Who doesn’t want to have perfect skin? When we’re young, we struggle with acne and blemishes, but when we get older and stop worrying about acne, we start getting fine lines and wrinkles instead. Everyone has skin imperfections: acne, acne scars, age spots, fine lines and wrinkles but that doesn’t mean that you have to get used to them, Luckily, today we’re able to get wonderful cosmetic treatments which can help improve the look and feel of our skin. They might be less invasive than surgery, but they are effective nonetheless.
A popular treatment is a chemical peel, which is a technique for facial skin care where a chemical solution is applied to the skin of your face. After the treatment, you will look younger because that chemical peel will remove the skin’s top layers. By doing this, you will also remove the most prominent effects of ageing: sun damage, uneven pigmentation and wrinkles. You can get a light peel and it will your skin a fresher look or a stronger peel which will remove the skin to a greater depth to reduce wrinkles and fine lines.
Laser skin resurfacing
Laser skin resurfacing is a procedure which will remove the outer layers of the skin on your face which are damaged or unevenly pigmented. Asides from removing the damaged skin, the procedure will also stimulate the production of new skin cells and collagen in the deeper layers of your skin. The best thing is that it’s not limited to the skin of your face alone: you can also use this procedure to eliminate or reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines on your neck. You will get fresher and smoother skin and your complexion will be more evenly colored than before.
Dermabrasion is a surgical procedure used to treat a variety of scars and wrinkles and to encourage new skin growth. The doctors give you a local anaesthetic to numb the skin and use a wire brush or a device such as a diamond-tipped wand to scrape away the top layer of your skin. Depending on how serious your problem is, the doctor will decide how deep the procedure will be. For about two weeks, your skin will be swollen and red and there might be some burning and pain once the local anaesthetic wears off. If you have deep scars or wrinkles, you might need several treatments to get the results you want.
Once finished with the facial rejuvenation treatments, many women turn to permanent makeup. By choosing permanent makeup, you will not have to apply and remove it every day. This is also called micro-pigmentation or cosmetic tattooing and it will allow you to enhance your facial appearance without having to apply it every morning or even buy new makeup. This is a great solution for those who often work out and swim or cannot wear cosmetics due to allergies.
Removing old tattoos can be stressful because some tattoos simply don’t age well, causing the ink to look smudgy or lose color. In order to remove the tattoo, the ink has to be ‘taken out’ of the deeper layers of skin and this is done with powerful lasers. Tattoo removal in Parramatta will allow you to get rid of your old tattoos you don’t like anymore – badly tattooed eyebrows, for example. Keep in mind that the process takes at least six weeks in order to be successful.
Luckily for us, modern technology has allowed us to reverse the effects of ageing on the skin. It doesn’t matter if the are caused by heredity, lifestyle or environmental factors, but they are no longer permanent. Sadly, we haven’t found the cure for ageing yet, but we have found ways to make ourselves look as young as we feel.