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Ten Facts about Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is a treatment for achieving smoother, younger looking skin. It has many benefits for the skin and it is considered by many people to be an anti-aging treatment. The following are ten benefits of Microdermabrasion. Is considered by many people to be

1)One of the benefits of Microdermabrasion is that it will reduce blackheads. Fine lines and wrinkles will also be greatly reduced which in turn will improve the look and feel of the skin.

2)The skin will be given a more youthful look thanks to this procedure. Many people believe it is an effective wrinkle cure too.

3)Microdermabrasion is a highly effective procedure on its own however there are even greater benefits when it is combined with a chemical peel. The elasticity of the skin is greatly improved as it helps to increase collagen. This in turn aids the healing process of the chemical peel.

4)This procedure is mild compared with a chemical peel for instance therefore it is the preferred skin treatment for many people. It is a calm procedure too without the discomfort of many other procedures that have similar results. It is also known as a lunch time procedure as it doesn’t take up too much time.

5)This is a great procedure for those who want to carry on their skin care treatments with exfoliation therapies without suffering any skin irritation.

6)Thanks to the excellent cleansing effects of this procedure you will be left with fewer problems from blackheads and whiteheads.

7)Another great benefit of Microdermabrasion is that it can seriously improve stretch marks as it makes them a lot harder to see. So, how does it achieve this effect? It basically stimulates the growth of skin which in turn creates a new outer layer of skin much faster. Use this treatment in conjunction with the use creams for reducing stretch marks and you will see positive results much faster. This is because the creams will be able to dig deeper into the skin thanks to the procedure.

8)This procedure is ideal for both men and women with decent benefits all round. Men will find that the effects of the Microdermabrasion procedure will help with in growing hairs. Women will benefit from this too.

9)This is a procedure that does not have any risk attached to it.

10)Finally, this procedure costs a fraction of the price of other skin enhancing treatments such as cosmetic surgery.

Anti Wrinkle Treatments / Restylane

With over 10 million treatments worldwide, Restylane and Perlaneinjections are becoming the world’s most popular dermal filler. Similar to advanced chemical peels, this innovative skin treatment dramatically reduces the appearance of deep skin creases, lines and wrinkles.

How do Restylane and Perlane Injections work?

Everyone’s skin contains hyaluronic acid, a natural occurring sugar which provides the body with elasticity and youthfulness, but when we age our skin loses this key chemical and wrinkles and blemishes start to appear. But the good news is that thanks to the hyaluronic acid present in Restylane and Perlane treatments, the skin’s damaged surface is naturally restored back to its once smooth, youthful and wrinkle free appearance.

The magic is all down to moisture. The Hyaluronic acid molecules in Restylane and Perlane attract water which causes the molecules to gently enlarge, lifting out the lines, to create a soft , healthy radiant looking surface.

Where can Restylane and Perlane Injections be used?

The treatment works best on areas of the face that show the most obvious signs of aging, including the lines between the eyes and the corners of the nose and mouth. The treatment is non-invasive and extremely safe, with patients having been known to see results almost immediately.

At Freedom Health we offer both Botox and Restylane injections and provide consultations intended to ensure you get the best and safest result available. So, if you want to say goodbye to crow’s feet and hello to an effective and painless treatment, simply book a consultation with Freedom Health and restore your skin’s once natural glow.

Treatments for Sagging Skin

They say the skin never lies and over a lifetime, all the anxieties, late nights and worries show up in our skin as we get older. Sadly, when many people reach their forties, their skin begins to loosen, sag, and develop dark blemishes.

Shockingly, skin aging can even begin in our early thirties! The dreaded crow’s feet that start to show in the corners of our eyes are a common occurrence for many people. So what do we do to save our youth and rejuvenate our aging skin? Step forward SkinTyte, an effective skin tightening treatment aimed at rejuvenating the skin and restoring youth.

Similar to most chemical Peel, laser skin treatment is quick, painless and in just one procedure, patients have found their sagging skin to tighten almost immediately. The SkinTyte device stimulates the damaged skin via an infra red thermal heat wave, producing a tighter, smoother looking skin surface. Remember, even if your skin is showing signs of aging and making you look older than your years, SkinTyte could rejuvenate your appearance almost immediately.

SkinTyte can treat an array of body parts such as the face, neck, hands, upper chest, and even the abdomen and arms and thanks to its integral thermo-electric cooler, any discomfort is effectively removed.

Generally, most areas of the body need between three and five one-hour treatments over the course of three to four weeks. Remember, this is a non invasive treatment and so there’s no recovery time usually associated with surgery.

Does it work for acne scars?

Yes! The groundbreaking skin treatment also reduces acne scars and cleanses the pores on the skin. After the original series of treatments, regular maintenance treatments are recommended and vary depending on the area treated.

So, if you are tired of sagging, wrinkled, blemished, damaged looking skin and want to rejuvenate your appearance in a short, painless and effective way, then book a consultation at Freedom Health for our popular skin tightening treatment.

Staying safe in the sun

In the past, people rarely worried about sun safety. It just wasn’t something that was on the radar of most people. Many would sunbathe all day with little or no protection, and children often went un-protected too. These days, with the link between the sun’s rays, and skin cancer and damage firmly established, most of us are more careful. However, it’s not always easy to know the best ways to keep safe in the sun: there is a bewildering quantity of advice out there.

Keeping out of the sun altogether, wearing clothing to cover-up, and wearing sunscreen, are the three main ways to keep skin for being damaged by the sun. It is important to remember that damage to skin is not just due to sunburn: spending a lot of time in the sun can cause premature aging even in people who tan easily. Therefore it’s important not just to avoid burning, but to avoid excessive sun exposure (a tan is in itself a sign of damaged skin).

Cancer charities and others often recommend that a facial sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher should be worn all year around, with stronger sunscreens worn during hot weather or prolonged exposure. For women, keeping the face protected is made easier by the existence of make-up with SPF added. Foundations with an SPF factor can be found in most high street make-up ranges, and they are not usually more expensive than their non-SPF equivalents. Moisturisers often also have an SPF added. During hotter weather, you might need to wear an additional sunscreen on your face, and any exposed areas of the body. It’s a good idea to get into the habit of slapping on the sunscreen before leaving the house in summer or on holiday. It’s too easy to forget to do it once you’re out, and then you risk burning.

Sometimes, sunscreen isn’t enough. In very hot weather, especially abroad in countries close to the equator (where the sun is more dangerous), it’s important to keep covered up with clothing too. Even good sunscreen doesn’t last forever, and can wash or rub off, so to be sure you’re safe, put on a hat and wear long, loose clothing. This will also help you stay cool, as your skin is shaded.

Enjoying the sun is fun – and it can be done safely with a little thought.

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