Posts Tagged ‘ Michigan ’

Is Your Doctor on Board?

Did you know that 70% of Americans believe in the positive effects of complimentary and alternative medicine? But unfortunately, less than 50% of doctors discuss alternative therapies with their patients. What about your doctor? Here are some reasons why your doctor should embrace holistic health care: Alternative practitioners can take the time to determine the […]


Organic or Conventional? And Why?

How important is it to buy and eat organic food? If given the choice (and if it’s affordable), then I always recommend eating organic. Here’s why: 1. Conventionally grown produce (much of which is genetically modified, or GMO) can be subjected to the chemical herbicide glyphosate (Roundup). In fact, GMO foods are specifically designed to tolerate glyphosate […]


Dirty Little Secrets

Plastic surgeons have their dirty little secrets, and this week I’m going to share some of them with you! Here are my top five dirty little secrets plastic surgeons don’t want you to know. 5. Your doctor may not do all your suturing. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Many plastic surgeons employ the use of […]


Simple Tips to Clear Up Your Skin

Dear Karin, Do you have issues with adult acne? If so, you are not alone! In this week’s blog, I’ve compiled seven simple tips to help reduce your acne and clear up your skin. 1. Avoid Harsh Astringents – We tend to think that the solution to acne is to remove all the oil from our faces, […]


Avoid These At All Costs!

What’s good for us, and what’s bad? In this week’s blog, I thought I’d let you in on some of the bad. Here are some foods and treatments that I recommend you stay away from at all costs. Food: Vegetable Oils such as soybean oil, corn oil, and canola oil– These oils have high levels of […]


What To Do About Thinning Hair

Approximately 320 millions Americans are dealing with thinning hair or hair loss. Most people think this is a problem mainly for men, but that’s just not true. Millions of women find their hair has gotten thin, brittle, and even have patches of scalp without any hair at all. The good news is that you don’t […]


The Best Anti-Aging Cream Is…

Most plastic surgeons and dermatologists believe that retinoids are the most proven anti-aging creams today. Retinoids can be divided into prescription-strength tretinoin (aka Retin-A) or over-the-counter strength retinol. So which one do you choose? Tretinoin has been vigorously tested and scientifically confirmed to thicken the skin, increase collagen, reduce fine lines, lighten sun spots, and even […]


Fascinating New Options in Holistic Health and Beauty

There are a lot of fascinating and effective new things going on in holistic health and beauty today. Here are some of the most interesting for you to know about! 1. My Breast Friend – This is a new breast self-exam training model that teaches women to find even the smallest palpable lumps in their breasts. Especially […]


EMSCULPT: The Most Exciting New Cosmetic Treatment in Many Years!

What is the most exciting new treatment since non-invasive fat reduction? Emsculpt is a new, non-invasive option to thicken muscle, reduce fat, and even narrow a diastasis recti (the separation between the abdominal muscles many women get after having children). It utilizes electromagnetic energy to stimulate your muscles to contract 20,000 times in one 30 […]


The Hottest News and Treatments in Plastic Surgery

If you follow me on Instagram, you probably know that I’ve spent the last several days attending the annual meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons in sunny San Diego. I was invited to give two lectures this year and had the pleasure of re-connecting with many of my plastic surgery colleagues, including my […]