It’s time for the holidays! This means that there will be a lot of parties, get-togethers, and reunions, and that lots of pictures will be taken. The holiday season can also be a time of stress, which can show up on your skin. This just means that you need to take better care of your skin and get it in tip-top shape with aesthetic treatments.
Clear, healthy skin looks good not only in pictures, but also makes you feel better about yourself when you go to parties and other events. Keep reading to find out the five best ways to get your skin ready for the holidays and a few other skin care tips.
Do your fine lines and wrinkles make you look angry, sad, or tired even when you’re not? Botox, which is made from botulinum toxin, can help you look younger and more energetic for the whole holiday season. It works by temporarily stopping a nerve from sending a message to a muscle. This makes wrinkles look softer or more relaxed.
You may start to feel better after four or five days, but the best results will be seen 14 days after the injection. The effects can last for three to four months, which is long enough to cover the holidays. Just make sure to choose an injector who is qualified, has a lot of experience, and takes a cautious approach. This is done so that it doesn’t look too complicated or overdone.
Still not sure if you want to try this treatment with injections for the first time? In our last post, we dispelled 5 common worries about Botox.
2. Dermal fillers
For sagging skin and volume loss, dermal fillers work wonders. During the procedure, a gel-like substance is injected under the skin to fill in the spaces left by folds and creases that don’t look good. At Cutis, our most popular fillers are hyaluronic acid (Juvéderm) and calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) (Radiesse).
Fillers made of hyaluronic acid (HA) – Fillers like Juvéderm that are made of HA come in different textures. If you don’t like the results, you can dissolve them or change them. This is not possible with other filler materials.
- Fillers made from HA can be used to:
- Make the lips fuller
- Smooth out lines and wrinkles.
- Folds and creases that are right
- Getting rid of puffy eyes
- Shape the face
CaHA stands for calcium hydroxylapatite. CaHA fillers like Radiesse can act like a scaffold under the skin, making the skin look fuller. It also helps the body make new collagen by making collagen production stronger. You can use it to:
- Make up for lost size
- Smooth out lines and folds that are moderate to severe.
- Bring back lost volume in the hands or get rid of hand wrinkles
- Shape the lower face or jawline.
It can take anywhere from two to three weeks for the fillers to settle in and blend with the tissues around them. Also, the effects don’t last for good. Fillers made with HA can last from 6 to 12 months, while those made with CaHA can last from 12 to 18 months or longer.
Read 10 Questions to Ask Before Getting Dermal Fillers for more information.
Profhilo is something to think about if you have dull skin or want to look younger and fresher this holiday season. This bioremodeling injectable for the skin is made of 100% hyaluronic acid and makes collagen, elastin, and fat stem cells multiply. This can make your skin look smooth, tight, and bright.
Profhilo is also called a “below-the-skin injectable moisturiser” because it deeply moisturises and reshapes the skin to give it a dewy look that lasts. Just remember that the protocol calls for two injections, four weeks apart. Most of the time, the effects last for six months, but each person is different.
4. VI Peel
VI Peel might be right for you if you have skin problems that affect the tone, texture, and overall quality of your skin. A chemical peel solution is put on the surface of the skin. It causes tiny holes in the top layer, which makes it “peel off.” It also speeds up the production of collagen and helps tissues grow.
At Cutis, we have different kinds of VI Peel for different types of skin problems. These things are:
- VI Peel is used to treat wrinkles, fine lines, and uneven skin tone.
- VI Peel Purify is for oily skin, acne that is still active, and other problems caused by acne.
- VI Peel Precision is good for sun damage, melasma, and hyperpigmentation after an injury.
- VI Peel Advanced is for people over 40 whose skin is getting older or has fine lines, wrinkles, and less elasticity.
With VI Peel, the top layer of skin is resurfaced, revealing clearer, healthier skin underneath. This can make your skin look better overall and give you a healthy glow for the holidays. Most of the time, the effects last between three and four months, but with proper care, they can last longer.
5. Dermapen 4 microneedling
Microneedling with a Dermapen 4 can help you with a lot of skin problems and make your skin look better this holiday season. This automated skin-needling device makes fine fractional channels and micro-injuries, which start the body’s natural healing process and make collagen and elastin grow.
You can use this method to get better at:
- Bigger pores
- Acne scarring
- Small lines and creases
- Stretch marks
- Loose skin
Microneedling with a Dermapen 4 is a great thing because it can be used with a number of other beauty treatments. There are also formulas made by experts that are meant to improve the treatment. Read our last post to find out more about EXO-SKIN Exosomes and how they can help microneedling work better and faster.
Other tips for holiday skin care
The fun and happiness of this time of year can sometimes lead to more sleepless nights and overeating, which can make your skin look dull and lifeless. Here are some things you can do to help your skin during the holidays.
Get enough sleep – If you don’t get enough sleep for a few nights, you might have bags under your eyes, dark circles, and dull skin in your holiday photos. Aim for seven to nine hours of sleep every night so your body can recover and fix damage done during the day. Check out our last blog post for 7 ways to get a good night’s rest.
Indulge, but don’t go overboard – The holidays are a time when it’s okay to eat more than usual and take advantage of all the treats. Just remember that eating a lot of sugary foods can make your skin look bad. The same thing happens when people drink too much alcohol.
Exfoliate – If you don’t already do this as part of your skin care routine, you should start. This can help you get your skin ready for the holidays and keep it from looking dull. Scrubs and exfoliants that are too rough should be avoided. Instead, use gentle exfoliation. You should scrub your whole body, not just your face.
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