Do you feel self-conscious about the way your lips look? Looking for a way to feel more confident in the way you look? Our team at Milford MD in Milford, PA can help. Restylane Silk is a safe, effective way to improve the appearance of your lips. Here’s what you need to know.
What Is Restylane Silk Used for?
The older you get, the more changes you’re going to see in your appearance. Some of these changes may be more obvious than others. If you’re looking for a way to get back to your more youthful appearance, then the Restylane collection of dermal fillers might be exactly what you need.
Restylane Silk is a product specifically formulated for your lips. When it’s injected into your lips, this will help them appear fuller and more defined. It will also help to smooth out lipstick lines or smoker lines, which are the vertical lines you’ll see appearing on your lips as you get older.
What You Need To Know About Your Skin
To better understand how Restylane Silk and the other products in this lineup can help you and your appearance, there are a few things you should know about your skin. Your skin is made up of chemicals which, in your youth, are abundant.
But, the older you get, the fewer of these chemicals your body can produce on its own. This is why you start to see major changes in the way your skin looks and feels. There are two chemicals we’ll discuss here.
What Is Hyaluronic Acid?
This is a sugar that you can find present in your skin. It can also be found in areas of your body like your muscles, connective tissues, and your eyes. This sugar serves a few different purposes.
It helps to maintain your body’s hydration and lubrication by attracting moisture molecules to itself. This is why allows your skin to maintain its natural protective barrier. Hyaluronic acid is also how your skin maintains its youthful-looking fullness. As you lose the hyaluronic acid naturally present in your skin, you’ll start to notice areas like your lips and cheeks losing volume.
What Is Collagen?
You can find collagen in various places throughout your body, much like you can hyaluronic acid. This is a protein that is essential for maintaining the structure of your skin as well as things like your bones and cartilage.
Like hyaluronic acid, your body will start to lose collagen as you get older. This is going to have a significant impact on the structural integrity of your skin. It will lose significant amounts of its elasticity which means that your skin is going to have a more difficult time smoothing out after making facial expressions, resulting in lines and wrinkles.
What Exactly Is Restylane Silk?
Silk is part of Restylane’s full lineup of dermal fillers. All fillers in this collection are made with hyaluronic acid as the main ingredient. As you already know, this ingredient is naturally present in your skin. The product is injected using a small needle.
When Silk is injected into your lips, a couple of different things happen. First, the product fills in any missing space under your loose skin, helping your lips appear fuller and more defined. The hyaluronic acid will also stimulate your body’s collagen production, helping the skin to stay elastic and firm.
What Are the Benefits?
A More Youthful Appearance
Thin lips can affect your overall appearance in a variety of ways. They can age your appearance or even make it appear unhealthy. Thin lips may also make you seem much more severe than you really are.
If you decide to get this injectable, it will make your lips appear much plumper which is often used as a marker of beauty and youth. It can also be used as a way to even out asymmetrical lips and to help you look even younger by getting rid of lipstick lines.
You can use Silk on your lips to help them look naturally fuller and provide you with a much more youthful appearance. At the same time, you can get other Restylane formulas injected into different areas of your face, combining these results for an even younger and healthier appearance.
You may also want to consider combining this filler with a neuromodulator like Botox for even more effective results. When you visit our clinic, we’ll go over all your concerns and goals to ensure that you get exactly the right combination of products.
Before getting your treatment, there are a few things that you’ll need to do. Don’t worry, the process of preparing to receive this filler is easy and low-maintenance. Before your appointment, we’ll provide you with complete instructions on how you should prepare to ensure your treatment is as safe and effective as possible.
Our main concern will be avoiding bruising around the injection sites. To this end, we’ll ask that you avoid any substances that might act as blood thinners. This includes alcohol and tobacco as well as some medications like aspirin and supplements like vitamin E.
Fast and Easy Treatment
Some more invasive treatment options like surgery will require that you go under the knife, often for several hours. But with this treatment, you can expect a much faster process. When you arrive at our clinic, we’ll carefully clean your skin to remove any bacteria and prepare it for the injections.
The treatment itself will be painless and fast. You’ll just feel a small pinch as the needle is applied, and we can also discuss applying a topical numbing cream beforehand to keep you comfortable. The entire treatment process will only take around an hour at the most, and you can leave as soon as it’s done.
If you get a more invasive treatment, then you’ll need to expect to take a lot of downtime. This may not be ideal for you. If you get this treatment, however, you’ll appreciate how low-maintenance your recovery will be.
All you’ll need to do is remember a few minor things over the next few days post-treatment. Since your skin will be more sensitive, it will burn more easily, so stay away from direct sunlight. Also, make sure that you avoid extreme temperatures and strenuous physical activity.
Anyone Can Be a Candidate
Are you wondering if this treatment might be right for you? One of the best things about is it that because Restylane’s main ingredient is something you can already find present in your skin and because it’s a non-invasive treatment, almost anyone can be a candidate to get it.
However, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or have any skin conditions like sunburns around the areas you’d like treatment, you will need to wait before you can get it. Otherwise, if you’re looking for an effective way to rejuvenate your appearance and look and feel young again, this treatment is perfect.
Book an Appointment Today
If you’re ready to see a positive change in your appearance, then it’s time to get in touch with our clinic. We’ll be excited to help you fall in love with the way you look. To learn more, contact us at Milford MD in Milford, PA.