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Preserve Your Pretty: Non-Surgical Skin Rejuvenation Treatment #5, Skin Tightening

As we age, the collagen that keeps our skin firm breaks down resulting in aging skin that contains fine lines and wrinkles. Couple that with fair Irish skin and my neck looks years older than my face. Although I always followed my mother’s advice by moisturizing my neck after my face, her recommendation could not reduce the effects of Mother Nature.

 

For the fifth and final part of our series, Preserve Your Pretty, with prominent Nashville plastic surgeon, Dr. Brian Biesman, I’m sharing my experience with Thermage. Thermage is non-surgical skin treatment that uses radiofrequency technology to heat the deeper, collagen-rich layers of the skin.

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Preserve Your Pretty: Non-Surgical Skin Rejuvenation #4, Laser

I have a sleeping disorder. It’s called children. I had always thought the bags under my eyes were as a result of one to three toddlers climbing into my bed at night. I haven’t slept through the night in roughly five years and became accustomed to hiding those effects with a great concealer and solid dose of sugar cookies before noon. I also thought the massive, throbbing veins under my eyes were only apparently during workouts however over the years, those veins became more prominent and noticeable while be less and less coverable.

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Preserve Your Pretty: Non-Surgical Skin Rejuvenation Treatment #3, Fillers

“Momma, you are really starting to look like Grandma. Like right here in your face.”

 

For the past year, several of my children continued to state how much I look like my mother. My mom is a beautiful and educated woman that I am honored to be compared to. With that being said, she is nearing 70 and I knew exactly what my daughter meant when she pointed to my jowl and said, “Right here.” I noticed it too.

 

For the past year, several of my children continued to state how much I look like my mother. My mom is a beautiful and educated woman that I am honored to be compared to. With that being said, she is nearing 70 and I knew exactly what my daughter meant when she pointed to my jowl and said, “Right here.” I noticed it too.

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Preserve Your Pretty: Non-Surgical Skin Rejuvenation, #2 : Obagi Blender and Tretinoin

It is often said that one should “Love the skin you’re in.” However, what if that skin has been damaged by years of irresponsible sun tanning in your younger years? Perhaps it also doesn’t necessarily include the effects of hyper pigmentation or the “mask of pregnancy” women may earn with childbirth. Fortunately, I love the skin I’m in enough to have tested a few products that have repaired or improved the overall health and texture of my face.

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Preserve Your Pretty: Non-Surgical Skin Rejuvenation Treatment #1, Botox

It is never too early to age elegantly. While I praise my grandmothers’ generation for aging graciously, I also delight in the joys of modern medicine and the development of injectables and skin rejuvenation treatments. Famed oculoplastic surgeon, Dr. Brian Biesman, who treats some of Nashville’s most famous faces, and I have collaborated on a beauty project that I am excited to present. After several consultations and meetings, we have compiled a list of the five most non-invasive beauty and skin treatments that can help reverse the signs of aging. Not only do these beauty secrets correct some issues you may currently have, more importantly, they help preserve the face you have today.

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