Fine lines and wrinkles occur as a result of the breakdown of collagen within the body and are loosely defined by the depth of crease in the skin, with fine lines being very superficial, while wrinkles tend to be deeper set. As we age, our bodies become less able to replenish lost collagen and so our skin loses strength and elasticity. Lifestyle factors also contribute to our skin health, such as sun exposure, smoking and skincare habits amongst others.
While ageing is inevitable, expectations of how we look as we age have radicalized over the years, as skincare and treatment options have advanced to provide us with exciting opportunities to maintain excellent skin health.
At entry level, a simple daily skincare routine using elegant, medical grade skincare to suit your skin concerns that properly cleanses, exfoliates, hydrates and protects your skin, will have tremendous benefits to you in the long term. Once a good baseline skincare regime has been established, further products can be added into the mix to maximise results, such as a good-quality retinol to speed up skin cell turnover, remove old, dulled skin cells and boost collagen levels in the dermis, plump the skin and smooth fine lines and wrinkles.
Many people choose to support healthy skin habits at home, with the occasional treatment in clinic. And fortunately, there are many exciting treatments to preserve healthy skin or soften the existing signs of ageing, from anti-wrinkle injections using Botox® to skin resurfacing using Tixel®. With so many options available to you, choosing a treatment can often feel overwhelming. However, at Countryside Cosmetics, Nurse Prescriber Emma Smyth aims to provide you with complete clarity over the available options, allowing you to be truly autonomous in your decision to opt for the right treatment for you.
If you are interested in learning more about our treatments to soften fine lines and wrinkles, then please refer to the recommended treatments section of this page.Book Now
*While consultations are free, booking requires a £50 deposit