Take a few years off your face with one of these advanced anti-ageing treatments, offered at some of the best aesthetic clinics and salons in Singapore. Whether it’s large pores, sagging skin or wrinkles, there’s bound to be a solution out there to help fix it.
Hyaluronic acid is a well-loved skincare ingredient popular for its all-rounded, anti-ageing benefits. The Youth Preserve treatment at SW1 Clinic uses Profhilo, a skin remodelling procedure that isn’t like your regular dermal fillers. This injectable contains one of the highest concentrations of stabilised hyaluronic acid on the market. Because it releases the acid in a controlled manner, it’s considered to be biocompatible, which means the risk of inflammation is reduced to a minimum. Not only does Profhilo help to boost and hydrate the skin, it can also remodel sagging and loose tissue.
Youth Preserve uses a special five point technique that allows the product to spread evenly to further stimulate collagen synthesis. Over time, you can look forward to improved skin quality and hydration both in the dermis and epidermis levels. With significant tissue improvement, you may also experience tightening and lifting effects. The results can last up to six months, and the recommended number of sessions is two maintenance treatments per year for a long-lasting glow.
The Belle Clinic
We all know that in expert hands, Botox can soften your “life-lines” like the lines on your forehead, as well as slim and sharpen your facial profile without completely freezing or wiping out your facial expression. But did you know that there is a special technique using Botox that can help lift the skin on the face and neck, reduce pore size, improve skin texture and reduce acne and rosacea?
The Micro-Botox Skin Rejuvenation Programme at The Belle Clinic is anti-ageing treatment that aims to achieve skin that looks delicate, poreless and lifted. Injections are administered superficially, targeting the sweat and oil glands in the skin as well as the erector pili muscles, which are responsible for opening the pores. You can look forward to reduced pore size, a visible improvement in fine lines, and an overall tightening of the skin envelope without decreasing the underlying deep muscle activity. As the treatment also helps to reduce and regulate oil production, when it’s used in combination with other acne treatments, skin conditions like acne and rosacea can be improved with a healthy glow after a series of sessions.
Located in the heart of the city, this luxurious medi-spa combines salt therapy with a lineup of heavenly facials. Salt therapy, otherwise known as halotherapy, involves breathing in salt-laden air for detox purposes. The salt minerals naturally draw out impurities from the body, thus improving respiratory conditions like asthma, as well as skin-related issues like eczema. For those without such concerns, salt therapy works great as an overall health boost.
For an anti-ageing boost, try the Customised Hydro Age Defy Facial in one of the salt treatment rooms. This 75-minute treatment pampers your skin with a series of steps including an indulgent facial massage, which uses a nourishing skincare blend that’s formulated with premium anti-ageing ingredients sourced from across the globe. Post-treatment, you can look forward to plump, supple and healthier skin, with smoothened out lines and wrinkles.
Until 31 December, try the facial at a special price of $98 (usual price $450)! Book your appointment at pabloblau.com
W Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
With age, the eye opening may become more strained while excess skin drapes over the upper eyelid crease, resulting in droopy eyelids and a tired appearance. For that, Dr Wong Chin Ho from W Aesthetic Plastic Surgery recommends a blepharoplasty (upper eyelid surgery), which can help to functionally and cosmetically rejuvenate the upper eyelid.
First, the excess skin and fat on the upper eyelids are removed. The eyelid opening mechanism, if weakened, may be tightened to restore the efficiency of the eye opening. This part of the procedure is called eyelid ptosis correction (ptosis is from the Greek word for “falling leaves”), and it helps the upper eyelid to open more easily without the chronic strain that some patients feel.
After the surgery, you may continue with your usual activities while wearing sunglasses. The total recovery time takes around two to three weeks. On top of the cosmetic aspects of looking brighter and more alert, patients will feel that it’s easier for them to open their eyes after the surgery.
If you’re striving to go makeup-free, Beaute Hub’s latest treatment is something worth trying. The combination of the award-winning Endermolift and Cellovski Biogomm Age Peel capsule treatment aims to help you achieve a bright and glowing base – without having to pile on foundation or concealer.
The Cellovski Biogomm Age Peel capsule treatment uses an FDA-approved magnetic infusion technology (MIT) to rejuvenate ageing skin and boost collagen production without the use of needles. MIT creates magnetic pulses, which then convert into a mild electrical energy field that boosts serum infusion. On the other hand, Endermolift is scientifically proven to increase natural hyaluronic acid synthesis by up to 80 percent. The gentle yet effective anti-ageing treatment is safe and suitable for all skin types, even sensitive skin. When paired with the patented Cellovski Biogomm Age Peel capsule treatment, this powerful and pain-free treatment promises a radiant complexion with a healthy glow after a series of sessions.
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Angeline Yong Dermatology
Angeline Yong Dermatology is the first clinic in Southeast Asia to receive Cynosure’s latest TempSure Envi and TempSure Vitalia technologies. Dr Angeline Yong herself is an officially appointed APAC Key Opinion Leader for Cynosure.
TempSure Envi is a radiofrequency technology that helps to tighten the skin and reduce wrinkles. When paired with Ultherapy (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound), the treatment can target different levels of the skin for a more complete rejuvenating and lifting treatment. Before the result of Ultherapy kicks in after three months, you can first benefit from the effects of a radiofrequency treatment like TempSure Envi. No surgery or needles are needed, and there’s no downtime either.
Specially designed for women’s wellness, the TempSure Vitalia probe delivers precise and temperature-controlled radiofrequency heating for smaller, hard-to-reach areas to temporarily increase local circulation, as well as reduce pain and muscle spasms. Over time, the heat stimulation helps in vaginal tightening and targets problems like urinary leakage from childbirth and ageing. The treatment is non-invasive and gentle for even the most intimate areas.
Chez Moi De Beaute
Unlike usual plasma treatments that can induce redness and sensitivity, the Plasma Lift facial at Chez Moi De Beaute uses a new generation plasma shower technology to restore skin health, stimulate collagen regeneration and reduce blemishes without downtime.
Firstly, the plasma shower delivers energy deep into the dermis to stimulate fibroblast cells and encourage collagen production. Plasma opens up the skin barrier, which helps to deliver the skincare ingredients deep into the skin dermis. This makes the treatment more efficient, as well as the skincare you apply on your face on the same day of your plasma treatment. As plasma suppresses melanin production, it also has an antipigmentation effect; as such, it’s beneficial for dull and pigmented skin. Rounding up the treatment is a Regeneration biocellulose mask to seal in nutrients and provide additional healing, lifting and brightening effects.
Plasma also has an anti-bacterial characteristic. The Plasma Lift facial can help to reduce harmful P. Acne bacteria, sterilise the skin and control sebum production. This makes it an excellent anti-ageing option for oily and combination skin that’s prone to congestion and spots.
The first trial for this treatment costs $128, but if you mention Expat Living you can try it at a special price of $98!
If your skin is starting to sag and lose elasticity but you’re not keen on going under the knife, consider a non-surgical facelift such as Thermage or Ultraskin (HIFU). Both treatments help to tighten and contour the skin and its underlying tissue without incisional surgery. Thermage uses radiofrequency waves to stimulate the natural production of collagen, while Ultraskin uses high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) waves to stimulate collagen production down to the fat and the Superficial Muscular Aponeurotic System (SMAS) layer.
These technologies tighten sagging and ageing skin on the eyelids, face, jawlines, neck, arms, hands, tummy, thighs and legs. No downtime is needed, which means you can return to your normal activities immediately after your procedure without any post-treatment restrictions. While your skin may appear flushed at first, any redness should disappear within a few hours. Dr Mendis of Mendis Aesthetics adds that skin tightening results are visible within a month and can last up to a year. Maintenance treatments are usually done once every six to 12 months, depending on your skin condition.
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