Botox injections are among the most popular methods of treatment when it comes to skin wrinkles. There are also certain other methods of treatment which are not associated with the risks and toxins commonly affiliated with Botox. Among the most commonly used alternatives are various different sorts of anti-aging wrinkle cream products.
Collagen is a naturally occurring substances and it is actually made by the skin itself. It is a natural protein which is very efficient in smoothing out the fine lines and wrinkles. It is sometimes referred to as the derma filler. The skin gets attacked by the free radicals so it starts losing its firmness and elasticity and that is why the wrinkles get formed. Many collagen fillers contain the hyaluronic acid which is another component commonly produced by the skin itself. All these components may be derived from bovine or human sources.
It is a process which utilizes certain types of aluminum oxide micro crystals, unlike other chemical, laser beam and surgical processes. The micro crystals need to be blown across the surface of the skin on order to make it renewed, youthful and smooth. Average price of the treatment is somewhere around 200 dollars. The entire session lasts no more than one hour so it can be easily fitted into the busiest of schedules.
Retinoic acid actually vitamin A, and it is one of the most important and effective ingredients when it comes to fighting the wrinkles so that is why it is commonly contained in various anti wrinkle creams. Certain over-the-counter creams can be purchased as well, but they are usually weaker than those which get obtained with a doctor’s prescription.
Laser resurfacing is probably the latest fashion when it comes to wrinkle treatments. It is also sometimes referred to as laser peel or lasabrasion. The skin gets removed layer by layer by utilizing light beams in a short pulsing motion which gets aimed directly onto the wrinkles. The process is very precise and very efficient and it can be used on any part of the body with no risks or toxic substances involved.
Alpha Hydroxy Acids
These acids are a fairly cheap solution to the wrinkle problem as it costs less than 100 dollars. The acids actually removed the dead layers of the skin surface in order to reveal the youthful ones hidden beneath. Anti-aging creams are another option.