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Expressive: Reveal the right expression

 

“Age is not important unless you’re cheese”- Helen Hayes

Ever get told you look sad, angry, scary or intimidating? One usually has to field these questions if they have hooded lids, frown lines and other prominent lines.

The most common lines that most are concerned about are the “11” vertical lines between the brows and horizontal lines that go across the forehead.

The vertical lines that appear are commonly referred to as frown lines. If these lines are prominent they can give the appearance of being angry and intimidating.

The horizontal lines across the forehead, can give the appearance of being tired and older than you are!

These lines are usually caused by repeated facial expressions over time, and these will appear as early as your mid 20’s.

Hooded lids can begin to appear as early as your mid 20’s and it is usually hereditary. Hooded lids can give the appearance of being tired, sad and it is an aging feature.

All of these minor concerns can easily be corrected with muscle relaxants. Face Plus Medispa carry two brands of muscle relaxants, the most commonly known brand is “Botox” and the other brand we carry is “Dysport”.

Botox if offered at $16 per unit and Dysport at $5.50 per unit. This cost variant is due to the strength of the product. Which brand your nurse would prefer to treat your concerns will be determined at a thorough cosmetic consultation.

A cosmetic consultation is a great opportunity to discuss why and how your aging concerns have appeared. Your nurse will provide a clear treatment plan to target your concern and a realistic timeline to achieve your goals.

Patients who are specifically treating frown lines and forehead lines see a huge change in mood and how others engage with them.
The same can be said for those targeting hooded lids.

Muscle relaxants are not a permanent solution for hooded lids but a great temporary option for those who are not yet ready for a surgical procedure.

You can find out more about the injectable brow lift treatment here.
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Muscle relaxants last approximately 3 to 6 months depending on the strength of your muscles and the dosage provided within your budget. Your cosmetic nurse will always provide you with options considering your budget.

For those of you who are concerned you may look frozen and expressionless, do not fear! Face Plus Medispa’s team of cosmetic injectors have 1000’s of hours of experience between them.

Read the benefits of muscle relaxants here.

To book a treatment with our experienced cosmetic nurses:
Call: 02 8897 0000
Email: [email protected]

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Spring glow: HydroPeptide Purifying Mask


Dull skin is never really acceptable but we are always looking for that extra glow as the temperature rises.

There are many factors that impact the glow of your skin; diet, overall health and skincare regime.

We have covered diet and overall health in our blog in the past:
Glow: From the inside out
Eat & glow: Can food help dry skin?
How to glow this winter: Foods to keep that Summer glow

We have covered this from a wellness perspective too! Happy mind and soul reflects to the outside too, right? Read here

If you would like to improve the overall health and glow of your skin you inner health, mind and diet must be well managed in conjunction with the right skincare.

There are many steps involved in skincare and an important stage to glowing skin is cell turnover. Cell turnover is the process where our skin produces new cells, exfoliating your skin is key to this process.

Read our exfoliation tips here.
When you have problematic or sensitive skin it can be scary to exfoliate or apply anything you fear may make your skin worse.

The Purifying Mask by HydroPeptide is perfect for problematic, uneven skin tone, dehydrated, sensitive and aging skin.
Purifying Mask by HydroPeptide, $79

Using this mask once a week will promote smoother, brighter skin and active ingredient penetration.

Only a thin layer needs to be applied to a clean face for 10 to 20 minutes for the purifying results to be visible resulting in a clearer complexion.
Bonus – it will reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles; lift and hydrates.
For more detail read more via our blog here.

Interested in a slightly strong peel? Try the Polish and Plump Peel by HydroPeptide.
Home skincare is equally as important as in clinic treatments and your overall health and wellbeing.

Our dermal therapists conduct thorough consultations that will cover all factors that impact your skin. You can read about our skin consultation process here. 

Book a thorough skin consultation with our experienced team of dermal therapists:  
Call: 02 8897 0000
Email: [email protected]