Ageing is inevitable and along with that brings the fine lines and wrinkles, our skin loses strength, elasticity wrinkles form with the loss of collagen. Progressing past forty sees a marked decline in collagen and elastin proteins our skin regime needs to be vigilant as we age.
Who suffers from fine lines and wrinkles?
No one is immune from ageing, we can do our utmost to combat the signs of ageing. Dependent on what your role in life is and where you live greatly impacts our skins appearance. Individuals that work outside exposed to the elements should be more vigilant in the application of sunscreens. Colder climate people are still at risk of UV damage but also dehydration from the cooler temperatures. A good moisturiser is one of the single best combatants against the ageing process.
What causes fine lines and wrinkles?
The two major components keeping our complexion looking visibly younger are Collagen and Elastin. Providing the flexibility, firmness and healing capabilities as we age it to becomes less efficient. As the elastin and collagen production slows it impacts the ability for the skin to return to its normal shape. We slowly gain a less than perfect surface and we have fine lines and wrinkles.
Environmental factors play a major role in skin health, plane crews suffer from dry skin caused by the constantly-recycled air. Constant and prolonged dehydration of the skin accelerates the ageing appearance. Other factors including genetic disposition, climate and lifestyle all impact on our overall skin health. As much as we can look visibly younger than our years we can also look untimely older.
Treatment options for fine lines & wrinkles
An advanced anti-wrinkle treatment, inducing collagen production and utilising the bodies natural healing capabilities to resurface the skin. Visually reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Micro skin needling provides an alternative to laser resurfacing and induces the production of collagen. Combined with Photo Rejuvenation Therapy removing age and sun spots. Skin radiance is improved giving a more ‘glowing skin’, minimising the appearance of pores gaining an overall firmness and evenness to skin tone and texture.
Chemical Peels offer an advanced treatment into wrinkle prevention and reduction. Chemical peels aid in improving the skin’s appearance, radiance and overall skin tone. A chemical solution is applied to the skin, this creates a blistering reaction and peeling of the face. A more youthful in appearance skin is revealed. Normally performed on the face, neck and hands peels offer an effective treatment in the combating the signs of ageing.
Laser skin resurfacing uses a laser to create microchannels into the dermis to induce the body’s natural healing capabilities. A similar treatment to medical micro needling, laser resurfacing combining photo rejuvenation therapy provides a visible improvement to the skin’s appearance.