Minimally invasive anti-ageing treatments put to the test!
"The desired result: immediately toned, well-hydrated, glowing skin.Who should try it? Women living in stressful, polluted, urban environments, those of us with mature or dry skin and anyone whose skin has been damaged by smoking or the sun.What does it involve? One or more fine needles are used to inject a cocktail of rejuvenating active ingredients directly into the dermis. Your specialist will choose the best active ingredients according to the needs of your skin, for example vitamins, minerals, trace elements, amino acids and hyaluronic acid. This anti-ageing, facial cosmetic treatment naturally brightens the complexion, hydrates skin and stimulates fibroblast growth. The areas treated? Wrinkles (obviously), cheeks, neck, cleavage and even the back of the hands
"The desired result: even skin tone and texture and a toned up face.Who should try it? Women looking for a gentle anti-ageing treatment and newbies who want to try out a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure.What does it involve? Pulsed light (AKA flashlamp or photomodulation) uses a non-UV light to stimulate cells, boost collagen production and brighten the complexion. It's an anti-ageing facial cosmetic treatment that works on the deeper levels of skin. As the light penetrates the epidermis, it's converted to heat energy that can target different zones, according to the intensity of the ray being used
"The desired result: a noticeable decrease in wrinkles and a plumped up face.Who should try it
Any one fed up with their wrinkles and who feels their face needs a bit of volume.What does it involve?
As our bodies progressively use up our reserves, a doctor will replace them by injecting treatments directly into the dermis - hyaluronic acid being the most commonly used. This active ingredient is naturally present in our bodies: it hydrates skin, adds volume and increases density.
There are two types of injections: fillers to reduce the depth of cutaneous depressions that appear with age (nasolabial folds, wrinkles above the lip) and remodelling injections that increase the volume of certain facial features (cheekbones, lips, cheeks) to make them look youthful and plump
"The desired result: an even tone and revitalised skin
Who should try it?
Those of you who want to try an anti-ageing treatment from the comfort of your own home!
What does it involve?
Microneedling involves rolling very short, fine needles across the skin, to both chemically and mechanically stimulate the epidermis.
The use of a roller increases the penetration of active ingredients and boosts collagen and elastin production in the dermis. This is an anti-ageing treatment that can be done in a salon or at home (note: the latter uses a different size of needle).