Here’s the thing – pretty much everyone wants to stay looking as young as possible for however long they can. Sometime in the past, this just wouldn’t be possible, but nowadays, skincare and dermatology have gone such a long way – and there definitely are many ways for you to rejuvenate your skin.
When it comes to making your skin look younger, this isn’t something reserved for a specific age group. Some people start noticing different signs of aging skin a lot earlier than the others like wrinkling and loss of elasticity – be it due to major skin exposure, bad habits, or just because of genetics. Whatever the case may be, and whatever your age group is, in this article, we are going to talk about four effective facial treatments that are going to rejuvenate your skin.
1. Vampire Facelift
Now, if you haven’t heard of this treatment before, you might be confused by its name, so let’s explain what it means and how it works. Basically, vampire facelift treatment is a non-surgical cosmetic treatment that utilizes your own blood in order to add volume to your skin as well as to stimulate the growth of new tissue by using regenerative cells found in the blood, hence making your skin rejuvenated and younger-looking.
How Does it Work?
Vampire facelift is a minimally-invasive procedure, so, you shouldn’t worry if it’s going to hurt or anything like that. A small amount of your own blood is drawn and further processed in order to separate all the regenerative ingredients, or so-called growth factors from your blood. After that’s done, growth factors from your blood are going to be injected into the specified treatment area in order to stimulate stem cells that produce new tissue, such as collagen, blood vessels, and fatty tissue that are the key factors when it comes to skin regeneration.
So, if you know a thing or two about skincare, you are probably familiar with the fact that collagen is one of the key components when it comes to having youthful skin. This is basically the main reason why collagen is so sought after in different skincare products by its consumers.
That being said, as always, there are different approaches. And considering the fact that collagen is a naturally occurring substance in your skin, when it comes to skin tightening and youthful skin, one of the greatest ways to approach acquiring more collagen is by stimulating your skin to produce more of it. So, in order to stimulate collagen production, a process called microneedling is often used.
What Does the Procedure Look Like?
So, when it comes to microneedling, the process is pretty much composed of using really small needles in the procedure in order to cause slight injuries to the skin. The way in which your skin responds to this is by making new collagen-rich tissue, and this is how your skin gets rejuvenated.
Now, all of this may sound like it can be hurtful, but it really doesn’t. This is due to the fact that microneedling induces, well, microdamage. And the main result of this process is that this new skin tissue is going to look a lot more even, both in tone and texture, making it a lot more youthful.
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3. Laser Therapy
Laser therapy is able to remove moderate to pretty deep lines and wrinkles, as well as to significantly improve your skin’s tone, texture, and tightness. That being said – it’s obviously pretty efficient.
What are the Benefits of Laser Therapy?
We have previously explained the basics of laser therapy, but there’s more to it. Due to the fact that lasers are able to target specific types of cells in different skin layers, they are also able to treat conditions such as port-wine stains, strongly pigmented birthmarks, as well as spider veins, acne pits, and many other scars.
4. Chemical Peels
Last but not least – there are many different types of chemical peels out there, and one you should opt for purely depends on the reason for which you are opting for the chemical peel in the first place, as well as on what your skin complexion is.
Chemical peels are used in order to treat wrinkles, age spots, discoloration, as well as superficial scarring. They are mostly based on an acid solution (sounds scary, but no, not the kind of acid that probably comes to mind) – usually glycolic, salicylic, or trichloroacetic acid. Such a solution is applied to the skin, hence dissolving older skin cells and removing the top layers of the epidermis.
In the end, all of us have different skin complexions, habits, and genetics, which hence means that different people require different skin treatments in order to have the best results. That being said – don’t get discouraged if something doesn’t seem to work right away, the road to a perfect skincare routine is a road of trial and error. So, do your research, consult with professionals, make informed choices, and you’ll surely get there!