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A beginner’s guide to dermal fillers

If you've got a friend or family member that won't stop raving about the benefits of dermal fillers, you might be on the hunt for a little more information before opting to try them out for yourself.Here is our beginners guide to dermal fillers so you'll have everything you need to know before deciding if this effective treatment is for you.   What do dermal fillers actually do? The body naturally creates something called hyaluronic acid, but as we get older, the reserves of this natural chemical start to reduce. That leaves wrinkles and sagging skin.

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4 things that exacerbate the signs of ageing on the skin

Ageing is something that we’d all like to stop in its tracks, but sadly there’s no magic wand that we can wave to keep us looking in our mid-twenties forever.However, there are things that we are all guilty of doing on a daily or weekly basis that can actually exacerbate the signs of ageing, so to give ourselves the best chances of looking youthful for longer, here are four things to avoid if you want to steer clear of sagging, wrinkled skin for as long as possible.UV RaysSure, the sun might give us a gorgeous golden glow, but it also causes signs of premature ageing too!UV rays from the sun are the primary cause of wrinkles, pigmentation, sunspots, reduc

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Number of men seeking cosmetic treatments soaring, says Medical Cosmetics

With more men than ever before wanting to look their best and fend off the signs of ageing, around half of males between the ages of 18 and 30 are considering non-surgical cosmetic treatments to enhance their appearance.     Top East Midlands aesthetic clinic, Medical Cosmetics has seen an increase in the number of men coming through its West Bridgford clinic doors for a wide range of treatments including Botox, Soprano laser hair removal and facial treatments.With more emphasis being placed on appearance and youthful looks, men are under more pressure than ever before to look their best. The team at Medical Cosmetics says male clients now

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3 things to consider when you want lip fillers

If you’ve been pouring over celebrity magazines or crushing on a friend’s perfect pout after they’ve had fillers, then you may well have decided to try them out for yourself.      But before you book an appointment to get your first ever lip filler treatment with us at our aesthetic clinic in Nottingham, here are a few questions that you should be asking the doctor or practitioner who'll be carrying out the procedure so you can ensure you'll be getting the results you want.How experienced are they? With lip fillers becom

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Celebrity dermal filler fans

Ever wondered how celebrities never seem to age like the rest of us? Is it their amazing diet? Fantastic skincare regime? Or do dermal fillers have a role to play in their perfect pouts and youthful looking skin?     Dermal fillers were once reserved for the likes of the rich and famous, but in more recent years and with the advent of better availability of high-quality products, more and more members of the public have been able to try out the fantastic effects of this quick and relatively painless procedure for themselves.But that doesn’t mean that those A-list celebs have done away with Continue reading...

6 Steps to Reducing the Appearance of Fine Lines

We usually think about fine lines in relation to aging, but the truth is that anyone, of any age, can experience them. While fine lines aren’t quite as noticeable as wrinkles, they can still be frustrating, and they could also suggest that your skin’s health isn’t quite as good as it could be.    The good news is that it most types of fine lines aren’t permanent, and you may be able to minimise the appearance of fine lines with these 6 easy steps:1.Eat collagen-boosting foodsAs we’ve already discussed, fine lines aren’t always associated with aging. In fact, fine lines could

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5 Ways to City Proof Your Skin

Mould, soot, cigarette smoke… there are many different types of air pollutants, and these hydrocarbons, volatile organic compounds, oxides, and physical matter can all be damaging to the skin. In cities especially, the amount of air pollution is enough to create oxidative stress, significantly speeding up the aging process of the skin and resulting in common signs of aging such as wrinkles, fine lines, sagging, and dryness.Of course, the obvious solution is to minimise air pollution. However, even though measures are being taken, such as shutting down coal-fired power plants, for example, air pollution is still a major problem in UK cities. If you’re worried about the effects of poll

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The Beginner’s Guide to Creating a Sustainable Skincare Routine

A splash of water here, a bit of soap there… there’s really not much that’s needed to keep the skin clean, although keeping the skin healthy often requires a little more effort.      The problem with creating a skincare routine, however, is that it’s not always easy to commit to spending time tending to the skin each and every day, both morning and night. So what are the best ways to create a sustainable routine we can all stick to?Keep it simpleCleansers, toners, essences, emulsions, serums, creams, moisturisers… the list of lotions and potions that you could include in your skincare routin

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Eat Your Way to Glowing Skin With These Superfoods

‘Superfoods’; they’re a huge talking point right now, but what exactly are they?Superfoods can be anything, from fruits and vegetables to meat, fish, and even dairy products… anything that’s bursting with nutrients and delivers high doses of vitamins, minerals, and other good stuff to keep us happy and healthy.  But not all superfoods were created equal. The healthy fats in avocado, for example, are great for protecting the heart, while the polyphenolic compounds in green tea may keep inflammation at bay. There are even some superfoods that could help you get fresh, glowing skin, too!Eat your way to glowing skin with these 3 delicious superfoods:

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Dermal Fillers FAQs

Dermal fillers have fast become one of the safest and most effective ways to tackle loose, sagging skin on the face, providing a youthful, smoother and plumper appearance to minimise volume loss and fight some of the classic signs of aging.    What are dermal fillers?Dermal fillers are made from clear, water-holding gel substances that are quickly and easily injected into the skin to add more volume to the face and plump out any areas where there is notable sagging or caving; both of which are very common as collagen production begins to slow down and the skin loses some of its elasticity and flexibility.Are there diffe

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