Answering Your Skin Booster Questions

By Florence Goulbourne

What is a skin booster? Do skin boosters work? How long does a skin booster last? What are skin boosters good for? 

With patients only recently discovering the true benefits of skin boosters, the request for these skin rejuvenating injections has unsurprisingly risen. With this increased number of treatments comes an increased volume of questions – and rightly so! Patients want to stay rest assured that skin boosters are a beneficial treatment for them before booking in with a practitioner. Plus, we always advise patients to carry out their own research and investigations before leaping feet first into the aesthetics industry, even with a light procedure like a skin booster. 

The ever-changing landscape of aesthetic medicine has seen various treatment trends emerge over recent years that have helped patients combat the signs of ageing. One trend that has arisen is the liquid facelift – a procedure that helps tighten wrinkles and plump skin for a younger, fresher-looking appearance. However, patients are now reaching for a gentler approach to anti-ageing with skin boosters making for the perfect option for a revived look. Unlike anti-wrinkle injections, skin boosters provide a subtle and less-obvious look in comparison to the better-known, non-surgical treatments. And whilst skincare, especially the good kind, can go a long way to aid in increasing skin radiance – no topical cream or serum can match the effects of aesthetic injections.

With skin booster treatments rising in popularity, aestheticians, and bloggers alike have begun to tackle every base that skin boosters may cover. Helping the innovative treatment to climb the ranks in aesthetic treatments.  

But still, the questions stand – and Fox Pharma are here to answer them. 

What Is a Skin Booster? 

One of the most frequently asked questions regarding skin boosters is simply…what they are. So, what is a skin booster? 

Ultimately, they are an injectable skin treatment that is formulated to aid in the hydration and rejuvenation of the skin. Developed with beneficial, moisture-surging properties – skin booster treatments have been designed to deliver saturating hydration to the deeper dermis. They help to improve skin quality as they promote a rejuvenated, healthy glow from the inside out. Formulated with hyaluronic acid (HA), a natural substance found in the body, skin boosters’ main aims are to revitalise the skin to improve texture and appearance. Although they will be developed with different ingredients, it’s more than likely that hyaluronic acid will be the primary substance.  

Overall, they are a super versatile skin injection treatment to treat various areas for an array of perceived skin flaws. 

Do Skin Boosters Work? 

A question skin-care enthusiasts and gurus are desperate to know is ‘Do Skin Boosters Work’.  

Considering a skin booster appointment can sit anywhere from £100-£500, patients need to know whether skin boosters are with their sometimes costly price tag. And spoiler alert, they absolutely are! With the rise in popularity of these treatments, there must be reasoning behind this skin surge. Perhaps we can simply attribute this love for skin boosters to the immaculate results they produce.

Skin boosters provide dehydrated skin with intense hydration to revive the dermis. Skin boosters specifically work to target dryness, crepey skin and fine lines – making them the perfect alternative to anti-wrinkle treatments, for example. Alongside aiding in hydration and the correction of fine lines – skin boosters work wonderfully to improve both tone and texture.  

One of the most benefiting aspects of skin boosters is that they are perfect for any skin type and any age range (provided the patient is over 18). This means that the effects of skin boosters are advantageous despite the skin differences.  

How Long Do Skin Boosters Last & What Is The Downtime? 

The longevity of each skin booster treatment can vary depending on each brand, the skin quality and whether the treatment is maintained over a period. 

However, skin boosters typically can last anywhere from six to twelve months as a minimum, depending on varying factors. 

With Seventy Hyal 2000 for example, the longevity of results can vary between individuals however, results are expected to show almost immediately with full results showing two weeks post-treatment. If, however, if chosen to not maintain the skin treatment with further top-up treatments – the skin will return to its pre-treatment state over time. 

With this treatment, the downtime is minimal. As with any injectable treatments, a small amount of bruising may appear. However, this should subside within a few days with no long-term effects. Small, localised bumps may appear at the injection points. These will start to diffuse within 4-6 hours. 

What Are Skin Boosters Good For? 

To summarise ‘What Are Skin Boosters Good For?’, we need to delve deeper into the product’s label…skin booster. Essentially, skin boosters have been formulated to ‘boost’ the skin and give a rejuvenated and revived look – as per the name and label.  

Skin boosters are good for an alternative option to more intense treatments such as anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers. They bring a more subtle approach to an aesthetic procedure whilst providing real and valuable benefits to the skin.  

Unlike dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle treatments which are injected beneath the skin, skin boosters are injected directly into the skin itself to help intensively hydrate the tissue and inject moisturising properties. Skin boosters are amazing for reducing the appearance of wrinkles additional to providing a youthful glow for the patients. Essentially, skin boosters are good for providing patients with a fix for their skin insecurities, without invasive medication or going under the knife.  

These hyaluronic skin injections always make the top of the list for treatments due to their versatility for any age, any skin type, and any gender. 

Is Skin Booster a Dermal Filler? 

Ultimately, no – a skin booster is not a dermal filler. 

Hyaluronic acid (HA) skin boosters and hyaluronic acid (HA) Dermal Fillers are not the same product despite both injectables containing Hyaluronic Acid (HA) as the main ingredient. The two treatments are also not interchangeable when it comes to offering skin ageing treatments as they behave in different ways. 

Hyaluronic Acid (HA) skin boosters are not cross-linked and are usually much thinner in consistency and therefore have a greater spread. Ultimately, skin boosters can be used to soften fine lines, hydrate, and improve the texture and condition of the skin. On the other hand, hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal fillers are generally used when volumisation, contouring, or augmentation is required in specific areas of the face. 

Which Is the Best Skin Booster? 

All treatments and products are down to both patient and practitioner preference. People may opt for certain skin boosters for different reasons such as results, brand name, longevity etc. However, here at Fox – we would always recommend the Next Generation Skin Booster, Seventy Hyal 2000 as the perfect hyaluronic acid (HA) skin injectable. 

This is because Seventy Hyal 2000 provides intense skin-deep hydration and markets itself as a hybrid skin booster’. Additional to its moisture-surging benefits, Seventy Hyal 2000 also adds gentle volume to the skin and can provide a temporary (1- 2 weeks) contouring effect if applied specifically to facial areas that benefit from enhancement.  

Seventy Hyal 2000 is a bio-stimulating, injectable Hyaluronic Acid (HA) skin booster that aims to improve hydration levels within the skin. This treatment also works to simultaneously stimulate the production of new collagen and elastin. As we age, we lose approximately 1% of our Hyaluronic Acid (HA) stores per year after the age of 30. Thus, resulting in fine lines and loss of facial volume. Seventy Hyal 2000 treats the physiological depletion of Hyaluronic Acid within the skin via the infiltration of Hyaluronic Acid (HA) back into the skin’s dermis. 

This acts as the perfect skin rejuvenation treatment to improve skin texture and skin laxity whilst adding gentle volume. 

Summary on Skin Boosters 

Overall, there is a very positive atmosphere and shift surrounding skin boosters, what’s not to love about them? The reason why skin booster treatments are becoming so sought-after and popular is mostly because they’re completely safe, non-invasive with minimal downtime and are recommended for any age group. 

Product development never stops, and with this, we will see further advances in hydrating skin boosters within the industry – such as the new welcome to Seventy Hyal 2000. 

Shop our range of skin boosters, including Seventy Hyal 2000, here at Fox Pharma

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