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Ezine 154 November 2015

Skin Care Tip:

The mystery of skin care products!

It's not all clear cut when it comes to your skin care products and there’s a ton of information to consider when choosing the right one. To try to cut through confusion and shed some light on the important facts you shouldn’t ignore, one thing to keep in mind - when looking at the product ingredients you want to be able to read all of them. If you can’t, then that’s your first warning. You want to make sure your products are natural or organic. Founders of all natural beauty have consitently found that regular skin care ingredients usually have harsh dish washing liquid in them, which causes your skin to break out and clog your pores. They say that we are what we eat. By putting unnatural products on our bodies, our bodies absorb those ingredients as well. That can't be good for you! Use products that are safe.

Anti-Aging Tip:

5 simple tips to aging gracefully!

We compiled a list of the 5 most essential secrets for aging beautifully. No matter your age, consider this a gift from our skin to yours and your future self will thank you.

  • Stay of out the sun!
  • Keep your skin hydrated.
  • Volume REALLY matters.
  • You are what you eat (and drink).
  • Get enough sleep.

Plastic Surgery Tip:

Chicago NonSurgical Chin - Neck Contouring Surgery

Kybella a new treatment that treats something called submental fullness which is the buildup of excess fat under the chin. Most people build this fat up over time, often referred to as the double chin. What's exciting about this is it's the first non-surgical way to treat this area and we've never simply had an option like this before. Patients get a series of injections two to four times over two to four months. The active ingredient destroys fat cells. Kybella is not for everyone. It will not help those with saggy loose skin and certain medical conditions. Consult with your doctor about these treatments to see if you are a candidate.

To see before and after patient pictures, please click here.

During your consult with Dr. Speron, the patient will discuss their desired goals on an individual level. Then they will further discuss the course of treatment and potential complications at the appointment time. Please check out the wealth of information on our site by clicking here.

Make sure you chose a board certified plastic surgeon. A call to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons or ASPS at 1-888-4-PLASTIC (ie. 1-888-475-2784) can tell you which doctors are legitimate plastic surgeons with outstanding qualifications. You can also visit the ASPS web site at The ASPS is the only one of the 24 boards approved by the American Board of Medical Specialties that certifies physicians in plastic surgery of the face and all areas of the body. When considering a cosmetic surgeon, you should also make sure your surgeon is a member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS). A call to ASAPS (1-888-272-7711) or visiting the ASAPS website ( can help you verify your plastic surgeons membership.

To help you in making your decision, please click here to check out the 7 critical questions to ask any plastic surgeon before letting them touch you!

By far, the most important factor in the success of your procedure is the surgeon you choose. So please choose wisely...

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