What Non-Surgical Facelift Options Do I Have?
There are certainties in life there is no question you have heard that statement before. For some of these, we can complain all we want and they will never change or go away. Thankfully for others, we can take action to reduce and minimize these certainties and lessen the effects they have on us. Of course, when talking about the certainties we can change, we are talking about the aging process and slowing it down and for that, we have many non-surgical facelift options.
4 Most Popular Non-Surgical Facelift Options
Some of the tell-tale signs of aging are sagging skin, wrinkles, deep creases, dark circles under our eyes and thinning lips. They make us look older than we want to be and we do not accept them and therefore are willing to take action to bring back our youthful look.
We know there are surgical procedures that can be performed to quickly eliminate our signs of aging but the thought of having surgery does not sit well with us. As with every surgery, there are associated risks and of course, there is also the expense. An alternative to a surgical procedure is a non-surgical procedure; for some still require a trip to your dermatologist and others being completed at home.
We know what it’s like to attempt to decipher the confusion of what non-surgical facelift procedures are best for your needs, we’ve been in the market since 2002, so we have decided to help. To help alleviate the anxiety and confusion of all the non-surgical anti-aging procedures, we have broken them all down and compiled a list of the 4 most common non-surgical facelift options.
Over-the-Counter Wrinkle Creams
Flip through any beauty magazine and these will be the advertisements you will repeatedly see. These facelift creams are an excellent starting point for people with mild signs of aging and who are not ready for more dramatic treatment.
Most of the over counter facelift creams are designed with moisturizers to help “plump” up your skin as they hydrate the muscles tissues under your skin. Facelift creams that contain acetyl hexapeptide and alpha-hydroxy acid are intended to tighten skin and reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Other over the counter creams also advertise instant facelifts at home. While they do show signs of improvement, the products are expensive and require long extended periods of use.
There is however one non-surgical facelift product designed by 12 plastic surgeons to treat not just the skin on your face and neck, but also tone and tighten the muscles. This product called the Skindulgence Firming Facial System is sold directly through NHT Global and continues providing satisfied customers globally with an anti-aging solution from home.
Botox injections (botulinum toxin) are an extremely popular non-invasive facelift cosmetic procedure targeting and eliminating frown lines, forehead creases, crow’s feet, neckbands and other forms of wrinkles. The procedure is completed in a clinic, is quick and completed on an outpatient basis.
Botox treatment involves the injection of very small amounts of botulinum toxin into the underlying muscles to immobilize them. The toxin relaxes the muscles, preventing them from contracting and reducing the appearance of wrinkles.
Botox treatment is well tolerated and takes just a short time with minimal recovery. Botox injections for facelifts have very few side effects and those that can occur, such as redness, minor swelling and soreness are usually temporary and disappear within a few days. Botulinum toxin takes effect about 3 to 7 days after treatment.
Thermage Skin Tightening
Thermage skin tightening renews your skin’s collagen levels, a structural protein located in the deep layers of the skin, without surgery. This procedure helps to tighten loose and sagging skin and restores the youthful appearance of the skin in the desired area. As the name suggests, Thermage is a heat treatment for your skin, which uses heat to tighten and tone the skin of your face by delivering radiofrequency energy to heat, contract and build the collagen improving the look of the skin.
A Thermage facelift can take upwards of an hour, depending on the size and condition of the treatment area. These treatments are usually performed in a single session with very little downtime. Allowing individuals to have Thermage treatments scheduled over their lunch breaks. One item to note however, maintenance sessions are required to maintain the desired look of your skin.
Laser Skin Therapy
Last on the list of non-surgical facelift options is laser therapy. It’s a process that uses infrared light to smooth skin by emitting low-intensity beams of light. These low-intensity beams are applied to the skin with many benefits. Some of the main benefits of laser therapy are it stimulates collagen production, increases moisture and oxygenation of the skin, firms skin and promotes skin repair, and improves the overall texture and appearance of the skin. The laser light therapy gradually reduces wrinkles.
Similar to Thermage, as laser skin therapy is non-invasive, there is little to no downtime. However, for optimum results, it may take up to three separate treatments to get the desired results. The price range for this form of skin treatment varies so you will want to confirm with the clinic of your choice their prices.
Based on this you can see there are many non-surgical facelift options available to you, all without the need for surgery. Use this information to formulate the best plan for you to get the young, youthful look you desire.
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