Skin boost­ers

Hyaluronic acid is in­jected into the sur­face of the skin to plump up and smooth the ap­pear­ance. Can be done all over the body, in­clud­ing the hands.

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The pa­tient re­port

“Three ses­sions, a month apart is rec­om­mended but the ef­fects can last up to a year. A numb­ing gel is ap­plied be­fore the fillers are in­jected us­ing a spe­cial hand-held de­vice that sucks up your skin and pricks it with a nee­dle. The tech­ni­cian works me­thod­i­cally all over your face un­til all the ar­eas are cov­ered. Some ar­eas, like around the mouth, are more sore. Straight af­ter, my skin was red and dot­ted but these dis­ap­peared within a few days. My skin feels more plumped up.” – Michelle The cost Ap­prox­i­mately R3 000 per ses­sion for face* The pain me­tre

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