Are you worried about ageing? Nobody loves wrinkles and sagging skin on their faces. However, your body and skin texture naturally change with age and the difference might include face wrinkles, dark circles, under-eye creases etc.
With advancements in skin treatments, you can go back to your younger-looking self in just a day! Because of modern studies, getting dermal filler treatment has become relatively easy in India. Who doesn’t wish for immortal beauty and ageless skin, after all? If you want to look forever young, then we have something in store for you – Facial fillers.
If you are someone who is intrigued about getting face fillers done, let’s start by understanding how face fillers help.
What are Wrinkle Fillers?
Dermal fillers are gel-like substances that are injected underneath your skin to change its appearance. Dermal fillers are used to smoothen lines around the nose and mouth like the marionette lines, smile lines and parentheses. They are also used to enhance and restore volume to cheeks or temples, diminish vertical lip lines, plump and enhance lips and improve symmetry along with facial features.
Fillers are products such as collagen, hyaluronic acid and calcium hydroxyapatite that rejuvenate facial skin by reducing or eliminating wrinkles, raising scar depressions, enhancing lips and replacing soft-tissue volume loss through facial injections. Exposure to the sun and years of muscle movement contribute to the breakdown of facial tissues of the skin. Hence, facial fillers are your go-to procedure to look young and rejuvenated.
Benefits of Dermal Fillers
Facial fillers are temporary to long-lasting solutions administered through a few tiny facial injections on specific areas of the face. Various types of facial fillers are available; each is designed for one or several purposes, such as wrinkle reduction and lip augmentation. They’re used to erase smile lines, plump up cheeks and lips, under eyes and correct acne scars.
Before getting into any dermal fillers, it is important to understand what are the types of face fillers and when you need them.
Types of Fillers
Did you know there are various types of dermal fillers? Well, if you are someone who just knows about the most common hyaluronic acid filler, then let us break it down for you. If you are someone who is keen on knowing about them or what to try out yourself, keep reading.
1. Lip fillers
Lip fillers give you fuller, plumper lips and also enhance your smile lines. The most common lip filler is – Hyaluronic acid. Did you know that Hyaluronic acid is already present in the human body? Hyaluronic acid is found in the highest concentrations of your body like, your joints, eyes. . It plays the role of active cushions in the tissues of your body. It is commonly used to treat dry eyes, ageing and many other conditions. Injecting hyaluronic acid into your lips and around the mouth enhances the shape, structure and volume.
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2. Wrinkle fillers
Say goodbye to fine lines and wrinkles with wrinkle fillers. For many, wrinkles might show up even at an early age. So, don’t always blame ageing for wrinkles, it might also be genetics or the lifestyle you pursue. Many often debate between a facelift and wrinkle filler. While one is surgical and can be quite dangerous, fillers are minimally invasive, hardly any downtime and give the face a naturally lifted look.
3. Under-eye fillers
It is no secret that the under-eye is one of the most tricky areas on your face to treat. No matter how many home remedies you try, the darkness and hollowness sustain. If you’re lucky, you’ll have naturally bright and even toned under-eye. But for many, their under-eye area has a dark spot called dark circles followed by hollowness. To treat the under-eye wrinkles, dark circles and hollowness – the under-eye fillers come into the picture. After numbing the under-eye area, the filler is injected into the target area filling up the hollowness around the eye. reducing this sunken shadow. And voila! Rejuvenated and even under-eyes.
4. Forehead temple fillers
Are you worried about the criss-cross lines on your forehead? As you age, your temple areas start losing fat, leading to a hollow look. Well, there’s something to take care of that makes your skin firm and prevents it from sagging. The dermal fillers can add volume and plump your skin at the temples of your forehead. They also tend to instantly lift up your eye area and give a more defined and firm look.
5. Cheek fillers
If you want to achieve a lifted, contoured cheek area, you can avail the benefits of cheek fillers. Here, the cheek filler is injected into the contours of your cheek to make them look defined and plump. This gives your cheek the appearance of an edge, making one proportionate to the other without the occurrence of sagging in the area.
How do face fillers work?
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If you are getting face injections at Bodycraft, a detailed consultation is done by our doctors, who assess concerns, expectations and indicate treatment areas. Then a local anaesthetic cream is applied to the areas to be treated and left for 30-45 minutes. The area is then cleansed. Essential markings indicating the treatment area are done by the doctor, after which the filler/product is injected in the areas marked. The treated areas are then cleansed and an ointment is applied. You might feel a slight tingling sensation in the area you are getting the filler done.
Are face fillers safe?
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Face fillers are typically used to improve symmetry on your face. For example, if your upper lip is flatter than your lower lip then with the help of a lip filler you can make it of the same size. They are also used to enhance and restore volume on your cheeks or the temples of your forehead. Basically to improve your overall appearance and make it more symmetrical, only if it is bothering you.
How Long Do They Last?
Results can last between 9-18 months although optimal results can be maintained over a long period of time through regular repeated treatments. The longevity varies from person to person. Optimal results of face injections can be maintained over a long period of time through regular repeated treatments.
Do Fillers Make Your Face Sag?
No, dermal fillers do not make your face sag. Instead, they add volume to the target area Since they are made up of hyaluronic acid, they make your skin look plump and fresh, making up for the fat less owing to ageing.
Side Effects of Dermal Fillers
Usually, there are no major side effects due to face injections. However, you might notice bruising, swelling and pain post the procedure, which is temporary and will subside over the days following the treatment. We highly recommend not doing the following.
- Don’t rub or massage the treated areas for the next 24 hours as it might lead to severe bruising due to the friction caused.
- You should stay away from any steam, sauna or any kind of facial for at least fifteen days as it might affect the results of the treatment.
- You need to avoid any kind of strenuous or vigorous activities for the next 72 hours so that the treatment can take its time to settle down on your facial area.
- Avoid exposure to sun or heat for the next 72 hours.
In case you experience swelling, try to sleep face up and keep the face slightly elevated.
If you are someone who wants to look young and wish for your facial features to be on point, face fillers are your catch as it minimises your signs of ageing. Walk-in at your nearest Bodycraft salon for a consultation from our dermatologist or you can book an appointment in Mumbai or Bangalore.