Looking your best has always been the best way to make a first impression a lasting one. Your look is the first thing that can vouch for you when meeting new people or going out for a night on the town. Refining your skin care methods and your healthy lifestyle tactics will pay off to stay ahead of the clock, and the earlier you start, the better. At Windward Medispa, the key to our best-kept secrets is anti-aging injectables that can transform your tired skin into something glorious you may have thought was lost years ago. Looking young and fresh doesn’t depend on your age, but how smart you can be about your methods. Our anti-aging injectables can help you recharge your look by smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles in addition to boosting volume and contouring all of your most notable features.
The long-standing go to injectable for many years has always been Botox. Everyone you know has heard of it and most people think it’s the only injectable formulated to combat wrinkles, but it’s definitely not the only one. Most people are familiar with the name Botox, but may not be as familiar with the other brand named Dysport. Although it hasn’t been as widely advertised, we prefer it because most clients feel that it provides a softer, more natural looking effect with faster results. We offer our clients at Windward Medispa both Dysport and Restylane injections which are amazing as stand alone injections but can work together to frame the face and capture all the valid skin concerns. We’ll explain the importance of both of these types of injectables:
Dysport is an injectable muscle relaxer that reduces the lines of the upper forehead, between the brows, and the crow’s feet at the sides of the eyes. Many of our patients that come in looking for “Botox” injections have concerns about ending up with a frozen face, since this is the look associated with treatments that have been overdone. Dysport offers our clients a more natural look that still allows for some degree of soft expression, while protecting delicate skin from the muscle’s damaging ability to stay harshly clenched.
Dysport is an abobotulinum toxin formula which is slightly different than Botox brand, and in FDA trials the effects began to show in 2-3 days as opposed to 5-7 days with Botox. Both brands interfere with the muscle’s ability to hear the message from the nerve for up to 4 months, and the wrinkles will slowly return as the muscle movement returns. During your consultation for Dysport, we will go over its benefits and your specific concerns. If you want to look youthful and stress free without giving up the ability to express yourself, Dysport is the right choice for you.
Restylane has a few different versions of it’s anti-aging formula to help reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and folds while acting as a lasting filler and volume booster. As the aging process begins, most people begin to see lines around their nose and mouth called nasolabial lines, as well as lines that trail down from the corners of the mouth down the chin called marionette lines. These are early signs that the cheeks are beginning to lose volume and flatten out, eventually resulting in sagging skin of the lower face. Pucker lines around the lips and thinning of the lips add to the aged look. These concerns can be easily addressed with the Restylane family of products.
The original formula of Restylane-L® was the first HA filler approved in the U.S. by the FDA, and also the first to be approved for use in the lips. It’s ability to restore volume and shape to thinning lips is unmatched, as It maintains natural looking proportions and creates natural looking contour that make lips pop with youthful pucker.
Restylane Defyne® and Restylane Refyne® are used in areas of expression, such as smile lines around the mouth, as they lay flat and smooth and most importantly, stretch with animation. Defyne is thicker and provides more support in areas such as nasolabial folds, while Refyne is thinner and works beautifully to soften fine lines.
Restylane Lyft® is used to restore volume in the mid cheek and cheekbone area thereby lifting the nasolabial folds, marionette areas, and jawline. Don’t think of surgical facelifts as the only option for sagging skin. A “liquid facelift” performed with injectables may be the interim solution for you.
Improvement is seen immediately after filler injections, and the improvement continues to evolve and soften over the following 4 weeks. Lasting effects of Restylane products depend on your skin type and the area injected, but on average the results can please patients 6-12 months.
Call Windward Medispa at 808-261- 2441 to schedule your consultation so you can get rid of your wrinkles without sacrificing your natural beauty and comfort.