Are you looking to revamp your appearance and improve your confidence? If so, a non-surgical treatment might be just what your need – and no, they’re not just for women!
Here are five procedures you might just enjoy (no matter how rugged and manly you are
If you suffer from hard, flaky or rough skin, a course of microdermabrasion could work wonders. It polishes the top layer of your complexion and can improve fine lines, blemishes and acne scars. It also stimulates collagen products and promotes the growth of healthy new skin cells, so it’s definitely worth giving it a go. If you don’t have the time or money to try this out, get hold of some exfoliating gel and get scrubbing from head to toe.
Does your skin need a little extra TLC? If the answer’s “yes”, a chemical peel could transform your appearance. They’re available at clinics across the UK and help to improve the tone and texture of your skin. The right formula can treat all kinds of minor imperfections and will help you feel revitalised in an instant. Facial peels can vary in vary in their intensity, so make sure you visit a reputable clinic and discuss your needs with a highly-qualified practitioner.
Laser hair removal
If you have a bushy back or hairy toes, laser hair removal could be the right procedure for you. It works by destroying the base of each hair follicle at the root and has been shown to permanently reduce hair growth. It’s a great alternative to waxing, shaving, plucking and threading and is ideal for anyone with excess body hair. The light beams only kill the hairs in the active growth stage of the hair cycle, however, so multiple sessions are recommended.
Believe it or not, Botox can stop sweating and is regularly used to treat patients with hyperhidrosis (excess sweating). During the procedure, a specially designed formula will be injected into the affected area/s. It will enter the sweat glands and block the nerve impulses without affecting other nerve functions. Sweating should dramatically reduce within 10 days and overall results can last for a few months. Top ups can be given when necessary and should help you feel confident at all times.
If you look and feel older than you really are, a treatment called skin revitalisation could help. A skincare expert will inject tiny amounts of hydraulic acid into your skin (using very fine needles) and this will create a youthful, more vibrant appearance. Our hydraulic acid tends to reduce with age, so there’s no harm in give your complexion a boost from time-to-time. If you’re a little short of cash or would prefer something a little less intrusive, take a look at these four facemasks recommended by experts.
Contrary to popular belief, non-surgical procedures are not just for women – so check them out.