We spoke to Charlotte Wakefield, 33, to find out why she decided that facial fillers were right for her…
It’s fair to say that most A-list celebrities have dabbled with a bit of cosmetic enhancement. But subtly boosting our natural beauty is fast becoming the norm for many women. Known as ‘tweakments’, these enhancements are much less drastic than plastic surgery, yet deliver far more noticeable results than your average facial.
Charlotte, a beauty therapist from Buckinghamshire, felt she was showing signs of ageing and beginning to look tired. She booked a consultation with a Juvéderm practitioner who recommended using facial fillers to target and enhance specific areas of her face with a ‘holistic’ approach.
‘I’d always felt like my face looked too long and I was amazed to hear that fillers could help alter my face shape. This would make my features look more perfectly proportioned. Essentially, I wanted to look like myself, just that smidgen better – rested and healthy. I spent time doing research before my treatment as I wanted to make sure it was right for me,’ she says.
‘I’ve had lots of compliments from family and friends’
Having looked into the options, Charlotte chose to have filler treatment around her eyes, cheeks, chin and lips to achieve the revitalised look she wanted. ‘Since having Juvéderm fillers, I’ve had lots of compliments from friends who say I look really well and glowing.’
As well as giving Charlotte a natural, more plumped-up face, the fillers also made her feel more confident about accentuating her best features. ‘Highlighting and contouring is a dream now. And I love having fuller lips– the fillers have given me a more youthful look, and the effect is subtle so I still look like me.’
Charlotte describes the experience as revitalising. ‘When I first told friends and family I was having fillers, I got a mixed response. But having the procedure has made me realise how important it is to feel comfortable in your own skin. I love the results and feel like the best version of me.’
WOULD YOU CONSIDER HAVING FACIAL FILLERS?
Lee Garrett, Aesthetic Nurse and private practitioner at The Garrett Clinic answers your questions…
WHAT ARE FILLERS?
Juvéderm facial fillers are made from hyaluronic acid gel, which is injected into the tissue beneath the skin. This helps replace lost volume, fill lines and restore moisture content. Fillers can also be used to shape and contour your face.
HOW DO THEY WORK?
Juvéderm facial fillers are designed to keep you looking like yourself – whether you’re smiling, laughing or frowning. The results can last up to approximately 9-24 months, but this can depend on the product used.
DOES IT HURT?
There will be a slight stinging or discomfort but this is typically short-lived. Some swelling or redness may be experienced directly afterwards, but most patients find they can return to normal activities within just a few hours.
Juvéderm is the world’s leading brand of hyaluronic acid filler, and more than 32.7 million Juvéderm treatments have been carried out successfully. Your practitioner will be able to advise you on any specific concerns.
For more information call 0845 519 5377 or visit our Facial Fillers Treatment page HERE.