Over 17.7 million surgical and minimally-invasive aesthetic procedures were performed in the U.S. last year. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the total number of recorded cosmetic procedures increased by 2 percent from 2017. These procedures include non-surgical facial treatments, such as microdermabrasion and chemical peels, to reduce the signs of aging. But the list of treatment options does not end there. There are a number of recent trends in cosmetic and aesthetic procedures that Americans can avail for smoother, younger-looking skin.
Non-surgical Beauty Treatments
Gone are the days of drastic cosmetic surgeries to enhance a person's beauty. According to experts, today's patients prefer subtler and less invasive approaches when it comes to aesthetic procedures. Now, you can look younger even without going under the knife. One of the options includes the use of dermal fillers, which is an injectable cosmetic treatment that's technically pain-free. Australian aesthetics professional, cosmetic injector Nurse Bec shared that this procedure plumps and lifts the skin aims to help the skin get a youthful glow. As long as the procedure is done properly, clients can look fresher for as long as 18 months. Other non-surgical procedures include anti-wrinkle injections and skin needling.
Improved Botox Procedures
While Botox had been around for years, the latest innovations in this cosmetic procedure can entice more people who want to enhance the youthfulness of their face and skin. With Botox including the latest B-type 2 toxin, patients will enjoy their younger looks longer than before. The new serum will also require a lesser dosage, which means patients do not have to pay a lot to get the result that they are aiming for.
"Secret" Facelift Procedure
To look younger than your actual age, patients can now ask their plastic surgeon to do a "temporal facelift." More commonly known as the "secret" or the "mini" facelift, this is one of the most popular alternatives to a full facelift, since it can help you achieve a more natural look. Since this treatment is done using local anesthesia, patients will be able to go back to work the day after the procedure. Also, they will not have to worry about being bruised and swollen for several days. Plus, people will not notice the scar from the surgery since it will be hidden underneath the hair. Because of this, no one will be able to notice that any facelift was even done!
These new options in cosmetic treatments will continue to gain popularity, as patients choose to undergo procedures that give them a more youthful, natural look. With the help of these treatments, it is easier for patients to feel confident because of their fresher looks.