Video-conferencing and the selfie culture are behind the craze.
Once upon a time, cosmetic augmentation was seen as a taboo, unspoken topic. Now, however, Botox, lip fillers, and others are celebrated for their ability to create youthful-looking complexions and prevent the appearance of early-onset aging. As a result, injectables are welcome more now than ever before as an acceptable lifestyle choice
Our faces are one of the most exposed areas of our bodies. Eventually, exposure to hot and cold, chemicals and the sun’s UV radiation take their toll and the face shows signs of ageing, including sunspots, puffy eyes, crow’s feet, fine lines and wrinkles. And although there are a number of procedures to reverse these signs of ageing, they aren’t without risks.
Surgeons say it's all about quick, natural-looking results.
The next Korean beauty trends we adopt might pinch a little. Allure's digital beauty editor Devon Abelman visits Seoul’s most crowded waiting rooms to investigate the new frontier of injectables.
A noninvasive, nonsurgical procedure is enticing customers who might not otherwise seek out cosmetic treatments.
Minor cosmetic procedures, such as fillers and botox, are different. There is no anaesthetic, or cutting the skin, although they may involve piercing the skin. Fillers involve injecting subtances under the surface of the skin to add volume, while botox is a drug that relaxes the muscle to reduce wrinkles.
Injectables and fillers are both popular treatments for the face, though they do differ in how they are used. Injectables are typically used to treat wrinkles and lines, while fillers are used to correct volume loss, such as sunken cheeks or hollow temples.
From stars who don’t age to the Love Island pout, the ‘tweaked’ look is becoming the new normal. But what is it doing to us?
Getting poked in the face with needles didn't use to be something considered part of one's regular beauty routine, but in recent years that's been changing. Whatever your personal opinion is on injectables like Botox or Xeomin and dermal fillers...
Gone are the days when women had only collagen as an option. In its place, a variety of dermal fillers have emerged that are based on hyaluronic acid, a substance that occurs naturally in our bodies and is highly attracted to water and binds to moisture. Not to mention, the substance is pretty resistant to lumps and bumps—I felt a few right after, but they quickly evened out.