It’s only natural to develop wrinkles over time, as they represent the wisdom we’ve gained, the moments we’ve spent outdoors, and all the expressions we have worn on our faces.
They’re an inevitable part of being human, affecting everyone. Nevertheless, most individuals are not fond of how wrinkles change their appearance, especially when these wrinkles appear prematurely.
Thankfully, we have some solutions that are not only effective but also do not require you to go under the knife!
By selecting a scientifically proven and endorsed approach, you can greatly enhance the condition of your skin and continue to age like a fine wine.
To save you the hassle of navigating the complex world of anti-aging treatments, we’ve compiled a list of the most effective non-surgical methods to address wrinkles. Let’s dive in:
How Are Wrinkles Formed?
With time, everyone goes through a natural aging process that leads to the development of wrinkles. These wrinkles are essentially lines, folds, or creases that form on the skin. They emerge as we grow older, and our skin stops producing collagen and loses some of its elasticity. As a result, when we frown or smile, our skin is unable to jump back from those facial expressions and develops into permanent lines.
Premature wrinkles tend to appear on people who often make the same facial expressions, like squinting their eyes, wrinkling their forehead, or laughing with their whole face.
Sun exposure also causes premature wrinkles as UV rays damage the elasticity of skin cells, leading to wrinkles in young people. Using sunscreen regularly can help delay the appearance of wrinkles.
The Topmost Effective Non-Surgical Methods for Wrinkle Reduction
There’s a major misconception surrounding wrinkle reduction: the notion that achieving effective results demands surgical intervention. However, this belief is far from accurate.
The truth is quite the opposite. Non-surgical anti-wrinkle treatments have not only demonstrated superior effectiveness but also outlasted their surgical counterparts by a considerable margin.
With the right wrinkle reduction procedure, remarkable results become entirely feasible. To facilitate your decision-making process, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of the most potent non-surgical anti-wrinkle treatments available to date:
- Chemical Peels
Chemical peels offer a potent solution for wrinkles, fine lines, and uneven skin tone. During the procedure, the cosmetician applies a chemical solution that helps shed the outer layer of the skin, revealing newer and more youthful skin underneath. The range of strength of the solution allows the cosmetician to prompt a controlled cell turnover. Strength depends on the skin type, the depth of the wrinkles, and various other factors.
Moreover, chemical peels stimulate collagen production, bringing elasticity and plumpness to the skin. They also enhance product absorption, so whatever anti-ageing concoction you apply after the session, will go deeper into the skin and provide enhanced results.
Retinoids work just like chemical peeling. Only, they can be administered at home and can be incorporated into skincare routines for lasting results. Since they are milder in strength, they take some time to show results. As long as they are applied to the skin consistently, they’ll show amazing results.
How? Retinoids in all their forms are derivatives of Vitamin A. You can get retinoids either over the counter or through a prescription. They are available with many names such as retinol, retinal aldehyde, retinyl esters, adapalene, Differin, tazarotene, and tretinoin.
Retinols work by expediting the cell turnover rate, resulting in brighter, smoother, and wrinkle-free skin. They are also used for acne treatment.
Microneedling, also known as collagen induction therapy or skin needling, involves using fine needles to create minor, superficial wounds in the skin’s outermost layer, the epidermis. Despite the wounds being small and non-threatening, the skin responds by triggering the production of collagen, as it senses the need for repair. This increase in collagen production immediately enhances the skin’s elasticity, which not only prevents new wrinkles but also minimizes the visibility of existing wrinkles and fine lines.
Microneedling is also used for tackling issues like acne scars, stretch marks, uneven skin tone, and sunspots. The increased collagen production leads to the formation of fresh skin tissue, leading to an even skin tone and smooth texture. Microneedling has minimal side effects, making it suitable for many people. The depth we reach in Microneedling is usually .05-1.5 depending on the area being treated
- Paramedical Tattooing
A relatively novel concept, paramedical tattooing represents an advanced form of permanent makeup. This technique involves using a tattooing machine with specific needles to injure the skin and get the skin to repair itself, which our body has amazing ability to do. While paramedical tattooing losely resembles traditional tattooing, its purpose is distinct.
Paramedical tattoos serve a functional rather than artistic or cosmetic purpose. They excel at skin camouflage, adeptly concealing scars, rectifying pigmented areas, or restoring lost features due to aging, accidents, or chronic conditions. As paramedical tattoos continuously evolve, they address several skin concerns, from wrinkles to burn marks and birthmarks.
Microchanneling is quite like microneedling with a difference in the technique and the device used for the procedure. In microchanneling, the permanent makeup artist creates tiny punctures in the epidermis that trigger the skin’s natural healing response. As a result, the skin experiences an influx of collagen and elastin production, which leads to firmer, smoother, and brighter skin. For this treatment we usually go only .25-.5 in depth. We are just at the surface of the skin to generate a natural response.
Most artists follow this procedure with serums that hydrate the skin deeply, improve hyperpigmentation, even out skin tone, and allow the skin to repair and rebuild more effectively. The procedure offers tons of skin benefits despite being minimally invasive. Permanent artists address several skin concerns with microchanneling such as fine lines, wrinkles, stretch marks, acne scars, etc.
Unlock Youthful Beauty and Transform Your Skin with Non-Surgical Wrinkle Care!
It’s only natural to want to preserve youth for as long as possible, and the best way to do that is to ensure that our skin looks healthy, plump, bright, and wrinkle-free.
Unfortunately, the key ingredient that makes it possible is diminished as we age.
Fortunately, there are tons of procedures that coax collagen into production again and help us reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Better yet, these procedures are non-surgical, which means you can get it done in under an hour and spend your day like any regular one.
If you are in Calgary and looking for an experienced and well-reputed makeup artist for paramedical tattoos, head over to Reflective Beauty Boutique.