Non-surgical Face Lifts
For many people, the results of ageing can really impact their confidence. Non-surgical face lifts can help rejuvenate and lift the skin on your face and neck.
Continue reading to find out if a non-surgical face lift is for you!
What is a non-surgical face lift?
A non-surgical facelift is a combination of facial treatments and procedures designed to improve and rejuvenate skin. There are many types of non-surgical face lifts, all of which can help to lift and tighten loose skin, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. However, the results are not permanent, depending on the treatment and how long it is supposed to last, it will need to be redone.
If you decide to see a consultant, they will tailor the treatment to you depending on your appearance and your desired outcome. A non-surgical face lift is a great alternative to a surgical face lift – you get similar results without the hassle of an overnight hospital stay!
Non-surgical face lift Newcastle treatments
A few of the most popular non-surgical facial treatments available in Newcastle include:
Just one session can tighten and lift the skin, reduce the appearance of wrinkles and improve skin tone, providing visible results that will last up to 3 years. HIFU has proven effective on the face, sagging jowls, chins and much more. Treatment time takes between 1 – 3 hours depending on the area we are treating. Plus with no downtime you can be back at your usual routine immediately after.
HIFU is the most efficient way of boosting collagen production and elastin, helping to lift and tighten your skin.
It is fantastic for lifting and tightening the jowls, reducing fine lines around your eyes, nose and mouth, tightening your skin around your jaw and neckline and reducing hooded, saggy eyelids. Oh and it is all non-surgical too!
Dermal filler is an invasive procedure; it involves injecting a gel liquid into certain areas of the face. The most common places to inject the filler are; the lips, cheeks, forehead, chin, jawline, cheekbones and nose. When injected into the lips, it gives them a plumper look, however, when injected into the forehead it helps eliminate wrinkles and folds.
The filler usually lasts between 6-18 months and can cost anything from £150 to several hundred pounds. An anaesthetic cream may be applied before the procedure happens; this helps to numb the area being injected. The treatment usually lasts less than 30 minutes and can take a few days for the bruising and/or swelling to go down. Remember, do your research before going anywhere.
Other injections use a protein that is made from a special toxin, it is used to help reduce and smooth forehead creases, frown lines and crow’s feet. Again, like dermal fillers, it is also injected into the problem area to reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles by temporarily relaxing the targeted muscle.
This type of non-surgical procedure can last for roughly three months depending on the person. However, unlike filler, the results are not instant and can take up to two weeks to show.
Microneedling has been a very big trend recently and it might surprise you to find out that the first record of microneedling being used dates back to the early 1900s! Microneedling is used for a variety of different things, including; acne scarring, fine lines and wrinkles, loose skin, textured skin, large pores, brown spots, stretch marks and pigment problems.
Microneedling is a procedure that uses small needles to prick and puncture the skin on your face. It sounds slightly aggressive but don’t worry, it’s not as bad as it seems! The procedure is recommended by dermatologists and can be safely repeated every 4-6 weeks until the desired results are achieved. Microneedling also only lasts around 4-6 weeks meaning that out of the three non-surgical facial treatments explained, microneedling lasts the least amount of time.
How do you maintain non-surgical face lift procedures?
In order to maintain the non-surgical face lift results, it is vital that you know how often they need to be repeated. If you get the treatment when recommended, you are more likely to need fewer procedures over time.
What are the pros of a non-surgical face lift?
- Recovery time: This can be very speedy with today’s modern facelift procedures!
- Pain: The pain involved is very minimal and doesn’t last very long. There is no need for any medication.
- More cost-effective upfront payments: If you don’t have the money to splurge all at once on a surgical treatment, non-surgical could be the way forward. The treatments are cheaper upfront.
What are the cons of a non-surgical face lift?
Cost: Yes, the cost upfront is a lot cheaper than surgery however, over time, the treatment prices can add up. You may end up sending more money over the course of the time.
Regular touch ups: As we have established, unfortunately, the procedures are temporary meaning there is a need for regular touch-ups, in order to maintain the finished look.
Overall, non-surgical face lifts are a great alternative to a surgical face lift. Depending on the person and the desired outcome, there are a variety of different treatments and procedures that can help. Ensure that you do lots of research before letting anybody have control of your appearance!