Skin rejuvenation - which method is right for you?

September 7, 2011

 skin rejuvenation
 With age, the skin becomes dry, sagging, and shows the wrinkles and creases. The main cause of skin aging - loss of moisture skin cells and a decrease in its number of proteins collagen and elastin, which are the framework of the skin. In the second half of life collagen and elastin in the skin declines rapidly, this causes aging.

 Skin rejuvenation - which method is right for you?

General Principles   Rejuvenation

Skin rejuvenation involves the restoration of its normal elasticity and blood supply. This is achieved in different ways. All methods of rejuvenation can be divided into cosmetic plastic surgery techniques and the general effects on the skin.

For cosmetic skin rejuvenation techniques include special anti-aging creams and masks, mesotherapy, apparatus cosmetology (for example, the impact of microcurrent, Thermage), resurfacing, rejuvenation ozone, skin rejuvenation cocktails with hyaluronic acid.

The methods of plastic surgery include skin tightening (lifting) with the help of surgery, rejuvenation of gold threads, yarns Aptos. A common methods - is a physical activity, lack of stress, timely rest, hirudotherapy, reflexology.

 Skin rejuvenation - which method is right for you?

Cosmetic methods

Skin rejuvenation often start with creams and masks. Masks can be either natural, made himself at home and made an industrial way, including well-known companies. In order to prevent aging of the skin, most creams and masks moisturize it. Today there are also cosmetic agents capable of affecting the skin at the cellular level by stimulating the metabolism, skin cell renewal, and thereby slowing the aging process. For this purpose use cocktails with hyaluronic acid, which helps retain moisture in the skin. Cocktails with hyaluronic acid increases its tone, smooth wrinkles.

Another method for the treatment of skin - mesotherapy. The method is intradermal (in the form of very thin needles microinjection) introduction of a variety of biologically active substances with the aim of increasing the formation of collagen and elastin.

Perhaps rejuvenation ozone subcutaneous microinjections in problem areas. Ozone stimulates metabolism Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting  Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting
   in skin cells, improves skin tone and wrinkles.

Today, in a fashion rejuvenation - skin exposure pulsed light. This method allows you to quickly and effectively restore the skin condition. But there is a risk of burns and their consequences in the form of scars, so it is important to choose the right clinic.

In addition, to restore the state of the skin in beauty salons to carry out such procedures as all kinds of peels and skin resurfacing, during which removed the surface layers of the skin, stimulates its renewal.

Promote skin rejuvenation and botox (botulinum toxin), which eliminates the contraction of facial muscles, this leads to a smoothing of wrinkles and smoothing out the skin. Time of action of Botox for about three months and then have to repeat the injection.

 Skin rejuvenation - which method is right for you?

The methods of plastic surgery used for skin rejuvenation

Skin rejuvenation with golden threads - a long-known, proven methodology, which resulted in gold thread penetrate the top layer of the skin in the form of a mesh and it promotes more collagen in the skin. The skin becomes elastic, small wrinkles are removed. Deeper skin tightening (sometimes with subcutaneous fat and muscles) is possible by using special yarns Aptos.

Skin rejuvenation with the help of plastic surgery is carried out by stretching the skin (wrinkles disappear at the same time), and excision of the excess. Cuts in these transactions are made in the natural folds of the skin, so that later they were imperceptible. Plastic surgery for skin rejuvenation are conducted on the face, neck, chest, abdomen, thighs, buttocks.

 Skin rejuvenation - which method is right for you?

General methods

To improve the metabolic processes throughout the body, including the skin, prescribed courses of hirudotherapy (leeches). Leeches are also able to regulate the hormonal balance in the body, which is very important for the skin.

Another method of the overall impact on the body is a reflexology Reflexology - a policy of non-drug therapies  Reflexology - a policy of non-drug therapies
   - Acupuncture Acupuncture - the ancient traditions in the service of modern science  Acupuncture - the ancient traditions in the service of modern science
 , Cauterization points on the body with the help of sagebrush cigars, different types of point of Chinese massage. Such procedures have a strong catalytic effect on the biochemical processes in the skin cells, thereby produces an additional quantity of collagen and elastin.

Of great importance for skin rejuvenation and has the correct mode of the day, the alternation of physical activity (walking outdoors, fast walking, gymnastic exercises) and relaxation, restful sleep Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams

Rejuvenation of the face should be only part of the overall anti-aging treatments.

Galina Romanenko

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Laser hair removal, or hair removal?

October 12, 2011

 Laser hair removal, or hair removal
 Body hair removal by laser hair removal belongs to, that is the destruction of hair follicles and a complete cessation of their growth. Waxing is a hair removal surface Hair Removal: Which method is right for you?  Hair Removal: Which method is right for you?
 Without root. Laser hair removal - accurate and painless method, which, however, has its advantages and disadvantages, and some people it does not fit.

 Laser hair removal, or hair removal?

The mechanism of action of the laser on the hair roots

When laser hair removal laser beam (a light beam of a specific wavelength) is absorbed by the melanin - the dark pigment that colors the skin and hair. It is believed that the heated destroys melanin hair root without damaging the skin located around the hair. In practice, the skin after laser hair removal often suffers from overheating.

A feature of the impact of the laser on the hair is that blond and gray hair, which do not contain melanin or contained very little, almost impossible to destroy the usual classical laser. But today there is a more advanced laser devices (for example, neodymium), by which carried cold laser hair removal - a more precise and less traumatic tissue effects.

Before laser hair removal Hair removal: perfect skin without hair  Hair removal: perfect skin without hair
   hair shorn or shaved off them for a few days before the procedure so that they lightly industry (less than 3 mm). The procedure is usually painless laser hair removal, during a session, you can feel a slight tingling sensation at the site of impact. Such procedures are usually carried out at intervals of one month on the face, and a half months - arms, bikini area and underarms, two months - on the feet.

 Laser hair removal, or hair removal?

Possible complications after laser hair removal and contraindications to it

After laser hair removal on the skin arise spot redness and swelling of tissue around the hairline of the bulbs. Outwardly, it looks like a small swelling and edema, and is considered to be a normal reaction. It takes redness and swelling for a day, sometimes for their reduction prescribed cold compresses. True complications most often occur in people with dark skin, laser hair removal for they require more modern types of laser devices. Often complications and low efficiency of laser hair removal depends on the health status and individual characteristics of the person.

Possible complications after laser hair removal:

  • injury to the surface layers of the skin, holding on to her long swelling Prevention and treatment of edema - it is important to understand the root cause  Prevention and treatment of edema - it is important to understand the root cause
   and redness;
  • the emergence of on-site exposure to laser peels;
  • skin discoloration; or the skin becomes darker (hyperpigmentation - this is a temporary phenomenon that takes place) or, conversely, lighter in relation to the rest of the skin (hypopigmentation - can remain for a lifetime, most often it happens in people with dark skin);
  • the skin at the site of exposure, while flaking;
  • at the site of laser hair removal can be formed a small scar.

Laser hair removal is contraindicated in:

  • in all tumors (both malignant and benign); undesirable effects and laser mole;
  • at any acute or chronic skin diseases (eczema, psoriasis, cold sores), and also by breakage of the skin;
  • in any other acute diseases, including infections and exacerbation of any chronic diseases;
  • in severe forms of diabetes Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease  Diabetes - threatening and incurable disease
  • with severe diseases of the cardiovascular system;
  • with varicose veins;
  • a tendency to form keloids (depending on the individual);
  • at various allergic processes (acute or exacerbated at the time of the proposed procedures);
  • during pregnancy;
  • at the age of 18;
  • if you are sensitive skin.

 Laser hair removal, or hair removal?

The effectiveness of laser hair removal

Laser-treated hair to fall out in about a week. However, a laser beam destroys the only mature hair follicles, while those that are not yet fully mature, and are continuing to mature. Therefore, in order to completely destroy the growth of hair in the problem area takes time. Hair grows each person at different speeds, but in most cases to ensure that the hair is completely stopped the growth in this area of ​​the body is required from several months to two years. During this time, using a laser beam destroyed again mature hair follicles, which each time become smaller.

Laser hair removal is considered to be effective if, after four treatments in four years grows less than 40% of hair. During one session of laser can be affected by the area less than five square centimeters. The apparent advantage of laser hair removal is that after it is no such complications as the effect of ingrown hair.

 Laser hair removal, or hair removal?

After laser hair removal

After the laser hair removal procedure should observe the following rules:

  • beware of sunlight, especially direct for a week after the procedure - it can lead to the appearance of ugly brown spots on the skin;
  • Do not use cosmetics, which consists of abrasives (scrubs and peels) - it can cause redness and swelling of the skin;
  • do not use the swimming pool with chlorinated water the first two days after the procedure - it can cause skin irritation;
  • immediately after the procedure to slightly reddened and edematous skin can make a towel soaked in cold water;
  • It does not apply to treated skin deodorant in the first three days after the procedure.

Laser hair removal - painless modern cosmetic procedure, but it does not fit all.

Galina Romanenko

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