Preventive Aging Plans
Best tips in your 20's
Focus: Use products that are preventative and gentle.
Skincare: Morning and night use a gel cleanser if your skin is oily or a creamy cleanser if it is dry. Apply a moisturizer with an SPF that contains UVA and UVB protection. Apply it on your face, neck and décolleté. At night use an oil free moisturizer. We recommend starting on a vitamin A-derivative prescription retinoid. This is the best way to prevent and reduce fine lines. It is also great for stimulating collagen and reducing acne.
Treatments: Quarterly a chemical peel or exfoliating facial is a good way to keep your cell turnover at a good rate. A Clear & Brilliant Laser treatment is a great way to keep your pores tight. Botox/Dysport is a nice preventative treatment if you
have a tendency to frown in the mid-brow area. If you feel your lips lack the volume that you would like, small amounts of filler can be beautiful and natural!
Treatments: Botox/Dysport in the mid-brow area, eyes and forehead is a great way to prevent lines from getting deeper and it can also help to soften them. Fillers are very helpful if nasolabial fold's are starting and are also helpful to slowly replace volume that starts to diminish from the cheeks. If you're looking to tackle sun damage, acne scars or textural problems, A series of aesthetic treatments followed by maintenance will help you get things back in order. Skinpen II treatments are extremely popular for stimulating collagen production. Ultherapy is an excellent prevention at this age.
Best tips in your 30's
Focus: Collagen production essentially halts so focusing on treatments and products that will stimulate new collagen is imperative.
Skincare: An exfoliating cleanser in the morning and a creamy cleanser at night is great to encourage cell turnover. Your morning moisturizer should contain antioxidants (like Vitamin C) and growth factors or hyaluronic acids. Your sunscreen should contain UVA and UVB protection. Use it on your face, neck and décolleté. If sunspots are an issue of lightning cream will help to brighten the skin. Eye creams are very beneficial for puffiness and dark circles's. At night using a Retin-A or Retinol every night is mandatory.
Best tips in your 40's
Focus: Treatments that reduce/slow signs of aging are very important at this age.
Skincare: Using a creamy cleanser twice a day unless you can tolerate a mild exfoliating cleanser once a day is best. Skin care with antioxidants and peptides are wonderful for skin that is thinning and beginning to look crepey. Less estrogen leads to less fat and also thins the skin. A sunscreen with UVA and UVB is a must. Use it on your face, neck and décolleté. Nightly Retin-A or Retinol use is a must.
Treatments: Routine collagen stimulating treatments such as SkinPen II, Clear & Brilliant, & Chemical Peels, with your aesthetician are very important to keep cell turnover active, keep your pores tight and your texture smooth.
Loss of fat volume is approximately 1 teaspoon per year from the face. The use of filler to replace volume can decrease nasolabial folds, jowls and under eye hollowing areas. Botox/Dysport is excellent for reducing fine lines and can even give a brow lift.
Ultherapy is a fantastic way to get lifting and tightening of all areas on the face, neck and décolleté.
Best tips in your 50's
Focus on keeping the texture and color even is very important. Broken capillaries and sun damage can make the skin look blotchy and dull.
Don't even think of slowing from the skincare game! It's never too late to prevent sun damage and to stop the progression of damage you may already have. Cell turnover is slow; the most significant change you'll notice in your complexion is dryness and elasticity. Expression lines no longer disappear after you stop smiling or squinting; pores are more visible, especially on the nose and cheeks. You're likely to have developed broken capillaries and age spots. Once you hit your 60s and 70s many of the issues that arose in your 50s become more extreme.
Skincare: A creamy cleanser morning and night is perfect. Growth factors in antioxidants should be in your routine. Sunscreen should contain both UVA and UVB protection.
Use it on your face, neck and décolleté. A night time Retin-A or Retinol is a must. An additional moisturizer at night is also beneficial.
Treatments: As in your 40's, routine collagen stimulating treatments such as SkinPen II, Clear & Brilliant, & Chemical Peels with your aesthetician are very important to keep cell turnover active, keep your pores tight and your texture smooth. Hydrating treatments will help alleviate dryness and can restore brightness. All the signs of laxity in the face are due to volume loss. Loss of fat volume is now approximately 2 teaspoons per year from the face. Filler to replace volume at this point works like an antigravity lift. Filler combined with Ultherapy can give a lovely non-surgical lift, simulating new collagen and tightening existing collagen. Botox/Dysport is still excellent for reducing fine lines and can even hold give a brow lift. Issues that cannot be corrected with treatments/injectables might warrant a surgical consultation at this age. Ultherapy is a fantastic way to get lifting and tightening of all areas on the face, neck and décolleté.