- Get natural youthful skin
- Treatment by doctors with years of experience in anti-wrinkle injections
- Boost your confidence – look and feel sexier
Tired of looking and feeling older than you’d like? With the onset of ageing; crow’s feet, permanent wrinkles, bags around your eyes and sagging skin, it’s no wonder self-confidence takes a hit.
What are the Benefits of Anti-wrinkle injections?
Ageing results in loss of elasticity and collagen in the skin giving a looser, dull look. This can be due to simple genetics and how your skin changes over time but also as a result of sun exposure, stress, smoking, alcohol consumption and dehydration.
Anti-wrinkle injections (commonly known as Botox®) can help tackle these signs of ageing no matter what has happened to your skin in the past.
By reducing overactive facial muscles that pull and tug on the skin, your skin becomes smoother and tighter as it gets a chance to recover from continual movement.
The break from the muscles moving the skin means the skin gets irons out giving it a fresher look – It can make you look years younger.
The treatment is gentle lasting from 3-6 months and prevents those annoying fine lines which give our age away. No more caking of your makeup in those fine lines, and regular treatments 2/3 times a year can make you feel more confident and rejuvenated.
Anti-wrinkle treatments can work as medical treatments as well for example excessive armpit sweating (hyperhidrosis), teeth grinding (Bruxism)and headaches (Migraines). If you suffer from any of these conditions we can also help you.
I feel like my old self again, confident and happy…
*Please note results may vary from person to person
Miss Jackie C, 47
How do anti-wrinkle injections work?
Botulism Toxin is a naturally occurring bacteria in the environment. This is the main ingredient in anti-wrinkle injections. When botulism toxin is injected into the muscle it causes a block between the nerve and the muscle.
Once injected, although the nerve sends signals to the muscle to contract, often excessively as we get older, the muscle will no longer respond. After treatment, the wrinkles do not appear on the skin and you have a smoother look.
Overtime this block breaks down and then the nerve communicates with the muscle again causing contractions. The treatment will start working gradually within a few days of the treatment but can take up to 2 weeks to take full effect.
It’s then naturally broken down and gradually wears off over in 3-6 months. The toxin breaks down in the muscle but is not passed anywhere else in the body so entirely safe.
We aim to get the dose right for you to give you a very natural look which lasts at least 4 months. The majority of our clients return to us around the 4-6 month mark.
A lot of our male clients only need to pop in to see us around twice a year.
Large studies have shown that the results last longer after each consecutive anti-wrinkle treatment.
What to expect from the treatment?
We offer a free consultation where you will have a face to face assessment with your doctor or nurse. They will spend time going through the exact science behind anti-wrinkle products explaining how it works. We will then review your past medical history to ensure you are suitable and safe for the treatment.
If you have had previous treatments in other clinics we will discuss your experience and results, both good and bad. This helps us understand your face better to tailor a bespoke treatment that will be perfect for you.
The team will answer any questions you have and only when you are comfortable and ready, will your treatment start.
The treatment area will be cleansed and the product administered with a microfine needle placed no more than 3mm into the skin. Some patients barely even feel this whilst some will feel a small sting of the needle at the injection site that clears within seconds.
We use microfine needles to reduce any discomfort. This is different from other clinics that may use the old-style cheaper insulin needles that are larger.
We use only the best equipment and products to make sure your visit is as pleasant as possible. If you are particularly sensitive we will also offer numbing cream before the treatment which makes the injections virtually painless.
There may be small bumps where the product has been injected but these typically clear within 10 minutes (or by the time you have walked back to the tube). The treatment only takes 15 minutes and there is no downtime so you can come to the clinic on your lunch break – no one needs to know.
We advise no exercise for 24 hours as in theory you could ‘sweat’ out the treatment with vigorous activity and no lying down for 4 hours (which is not a problem with the hectic London lifestyle).
There is a chance of a small bruise with these fine needles. If this occurs then concealer can be used straight away and the bruise should clear in 3-5 days.
We welcome you back to the clinic for a free top-up at the 2-week mark if you feel you have more movement than expected. We like to review our patients again as it means we can get the dose perfect for any following treatment.
Anti Wrinkle Treatment Areas
Frown lines are deep lines in-between your eyebrows often formed when concentrating or angry. If these are not treated, over time, a permanent line can appear called the ‘11’s’ lines.
The frown lines appear as a result of 2 different muscle groups contracting called the Procerus and the corrugators.
Frown lines can make people look permanently cross. They can even appear in your early 20’s due to genetic causes, so if your parents developed them at a young age, you are more likely to see them appearing over the years.
By treating with an anti-wrinkle relaxant, as soon as the fine lines appear, you can prevent deep grooves from forming and becoming permanent.
Anti-wrinkle injections, even twice yearly will dramatically decrease line formation and even clear fine lines permanently in this area. It can also help relieve any tension that is held in this area due to the muscle contracting so often so can help with headaches.
These horizontal lines appear on the upper forehead when you elevate your eyebrows. They can become deeper and more prominent in those who have a lot of expressions when talking or appear when you are surprised! As the forehead is often the first area on the face we can see, these fine lines can be ageing and can also affect the way your makeup sits.
A very light treatment in this area can dramatically smooth out these lines without looking fake or affecting the level of your eyebrows. This is a very delicate area to treat and over-treatment can result in a heavy hooded look. We are particularly cautious in this area and have years of experience in treating the frontalis (forehead muscle). We take the conservative approach but if you feel you need more we welcome you back at the 2-week mark for a free top-up.
Corner eye lines ( Crow’s feet)
These fine lines appear around the eyes when you smile. Unfortunately, these lines can frame the eye making you look older and your eyes appear smaller. Having this area treated will help you feel more rested and brighter in the area. It won’t change the way you smile or how your face lights up with laughter, it will simply clear these ageing lines that have appeared over time. No one will guess you have had the treatment but everyone will notice the new fresh you.
These are little wrinkles that appear around the bridge of your nose when you laugh. Two simple small injections into the contracting muscle can smooth the area. It will ensure no deeper lines appear around the nasal bridge that could emphasis the nose more.
As we age the muscles around our mouth called the depressor anguli oris can become tighter and stiff. This pulls on the corners of our mouth giving us a sad look which can be ageing. Two simple small injections in a very specific area can help soften this pull and give you a happier less grumpy look. Please note all lower face anti-wrinkle injections must be given by a highly trained expert as there is a lot of skill involved – we’ve been administering these treatments for over a decade.
As your mentalis muscles ages and become more ridged around the chin it can pull on your chin creating a protuberant pointy look which is less attractive. If you suffer from an ‘orange peel skin’ effect on your chin 2 simple injections can release this tight look and make your chin both smoother and less prominent.
Vertical Neck Lines (Platysmal Bands)
The neck can give away your age. Muscles that pop out from the base of the neck to either side of your neck when you strain or talk energetically these are called the platysmal bands. They can be softened with treatment. When these tight stringy muscles are relaxed it can give you a smoother more youthful neck. This rejuvenating neck treatment takes 10 minutes and is virtually painless
Masseter Muscle Treatment
Treating this large muscle on either side of the jaw can cause it to relax and is fantastic for patients suffering from jaw clenching (Bruxism).
Jaw clenching causes grinding damage on the teeth and a tight masseter muscle which creates tension headaches radiating from the neck up to the temple area. These chew muscles can significantly enlarge giving a square/box face. By administering 4 injections into each muscle it can relax the area, reduce headaches, protect the teeth and give a more feminine contouring of the lower face.
If you suffer from excessive sweating in the armpits which causes embarrassing dark patches on your shirts and blouses, then this is the treatment for you. The product is injected just beneath the skin and is virtually painless. It starts working within 3-5 days and can last 6-9 months. It reduces the over-activity of sweat glands and keeps you dry through those summer months or at stressful work situation.
How much do the injections cost?
- 1 area £175
- 2 areas £250 (£125 per area)
- 3 areas £320 (106.66 per area)
- Down-turned mouth £85
- Chin £85
- Masseters £270
- Vertical Neck Lines from £250 (depending on muscles treated)
- Underarm- Hyperhidrosis £450
How safe are they?
Botulinum treatments such as Botox® and Azzalure have been used for decades. The product has been given in much higher doses (5-6 times the amount) in people who have neurological conditions and painful muscles spasm to ease the over-activity. It is even used in children at these higher doses.
As such it is perfectly safe in the minute doses that are placed in the muscles for anti-ageing treatments in the face. The product does not spread elsewhere in the body.
There have been no reported long-term adverse effects from any anti-wrinkle injections and the product is naturally broken down and cleared out of the muscles within 3-6 months of the treatment.
We want to avoid the frozen look and aim to give you a natural subtle result that will tackle the onset and progression of wrinkles.
We’re very good with first-timers offering ‘baby botox’ in much lower doses to ensure you are comfortable with the treatment and gentle changes.
We always offer a free 2-week review where we can top-up the treatment if needed once we have assessed your body’s responsiveness.
Why choose Look Lovely London for your anti-wrinkle treatments?
- Our clinic is Doctor-led with over a decade of experience in injectable treatments
- The clinic trains doctors and nurses in advanced aesthetics
- There have been no complications to-date with high client satisfaction and retention rates
- We have second to none follow-up care
- We are fully insured and professional with our advanced skincare treatments
- We pride ourselves in being friendly, professional and approachable
- Finance options available