In 2017, figures published by the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (Baaps) showed that the total number of face/neck lift fell by 44%, with women opting instead to have non-surgical procedures such as Botox, dermal fillers and HIFU for a more subtle rejuvenation of the ageing appearance.
The nose plays a vital role in the overall appearance of the face; acting as the anchor and central feature of the face. When a person is unhappy with the shape of their nose, such as a crooked nose or nose bump, it can affect their self esteem greatly as it cannot be hidden and is always on full display. An aesthetically pleasing nose can even have positive judgement from another person, leaving someone who is unhappy with their nose feeling self conscious.
Beware Miracle Creams BUT Rely On Retinoids And Daily Defences
We've all done it, we've all regretted it, and we've all repeated this cycle over again. Buying overpriced deliciously scented face creams has become somewhat of a habit for the general population in the search for eternal youth in a pot. Marketing campaigns and celebrity endorsements fuel the habit making us believe this further. In reality, you are most likely paying over the odds for what is essentially a moisturiser that smells great, but is failing to deliver real skin changes.
Researchers suggest that as many as 100,000 Botox injections are carried out each year in the UK, and campaigners report* an astonishing trebling in botched treatments since 2016.
Investigative journalist Ellie Flynn uncovers crimes and injustices against other people her age in the UK. In this episode, she’s on the trail of medics who may be wrongly providing botulinum toxin, commonly known as Botox, and the beauticians who either don’t know the strict rules or are choosing to ignore them.
If your hands are anything like mine, then the harsh winter has probably taken a toll on them. The cold has certainly chapped my hands, leaving them looking dehydrated and, for the first time, looking their age! Fortunately, at Lumeire MediSpa, we are here to help you get your hands back for springtime and gardening.
At Lumiere MediSpa we provide dermal filler treatments for patients seeking to rejuvenate some of their facial features that have changed with age, such as the cheek volume, nose to mouth lines, mouth corners that have turned downwards; even treatments for the hands are available. In this blog we discuss what ezactly a dermal filler is and what it is used for in anti-ageing medivcine.
Sweating is normal! None of really like it, but it plays an important role in regulating our body temperature, that without would let us overheat. However, if like me, you have had those embarrrasing moments where once again you are wearing the new grey shirt you bought, reach out to grab a cab and notice the deep staining of sweat seeping through your shirt under your arms, perhaps you should read this.....There is a treatment to reduce overactive sweating!
An initial skin consultation is vital to ensure you can explain your skin concerns and have a practitioner assess this. It should also be an opportunity to ask questions and discuss through a variety of treatment options with your practitioner; it is not an opportunity to be "sold" to. Ensure you are asking the right questions.
You have probably heard of chemical peels before. Or maybe you have caught an episode of extreme makeover and wondered why on earth the persons skin is falling off (yes that was most likely a chemical peel in "extreme"). Did this put you off or entice you to find out more? This article is going to explain the risks and the benefits of a chemical peel, in particular to the Perfect Peel and the AlumierMD skin peels that we provide at Lumeire MediSpa in Headington, Oxford.