Next-gen face treatments such as minimally invasive aesthetic treatments or medi-facials can get your skin looking so perfect, you may not need to wear makeup at all. We share with you some of these treatments
We all know how beauty trends are: Fleeting. Constant updates on the latest skin trends – glass, honey, dewy or whatever’s trending – and you feel the pressure’s real. While you may be a modern woman who believes that beauty is not just skin deep, you nevertheless find yourself piling on skincare and base makeup (primer, foundation, loose powder – or more) to achieve flawless skin.
The accelerated regeneration means that skin damage caused by acne can also be repaired, says Dr Karen Soh, medical director of Prive Clinic.
As the amount of Rejuran injected depends on your skin condition, it can cost anywhere from $400 onwards. Best results are seen when you do about four treatments at monthly intervals. After that, you can go for six-monthly maintenance treatments.
SW1 Clinic offers this new non-laser treatment which delivers plasma energy into skin to stimulate collagen production and restore elasticity. Dr Low says the skin-tightening treatment is good for crepey eyelids and makes a good lunchtime procedure because it has minimal downtime.
Traditionally used to reduce the look of wrinkles, it is now commonly used to create a smaller-looking, V-shaped face by shrinking large jaw muscles.
“It can also be injected in a more diluted form to reduce the look of pores and tighten skin,” says Dr Shane Abucewicz Tan from Novu Aesthetics. “Used in specific areas, it can make the eye aperture appear larger, lift the lip corners and even lift the nasal tip.”
It costs around $800. Injections are spaced about six months apart.
To firm saggy skin, Hifu (high-intensity focused ultrasound) delivers energy into the deeper skin layers to stimulate collagen production for a tightening and lifting effect. Ultherapy is the only United States FDA-approved machine for this treatment.
A numbing cream is applied beforehand, but you may experience a mild ache at bony areas such as the jawline during and after the treatment.