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Skin Boosters

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What are Skin Boosters?

Skin boosters are an injectable treatment that is designed to deliver deep skin hydration; it is an injectable moisturiser. The products work by stimulating collagen and elastin production. Skin boosters are commonly used for facial rejuvenation but can be used to treat other skin areas like the back on the hands.

What are the benefits?

These injections are used to improve skin quality, as they promote a natural glow and radiance. Skin boosters are perfect for dull skin complexion, dehydrated skin, fine lines and wrinkles, scarring, skin laxity, crepey skin and undernourished skin.

 

What is the 5-point face lift?

A 5-point Face Lift is when we inject into five injection points using ultra-fine needles on each side of the area, into the superficial layer of the skin. For the face and hands only five injection points known as Bio Aesthetic Points (BAPs) are required due to the products ability to spread.

How many sessions will I need?

Typically, a course of 2 treatments, one month apart is recommended every 6 months. Top up treatments may be administered depending on the response to the initial treatment.

Can I have the treatment?

This treatment is not suitable for anyone under the age of 18, pregnant and breastfeeding mums, anyone who has allergies to the hyaluronic acid and anyone undergoing medical treatment.

When will I notice a difference?

Most patients will notice improvement immediately however, skin boosters take full effect anywhere between 4-12 weeks.

How Can I Prepare For My Appointment?

If possible, avoid anti-inflammatory drugs (such as Ibuprofen and Aspirin) 7 days prior to your appointment. Do not stop medication if it is for a medical reason. Avoid using 'active skincare' products e.g. Retinol, AHA/BHAs, for 2 days pre-procedure. Avoid heavy exercise 24 hours prior to your appointment. Avoid heavy alcohol consumption 24 hours prior. Arrive make up free to our appointment.

 

What Possible Side Effects Are Caused From Fat Dissolving Injections?

You may experience some bruising, swelling, redness, tightness, itchiness and/or discomfort after the treatment. These symptoms are normal and only usually last between 1-14 days. Any discomfort can be managed at home with paracetamol - avoid anti-inflammatory medication such as ibuprofen or aspirin.

Aftercare Advice

  • It is advisable that you do not touch the area for 6-12 hours.

  • Take paracetamol regularly over the next 24 hours and then as required after this; avoid anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen or aspirin.

  • Avoid heavy alcohol consumption for 24 hours afterwards.

  • Do not apply make-up for approximately 24 hours.

  • Avoid heavy exercise 24 hours post treatment.

  • Avoid restarting 'active skincare' products for 3 days post procedure.

  • Avoid facials / sun beds / chemical peels / laser resurfacing for 14 days.

  • Avoid exposure to UV, extreme heat i.e. sauna, steam rooms, sun beds etc.

  • Avoid extreme cold; this includes ice packs that are directly applied to the skin.

  • You should also avoid any facial massages or skin resurfacing until the area has healed fully.

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