What do anti-wrinkle injections do?

Anti-wrinkle injections, or in other words – Botox, are an injectable treatment used for softening the appearance of wrinkles and lines in expressive areas. However, it’s important to understand that they are different to dermal fillers, though both can be used in conjunction with the other for overall facial rejuvenation. We know that the name ‘Botox has become pretty commonplace over the last few years, but just exactly how much do you know about it? We at Westfield Aesthetics in Edgbaston uncover all your answers below.

How do anti-wrinkle injections work?

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The incredible medical uses of Botox

Botox has been primarily known to smooth expressive areas of the face and to create a more youthful appearance. It’s very popular and very effective in this treatment modality, but because it is a prescription-only medication it actually has a variety of medical uses. Did you know of these incredible medical uses for Botox?

Botox for excessive sweating

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How to Look After your Skin After a Chemical Peel

A chemical peel can help to rebalance your skin and take control of problematic oil production. They draw out impurities, exfoliate dead and damaged skin cells, and bring pigmentation and sebum back under manageable amounts. If you’ve had a chemical peel before, you know the stinging sensation it exacts means that it is working to slough away your surface skin cells. While its working, your skin will need a little time to shed and heal these skin cells, so there are some aftercare tips you should follow. Here’s how to look after your skin after a chemical peel.

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Common Treatment Areas for Botox Injections

Botox is an extremely popular treatment, with the Botox injections most commonly applied to the face, relaxing the muscles and the skin. Botox injections used in this form are a fantastic way of targeting fine lines and wrinkles on the face, however this is not their only use. Botox can be used to improve the appearance of your face, targeting a whole variety of treatments areas, broken down into the upper face, the eyes and the lower face.


Upper Face Botox Treatments

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How dermal fillers improve our facial structure

As a nation, we’re no less obsessed with our looks than before we worked around the clock, and had less time on our hands. If anything, we’re getting more obsessed due to social media and the increased pressure on us to look good. Conveniently, cosmetic treatment technology has improved in line with demand. Now we can get our noses, cheek, lips and jawlines enhanced without a prolonged hospital stay, permanent scarring caused by stitches, or a painful recover period.


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Lips fillers: what you need to know before treatment

Lip fillers are an increasingly popular treatment that no doubt you’ve been made aware of through celebrities, media personalities, and even friends and family. It’s now never been easier to achieve a fuller pout or an enhanced cupid’s bow, but there are some things you should know before you book your first treatment appointment. Here are the checks you can make before having lip fillers!


Find out who is performing your treatment

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What a chemical peel can do for your skin

You’ve probably heard that a chemical peel is a great anti-ageing treatment, which will help you get rid of fine lines and wrinkles. However, did you know that rather than a one-peel-solution-fits-all, there’s actually quite a variety of chemical peels available, which all target different skin complaints.


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How does Botox work?

As far as injectable treatments go, Botox has become a common household name. We’ve all heard of it, whether it’s through friends opting for treatments or the increasingly candid media personalities indulging us. You know it reduces wrinkles, but how does it work and is it safe? What even is Botox? For how popular and well-known it is, Botox is still somewhat misunderstood. Let’s explore this line softening treatment in greater detail and shed some mysteries on the nature of Botox!


What is Botox?

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The difference between dermal fillers and wrinkle reduction

An SWNS Digital survey recent asked 1,800 women, of an age between 50 and 70, how much they would be willing to spend on looking glamorous and the result was surprising. The average figure was £1,783 per year. Here at Westfield Aesthetics, we can provide you with real value for money without compromising on the top quality of the service and products we provide. We do this through investing in our team and our treatments such as dermal fillers and wrinkle reduction.


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