There are a few DO’s & DON’TS when preparing for Cosmetic Injectables to ensure the best possible outcome for your treatment. Some supplements can impact on how your body responds to cosmetic injectable treatments, in particular, to bruising and/or bleeding. Ideally we would like you to STOP taking the following about 1 week before your Dermal Fillers: Fish Oils, Omega 3’s Vitamin E & D Anti-inflammatories; Nurofen, Voltaren, Aspirin, St
When people hear the words "lip injections," they immediately think DUCK LIPS! All it takes is seeing one bad ‘over-the-top’ lip job (OK, a lot of bad ones) on reality TV at the moment, for people to swear off injectables all together. The stigma surrounding cosmetic procedures, even non-invasive ones like temporary injectables and fillers, is still very much a thing despite all the advances being made in the field.
‘Vampire facial’, or medically known as Platelet Rich Plasma (aka PRP) injections are a recent technology that uses ingredients from your own blood to regenerate your skin and rejuvenate skin proteins resulting in vibrant, fresh, younger, looking skin. PRP therapy is a non-surgical treatment that causes controlled trauma to the skin, in which, stimulates targeted healing. It works by stimulating the body’s own healing mechanisms to repair injured musculoskeletal tissues.
The condition of your skin reflects your general health and like the rest of your body, your skin needs good nutrition to look and feel its best. It is important to have a balanced diet that is rich in vitamins and minerals. There are also products available that can help your skin texture and tone from the outside in. Cosmeceuticals are skincare products that contain topically applied ingredients that provide
Smooth, radiant skin is outward sign of inner health and youth. However, sun exposure, diet, hormones and smoking can add years to your actual age. The outer layers of the skin are the most vulnerable to environmental factors and reflect structural and volume changes in the deeper layers. Most commonly, the texture of the skin is affected by dryness, wrinkles and build-up of excess dead skin cells as our natural
Yes, there is a name for those cheeky little lines that can persist on your lower cheeks. Accordion lines are the static wrinkles that are present even when you are not smiling. Facial changes occur over time and the ‘not quite charming’ dimples/lines in the lower face are the result of repeated muscle movement that form facial expressions (especially seen in smiling), leaving your face looking harsh and worn. Loss
Our face is compiled of many fats pads under our skin, when these diminish we tend to look more tired and worn out. Volume lost in specific areas on our face is one aspect that contributes to facial ageing. By simply filling the fat pads of the mid face with dermal fillers, we can bring back the rejuvenated and refreshed YOU! Dermal fillers restore your youthful appearance by replacing the
As we age, our facial structure changes and fat becomes thinner and bones density lost, which results in sagging of the face, drooping skin and a “tired” expression. A doctor from Brazil developed “The 8 Point Lift”, which is an advanced treatment that plumps volume to the face for a revitalising and rejuvenating results. This is done with the use of dermal fillers, without making you look different, instead bringing
Almost every woman can understand the impact your lips make to your overall look, especially when lips stick or lip gloss is applied and the lips are a key focal point when communicating. Full, plump lips are considered luscious, feminine and sexy. The ‘ideal’ lips are fuller, natural-looking and well-defined, with a strong Cupid’s bow. Did you know there are many other features that make lips appealing? Features such as
Nasolabial folds are the lines from the corner of the nose to the corner of the mouth. There are three ways of managing nasolabial folds, however there vary in price and recovery. Of the most invasive treatment is surgical correction; it is not surprising that this is the most long-lasting and effective treatment of all. Most commonly, nasolabial lines are caused by the sagging of the cheeks due to mid
Even though phone calls, emails, SMS and online chat are such important parts of the way we transmit ideas and information in today’s world, the most important conversations and decisions are usually saved for face-to-face meetings. One major reason for this is because facial expressions and movements are still so integral to human communication. So much of what we think about others depends on what we see in their faces.
Journalist Anna Pursglove of MailOnline.com took up the challenge to not wash off her makeup for 30 days. By the third day of the experiment, her skin felt dry and taut and tiny white cysts had started to form around her eyelashes. In a week, her skin had become flaky and lumpy, and her friends commented that she looked tired. By the end of the month, she had visibly blocked