A brighter and younger skin can now be achieved in just a matter of hours and sometimes even in minutes. There are endless skin procedures to choose from which can be performed quickly yet comfortably. The following treatments are some of the most popular today because the results include better complexion, smoother texture and skin tightening without surgery.
Botox: Probably the most popular skin procedure for years, Botox is also considered as a non-surgical face lift. The injection which contains botulism toxin can paralyze facial muscles smoothing the appearance of unwanted wrinkles and fine lines. Common areas for Botox injection include the areas of the eyes, area between the eyebrows, chin and forehead. The effect of Botox can last up to three to four months, so a repeat visit to the doctor is necessary.
Chemical Peels: Chemical peel is a skin treatment that can address age spots, dull skin texture, mild acne scars, skin discoloration and wrinkles around the eyes and mouth. Chemical peel treatment will remove the outer layers of the skin. It will encourage new growth of a smoother and evenly colored skin. The intensity of peels can range from superficial, medium to deep. Benefits of a superficial peel may last for about a month, while deep peel results may last for several years.
Injectable Fillers: Filler injections that contain hyaluronic acid is now a trend in filling unwanted lines and wrinkles, and at the same time adding volume to the skin. The presence of hyaluronic acid gets lost when a person age. By injecting it directly to the wrinkles, it will automatically plump up the skin. It can also be done to other cosmetic concerns of a person, such as acne scars, dark or puffy under-eyes, and thin lips.The effects of an injectable filler may last from six months up to a year.
Laser Resurfacing: Laser resurfacing uses a laser machine that will improve the skin’s appearance and flaws by removing the outer layers of the skin. Different kinds of laser machine can be used to treat several skin issues from acne scars, age spots, crow’s feet, sagging skin, and wrinkles. The benefits of a skin laser resurfacing may last from two to five years, depending on a person’s lifestyle. Smoking and not using sunscreen may shorten the effects of the procedure.
Microdermabrasion: With the use fine and tiny particles, sometimes with a hard diamond-tipped wand, microdermabrasion treatment sloughs off the outer layers of the skin in order to encourage the growth of new skin. The procedure of microdermabrasion is not painful and it does not require anesthetic or recovery period because the skin will heal quickly. The effect lasts between three to five days because it will just remove the layer of dead cells in order for the skin to regenerate quickly.
There are endless skin procedures to choose from that can suite a person’s need and budget. The best way to start your way in achieving a youthful skin is by eating healthy and exercising. Consult your doctor in order to become knowledgeable about the procedure you are considering for yourself.