The Busy Girl's Guide to Aesthetics
Latest developments are set to shape the future within Aesthetics in 2017
Like it or dislike it, non-surgical cosmetic procedures are becoming usual and are now so sophisticated, they can address a wider range of concerns, often providing an alternative to traditional surgery.
More often celebrities are now trending smaller chests and pert bottoms rather than big breasts and large Brazilian buttocks.
Thanks to all the famously full butts out there (we’re looking directly at you Beyoncé and Kim Kardashian!) Brazilian Butt Lifts have become more popular than ever. It helps that this surgery uses your own fat by removing from other parts of your body and injected into your derrière to add shape and volume.
Belkyra/Kybella & Aqulux are FDA approved.
This injectable procedure, simply dissolves and melts away fat and is great for banishing small pockets of fat away.
CoolSculpting/ Fat Freezing
This procedure, uses a cooling system/temperature to freeze and destroys fat cells away. This body contouring treatment is expected to double in the next six years.
Cool sculpting currently leads the way with proven results.
Uses small amounts of filler to reshape the nose without having to undergo a rhinoplasty operation. A traditional rhinoplasty is painful, invasive and requires a lot of recovery time. A non-surgical nose job is performed using injectable fillers such as hyaluronic acid and Juvederm. Results are not permanent, though this popular nose job treatment is perfect for people who wish to smooth out bridge bumps or create nostril symmetry.
This combats the soft tissue loss associated with ageing through the use of dermal fillers to restore volume to the mid face.
Now you don’t have to go under the knife to lift sagging skin and smooth wrinkles. The Liquid Facelift is a non-surgical procedure that uses injectable gel fillers, like Juvederm and Restylane, to gently lift facial features, reduce wrinkles and folds, and create a brighter, more rested look. This face sculpting procedure can last for up to two years.
Mesotherapy is a broad term for a non-invasive cosmetic technique that involves multiple injections of pharmaceuticals, vitamins, homeopathics, hormones or enzymes to tighten the skin, treat hair loss, minimize cellulite, and lighten pigmented skin, among others. There is little research to back the use of mesotherapy and it is not FDA-approved. Despite this, many people take the chance and try mesotherapy making it very popular in the world of non-surgical cosmetic enhancements.
Cheeks & Lips
Designer Fillers, Watch for 2017 to bring new fillers designed for specific areas of the face. Some are here already and include Juvederm Voluma, which adds volume to the midface, while Juvederm Volbella and Restylane Lyft are used for the lips.
Ultherapy is a fresh, innovative, non-surgical, non-invasive procedure that uses ultrasound and the body’s own natural healing process to lift, tone, and tighten loose skin on the brow, neck, and under the chin. It’s an instant, anti-ageing makeover.
A minimally invasive treatment for the correction of prominent ears - will be hugely popular in 2017.
Earfold™ allows people to improve the appearance of their ears without having to undergo a lengthy surgical procedure.
Earfold™ requires only a small incision under local anaesthesia and a few small stitches that will dissolve over time.