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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 […]


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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The BEST Anti-Aging Foods for Cooler Months!

It’s definitely cooling down outside in Michigan! Colder months can wreak havoc on our skin, causing dryness, flakiness, and fine lines that make us look older than we’d like to admit. Although applying the right natural skin care products can help keep our skin looking fresh, the foods we eat can also have a profound […]

  • Posted on: Oct 14 2021
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Five Tips to Get Better Skin TODAY!

Believe it or not, there are steps you can take TODAY to start improving your skin! Here are five simple tips to help you on your skin care journey. Take a Collagen Supplement – Collagen makes up the building blocks of the skin, and as we age, it degrades. Studies have shown that taking a collagen […]

  • Posted on: Jul 6 2021
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Don’t Ignore Your “Magic Mirror!”

One of my physician colleagues calls the skin our “Magic Mirror.” The largest organ of our body, it often gives us clues to underlying medical conditions even before they arise. I’d like to inform you of four clues in your skin that may be a sign that your body is trying to tell you something. […]

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2021
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