Posts Tagged ‘ Podcast ’

What Do 90% of Women Have, But Only 10% of Men?

It’s still summer, so cellulite is still on the minds of many women (and some men!) With that in mind, I thought I’d write a blog post about how to holistically treat this common issue. Surveys reveal that nearly 90% of women and 10% of men have cellulite. So what exactly is cellulite? Put simply, […]


Stay Away from These Treatments

The newest, most talked-about procedures in plastic surgery aren’t necessarily the best. I’ve been reminded about it lately from several patients who’ve had complications or “near-misses” from other doctors. So here are some of the hottest procedures in cosmetic surgery today… and why you should definitely avoid them. 1. The Lip Lift – There is a trend […]


Nutritional Supplements You Should Be Taking and Why

What nutritional supplements should you take? This is a question I get asked of me all the time. Like most plastic surgeons, I was taught absolutely nothing about nutrition and nutritional supplements in medical school and residency. So I’ve spent the past three years researching, reading peer-reviewed studies, and learning from my holistic health colleagues.  […]


Five Anti-Aging Foods to Try Now

The standard American diet is definitely not the best one for our health and our skin. The chemicals, hormones, antibiotics, and bad fats wreak havoc on collagen, which forms the building blocks of our skin and many of our internal organs. Keeping that in mind, here are some anti-aging foods to consider adding to your […]


Read this if you have puffy eyes but don’t want surgery!

It’s something many of us deal with: puffy eyes. But did you know that there are ways to reduce that unsightly look without paying crazy amounts of money for some sort of miracle cream? Here are just a few: 1. Eat Anti-Inflammatory Foods Eating the right types of foods can work wonders on inflammation – […]


A NEW Anti-Aging Treatment You Must Know About!

It’s a very exciting time in cosmetic medicine today. A plethora of new age-reducing treatments have exploded onto the scene, and I’d like to reveal one to you today! As a regular reader of my weekly e-newsletters, you’ve likely heard about microneedling. One of the most popular minimally-invasive procedures across the continent, microneedling creates tiny […]


Introducing the Live Beautifully Box!

Last week I promised to reveal to you a big surprise project that has been in the works for quite some time. Well, today is the day I unveil it! As part of my online family, you know that it’s my mission to help you make the very best decisions about how to look and […]


The Latest Hot Treatments in Plastic Surgery

I hope you had a nice Memorial Day! I spent the weekend with some old friends at our new lake home in Brighton, Michigan. It was relaxing, but also a lot of learning (such as how to prevent geese from pooping on the beach, get a seadoo running, and tie nautical knots). In addition to […]


The Truth About Collagen Supplements

What is the truth about collagen supplements? This is a question I get asked to me all the time. Does eating collagen improve the collagen of your skin? The answer is: YES. One double-blind placebo-controlled study from Germany found that ingesting collagen increased the skin’s elasticity. Another placebo-controlled clinical trial published in the Journal of Cosmetic […]


Five Simple & Inexpensive Tips to Look Younger Today!

We all would love to look younger, but the cost can get in the way. So here are five simple tricks that you can employ today to look years younger! 1. Lift Up Your Tongue When Taking Photos – If you don’t like how your neckline looks when taking pictures, try this simple trick: Lift your tongue […]