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Skin concerns

Four Main Aging Skin Concerns and How to Address Them

It’s no secret that skin changes as we age. Whether there is discoloration, loss of volume or elasticity, or even a few expression lines here and there, these changes can be quite stressful.

With age, our skin begins to lose collagen, a protein that plays a key role in maintaining the structure and firmness of our skin. This loss of collagen can lead to a decrease in skin elasticity and the appearance of wrinkles, lines, and saggy skin.

In addition to changes in the skin, the aging process can also lead to a loss of volume in the face, causing the cheeks to appear sunken and the skin to appear hollow. The loss of fat in the face can also contribute to the appearance of aging, causing the skin to look thin and papery. These changes in the face can often make us lose confidence or affect our self-esteem.

Erase wrinkles and sagging skin and improve your skin’s overall appearance – and get your confidence back!

Changes in the appearance of our skin, such as the development of wrinkles, lines, and saggy skin, are a natural part of the aging process. While there is no way to completely stop the aging process, we can slow it down, by addressing these concerns, to improve the overall appearance of the skin.

To help you understand each concern and find the best treatment, we have divided these into 4 main groups – designed to help you easily navigate the different issues and find the most effective solutions for your unique needs.

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 Wrinkles, Fine Lines & Expression Lines

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 Wrinkles, Fine Lines & Expression Lines

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Sagging Skin- Neck,
Cheeks & Jowls

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Dry, Dull, Uneven Skin

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Elastin Loss, Hyperpigmentation & Poor Complexion

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Sagging Skin- Neck, Cheeks & Jowls

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Dry, Dull, Uneven Skin

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Elastin Loss, Hyperpigmentation & Poor Complexion 

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Wrinkles, fine lines, and expression lines are common skin concerns that appear due to aging, sun exposure, and other environmental factors. These lines and wrinkles result from the loss of collagen and elastin, two proteins that play a crucial role in maintaining the skin’s structure and firmness. In addition, the repeated contraction of facial muscles can also cause wrinkles and fine lines to form. Here’s a closer look at the different types of wrinkles and lines you may experience:

Wrinkles, Fine Lines & Expression Lines

These wrinkles can form because of the skin losing its elasticity and can be exacerbated by factors such as sun exposure, aging, and genetics.

Also known as nasolabial folds, smile lines are wrinkles that form from the mouth’s corners to the nose’s sides. These wrinkles are often the result of repeated smiling and laughing over time.

These wrinkles can form due to the skin losing its elasticity and can be exacerbated by factors such as sun exposure, aging, and genetics. They can also form from the repeated contraction of the forehead muscles.

Also known as glabellar lines, these are the wrinkles that form between the eyebrows and can be caused by the repeated contraction of the brow muscles. 

Why is RF Skin Tightening the Best Solution for Wrinkles, Fine Lines, and Expression Lines?

Radiofrequency (RF) skin tightening is an innovative and non-invasive solution for addressing wrinkles, fine lines, and expression lines. This treatment utilizes radio waves to heat the deeper layers of the skin, stimulating collagen production and improving skin elasticity. The heat generated by the radio waves helps to tighten the skin, reducing the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, and expression lines. 

The non-invasive nature of RF skin tightening makes it a safe and effective option for those looking to rejuvenate their skin and maintain a youthful appearance. In addition, RF skin tightening suits most skin types and can provide noticeable results with minimal downtime.

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Sagging skin on the neck, cheeks, and jowls can result from the aging process, as well as gravity and the loss of skin elasticity over time. As our skin loses its elasticity, it becomes less firm and less able to bounce back into place, causing sagging and the appearance of wrinkles and lines. Here’s a closer look at the different types of skin sagging you may experience:

Sagging skin- Neck, Cheeks & Jowls

Over time, the skin on the neck can become loose and start to sag, creating a “turkey neck” appearance. This can be due to a loss of elasticity in the skin or volume in the neck area.

As we age, we can experience a loss of volume in the cheek area, which can cause the cheeks to look sunken and the skin to appear hollow. This is sometimes due to a loss of fat in the face, which can give the skin a thin and papery appearance.

Jowls are the areas of skin on either side of the chin and jawline that can start to droop and sag as we grow older. This can be due to a loss of collagen and elastin in the skin or a loss of volume in the face, which can cause the skin to look thin and saggy.

Why is FirmLift MicroCurrent treatment the best solution for addressing sagging skin on the neck, cheeks, and jowls?

Microcurrent FirmLift treatment is an ideal best solution for addressing sagging skin on the neck, cheeks, and jowls, since it uses low-level electrical currents to stimulate the muscles and tissues beneath the skin and improve skin elasticity. This results in a firmer, lifted appearance in the targeted areas, effectively reducing the appearance of sagging skin on the neck, cheeks, and jowls.

Microcurrent FirmLift is a non-invasive, pain-free treatment that offers long-lasting results, making it a popular choice among those looking to rejuvenate their appearance and restore their skin’s youthful look and feel.

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A variety of factors, from genetics to environmental stressors and lifestyle habits can cause dry, dull, and uneven skin. When the skin becomes dehydrated, it can appear dull and lack its natural radiance. This can also lead to premature aging, as the skin becomes more prone to fine lines and wrinkles. Uneven skin tone and discoloration can result from sun damage, hormonal changes, and other factors affecting the skin’s natural pigmentation. The following are some common issues associated with dry, dull, and uneven skin:

Dry, Dull & Uneven Skin

When the skin lacks adequate hydration, it can become dry, tight, and flaky. This can lead to the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as a loss of skin radiance.

Over time, the skin can lose its natural radiance and become dull and lifeless, due to various factors, including sun damage, genetics, and poor skincare habits.

Uneven skin tone can result from sun exposure, hormones, and other factors; these conditions can lead to a patchy, unbalanced appearance and can be challenging to correct.

Why is 24k Gold Skin Rejuvenation Facial Treatment the best solution for skin dullness and uneven skin tone?

The 24k Gold treatment is a luxurious and rejuvenating facial that provides many benefits for your skin, and is specially designed to address skin concerns such as dehydration, dullness, and uneven skin tone, by nourishing and revitalizing the skin. The 24k gold in the treatment helps to improve blood circulation and oxygenation and provides deep hydration to the skin, resulting in a brighter, smoother complexion. This makes 24k Gold treatment the perfect solution for restoring the skin’s natural radiance and youthful glow.

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A variety of factors, including sun exposure, hormonal changes, and genetics can cause hyperpigmentation and a poor complexion, resulting in dark spots, uneven skin tone, and a lackluster complexion. Elastin loss, a natural part of the aging process, can also contribute to a loss of skin elasticity and the appearance of wrinkles and sagging skin. Redness and inflammation can also be caused by various factors, including sun exposure and skin irritation, and can contribute to an overall dull and uneven skin appearance.

Elastin loss, Hyperpigmentation & Poor Complexion

Elastin is a protein that provides elasticity to the skin, allowing it to stretch and return to its original shape. As we age, elastin production decreases leading to a loss of our skin’s youthful elasticity.

Hyperpigmentation occurs when an excess of melanin is produced in the skin, causing dark spots or patches. A poor complexion can result from a variety of factors, including sun exposure, hormonal changes, and genetics.

Redness and inflammation can be caused by a variety of factors, including sun exposure, stress, and hormonal changes. These issues can contribute to an overall dull and uneven complexion.

Why is Advanced LED Light Therapy Facial Treatment the best solution for those conditions?

Light therapy effectively addresses elastin loss, hyperpigmentation, poor complexion, and redness and inflammation. This non-invasive treatment uses light-emitting diodes to penetrate the skin and stimulate cellular activity, promoting elastin production and reducing the appearance of hyperpigmentation and redness. Light therapy is safe and effective and can help to improve the overall appearance of the skin, leaving you with a brighter, more even complexion and a more youthful appearance. Our estheticians can recommend a personalized treatment plan based on your individual needs and goals, ensuring you receive the best possible results from your light therapy treatments.

Skin Analysis

At La Riviere spa on the SA Riverwalk, we understand choosing the right treatment for your skin concerns can be overwhelming. That’s why we offer a free skin analysis, using advanced face mapping technology to help you understand your skin’s unique needs and find the best solution for your individual concerns.

Our skin analysis is a comprehensive evaluation that uses state-of-the-art technology to map the surface and deeper layers of your skin. This allows us to identify your specific skin concerns, such as wrinkles, fine lines, hyperpigmentation, and more, and recommend the most effective treatments for you.

To learn more about our skin analysis and schedule your free consultation at the La Riviere spa on the SA Riverwalk, simply click this link here. Our experienced estheticians are here to help you achieve real results and your best skin ever!

Erase wrinkles and sagging skin and improve your skin’s overall appearance – and get your confidence back! at the luxurious Hyatt Regency San Antonio on the Riverwalk.

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