In terms of treatments, your skin now needs more than a pleasant facial. I will talk about the treatments in this article.
There are science based technologies, other than injectables, that can preserve your youth and keep you looking younger for longer.
You will still look like you, but you on a really good day.
The technologies to achieve that use Collagen Induction process.
The idea of collagen induction is to incentivise your body to produce more of your own collagen.
These clinically proven technologies
Radiofrequency was originally used by plastic surgeons to increase the results of surgery by tightening the skin further. It has developed to become a standalone treatment.
In your 40s, you are not likely to need a lot of skin tightening, just a little prevention as soon as you notice the first signs of gravity starting to affect your skin.
Radiofrequency (RF) skin tightening is quite a pleasant treatment that uses RF induced heat to stimulate production of collagen. It feels like a pleasant, warm treatment. Ads the renowned business coach, Cherie Concannon, tells her audience “I go to Fab to have warm balls rubbed on my face!” RF goes down to 1.5mm, the superficial dermis layer, and creates controlled micro trauma using the RF heat.
It works well for light to medium skin laxity. It is used for skin tightening on the face, neck, arms, legs and abdomen.
You will require a course of treatments.
2. High Intensity Focused Ultrasound
HIFU goes down to the SMAS (superficial aponeurotic system) layer at 4.5mm, deep dermis at 3mm and superficial dermis at 1.5mm and deposits precise amount of energy that create thermo coagulation points.
Maximum 2 treatments per year. Results vary and can make a very impressive physical difference.
May cause some bruising on more sensitive skins.
Price point is between £210 and £799
This treatment uses 1.5mm needles to puncture the skin and create micro trauma, that is subsequently repaired by your body with newer, plumper skin.
1 treatment every 4-6 weeks.
Price point is £100-£160 per treatment.