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What You Need to Know About Collagen Supplements with Dr. Anthony Youn

In 2018, Americans spent a total of $122 million on collagen supplements. But do they work? On this episode of The Holistic Plastic Surgery Show, we’re going to do a deep dive into collagen supplements. What are they? How are they made? Can taking a collagen supplement improve the collagen of your skin? What do […]

  • Posted on: Dec 13 2021
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What You Need to Know About Collagen Supplements with Dr. Anthony Youn

In 2018, Americans spent a total of $122 million on collagen supplements. But do they work? On this episode of The Holistic Plastic Surgery Show, we’re going to do a deep dive into collagen supplements. What are they? How are they made? Can taking a collagen supplement improve the collagen of your skin? What do […]

  • Posted on: Jan 14 2020
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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 […]

  • Posted on: May 16 2019
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Evolence… A New Type of Collagen

The field of cosmetic injectables continues to get more complicated as the newest filler, Evolence, is set to make its widespread debut in the United States. Evolence is a type of injectable collagen made from pig tissue. It’s FDA approved as of July 2008 for the improvement of nasolabial folds, or the deep wrinkles that […]


Here’s the truth about FAT!

I’d love to share with you the skinny on FAT. Fat in your diet isn’t necessarily bad for you. In fact, certain fats are good for your health AND your skin. There are five types of fat, and here are my opinions on each of them: 1. Monounsaturated Fats – GOOD – present in almonds, avocado, hazelnuts, […]

  • Posted on: Jun 17 2022
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Five ways to get a neck lift WITHOUT surgery!

Do you have extra skin of your neck that you can’t stand? What about unwanted fat or wrinkles? If so, you’re not alone. So many patients tell me how their neck looks really impacts their self confidence, but they don’t want to undergo a facelift. The good news? I have FIVE tips for you to […]

  • Posted on: Jun 7 2022
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Anti-aging supplements everyone should take for perfect skin!

There are MANY studies that show taking nutritional supplements can make big changes in your skin, but it’s important to take the RIGHT supplements! Do you know which ones can help? Here are five that I believe everyone should take for great skin: The first is a multivitamin containing Vitamins A, C, D and Zinc. These […]

  • Posted on: Apr 14 2022
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How to Get Beautiful Skin and a Leaner Body!

I have two big tips to help give you the skin and body you want in 2022. 1. Take a Collagen Supplement – Collagen forms the building blocks of much of our body, including our skin. Because our skin thins as we age, many treatments (such as retinol moisturizers) function by thickening it, thereby making it […]

  • Posted on: Jan 6 2022
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At-Home Tips for Dry Skin!

Is it cold where you are? If you’re like me, you’ve been washing your hands constantly. This, combined with the cold and low humidity, has left my hands dry and even cracked at times. So here are some tips to survive the cold weather with more comfortable skin. 1. Moisturize within 3 minutes of getting out […]

  • Posted on: Dec 17 2021
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These are the BEST injectable fillers!

What is the best injectable filler? This is a question I’m asked nearly every day. The answer is: It’s not that simple. Twenty years ago we had one injectable filler: collagen. Today we have a plethora of fillers, all with their own specific properties that make each one great for a certain part of the […]

  • Posted on: Oct 28 2021
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