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Whether you’re wavering between Profhilo, Botox or no-tox, we reveal the new fillers and fixers causing debate.

Article Type: Online

Publication: Glamour

Published: 26/Aug/2019

Whether you’re wavering between Profhilo, Botox or no-tox, we reveal the new fillers and fixers causing debate.

Intrigued? Addicted? Or horrified?

Has she? Hasn’t she? Nooo, she couldn’t have. Wait, she did? Oh, who gives AF! Our faces are officially not up for debate. According to research agency Mintel, 53% of millennials consider non-surgical treatments, such as Botox, fillers and lasers, to be an increasingly normal part of our beauty routines. Given this open perspective, the brands that produce lasers and injectables have introduced a new generation of innovations to replace plastic surgery and bypass our usual brow-shaping and lip liner rituals. Feeling Bo curious? Here’s the lowdown on the newness at the end of the needle.

Shape shifters

It’s not just complexions that derms are zoning in on. “Body contouring will be increasingly in demand this summer,” says Dr Chantrey who performs CoolSculpting (from £600), which freezes and permanently reduces pockets of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. Over 12 weeks after freezing, the fat cells crystallise and are naturally eliminated by the body. This is no gimmick: in recent years, more than five million treatments have been done worldwide, and the demand for chin slimming has now resulted in the brand designing the CoolAdvantage Mini for use on smaller areas of fat.

On its heels is EMsculpt – only available at a handful of clinics in the UK. Instead of freezing, it uses electromagnetic currents to destroy fat, with the added benefit of simultaneously stimulating and strengthening muscles. “Patients use it to tone their abs or give their bum a lift, all with no surgery and no downtime,” says Dr Rita Rakus, whose eponymous clinic offers it at £800 per session. “We have one machine and it’s going day and night.”

To read full article: https://www.glamourmagazine.co.uk/article/new-controversial-fillers-botox