Archives by Tag 'Wrinkles'

Blue Peel Before and After

May 2, 2012

The Obagi Blue Peel is type of chemical peel which was devised for skin tightening, wrinkles and rejuvenation of aging skin. Like the name suggests, the formula is blue in color. Cosmetic surgeons can play around with the strength by applying multiple layers of the solution onto your face. Being blue for some reasons makes […]

Botox Before and After

April 20, 2012

Botox has many uses, the most widely known being anti-wrinkle injections. It is a hugely popular in the cosmetic market today. Other than treating dynamic wrinkles such as crow’s feet, forehead lines and frown lines, Botox can also be used therapeutically to treat conditions such as TMJ, spasms and dystonia. The product is made from […]

ArteFill Before and After

March 15, 2012

If you want long lasting wrinkle reduction, then ArteFill is one of the permanent dermal fillers to try. Unlike temporary injectables such as Juvederm and Restylane, ArteFill is not reabsorbed by the body and therefore you don’t need to return to the clinic for more treatments after a year. Don’t be fooled though, you will […]

Aquamid Before and After

March 15, 2012

Aquamid (polyacrylamide) is a brand of injectable filler which is used for plumping out wrinkles and augmenting parts of the face. These dermal fillers are used to beautify the face as well as add volume, especially where tissue is being lost due to facial wasting. It is popular among patients with HIV who experience facial […]

Anti-wrinkle Injections Before and After

March 15, 2012

There are three main competitors in the market for anti-wrinkle injections; Botox, Dysport and Myobloc. All of these use botulinum toxin to relax muscles and prevent wrinkles from showing. The neurotoxin immobilizes the muscles and therefore wrinkles can’t form. In the past, these injections have been associated with adverse side effects and laughable results such […]

Co2 Laser Before and After

March 9, 2012

It’s not really a ‘light’ form of laser skin resurfacing since there is some downtime involved, but usually there’s no pain involved. After the treatment your face will be red straight away. You won’t be able to apply makeup for about three to five days and this can be daunting for some women. The redness […]

Affirm Laser Before and After

March 9, 2012

Affirm laser is effective laser skin resurfacing which has multiple benefits such as tightening the skin, shrinking enlarged pores, and improving wrinkles. It doesn’t work that well on sun damage and acne scars, where the stronger Co2 laser is the better option. Since affirm does not cut the skin, there’s no downtime with this procedure, […]

ActiveFX Before and After

March 9, 2012

ActiveFX is a form of Co2 Laser which can help tighten the skin and improve tone and text_imageure. Like most laser treatments, it can be used for multiple problems. If you’re starting to feel your age and the skin on your face is showing wrinkles, sagging and other signs of aging then ActiveFX is great […]

Ablation Before and After

March 9, 2012

Ablation is a means of resurfacing the skin by removing the outer layers. This encourages the skin to repair itself and create new layers with reduced blemishes and wrinkles. Depending on how severe the treatment is, possible results can improve age spots, frown lines and even birth marks. There are several ways of ablating dead […]

Pearl Laser Before and After

February 28, 2012

A pearl laser is a type of laser skin resurfacing used to remove age spots, fix uneven skin, treat fine wrinkles on the face and neck, sun damage and uneven text_imageure of skin and also light spots. A pearl laser treatment requires around three to four days for recovery social downtime where your face may […]

Frown Lines Before and After

February 23, 2012

Frown lines (glabellar lines) are wrinkles on your forehead between your eyebrows. They are a known sign of aging but have the ability to develop in young adults also. Frown lines have been known to be called typical “11’s” between the eyes. Having frown lines can make your facial appearance look aged, sad, tired, mad, […]

Eye Bag Removal Before and After

February 23, 2012

Eye bags are dark circles under the eyes or puffy, sagging skin above and/or below the eyes. These bits of loose skin can make you look much older and constantly tired. Tear troughs come with age, smoking, stress and not getting enough sleep. Sometimes there can be just loose skin and fat whilst in others, […]

Crow’s Feet Before and After

February 21, 2012

Crow’s feet (commonly known as laugh lines) are small wrinkles radiating outwards from the outer corner of the eyes caused naturally by aging. They are called crow’s feet because they resemble the look of a crow stamping on your face and leaving their footprint. Crow’s feet are caused by aging skin. You shouldn’t worry or […]