The 2000’s are losing their teens and stepping in their 20’s. The beauty trends are also evolving and 2020 is all set to be the year of enhancing your beauty from inside. Non-invasive facial lift and body contouring treatments are ‘in’ and lakhs of people are opting for them. The last two decades have seen a marked improvement in non-invasive cosmetic and aesthetic treatment methods. New techniques, equipment and awareness have reduced the downtime considerable and the results are even more natural and younger looking. The two beauty trends that you will see more in 2020 are
ultrasound for non-surgicalface-lift
The use of High Intensity
Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) is a relatively new procedure (only been used to
2008) but in such span of time, it has had over 92% of success rate. The
process works by stimulating the production of collagen and elastin in the body,
which helps the skin, muscles and tissues to regain the youthful appearance.
intensity ultrasound is delivered deep on the tissue layer under the skin. HIFU
destroys the fat cells and tissues through the heat. The fat is naturally
removed from the body though the liver. The result is tightened, contoured and
thinner skin. There are no cuts or bruises to deal with afterwards. High
frequency ultrasound can
the sagging skin on the neck
the cheek, jowls, eyebrows and eyelids
the wrinkles around the eyes
The results are
visible in two to four week and they last from six months to two years.
Body contouring with fat freezing
Fat freezing or
cool sculpting as it is popularly known is just like its name; it’s the ‘cool’
procedure to get rid of the fat pockets on your body. Fat freezing can get rid
of the pesky bulge on your stomach or the bra bulge or the love handles or the
little fat on arms that just won’t go away with exercise or diet.
Cool sculpting is
a non-surgical fat reduction and body contouring method that freezes pockets of
at using a machine. The machine works by sucking in the targeted body are and
then cooling it to below -11 degrees. The fat cells break down and are flushed
out of the body naturally. Body sculpting using fat freezing removes about 30%
of fat in one hour of treatment. Fat freezing is FDA approved since 2010 and so
far, it has been receiving wow reviews from all over the world. It is touted to
be the most sought after treatment in 2020.
The results take
about four weeks to show up and peak at around the eighth week. The skin starts
appearing smoother and younger. There are no side effects expect a little
numbness and pain the areas that are treated. Another drawback of this
procedure is that sometimes fat distribution can be uneven and the immediate
results might not be as smooth as expected.
A healthy and balance lifestyle in 2020 will help you maintain the
prettier skin and enjoy the compliments.
do not require any anaesthesia. Before starting the procedure, please share
your medical history with the practitioner. You need to cut down on your intake
of alcohol and coffee. Do not wear makeup before the procedure. Since both
procedures do not have any downtime you can go back to work almost immediately
but you need to let the practitioner know if you feel any discomfort, redness
and itchiness in the treated area.
Combining various body contouring procedures helps people get rid of years of dissatisfaction of various aspects of their appearance. Your doctor will be the best person to advice you on what procedures will be suitable for your body type.
by Dr. Rinky Kapoor, Consultant Dermatologist, Cosmetic Dermatologist & Dermato-Surgeon, The Esthetic Clinics