Wrinkle Relaxing Treatments

Wrinkle relaxing injections are the most popular non-surgical anti-ageing treatment to correct dynamic lines, migraines, and hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). Wrinkle Reduction is incredibly versatile so it’s no wonder that it’s the world’s leading non-surgical treatment. It can smooth away frown and forehead lines, relax laughter lines, lift the eyebrow area, and even correct gummy smiles and excessive sweating.

Not only are wrinkle relaxing injections highly effective, but they are also simple and straightforward. A treatment programme of targeted injections will deliver results in three to 14 days with results lasting at least three to four months. We advise all of our patients that during the first year of wrinkle relaxing injections you may need to have the treatment done approximately three times.  The process can take anything from 10 to 30 minutes, and you can get on with everyday life on the day you have your treatment.

Ultimately wrinkle relaxing injections can help a wide variety of conditions and as a prescription-only medication, a full consultation is required prior to treatment.

If you are requiring wrinkle relaxing Injections then following the consultation process (if you are happy to proceed) the prescription for the product can then be requested/prescribed to you, as it is a prescription only medication.

In this situation then a non-refundable deposit will be required to book and request for the subscription to then deliver the treatment.  

The ingredient used in wrinkle relaxing injections is a protein produced naturally by the bacterium clostridium botulinum. Wrinkle relaxing injections are a simple, safe, and effective way to eliminate unwanted facial lines and deep wrinkles. They work to relax facial muscles making lines and wrinkles less obvious, the result is a softer, younger, and more rejuvenated appearance, also commonly used therapeutically to treat blepharospasm (a spasm around the eyes).

Wrinkle relaxing injections can be used to help lift the brow, correct hyperhidrosis (excess underarm sweating) and correct a gummy smile. It acts as an anti-aging treatment to correct the Glabella (furrow between eyebrows) forehead and soften crow’s feet.

It relaxes the contraction of muscles by temporarily blocking nerve impulses, resulting in muscles that can no longer contract. When used in controlled doses it helps to soften facial expressions leaving you looking refreshed with a natural, youthful appearance.

Desired effects appear four to fourteen days post injection. It is important to wait until this time has lapsed to see expected results.

This may vary from person to person but as a guide, injections should last three- four months. Having regular injections as soon as the muscles regain activity causes them to gradually shrink in size. The result is that the intervals between injections become longer.

1% of people may develop slight lowering of the eyelid which may not even be noticed. This is a temporary effect.

Anyone from the ages of 18 upwards who is in general good health.

Wrinkle relaxing injections should be avoided if you fall into any of the below categories:

  • If you have heavily wrinkled skin from sun damage (as anti-wrinkle injections cannot bring back your skins elasticity)
  • Pregnant or Breastfeeding
  • Myasthenia Gravis or Lambert Eaton Syndrome
  • History of Bells Palsy
  • Taking aminoglycoside antibiotics
  • Allergies to anti-wrinkle Injections, human albumin, or sucrose
  • If taking aspirin or NSAIDS, vitamin E, St Johns Wort or ginkgo biloba please stop one week before treatment to decrease bruising

1x, 2x & 3x Area Wrinkle Relaxing Injections

Wrinkle reducing Injections (botulinum toxin injections) are widely used for a variety of cosmetic reasons. Their most common application is to the muscles and skin on the face, helping relax them and reducing the presence of fine lines and wrinkles. There are three main sites where wrinkle reducing Injections (botulinum toxin injections) are most commonly injected:

  • Forehead wrinkles
  • Crow’s feet lines around the eyes
  • Vertical ‘11’ lines between eyebrows

 

Commonly called frown lines, this is probably the most common site amongst the three above. The forehead muscles are constantly being used and the skin is constantly under stress, so it is natural for frown lines and wrinkles to form. It is considered one of the first signs of ageing, which is why this is targeted first. Following your consultation treatment is simple, quick, and effective.

Crow’s feet lines around the eyes refer to fine lines that form at the corners of the eyes due to constant muscle use. It is an unfortunate yet unavoidable sign of ageing. Wrinkle reducing Injections can effectively reduce these lines without giving the skin a stretched appearance, restoring the look that younger, healthier skin appears like.

Vertical Lines, these refer to the two lines between the eyebrows that form when frowning. Wrinkle reducing Injections can effectively reduce these lines, restoring and giving a healthier skin appearance.

Masseter Relaxing

The masseter is one of the muscles that helps you chew. It is located on the side of your face and connects your cheekbone to your lower jawbone. Wrinkle reducing Injections (botulinum toxin injections) are injected into the masseter, to temporarily block nerve signals. As a result, the muscle is unable to move.

It is typically used for:

  • managing teeth grinding
  • reducing jaw tension, pain, and clenching
  • relieving headaches
  • contouring a square jaw
  • creating a balanced face shape

Nose Tip Lift

The nose tip lift is the most common reason why patients might seek out non-surgical nose jobs with wrinkle reducing Injections. This is caused by the depressor septi nasi muscle, which increasingly pulls the nose down from the upper lip as we age.

To treat the appearance of the “droopy nose”, botulinum toxin is injected right underneath the septum of the nose. This paralyzes the depressor septi nasi muscle, resulting in the nose having a lifted and lighter look. A single treatment can last up to 4-6 months.

The nose contains three separate muscles, with the depressor septi nasi muscle located right beneath the nose, coming out of the upper jaw or behind the upper lip. Wrinkle reducing Injections (botulinum toxin injections) injected in the nose is aimed specifically at the depressor septi nasi muscle, as this muscle naturally acts as an anchor to the nose, pulling it down and constricting its wings.

Brow Lift

Wrinkle Reducing Injections for a brow lift is a nonsurgical procedure. A brow lift is a type of procedure that treats frown lines between your brows. It also elevates the height of your eyebrows with Wrinkle Reducing Injections (botulinum toxin injections). 

These injections work by relaxing underlying muscles to smooth your skin on the outside and relaxing the muscles between the brows. This allows the forehead muscles to pull up the now-relaxed muscles between the brows, thereby elevating the brows and “opening up” the eyes.

Additional Wrinkle Reducing Injections can be placed at the ends of the eyebrows to help relax those muscles as well. This allows the forehead muscles to now pull up that area, too. The amount of lift you get will vary, depending on your age and tone of the muscles that are left active to pull up the now-relaxed muscles.

This type of brow lift is best for significantly sagging skin that can be corrected with this type of muscle lifting and for stubborn frown lines between the eyebrows, this procedure can help smooth out deep wrinkles without surgery. These types of wrinkles are also called glabellar frown lines.

Gummy Smile

Smile confidently with a small wrinkle relaxing injection for gummy smile treatment. Gummy smile is when some people smile, their upper lip elevates far above their upper teeth, exposing the gums. This can happen for several reasons, one of the reasons is hyperactive muscles elevating the upper lip. Occasionally, the gummy smile is also exacerbated by a thin upper lip that further contributes to the problem by exposing the upper gum even more. Fortunately, gummy smile can be simply and effectively corrected by wrinkle relaxing Injections to reduce the activity of the muscle that elevates the upper lip. Following a consultation to confirm your suitability for the treatment, the desired results will then be discussed, and a treatment plan created.

A small amount of wrinkle relaxing injection will be injected at both sides of the junction of nostril and nose to mouth fold to weaken the muscles. Within the next 3-10 days, elevation of the upper lip will gradually become less, and your new smile is transformed. The full result will be achieved 2 weeks after the treatment

Bunny Line

As you get older, you might notice a growing horizontal line that sits just across the side or ridge of the nose.

Bunny lines are generally most prominent during facial expressions that heavily involve the mouth and
lips, such as frowning or laughing.

Bunny lines are a result of the repeated contraction of one of the three muscles in the nose, thenasalis. The nasalis keeps the nose’s cartilage compressed; a weaker nasalis coincides with flaring nostrils.

Bunny lines slowly become more prominent over years of repeated facial expressions. They can also be created by previous wrinkle reducing (botulinum toxin injections) treatments on the face.  Wrinkle reducing Injections for other areas such as the forehead can cause more stress on the nasalis muscle, as it forces this muscle to pick up the slack of the paralyzed facial muscles.

Neck Lift

The neck area is always a tell-tale sign of ageing non-invasive neck lift treatment is a simple procedure and usually is a highly effective alternative to neck lift surgery. There are several treatment options to tighten and redefine the neck and jaw line to regain a youthful neckline.

 

A non-surgical neck lift procedure is sometimes called a “no-knife neck lift” or quite often referred to as a “Nefertiti Neck Lift” based on the Egyptian queen, renowned for her beauty and elegant, swan-like neckline.

At Natural You Clinic we can offer different treatments for a neck lift including Wrinkle Reducing Injections (botulinum toxin injections) ultrasound skin tightening technology (HIFU) and Profhilo which will be discussed at your consultation. 

Wrinkle Reducing Injections (botulinum toxin injections) work as a neck muscle relaxant, tightening and redefining the neck and jawline for a youthfully contoured profile. 

Non-invasive neck lift with Profhilo is a great way to treat necks that have mild lines or sagging. Profhilo uses a unique 100% hyaluronic acid formulation that is slightly different to standard hyaluronic acid dermal filler treatments as it does not add volume to the areas treated. What it does instead is work to encourage the production of 4 different types of collagens and elastin whilst increasing the skin hydration and moisture levels. When Profhilo is strategically placed across areas of skin laxity on the neck, this helps to restore structure and smoothness to the skin on the neck and can give the impression of a subtle lift and tighter appearance to the skin. 

There are many benefits to non-surgical neck lift treatment which include: 

  • Improving skin texture and making it smoother. 
  • Redefining the jawline and chin area. 
  • Tightening and improving skin tissue on the neck. 
  • Encouraging the collagen production resulting in long lasting firmer and tighter skin. 

By choosing a non-surgical treatment you are also not having to commit to surgery which may involve staying at hospital and travelling further afield. All our non-surgical neck lift treatments are performed in clinic, have minimal downtime and low side effects and risks, meaning you can enjoy great results from non-surgical neck lift treatment without surgery. 

Lip Flip

A lip flip is a quick, procedure. It involves wrinkle reducing Injections (botulinum toxin injections) into your Cupid’s bow, which is the middle of your upper lip, and into the corners of your mouth.

The injection temporarily relaxes the muscles around your lip. This causes the part of your upper lip that’s inside your mouth to “flip” upward and outward, giving your lip a fuller appearance.

This procedure can add an extra level of confidence for anyone who wants a change in the appearance of their lips, giving a more youthful and less artificial appearance compared with other methods. 

Therefore, the lip flip is usually done to achieve fuller lips without a dermal filler. The effect can be seen immediately after the treatment, and, depending on how quickly the body breaks down the injected active ingredients, it lasts between three and eight months.

The main benefits of lip flip are the following:

  • enlargement of the upper lip
  • lifting corners of the mouth 
  • smooths out the puppet’s wrinkles (lines that start from the corners of the mouth and go downwards)
  • correction on the vertical wrinkles that develop along the lip contour (smoker’s wrinkles or barcode wrinkles)
  • can be combined with hyaluronic acid
  • gives a perfect natural look 
  • works with any lip shape or colour
  • reduces the appearance of a gummy smile
  • fast and painless treatment
  • no downtime needed

Even though lip flip is a non-invasive procedure, you may still experience mild side effects following it. These typically last a couple of days and can include:

  • Numbness and bruising at the injection area
  • Swelling, which can temporarily cause the lips to look larger than expected
  • Tenderness
  • Headache
  • Nausea

 

To minimize the occurrence of potential side effects, make sure not to massage or rub the injected area after your lip-flip in the first 48 hours after the treatment. 

 

In case of bruises or swelling after the lip-flip, wait a few hours until puncture holes are closed before using makeup to cover them. 

 

In addition, you should avoid facial treatments such as micro-needling or laser treatments for a period of two weeks and not exercise or visit a sauna for 24 hours after the treatment. UV rays can make the treated skin particularly sensitive and affect the result.