This Valentine's Day, show yourself some love by taking exceptional care of your skin. If you've recently undergone a dermal filler treatment and are simply seeking to enhance or restore your youthful glow, it's crucial to understand - and carry out - the proper aftercare to maintain your results.
In this blog, we'll delve into the world of dermal fillers while also providing tips and tricks on how to keep your skin looking and feeling its best.
So, whether you're in a relationship and want to look your best for your partner or are single (and loving it) and just want to indulge in some self-care, join us on this journey to achieving or maintaining youthful, radiant skin.
A Deeper Look into Dermal Fillers
Dermal fillers are a popular cosmetic treatment that add or restore lost volume to the face and help smooth out static facial wrinkles and skin folds.
These FDA-approved fillers are made of hyaluronic acid (HA), a naturally-occuring substance that keeps our skin plump and smooth.
From plumping up thinning lips to reducing marionette lines and defining the jawline, dermal filler can help create a more youthful and refreshed appearance.
After receiving dermal fillers, it's crucial to follow the aftercare instructions provided by your practitioner. While every patient’s experience may differ, some common recommendations include:
- Refrain from touching or applying pressure to the treated area for 24 hours.
- Use ice to reduce swelling and discomfort.
- Avoid extreme heat and sun exposure for 48 hours.
- Abstain from alcohol and caffeine for 24 hours to prevent swelling.
- Keep your head elevated while sleeping to reduce swelling.
Caring for Your Skin
In addition to following post-procedure instructions, maintaining a good skincare routine is crucial to keeping your skin healthy and radiant.
Here are some tips to help you care for your skin post-dermal fillers:
- Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water and regularly using a moisturizer.
- Use gentle, non-abrasive products to cleanse your skin, avoiding harsh scrubs or exfoliants that may irritate the treated area.
- Wear sunscreen to protect your skin from harmful UV rays and prevent premature aging.
- Get plenty of rest and exercise to keep your skin looking refreshed and healthy.
Celebrate Your Radiant Beauty This Valentine's Day
This Valentine's Day, celebrate the things that make you feel special and beautiful. Whether you're single or in a relationship, take the time to appreciate and care for your skin.
And if you're considering a cosmetic procedure to enhance your natural beauty, dermal fillers might just be up your alley.
At Ageless Health Medicine, we believe that everyone deserves to feel confident and beautiful in their own skin. Our experienced practitioners are dedicated to providing you with the best possible results, using the latest techniques and FDA approved products.
Contact us today at AHM Bend - (541) 203-0508, AHM Gresham - (503) 489-8427, or visit our location in Bend and Gresham, OR to schedule a consultation.
Happy Valentine's Day!