Four Non-Surgical Treatments to Maintain Your Appeal

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The aesthetic industry encompasses more than cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures that require surgery. As a matter of fact, there has been a large increase in the numbers of women and men who seek out treatments to keep up and maintain a more healthy, youthful, hairless appeal. These are the most popular:

Facial Skin Treatments: In recent years, it’s not just women who keep their monthly facial with the skin specialists. Men are seeking facials and skin treatments too. Mild facials include: extractions, acne treatments, hydration, botanical masks, oxygenation, massage and other therapies to help keep your complexion clear and help the skin glow. According to aestheticians, two other popular treatments they perform are:

Microdermabrasion: Using a special machine that blows micro-crystals at the target area and a suctioning device, damaged skin cells as well as dirt and oils are removed from the surface of the skin. Microdermabrasion helps to smooth skin, remove dead skin cells and refine pores. There is no downtime after this treatment.

How Microdermabrasion Works

How Microdermabrasion Works

Chemical Peels: can have a more dramatic effect on the skin and while most people get great results, people with sensitive skin should test a small area first. Chemical peels are used to treat uneven tone and pigmentation, fine lines, wrinkles, age and sun spots. Skin specialists and dermatologists use a wide variety of chemicals, like glycolic or Alpha Hydroxyl Acid (AHA) for these treatments. There are brands like Obagi and VI Peel. The peel will be applied topically. Sometimes they will remain on the skin and others will be removed, depending on the product and strength. Patients will feel a tingling, warm sensation when the solution is applied, and perhaps after. The skin may flake or peel for 2-7 days, but the results will avail fresh new, smooth skin.

Laser Hair Removal: uses advanced low-energy laser technologies to pass through deeper layers of the skin to restrict and immobilize hair follicles beneath. The hair follicles will die off causing hair not to grow in that area. Several treatments may be necessary, but this method is a great alternative to waxing and shaving for patients who want to remove hair for good.

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