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Are you set to inherit your mother’s face? Don’t be a slave to your genes – you CAN avoid those sags & wrinkles

Don’t just blame the parents: Half of ageing may be inherited but the other half is in your hands, from avoiding the sun and smoking to moisturising daily.

People say “If you want to know what your wife will look like in 25 years, look at her mother” and that’s pretty much true when it comes to how the structure of the face will change with time. It’s possible up to 50% of ageing may be inherited from your mother or father. However the most important factors are the things you don’t inherit, such as sun exposure, smoking and your stress levels.

For the 50% of ageing that’s out of your hands though, the good news is that the problems your mother had to live with can be prevented or reversed.

Mail Online, 24th January 2011

Hyperpigmentation / liver spots

WHAT YOU CAN DO: Melior Clinics recommends Obagi NuDerm; a skin care system which accelerates cellular turnover. NuDerm penetrates deep to improve damage to layers of the skin and boosts functions of the skin at a cellular level to help it look and act younger and healthier.

The Obagi Blue Peel is designed to accelerate the removal of old, dead skin cells at the surface of the skin to promote new cell growth and accelerate rejuvenation. It offers a revolutionary way to effectively treat ageing skin, hyperpigmentation, acne & other blemishes, and reduces sun damage. The procedure can also help the skin to appear smoother, healthier, plumper and tighter.

The Dermaroller is a revolutionary skincare and rejuvenation device which has the ability to naturally stimulate collagen and elastin production in the skin without damaging it, with the aim of create smoother, tighter, healthier, younger looking skin. The Dermaroller can be used to treat general skin management issues including anti-ageing and rejuvenation, but is most popular for hyperpigmentation, stretch mark and sun damage treatments.

Fine lines and wrinkles

WHAT YOU CAN DO: Melior Clinics recommends Botox and other anti-wrinkle products, which can work by temporarily reducing the contractions of the muscles that cause persistent lines. A single treatment can take only 10 minutes, consisting of a few tiny injections, and within days there is usually a noticeable improvement in the persistent frown lines, helping men and women achieve a healthier more youthful appearance.

Sagging skin

WHAT YOU CAN DO: Melior Clinics recommends a range of products and treatments to restore collagen and elastin production.

Sculptra contains skin-smoothing micro-particles to help lift and smooth sagging skin, wrinkles, creases, dark circles and scars. It is a simple, injectable volumising treatment with an excellent high lift quality, that works by stimulating the build up of the body’s natural collagen and elastin to help restore lost facial volume to give a fuller, firmer, younger-looking face.

Juvederm Voluma is an injectable hyaluronic volumiser that recontours the mid sections of the face to restore youthful volume to the cheek, cheekbone and chin areas. With its high lift quality, Juvéderm Voluma can restore the face’s balance and heart-shaped proportions for a fuller, softer, more youthful appearance. Facial contours appear fuller and rounder helping to recapture the facial volume that age and weight loss can diminish.

The Dermaroller is a revolutionary skincare and rejuvenation device which has the ability to naturally stimulate collagen & elastin production in the skin without damaging it, to create smoother, tighter, healthier, younger looking skin. The Dermaroller can be used to treat general skin management issues but is an ideal treatment for hyperpigmentation and sun damage issues as well as stretch mark removal.

Dull, tired-looking skin

WHAT CAN YOU DO: Melior Clinics recommends the Dermaroller to naturally stimulate collagen & elastin production in the skin, to create smoother, tighter, healthier, younger looking skin. Also, the Obagi NuDerm system can be used, which penetrates deep to improve damage to layers of the skin and boosts functions of the skin at a cellular level to help it look and act younger and healthier.

Article created by Melior Clinics of Harley Street
Facial Aesthetic Specialists & Skin Care Experts
www.meliorclinics.co.uk