Looking our best for the holidays can be a big priority for many of us. You get to see friends and family that you may not have seen in a year—or longer. Of course you want to look good!
Because when it comes to the holidays, looking your best often has you feeling your best.
What better way to treat yourself for the holidays than to put care into your skin?
Here, we’ll walk through some of Dr. Amy Brodksy’s favorite options that help her patients look and feel their very best.
A true fan-favorite, Botox helps render certain muscles inactive which reduces the movement of skin in treated areas.
What this does is both prevent and smooth wrinkles in high-movement areas of the face, like the crows feet, forehead and glabellar lines.
Here are all the benefits of Botox for helping you look and feel your best:
- Reduction of frown lines
- Reduces forehead lines
- Smooths top-of-nose (bunny) lines
- Smooths crow’s feet
- Treats under the eye wrinkles
- Smooths lines around the mound
- Can improve the jawline (used for teeth grinders)
Similar (but different) than Botox is Dysport. Dysport uses the same mechanism for rendering certain muscles inactive in order to reduce lines on the face.
The main difference between Botox and Dysport is the chemical makeup and their uses. Your dermatologist will be able to choose the best option depending on your unique needs.
Juvederm is a filler made of hyaluronic acid, a component that is naturally occurring in your body, though its production diminishes with age. As we grow older, our skin loses volume in certain areas, contributing to the appearance of aging and fine lines.
You can use Juvederm to treat a number of areas, including:
- Nasolabial folds (lines between the nose and mouth)
- Under Eyes
- Marionette lines (corners of the mouth to the chin)
Juvederm fillers can give your skin extra bounce and turn back the appearance of aging significantly.
Like Juvederm, Restylane is a filler made of hyaluronic acid, a substance our body naturally creates and breaks down. This means fillers made with these are not permanent.
Restylane is primarily used as a lip filler that can plump, firm, and even reshape your lips to your desired pout. Oftentimes, these fillers can last up to 6 months and patients report seeing noticeable effects shortly after treatment.
One of the most frustrating things about aging is that our bodies reduce production of the elements that keep our skin looking young, vibrant, and bouncy. Collagen is one of them that’s responsible for the firmness of your skin.
Treating your skin with Sculptra will result in smoothed lines and more firm appearance.
You can have a dermatologist use Sculptra to treat:
- Chin wrinkles
- Marionette lines
- Smile lines
Resilient Hyaluronic Acid is made to move with the dynamic demands of your face.
RHA is designed to be resilient enough to adapt to your facial movement, which may provide a more natural look at rest and in motion.
Like other HA dermal fillers, RHA® is made from hyaluronic acid—but RHA® is different, because it’s made differently. RHA® uses a gentle manufacturing process. This process helps preserve the natural structure of the HA, helping it mimic the natural HA found in your skin. RHA® is the latest advancement in HA filler technology, purposely designed to perform in the most dynamic areas of the face without looking stiff or unnatural.
This filler can last up to 15 months.
Areas that you can use RHA:
- Nasolabial folds (NLF)
- Midface for NLF correction
- Cheek lines
- Perioral lines
- Marionette lines
- Oral commissures
- Mental crease
Dermamade peel pads
An easy-to-use and quick way you can look your best this holiday season is with Dermamade Peel Pads, a great way to exfoliate, slough off dead skin cells, and help your skin look brighter.
This dual action peel works by using salicylic acid and glycolic acid together to target both blocked pores and dark spots or pigmentation.
Which method will be your go-to for looking and feeling your best this holiday season? Click here to schedule an appointment to get started today!