How Dermal Filler Can Restore Your Youth
The Fountain of Youth Exists!
… in syringe form.
No one ever said that getting older is fun. Because in many ways, it’s not. With age, we tend to endure more stress, more health concerns, and of course, more wrinkles. Oh, those dreadful wrinkles. Thank goodness for Botox and of course, age-defying skin care. However, it’s not only the wrinkles that show our age, it’s also those hollow and sagging cheeks, pencil thin lips, and dark circles under our eyes that reveal our many years on earth.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have that ravishing and voluminous youthful glow back?
But, wait. What if I told you the fountain of youth does exist!?
Well, kind of. You can gain back those full cheeks you took for granted as a child. You can also achieve full and perfectly defined lips again. And even more, you can restore those bright and refreshed eyes. Yep, it’s all possible with the help of some pretty amazing (some might even claim, “magical”) dermal fillers.
Lift those Cheeks and Diminish those Laugh Lines
Over time, you may have noticed that your temples and cheeks have started looking a bit sunken or worse, sagging. Scary, but it’s just a simple truth of aging. Not to fear though, cheek and temple enhancing dermal fillers are here! With just a 30 to 45-minute appointment and minimal injections, you can walk out of Skin by Lovely with those apple-like cheeks you’ve so badly missed.
There are a couple of well-respected options out there for cheek and temple filler injections. If you’re looking for an option that will really stand the test of time, consider Juvederm Voluma, which will last about two years. Made from Hyaluronic Acid, a naturally occurring sugar found in the body, Voluma creates a natural looking fullness that will make you look five to ten years younger. In addition to adding volume back to your cheeks and temples, it will also gently lift your cheeks, thus decreasing the appearance of ‘laugh lines’ around your mouth. Pretty awesome, right?
Another long-lasting option for the cheeks is Restylane Lyft, also made from Hyaluronic Acid. Restylane Lyft typically lasts one year, though some patients have enjoyed noticeable results beyond that. Like Juvederm Voluma, Restylane Lyft is most often used in the cheeks for volume loss. It can also be used to improve the looks of the nasolabial folds (laugh lines) as well as the marionette lines.
Plump up that Pout
Remember those luscious lips you had in your twenties? Oh, how the years have taken a toll on those full lips. Now they’re practically non-existent. There are also many of us who weren’t blessed with a juicy pout to begin with. Either way, there are some pretty stellar fillers out there to plump up that pout in only the most subtle kind of way. A common choice for lips at Skin by Lovely is Juvederm Ultra XC, which typically lasts anywhere from six to eight months. In addition to making your lips fuller, Juvederm Ultra XC can also help to define your lip line and therefore, enhance the overall shape of your pout.
Another lip filler favorite at our office is Restylane Silk. Not only will this dermal filler make your lips fuller, it’ll also smooth out all of those itty-bitty lines on/above/around your lips. So whether you’ve sipped on lots of straws in your lifetime or you’ve just blown lots of kisses, you can rest assured those fine lines around your lips will be gone and a beautiful lip line will take their place.
Amplify Your Eyes
Sometimes, no matter how much sleep we get or how much coffee we drink, we still look so tired. No amount of under-eye concealer can fix the dark circles we’re dealing with, either. The thinning delicate skin under the eyes is yet another frustrating sign of aging and for some people, it can start happening before turning 30. You can blame genetics if you’d like, because most of the time, your lack of sleep isn’t responsible for this unideal aesthetic issue.
Thank goodness for Restylane-L*, a dermal filler that’s primarily used for lip enhancement but can also be used to treat under-eye hollowness. When injected at the tear trough, this filler adds instant volume back to the under-eye area, which in turn “hides” or makes the darkness from the veins much less noticeable. Lasting six to nine months, it will refresh your entire appearance, making you look younger, brighter, and well-rested.
Age truly is only a number when you look and feel fantastic. Feeling young doesn’t have to involve any crazy surgeries either. In today’s day and age, it’s all about the out-patient procedures that require little to no downtime. Super safe, natural looking, and affordable (especially when compared to surgery) you’ll be quite amazed at how easily dermal fillers will take the years off of your lovely face.
The Fountain of Youth at Skin by Lovely
*Restylane-L is currently only FDA-approved for lip enhancement; however, it has proven off-label success with treatment to the tear troughs (under-eye area) as well.
Post contributed by: Leslie Thomas, Aesthetic Consultant