Which Anti-Ageing Treatment Is Right For You?
Looking for an anti-ageing treatment but don’t know which to choose? You’re in the right place.
Over the last few decades, the non-surgical anti-ageing industry has come on leaps and bounds, with new, innovative and exciting treatments fast becoming available.
But with so many options, how do you know which is right for you?
The great thing about non-surgical anti-ageing treatments is that they all work in different ways. Some plump and fill, some stretch and firm, some regenerate and heal. This means that whatever your skin problem and however severe your signs of ageing are there’s a solution that should work for you.
In this blog post, I’m going to walk you through six of our most popular anti-ageing treatments for mild, moderate and severe ageing, helping you to understand what they are, how they work and if they might be right for you.
For Mild Signs Of Ageing
A chemical peel is a non-invasive anti-ageing treatment. A chemical solution, made from a carefully formulated acid, is applied to your face. This acid removes the top layer of your skin, leaving healthier, more youthful-looking skin beneath.
A chemical peel is a quick (15-30 minute) procedure, suitable for the treatment of mild wrinkles and some other signs of ageing such as age spots and also acne scars.
Available in a variety of strengths and types, including glycolic acid, trichloroacetic acid, salicylic acid, lactic acid, or carbonic acids, chemical peels can be selected to suit your own individual needs. Here at Elite Aesthetics, we offer Enerpeel: a new generation of peel that can be individually tailored to suit your skin type and age rather than the ‘one type fits all’ approach.
Cost: from £100
Recovery Time: Approx 7 days for full skin recovery, but you can resume your normal activities immediately after the treatment.
Anti-Wrinkle Injections (Botox)
Probably the most famous anti-ageing treatment, Botox anti-wrinkle injections help to reduce fine lines and prevent new wrinkles from appearing. During the procedure, a small amount of Botox is injected into the problem areas on your face. This helps to relax your muscles, reducing the visibility of fine lines and wrinkles, and preventing excess movement from creating more.
Botox is a fairly painless procedure, suitable for people with wrinkles such as forehead lines, crow’s feet (lines around the eye) and frown lines.
Ageing Severity: Mild
Cost: from £220
Recovery Time: 24 hours, but you can continue with your day as usual immediately after the procedure.
For Moderate Signs Of Ageing
An innovative and exciting anti-ageing treatment, the Vampire Facial combines the power of your body’s own platelets with microneedling to give you smoother, firmer and younger-looking skin.
During a Vampire Facial, we take a little of your blood and place it in a centrifuge to separate out the platelets. These platelets have incredible regeneration power, which when inserted into the skin on your face (using microneedling), can stimulate the production of collagen, reduce fine lines and wrinkles and give you firmer, more youthful skin.
The Vampire Facial is a quick and comfortable procedure suitable for the treatment of mild to moderate signs of ageing, as well as acne and scarring.
Ageing Severity: Moderate
Recovery Time: Approximately 72 hours, but you can continue with your schedule immediately following the procedure.
Profhilo is the next generation of dermal fillers. Not only does it plump, fill and flatten out fine lines and wrinkles, but it promotes natural healing and regeneration in your skin, reversing the signs of ageing to give you healthier, younger-looking skin.
Profhilo is made from Hyaluronic Acid, a naturally occurring substance in the body. This substance hydrates and firms your skin, while stimulating it to create more collagen and new, younger-looking skin cells.
It’s a quick, non-surgical and highly-effective procedure, suitable for the treatment of moderate lines and wrinkles, sagging, crinkling and generally dull-looking skin.
Ageing Severity: Moderate
Recovery Time: 24-72 hours but you can continue with your usual routine immediately following the procedure.
For Severe Signs Of Ageing
Probably the most exciting anti-ageing treatment of this decade, the Thread Lift gives you tighter, lifted and smoother skin – without going under the knife. Using fine threads, strategically placed around your face, we can gently lift your skin (much like in a surgical facelift), stretching out sagging skin and smoothing any wrinkles or lines.
But that’s not all. These threads, made from a special substance called PDO (polydioxanone) have collagen-stimulating properties, triggering your body to generate new, younger and stronger skin cells.
Suitable for moderate to severe ageing, the results from a Thread Lift are often nothing short of amazing.
Ageing Severity: Severe
Recovery Time: Approx 24-48 hours, but you can resume your normal activities very quickly.
8 Point Face Lift
The 8 Point Face Lift is a non-surgical procedure that uses strategically placed dermal fillers to treat moderate to severe ageing. By carefully injecting specific fillers into key points on your face, we can lift, tighten and firm your skin – giving you a more youthful appearance and younger-looking skin.
The treatment is personalised, so it can be designed according to your needs and facial symmetry. We can lift the area under your eyes, reduce forehead wrinkles, crows feet or smile lines, tighten your jowls and adjust the curves of your mouth.
Due to the strategic nature of this procedure, it’s highly effective for the treatment of moderate to severe ageing, erasing wrinkles and helping regenerate your skin.
Ageing Severity: Severe
Cost: From £650
Recovery Time: 24-48 hours, however, you can continue with most normal activities immediately.
So Which Anti-Ageing Treatment Is Right For You?
Your skin is unique, so there’s no “one size fits all” solution. Here at Elite Aesthetics, we offer a complete consultation to help you to understand the treatments available and select the procedure that’s most suitable for your age, skin condition and desired results.