Aging is a normal process of life. But, if you can slow down the effects of it, why not give yourself that benefit to age gracefully. Technology has made its way through the beauty and wellness industry, now with the ushering in of cosmetic treatments labeled as minimally invasive.
In the past, major cosmetic treatments had to be done as an invasive procedure which meant that surgery was needed. This is fine for those who have no aversion to surgical procedures. For those who do, it’s a welcome recourse to opt for minimally invasive cosmetic treatments offered by reputable clinics like The Med Lounge. This is the turning point of the beauty and cosmetic industry to make treatments more accessible.
If you’re keen on enhancing your natural beauty and pampering yourself this year, here are some of the best minimally invasive cosmetic treatments worth trying:
Novel Injectable Anti-Aging Treats
Today’s many new injectable anti-aging treatments can be incorporated as a part of your overall health and wellness strategies. They’re a class of cosmetic procedures wherein hyaluronic acid is injected under the skin to plump your face up. While not as famous yet as traditional treatments, it’s slowly making its name in the beauty and cosmetics industry as the preferred face-refreshing procedure of many doctors.
When hyaluronic acid is injected into the face, the production of collagen is said to be stimulated and elastin production is also improved. The results manifest through improvement in skin texture, tissue quality, and hydration levels.
There are many benefits to getting this type of treatment such as:
- It’s an effective non-surgical treatment, which makes it convenient for everyone;
- It may improve skin quality by removing skin wrinkles to make it appear spotless and flawless; and
- It targets problem areas in your face like undereye wrinkles and fine lines surrounding the eyes.
Botulinum Toxin Type A
Botulinum toxin (BoNT) type a is also referred to as Botox in short. When injected, Botox is an effective agent that blocks muscular nerve signals. In effect, muscle contraction is nullified. This effect in the face results in diminishing all the unwanted wrinkles in the target areas.
People who wish to have Botox treatments usually request it for areas like:
- Wrinkles between the eyebrows called glabellar lines;
- Cobblestone’ skin on the chin;
- Wrinkles around the eyes, known as crow’s feet; and
- Lines around the mouth’s corners.
Brow lamination is a non-invasive alternative to microblading. While temporary, it’s the best solution for those who want thick and fuller-looking brows without necessarily going through the needles as done in microblading. Think, brows in the likes of your favorite supermodels.
In a nutshell, brow lamination can be likened to hair perming. But, instead of curling the hair, a setting lotion is placed to help the brows stay up when brushed. On average, this kind of treatment can last up to six weeks.
The only caveat to this kind of treatment, however, is that brow lamination uses quite a lot of chemicals. So, it may not be best for those who suffer from skin sensitivities like allergies and eczema. Be sure to discuss this option first with a dermatologist before having this procedure done in a salon.
Soft Tissue Fillers
Soft tissue fillers are also known as dermal fillers. These are meant to add fullness and volume to the face. When achieved, fine lines and wrinkles on the face are successfully reduced. For many who choose to have dermal fillers done, the purpose is to use it as a proactive approach to reducing the early signs of aging. Moisture from the body is pulled to make the face look plumper. Soft tissue fillers are also used for softening facial wrinkles and plumping thin lips.
Dermal fillers are usually requested in the following areas:
- Nasolabial folds;
- Marionette lines;
- Necklines; and
- Vertical lip lines.
Triple Boost HydraBright
Have you recently had a long bout of sleepless nights? It’s not just your health that’ll give in to the effects of lack of rest and sleep, but your eyes too. Over time, your eyes are going to look dull, old, and weary. The Triple Boost HydraBright treatment is like a rejuvenating cocktail for your eye area meant to rejuvenate your eye area.
As its name implies, the Triple Boost HydraBright treatment contains three main ingredients: mesotherapy, hyaluronic acid, and platelet-rich plasma. Here’s how Triple Boost HydraBright is done:
- First, hyaluronic acid is injected in small, injected doses. The goal is for it to boost acid hydration and volume in the affected face area.
- When this is achieved, the blood taken from the patient pre-treatment for the purpose of extracting platelet-rich plasma is injected back to the skin. The rationale behind this is that the platelet-rich plasma can now brighten and regenerate the skin.
- Lastly, mesotherapy is meant to reduce fine lines and erase pigmentation on the skin. Mesotherapy is a combination of amino acids, vitamins, and minerals.
Body Sculpting Regimens
When it comes to shaping and sculpting the body, surgery isn’t the only solution nowadays. Minimally invasive procedures are also on the rise with the advancements set forth by technology.
There are a lot of fat freezing procedures whereby fat pockets are melted permanently. Most subject a radio frequency laser to encourage plumping collagen supply. This is needed to tighten the skin on the layer where the procedure was done.
Once done, many have achieved their claim to fame in giving patients their desired body results with benefits such as:
- It’s a quick and simple procedure, with most procedures only lasting minutes. Of course, the bigger the treatment area, the longer the treatment will take.
- It can treat different areas of your body usually the thighs, stomach, and love handles.
- It delivers long-lasting results.
The list above isn’t meant to be a definite and exclusive list of the limits of minimally invasive or non-surgical cosmetic treatments you can try out. If there’s a procedure you’re interested in trying out, it’s best for you to discuss your options with your trusted dermatologist or clinic. The results can only be as good as the quality of the dermatologist performing the cosmetic treatment.
With the aesthetic procedures above, you’re guaranteed not to have noticeable and shocking changes, but only a few tweaks and improvements here and there to perk up your face and body in an indefinable way.