Why Your Face Ages and How Dermal Fillers Can Help
Thanks to our genetic makeup and the environment around us, we all age in different ways. Your husband may still be able to eat all he wants without gaining weight while you have to hit the gym to keep off the pounds. Or, your best friend continues to hold on to her auburn locks as your roots grow grayer by the day. The same can be said for how our skin ages. If you feel your skin appears more wrinkled than your friend’s or sister’s, there may be a number of reasons why. But by taking advantage of dermal fillers from Ooh La La Spa, Anti-Aging and Wellness in Glen Carbon, you can fend off the effects of growing older and maintain youthful glow others will envy!
The Biggest Threats to Youthful Skin
Not surprising, the number one threat to skin is sun exposure. Up to 90 percent of wrinkles, discoloration, and rough patches are caused by UV rays that damage our skin cells’ DNA, leaving them unable to repair themselves.
However, the sun’s just one enemy in the battle for youthful skin. Pollution, stress, illness, and smoking can all break down collagen and weaken skin elasticity. Add a genetic predisposition to early aging, and keeping smile lines at bay can be a never-ending struggle.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is one of the best ways to protect your skin – limiting alcohol, reducing stress, eating a nutrient-rich diet, exercising, and slathering on the SPF can all slow down the aging process. When that’s not enough, it’s time to consider dermal fillers to recapture your youth.
The Benefits of Dermal Fillers
When we’re young, our skin is rich in hyaluronic acid (HA). HA delivers nutrients directly to skin cells to keep them hydrated, leaving skin moisturized, soft and full of volume. As we grow older, our levels of HA decrease, only to be accelerated by environmental factors such as sun and smoking.
Unlike creams and serums that hydrate the outer epidermis, FDA-approved Juvéderm dermal fillers inject HA gel below the skin to restore our body’s moisture levels. Sagging skin is lifted and sculpted while deep lines and wrinkles are subtly softened. The results look incredibly natural and last up to a year before a repeat procedure is needed.
In addition to tackling wrinkles, dermal fillers can be used to plump thinning lips and add fullness to your cheek area, allowing you to reverse the signs of aging without surgery or weeks of downtime.
The Top Dermal Filler Clinic in the Metro East
Whether you blame your worry lines on genetics, sun or stress, you can safely erase them with help from Ooh La La in Edwardsville/Glen Carbon. Not only is Dr. Kristen Jacobs the top injector of dermal fillers in the St. Louis area, she’s also a certified Juvéderm trainer, sharing her experience with clinics across the country. To schedule your consultation with Dr. Jacobs, contact Ooh La La today at (618) 248-4212.