulness. BOTOX® BOTOX®... 15th November 2010 How to Reduce Stretch Marks Stretch marks, or striae, are common in a number of circumstances: if someone grew up swiftly or gained significant weight in a short amount of time; during pregnancy, the skin often becomes taut enough to develop stretch marks; and bodybuilders also freq... 15th November 2010 Advances in Cosmetic Dermatology: Fotofacials For a non-invasive anti-aging cosmetic dermatology treatment, consider a photofacial. Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Photofacials effectively refresh skin, anti-aging your appearance. What Do Photofacials Treat? If you suffer from rosacea, sun damage, ... 15th November 2010 Acne Scar Treatments: Clearing Your Skin Permanently Even if you’re recovered from a face full of acne, that obstinate bacterium may have left some additional skin problems behind in the farm of acne scar tissue. Although not all acne treatments affect acne scars, there are acne scar treatments which effec... 15th November 2010 Do YOU Need On-Site Wastewater Treatment? Owning and managing a building can be incredibly draining work. How do you know what needs to be done, especially to get an unused facility up and running? In terms of the wastewater, you may need an on-site sewage facility (OSSF). On-site wastewater... 15th November 2010 Why On-Site Sewage Facilities Fail It’s easy to tell when there’s something wrong with your Austin home or facility. But how can you tell what’s causing the problem? If your home, office complex, school, park or power plant uses an on-site sewage facility (OSSF), your septic tank may be ... 15th November 2010 On-Site Sewage Facilities (OSSF): The Basics So you’ve been told your business requires an on-site plumbing system. If you don’t know anything about on-site sewage facilities (OSSF), this bit of knowledge doesn’t help you. It certainly doesn’t help you find a qualified Austin OSSF design firm. Be... 10th November 2010 Smile Like a Celebrity: Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures Austin is a celebrity city. Whether it’s Edward Norton coming to town for Fantastic Fest or The Strokes hanging with the crowd at Austin City Limits, we attract musicians and actors aplenty. Not to mention all the celebrities which have sprung from the ... 08th November 2010 Thermage: Keep the Wisdom, Lose the Wrinkles As we mature, gaining wisdom and experience, our skin tells the story using such devices as wrinkles, sagging skin, cellulite and double-chins. But surgery feels extreme – aging is natural, after all. If you’re looking for a non-invasive, rejuvenating a... 08th November 2010 Keep Your Years with Anti-Aging Dermatology Anti-aging sounds futuristic – did we somehow develop the technology to stop time? Fortunately, no; the world is still fairly sane. Anti-aging procedures simply allow you to maintain a youthful appearance as you continue to age. So many of the skin con... 08th November 2010 Conserving Water in Your Daily Life An on-site sewage facility (OSSF) inherently offers a conservative approach to water use. OSSF systems provide wastewater treatment and, occasionally, wastewater disposal, generally back into the environment around the property. Whether you have an on-s... 08th November 2010 Gingival Grafting Upgrades Your Grin Almost everyone searches for ways to improve their smile. Using such techniques as bleaching agents, invisible aligners and veneers, people successfully sculpt their perfect smile. The aesthetics of an individual smile is usually the first physical attr... 08th November 2010 What Is a Cosmetic Dentist? A cosmetic dentist does precisely as their title claims – they enhance the teeth aesthetically while maintaining and promoting the patient’s oral health. How Is a Cosmetic Dentist Different from a General Dentist? Technically, there is no difference... 08th November 2010 What Is an Aesthetician? Ever wondered if you’re treating your skin the way it should be treated? There are professionals who can answer that question for you. An aesthetician, or esthetician, specializes in skin care treatment, and they can not only diagnose your skin type and... 08th November 2010