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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. […]
- Posted on: Jul 17 2019
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 […]
- Posted on: Jul 10 2019
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 – […]
- Posted on: Jul 8 2019
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 […]
- Posted on: Jun 26 2019
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 […]
- Posted on: Jun 21 2019
Healthy Summer Alternatives to Toxic Health Products
I hope it’s warm and sunny where you are! With the onset of summer comes the use of certain products that can be hazardous to your health. With this in mind, I’ve compiled some simple healthy alternatives to toxic summer products which I think you might appreciate. 1. Instead of using Raid to repel flies from […]
- Posted on: Jun 12 2019
Surprising Things Botox Can Do For You
Botox injections are the most popular cosmetic treatments in the world. While I’m sure you know that Botox is great for smoothing wrinkles, you might not know that it can do a WHOLE lot more. Here are some other fascinating things Botox can do: 1. Narrow a wide jaw – This treatment originated in Asia and is […]
- Posted on: Jun 6 2019
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 […]
- Posted on: May 30 2019
Newtox / Jeuveau is HERE in Metro Detroit, Michigan!
We are proud to announce that YPS is the first practice in Metro Detroit to offer the newest alternative to Botox to our patients. It’s called Jeuveau, but is nicknamed Newtox. This injectable treatment from the company Evolus is the first true Botox competitor in ten years. Studies show it works very similarly to Botox, […]
- Posted on: May 17 2019
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