Injectables are becoming increasingly popular, thanks to their ability to reduce the signs of aging and enhance natural beauty. But with so many different types of injectables available, it can be challenging to know which one is right for you.
In this blog post, we’ll explore the different types of injectables available here in my Teddington clinic and what they are used for.
Botox is a type of injectable that is used to relax muscles and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It works by blocking the signals between nerves and muscles, which reduces muscle activity and smooths out the skin. Botox is commonly used to treat crow’s feet, frown lines, and forehead wrinkles. This is by far my most popular treatment in my clinic and im all about getting nice natural looking results… No frozen, expression-less looks on my watch! 🙂
- Dermal Fillers
Dermal fillers are a type of injectable that is used to add volume to the face, reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, and enhance facial features. They are made from hyaluronic acid, a substance that occurs naturally in the body and they help to maintain skin elasticity and hydration. Dermal fillers can be used to plump up the lips, cheeks, and under-eye area, and to smooth out nasolabial folds and marionette lines. This treatment is great for giving the cheeks a boost, for example, which can lift and refresh the whole face whist looking undetectable, and naturally healthy.
- Lip Fillers
Lip fillers are a type of dermal filler that is specifically designed to enhance the lips. They are used to add volume, definition, and shape to the lips, and to smooth out fine lines around the mouth. Lip fillers are made from hyaluronic acid and can be customized to suit your individual needs and preferences. My clients tend to have hydrating lip filler treatments and those that’l simply redifine the shape, to not look over-filled or unnatural.
Profhilo is a type of injectable that is used to hydrate and plump up the skin, improve skin texture and elasticity, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It is also made from hyaluronic acid and is injected into multiple points on the face to provide an overall moisturising effect. Profhilo is often used to rejuvenate the face, neck and chest and can be used as a standalone treatment or in conjunction with other injectables. This is great for people who want to boost the long term health of their skin as its proven to really encourage collagen to reproduce over time. Profhilo will not change your face shape or lift any features it’s more of a skin hydrator and treatment. The results over time are beautiful and glowy!
In conclusion, there are different types of injectables available here in my clinic and afar, each with their own unique benefits and uses. If you are considering injectables, it’s important to have a thorough consultatation with with a qualified, experienced and medical practitioner (like me!) to determine which treatment is right for you, if any.
Whether you are looking to reduce the signs of aging, enhance your natural beauty, or achieve a more youthful appearance, injectables can be a safe and effective way to achieve your goals. If you’d like to discuss your options with me, you can book into my diary for a chat here.
Louise, The Skin Nurse.