Aesthetics expert Dr Claire Oliver reports on the very latest skin treatments that have taken 2017 by storm and reveal just how far the industry has evolved over the past few decades.
Time was when the only weapons in the fight against wrinkles was a pot of trusted moisturiser and the hope of good genes. It wasn’t until the 1980s that the first anti-ageing products were launched, as ingredients like liposome and Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) were added to help firm and soften skin, and reduce fine lines. This, in turn, sparked a revolution in the beauty industry as cosmetic surgeries, acid peels and laser treatments followed.
Science has certainly moved on a great deal in the last 30 years – in both safety and efficacy. Today, a whole raft of FDA-approved, non-surgical procedures offer effective ways to lift and tighten sagging skin, tackle wrinkles and large pores, and leave you looking radiant.
So if you’re searching for ways to give Mother Nature a helping hand, here’s some of the latest, most innovative treatments to consider: