Cosmetic facial treatment options for wrinkles- Risks & Results

Cosmetic facial treatment options for wrinkles- Risks & Results

Our silicone anti-wrinkle patches deliver very noticeable results used on their own & can also be used in conjunction with more intense cosmetic options.

With so many readily available procedures attain a more vibrant, youthful looking face and complexion than now.

But are these methods affordable and are they safe for you? With each treatment that promises instant, miraculous results, there are always possible drawbacks.

Here’s a quick breakdown of a few of the most popular treatments that you’ll find readily available- what they do and the risks of each:

Botox: works by paralysing your facial muscles which in turn smooths out your skin, reducing and in some cases eliminating wrinkles and fine lines. A doctor will inject the substance using a fine needle into the specific areas on your face. It’s not too painful, you’ll see the results in three to seven days, and it’ll last anywhere from three to six months.
Botox risks:
Botulinum toxin, or Botox, is injected into your facial muscles, essentially paralysing and smoothing out wrinkles. You run the risk of pain, swelling or bruising, a headache or flu-like symptoms, droopy eyelids or cockeyed eyebrows, dry eyes, or, your eyes tearing up excessively. Your smile could end up crooked or you could end up drooling uncontrollably.

Laser skin resurfacing: uses highly concentrated beams of light to zap and remove surface layers of the skin, allowing new, and fresher, tighter looking skin to regenerate in its place. Recovery time takes around two weeks, and results will last for anywhere between three to five years. Important- wait until your skin heals after laser resurfacing before recommencing your Overnight Lift skin smoothing routine.
Laser skin resurfacing risks:
Laser skin resurfacing involves zapping your skin with highly concentrated beams of light, allowing new, fresher, younger looking skin to regenerate in its place. Risks associated with laser include getting burnt or acquiring other injuries from the heat of the laser, scarring, changes in skin pigmentation such as darkening or lightening of your skin colour, reactivation of cold sores, or bacterial infections.  

Microdermabrasion: uses a diamond tipped wand or tiny fine particles to mechanically remove the outermost layer of the skin leaving behind a younger, fresher looking layer. As it’s not a particularly invasive procedure, the results will only last about three to five days so you’ll need six to ten sessions to see results worth having. Important- wait until your skin heals after microdermabrasion before recommencing your Overnight Lift skin smoothing routine.
Microdermabrasion risks:
A diamond tipped wand removes the outermost layer of skin leaving a fresh layer to appear underneath.  Possible risks include tightening of the skin, redness, bruising, skin sensitivity, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, small skin abrasions, spots of bleeding, eye-skin bruising, fine broken blood vessels, and cold sore reactivation around the lip area.

Filler injections:  Hyaluronic acid, a naturally occurring substance in your body which lessens with age, gets injected into fine lines and wrinkles to plump and smooth them out. A single treatment can last anywhere from around six to twenty four months.
Filler injections risks:
A particular type of acid that occurs naturally in your body gets injected into the wrinkles and fine lines in your face, plumping them up and filling them out. Possible risks associated with fillers include acne-like skin eruptions, asymmetry, bruising, bleeding or swelling, scarring and infection.