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What you should know about ...

dermal fillers

Face & lip fillers (dermal fillers) is a hyaluronic acid substance injected into the desired area.

Dermal fillers fill lines & wrinkles & add volume to areas such as your lips or cheeks.

Fillers are not permanent, how long they last depends on things like the type of filler used & where it's injected. They usually last between 6 and 18 months.

Dermal fillers used contains a natural substance called hyaluronic acid (this is naturally found within the skin), this is naturally broken within the skin caused by dehydration.

It is important to stay hydrated for the product to last as long as possible.

If you have fillers, the rest of your face will continue to age as normal.

Injection cosmetology

Before & After Care

  • Keep well hydrated (2-3litres of water) the week before your appointment. It is vital to stay hydrated after your filler treatment to maintain the best results.

  • Avoid caffeine & alcohol 24hrs before & after your treatment to prevent bruising.

  • Avoid touching the area for 24hrs post treatment. Lip filler will be advised a massage technique which will be shown to you after your treatment.

  • After your treatment it is normal to experience swelling, redness, tightness & some tenderness within the area treated. The treatment may be uncomfortable (numbing cream will be applied prior to the treatment beginning for added comfort). This is normal & most side effects will subside within 28hrs but can take up to 2 weeks.

  • .After the treatment avoid applying makeup or touching the area for 24hrs.

  • Avoid exercise 24hrs post treatment.

  • Apply ice compress to the treated area after 4hrs if needed for comfort or swelling.

  • Paracetamol cab be taken post treatment to help with any discomfort but  doe not take Ibuprofen, aspirin or any blood thinning supplements if possible.

  • Avoid retinol products.

  • If you suffer from cold sores, apply medication to the area (lips) prior to your appointment to help prevent a break out. If you are experience a break out reschedule your appointment within 48hrs.

  • If  prolonged itching or swelling occurs after your treatment use over the counter antihistamine for the duration of 1 week.

  • Arnica cream/gel/capsules can be used prior & post treatment to help prevent bruising.

  • Keep the area clean & sterile.

  • Avoid direct heat such as sunbathing, sun beds, steam & saunas.Heat will break down the product faster.


Treatment Areas

- Lips: add fullness/volume, define, reshape/symmetry, rehydrate & reduce lines and wrinkles.

-Nasolabial Folds: Lines from the nose to mouth

- Marionettes: Lines creating a downward smile

-Cheeks: Add youthful volume to the apples of the cheeks & define the overall high cheek bones. this can also help reduce dark circles under the eyes & reduce the appearance of fine lines around the eyes.

- Jawline: Contour & define shape within the jaw can reconstruct, lift & reduce sagging skin.

- Chin: Reduce the appearance of dimples & add more symmetry to your side profile (ideal if you have a nose complex).

- Deep lines: Filler can be applied superficially under the skin to smooth deep crease within the skin.

- Rhinoplasty: Filler injected into 

Smooth Shiny Skin
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