What are Wrinkles?
Wrinkles start with fine superficial lines. You will usually see these fine lines around your face and neck, which can develop into deep-set wrinkles, becoming more visible over time. However, fine lines and wrinkles are a natural part of ageing that can appear as early as the mid-20s. Before discussing anti-wrinkle treatments, let's look at the causes.
Causes of Fine lines and Wrinkles
- Age, Our body, begins to lose collagen from around the mid-20s, and the skin becomes less elastic and more fragile. As we age, facial fat in the deeper layers of your skin diminishes, and muscles and ligaments weaken. This causes loose, saggy skin and wrinkles.
- Long-term sun exposure to Ultraviolet light (UVA & UVB) damages collagen and elastin fibres. These key components lie in the dermis, the middle layer of the skin. This leads to reduced support from this connective tissue and skin losing its strength and flexibility. The skin then begins to form fine lines and then wrinkles.
- Smoking Nicotine causes blood vessels to narrow and reduces oxygen flow and nutrients to skin cells. This also damages the skin structures, which are vital for skin elasticity and health.
For daily anti-aging routines, apply a high-factor sunscreen every day. Moderate UV exposure can still damage your skin over time. Choose the right sunscreen for you.
Anti-Wrinkle Treatments at Setsuko Beauty
Setsuko Beauty provides advanced, non-surgical anti-aging treatments that can improve your skin condition, including:
Radiofrequency Microneedling firms and improves skin texture, boosting collagen and elastin production.
HIFU uses ultrasound to tighten the skin and boost collagen and elastin production.
Combining both treatments provides one of the best anti-aging treatments.