It’s a fact that the results you can achieve from dermal filler injectables won’t last forever. How long your results will last depends on several variables, including the type of filler, the thickness of the material in the formula, and where your dermal fillers are injected. Whether you’re looking to get fillers for the first time or getting them for years, it’s always ideal to have your results last for as long as possible.
Read on to learn about a few simple things you can do to maximize your results and make your dermal fillers last as long as possible with these six tricks.
Minimize UV Exposure
One of the most common causes of skin damage is overexposure to UV rays. Consistently protecting your skin against the harmful rays of the sun can extend the life of dermal fillers in addition to maintaining results from other skincare treatments. While exposing your skin to the sun, always be sure to wear a broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 45 or higher to protect yourself from direct UV radiation.
Be Consistent With Your Home Skincare Routine
As with many other cosmetic treatments, the benefits of injectables are that they will last longer for those who properly care for their skin. Those who keep their skin healthy by moisturizing daily and staying hydrated by drinking plenty of water will enhance the water absorption effect of hyaluronic-based fillers. In doing so, you will help to keep the treated areas plump and wrinkle-free.
Stay Away From Processed and Packaged Foods
The types of foods that you consume can directly affect your appearance and your skin’s underlying health. When it comes to maximizing the results of dermal fillers, we encourage all patients to stay away from processed and packaged food. Limiting the amount of sugar in your diet will also help extend the life of your fillers. Increased inflammation caused by these foods in your body has a direct impact on the overall appearance of your complexion, so be sure to make great food choices and eat right for your body.
Increase Your Zinc Levels
Some studies have suggested that Botox efficiency is directly linked to zinc levels within the body. Many individuals tend to have a slight zinc deficiency, so regularly taking a zinc supplement after your Botox treatment may help to prolong the anti-aging effects.
Be Mindful of Your Exercise Routine
All patients are encouraged to stay active, being overly active and burning a lot of calories after you just had dermal fillers can actually speed up the rate at which those fillers wear off. How quickly your metabolism works influences how soon your results will fade. The faster your metabolism, the sooner you will need additional treatment sessions.
If you already have one in place, continue your regular exercise routine. If you consider yourself an active person, keep in mind that you may need a repeat treatment sooner than later.
Schedule Maintenance Treatments Before Your Results Wear Off
The most effective way to continue to enjoy smooth and youthful skin after injections is to schedule maintenance appointments before the effects wear off. Recurrent treatments are especially useful for Botox as they may actually train targeted muscles to respond to the neurotoxin for extended periods.
Finding The Best Filler For You
At Laser Aesthetic Center, we offer a range of dermal fillers to help fill in lines and wrinkles and restore lost volume. To learn more about your options and about what you can do to make your fillers last for as long as possible, call us today to schedule a consultation appointment.