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Solutions to Two Frustrating Skin Issues
Treating scars and stretch marks to reduce their appearance isn’t easy, but it’s not impossible! From topical solutions to in-office treatments, I have some recommendations for you to look into. For Scars: Silagen – This is a silicone-based cream that I encourage all of my surgery patients to use. Its works best on newer scars to […]
- Posted on: Jan 14 2021
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year! 2020 has been something else, hasn’t it? What started as a normal new decade quickly took a turn for the worse. So here are some highlights (and lowlights) of the year: 5. Once COVID-19 hit in the States, I made the decision to close the office in early March before the state […]
- Posted on: Dec 31 2020
Avoid These Skin Care Products!
Did you know there are commonly used skin care products that should be avoided at all costs? Sadly, not all products work, and some are even bad for your skin! Don’t waste your money anymore! Here are five that I think are the worst: 5. Makeup Wipes – These literally just take the makeup on your […]
- Posted on: Dec 28 2020
The Skinny on Fat!
I’d love to share with you the skinny on FAT. Yes, 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, […]
- Posted on: Dec 21 2020
Make the Holidays Healthier This Year!
Healthy meals might not come to mind when you think of the holiday season. Many of us enjoy stuffing ourselves with foods that are full of ingredients that taste good, but may not be the best for our overall health. However, there are easy ways to enjoy foods that bring you comfort and joy but […]
- Posted on: Dec 11 2020
Are Your Hands as Dry as Mine?
It’s getting cold in Michigan! Is it as 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. […]
- Posted on: Nov 25 2020
What’s Hot in Cosmetic Medicine Today
It’s been a heck of a week. I considered not posting this week, given everything going on in our country, but thought it might be nice to take a small break from the news. I’m praying for peace, dialogue, a greater understanding, and reconciliation as so many people in our country are hurting in many […]
- Posted on: Jun 4 2020
Good news! YOUN Plastic Surgery is reopening on Tuesday, June 2! My team and I have spent the last several weeks preparing for this day. Unfortunately, it won’t be “business as usual” for quite some time, but we are excited to see and treat you again! Here are the details: We are performing cosmetic medical […]
- Posted on: May 29 2020
These Are Safer Options For You
Everyday we expose ourselves to potentially dangerous substances in our beauty products. Here are three options to get the results you want without potentially harmful chemicals and medicines: 1. Replace your sleeping pills with essential oils – Nearly 9 million American adults use prescription sleep aids, often highly addictive pills like benzodiazepines. Essential oils are an […]
- Posted on: May 21 2020
Don’t Put These In Your Mouth!
There are certain things that you should never put in your mouth! If you do, you could be risking more than you bargained for in terms of your health. Here are four things you should avoid putting in your mouth. Just don’t do it! Fat Free Salad Dressing: You might find this hard to believe, but […]
- Posted on: May 14 2020