Archive for 'Dermal Filler News'

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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Everything you need to know about lip fillers

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#BeautyClinic: Everything you need to know about lip fillers

Barely a week goes by without lip augmentation making the headlines. Whether part of the widely-documented Kylie Jenner lip job saga (she denied it, admitted it, had them dissolved, had them redone…), fillers hitting the high street (Superdrug has recently tightened mental health checks) on customers booking cosmetic procedure appointments, following NHS criticism), the banning of advertising of procedures deemed unethical (Read More..

Step away from the false eyelashes unless you want everyone to know that you’ve had work done

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The aim is for a sort of carefree, natural aura of preternatural youth

Aesthetic procedures are not something to be ashamed of. There is nothing underhand or morally dubious about wanting to look even better than we already do. If you ask us what we’ve had done and who we rate then we will happily tell you. Yet the aim is not that everyone should know upon first glance that we’ve had threading/needling/fillers/Botox, or even all of the ...

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What Comes First: Neurotoxins or Fillers?

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You’re open-minded about dealing with your inevitably aging skin, but do you know where to start? Neurotoxins, like Botox, Dysport and Xeomin, can help with fine lines by immobilizing the muscles, and fillers can help to restore volume but which should come first? We asked Greenwich, CT, dermatologist Henry Gasiorowski, MD, to explain.

Loss of volume and fine lines can often occur simultaneously, he says, but starting with neurotoxins can be a smart start. “We ...

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Pairing fillers with Botox for better results

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Pairing fillers with Botox for better results
If you’re planning to undergo an injectable treatment with a hyaluronic-acid filler such as Juvederm, and it’s
within your budget, you may want to consider asking your doctor about including Botox or Dysport in the procedure.

Studies have shown that filler results may last longer when used in tandem with Botox. Many doctors believe that by reducing muscle contractions, Botox and Dysport help slow the breakdown of the filler due to ...

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The Latest in Fillers: Your Own Blood?

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The Latest in Fillers: Your Own Blood?

We first told you about Selphyl, a type of facial filler made from your own blood, in April 2010. At the time, the procedure sounded promising, but results were yet to be seen. Now, doctors across the country are reporting great outcomes as more and more of them add it to their arsenal of anti-aging strategies.

For those looking for something more natural than a neurotoxin or synthetic filler to ...

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The Magic of the Cannula

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A REVOLUTIONARY NEW DEVICE THAT PERFECTS FACIAL INJECTABLES A major change in the way anti-ageing ‘fillers’ are being administered means that the risk of bruising and swelling from facial injectables is becoming a thing of the past. As members of the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses learned at their Second Annual Conference that the manufacturers of several leading dermal fillers are proposing cannulas instead of needles for certain treatments. The benefits are numerous – including an easier injecting process that ...

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Joker Face

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Why do fillers frequently look so false?

Close-up of a Woman's Lips Receiving Cosmetic Surgery from a Syringe (Digital Vision)Getting to the bottom of why fillers often look fake is tricky (Digital Vision)

You’ve seen this face – it’s everywhere. There’s something muzzle-like about the nose and mouth. The lips are taut and bulbous, and a little wonky when she smiles. In ...

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