Botox is a toxin produced in nature by the bacteria Clostridium Botulinum. The toxin is used to reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles by relaxing overactive facial muscles. While botulinum toxin is found in nature as a toxin the product we use in aesthetic treatments is a purified version free from contaminants and used in very small doses.
Many of my patients ask me, what is the best option for me? Profhilo, Filler, or Botox? In this blog, I am going to give you a brief overview of each of those treatments. Of course, if you are interested, and you are based in Suffolk, Ipswich, Woodbridge, or the surrounding areas,
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WOW Fusion is the new innovative microneedling device that delivers a bespoke skincare cocktail to address your skincare needs. WOW is a fusion of three treatments micro-needling, mesotherapy and skin nutrition.
Frequent face washing can make acne worse. Aim for gentle cleansing of the skin twice a day.
Although there are lots of lovely parts to this season the change in weather isn’t so great for our skin. The main challenge to our skin in Autumn is drier skin due to the central heating going on and the consequences of Summertime sun damage rearing it’s head.
Profhilo is the treatment that the aesthetics industry and the media are going mad over. It is an award winning treatment that works to improve the quality of the skin.
As we get older our skin life cycle slows down and this starts as early as our 20’s. Our skin appears rougher and dryer due to more dead skin cells collecting on the surface of the skin. It is not a true lack of moisture in the skin but a build up of these dead cells that make the skin appear dry.
I would stress the importance of seeing a clinician and not a beautician- either a Nurse Prescriber, Doctor or Dentist- as these treatments do carry with them risks if not carried out safely.
Our facial fat pads give our face a healthy volume and fullness. As we age the fat descends down the face and thins causing us to lose the fuller appearance of youth.
This process begins between the ages of 20 and 30 years when we start to lose the fat under our eyes resulting in dark circles and a tired appearance.
Lip Enhancement is the most popular facial aesthetics procedure that I carry out.