26 May '17, 7pm

It's growing in popularity, but what exactly is a Thread Lift?

As we age, the skin’s supportive tissue of collagen and elastin breaks down and cell turnover starts to slow down leading to loosening, sagging and creases in the skin. Originally developed in Korea, thread lifts have evolved significantly since the 1990s and are a popular non-surgical alternative to traditional facelifts according to Swiss-based Dr Linde. As a doctor of aesthetics, he is excited by the development of thread lifting techniques and procedures over the past 15 years. Thread lifting is a non-surgical, minimally invasive skin lifting treatment that implants specifically developed microfilaments in the SMAS (superficial muscular aponeurotic system) layer of the skin. These threads are inserted with a long needle between the skin and muscle to stimulate the immune response in the skin. In essence, the immune system recognises the foreign material and responds by...

Full article: http://www.herworldplus.com/beauty/what-exactly-facial-th...

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