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Are YOU ready for a ‘liquid’ facelift? How fillers can refresh and strengthen your lips, cheeks and temples

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You don’t start looking hollow-cheeked and gaunt overnight. Like many aspects of ageing, this creeps up on you as the fat pads filling out your face start shrinking, usually in your early 40s

Even if you don’t have a particularly plump face, you have about 20 of these useful fat pads in the cheeks, under the eyes, around the temples and down to the chin and jaw. The ones under the eyes are the first to go, which makes the eyes ...

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The Botox and fillers rule book – 10 must dos this beauty editor swears by

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Botox, fillers and other anti-ageing treatments can help you cheat your way to younger-looking skin, but if you don’t want to look ‘done’ follow these ground rules, says beauty editor Annabel Meggeson

A respected face doctor once told me about fallow periods. They’re the months in between injectables, lasers and the like, when you should let your skin go back to normal. Otherwise you lose sight of normal and end up looking like more like an over-inflated lilo than a human being

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10 tips for finding the right Botox clinic

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finding the right Botox clinic

As the most popular aesthetic procedure in the world, more and more clinics are offering Botox treatments in the UK. Many of us may already have a firm favourite practitioner, however for someone new to Botox, deciding where to go can seem daunting. Here are the expert’s top tips to consider before booking ...

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Are Dermal Fillers Suitable To Treat Forehead Wrinkles?

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There are plenty of dermal fillers you can choose from when you are looking to reduce the appearance of forehead wrinkles and other facial wrinkles. These dermal fillers can help to improve the way your skin looks in a relatively short period of time. You will find that dermal fillers will actually help to bring back the overall youthful appearance of your face, giving you a brighter, fresher, more youthful look.

The length of time your result will last can ...

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The Wrinkle Relaxer Roundup

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The Wrinkle Relaxer Roundup

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a few different injectable neurotoxins. So how do we decide which is the best choice? While the training and experience of your injector should hold priority to the product choice, a quick comparison of Botox, Xeomin and Dysport, the only three botulinum toxin injectables approved by the FDA for treating facial aesthetics, may simplify this decision.

What’s similar?
Botox, Dysport and Xeomin are made ...

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Removing Lines and Wrinkles FAQs

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Removing Lines and Wrinkles FAQs

Botulinum Toxin (Botox)

Skin Deep Medical healthcare professionals are trained to use the following Botulinum Toxins e.g. Botox/Vistabel. Dysport/Azzalure and Xeomin/Bocouture. The FAQS below are applicable to all products.

What exactly is Botox?

Botox is a purified protein produced by the Clostridium Botulinum bacterium. It is a non-surgical, physician-administered treatment that can temporarily reduce moderate to severe lines and wrinkles.

What does treatment involve?

Very small doses of Botox are administered via a few tiny injections directly into the muscles that cause those stubborn lines. ...

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Post Treatment Advice for Botox

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Following your Botulinum Toxin Treatment, there’s quite a bit of post treatment advice that will help.

We’ve listed a check list below for your convenience.

  • Keep the injection area clean and clear of hair for the first 6 hours after treatment. If the area is washed, pat dry very gently with a soft towel. Light make-up may then be applied to the treated area
  • Do not for the FIRST FOUR HOURS after treatment:
    • Drink excessive alcohol
    • Take vigorous exercise
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What is Botox?

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What is Botox and how does it work?

Botox is a naturally occurring protein that can be used to relax facial muscles that cause the skin to form lines and wrinkles.   It’s use for cosmetic purposes was discovered over 20 years ago by Dr Jean Carruthers. She was using Botox to reduce overactive eye muscles (a medical condition) and noticed that the treatment also significantly reduced the appearance of crow’s feet and wrinkles around the eyes.

The rest is history and Botox is ...

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