Anti-Wrinkle Treatments


Anti-wrinkle creams may not completely cut wrinkles and fine lines, but they definitely do their part. On the plus side, creams are easier to use than any other method. Simply open up the jar and then rub a small amount into the skin. Most of these products also contain vital nutrients to help nourish the skin and keep it healthy.

On the downside, most of these creams take a couple of months to make a significant difference. They also affect everyone differently. For example, one person may see astounding results in just three weeks. Another person may only get mediocre results. For those that want to give it a shot, it may be well worth the time and money.

Botox treatments

Botox treatments, just like anti-wrinkle creams, come with both pros and cons. This method of treating wrinkles involves the injection of a chemical, whose name has been shortened to Botox, into the areas that have wrinkles. On the plus side, Botox treatments give almost immediate results. Individuals can enjoy firmer skin and less wrinkles almost instantly.

On the downside, there can be side effects. This works by paralyzing certain patches of nerves, which can result in people not being able to smile as wide as they could before and in other facial movements being slightly limited.

Specific patients are encouraged to speak with a professional during a consultation to make sure that this method of preventing wrinkles is safe for them. It is for most people, but it is always better to be safe instead of sorry.

Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers include tiny injections that help to plump out the face, resulting in the skin or fold being filled. For example, imagine a sheet that has a wrinkle. Then, if an individual were to put their hand on the underside of the sheet and push up on it, it would fill the wrinkle. That it exactly how dermal fillers work.

These are often confused with Botox because both use needles, but the two function in completely different ways. One of them paralyzes the nerves to prevent the facial movements that cause wrinkles, while the other fills out the wrinkles.

Dermal fillers can last for as little as six months or up to five years depending on the effect desired.

Cosmetic Fillers

Cosmetic fillers do nothing to prevent or treat wrinkles, but they can help cover them up. These are often more cost-effective, and can help great the illusion of wrinkles free skin. A small cream is often included used to fill in the wrinkles. Then, a specially formulated foundation is used to cover up the filler (which is often white), and then people will at least look like they have smooth skin.

Most women give this method a shot because it does not involve needles, and it is more cost effective. As with everything, there is a downside. Fortunately, the downside to this one is pretty mild: there is a learning curve to learning how to properly apply the products. One cannot simply buy cosmetic fillers, and then be able to apply them in twenty minutes before work. It is going to take some practice.

Many people start to see wrinkles, and instantly think of one treatment or another. It is important to remember that regardless of how many wrinkles there are and what the budget is, there is a product out there that can help every person get the look they want at a price that they can afford.