What is acne scarring? Acne can be a distressing condition to deal with, and can cause mental strain, physical pain and low self esteem. Thankfully, as medical research and technology become increasingly advanced, there are more and more ways in which acne can be treated. However, once the acne itself has cleared up, it is […]
One of the most popular and commonly seen types of facial aesthetics, lip augmentation treatments are the route to a plumper, more pillowy pout. Lip fillers are a non-surgical treatment that has minimal downtime and minimal discomfort, yet can achieve impressive results. What are lip fillers? Lip fillers are a type of dermal filler, which […]
Introduction to face fillers There are lots of different types of ‘fillers’, varying in ingredients, results and processes. The fillers most commonly used on the face and lips are called dermal fillers, which can be used for many purposes. As we age, the naturally occurring hyaluronic acid within our skin decreases and this causes the […]
There is a worrying trend that is on the rise: unregulated and unqualified practitioners providing aesthetics treatments like anti wrinkle injections and dermal fillers. You may have seen news reports and horror stories about people suffering with dangerously bloated lips or drooping eyelids, but the damaging effects can go much further. What can happen if […]
What is lip filler? Here at Elegant, we use a popular brand of filler called Juvederm, a hyaluronic acid-based dermal filler. In particular, we use Juvederm Ultra and Juvederm Hycross, the different products are each tailored to target specific problems when injected into different areas and depths. Juvederm fillers have a smooth, gel-like consistency which […]
As we get older the amount of the naturally occurring, highly moisturising agent hyaluronic acid in the skin decreases. This causes the skin to become more fragile and causes the formation of wrinkles as the tissues sag over time. Dermal fillers treatment comprises hyaluronic acid that is injected under the skin to enhance facial features and plump and fill lines and sunken areas.