Being in the spotlight, walking Hollywood’s red carpets, or gracing the covers of magazines may sound glamorous, but the pressure on celebrities to maintain a perpetually fresh and youthful visage can be daunting. Because of this, many celebrities will opt for small, non-invasive cosmetic treatments such as dermal fillers, and it’s not very hard to understand why. Minimally invasive and skin procedures mean zero or minimal downtime, meaning that celebrities can stay as current as their newest Instagram post. And now, thanks to the availability of these procedures outside Hollywood and Milan, more and more non-celebrities can achieve this Oscar-worthy look. Here are some dermal fillers to keep up with.
Some of the most popular celebrities such as Kim and Kourtney Kardashian have raved about “vampire” facials. Vampire – or Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) – facials use the regenerative factors of your red blood cells and plasma to create a more youthful-looking you. The blood is placed into a centrifuge to separate the plasma from the rest of the blood contents. Via microneedling, which uses a roller device with small spikes, the blood is infused back into your skin where it starts to regenerate healthy new cells. To prevent any pain, a topical numbing ointment is applied prior to the microneedling. The procedure reduces blackheads while cleaning and refreshing your skin. The plasma also has growth factors that can boost collagen production and treat acne. You can expect your face to be red for up to 48 hours after the treatment, after which your face will retain a dewy glow.
Not to be outdone, Kardashian sister Khloe, maintains her fabulous looks with Kybella injections, and has became the face of the brand. This FDA-approved injection absorbs fat cells, typically in the double chin area, and helps to enhance the jawline while reducing fatty tissue. While it’s not a painful procedure, there is some swelling but looking at Khloe, well worth it.
Botox is a non-invasive cosmetic procedure that’s been used for decades. Some of the biggest fans of Botox have been Kelly Ripa, Lisa Rinna and Cindy Crawford, who openly gush about the wonders of this procedure. Botox is a neurotoxin that paralyzes your muscles’ nerves, preventing movement and evening out wrinkles. The great thing about Botox is it works great for men and women of all ages and can treat wrinkles around the forehead, lips and eyes. It can enhance the jawline and cheekbones and contour facial structure, and is also used to combat migraines. Following injection, patients will likely have red or swollen faces.
What super model or super mom doesn’t love full, beautiful lips? The prettiest pouts are the result of injections of Juvederm, an FDA-approved filler that injects collagen into the skin. A favorite of Kylie Jenner and many other celebs, Juvederm is administered in varying strengths and applications. Some can be used for enhancement of the cheeks and jawline, to brighten sunken eyes and dark circles, or even as a nose straightener or lip filler.
Are you considering plump cheeks or a more defined pout? Not everyone is ready – or wants – to go under the knife; especially when facial fillers can provide you with a soft, delicate, and youthful look we all desire. Whether you are opting to get dermal fillers or are just exploring your options, it’s good to have an understanding of the many options out there, and which can help you get the look you want.
Talk to the experts at MAXiM Facial Aesthetics to learn all your options! Get your complimentary consultation by calling us at (646) 475-2099 or request an appointment online here.