Most of us don’t have an hour or more to get ready every day using a typical beauty regimen. For those of us who don’t want to undergo surgical methods, there are many permanent and semi-permanent non-invasive treatments available. These treatments have little to no down time so you can cut corners and get ready everyday faster.
A recent US study claims that most women spend an hour or more doing their hair and makeup, and this does not include time for any additional things such as plucking, waxing moisturizing and exfoliating. To put it in perspective, that is two weeks per year spent solely on beauty routines. AEDIT.com researched the latest non-surgical time savers to your beauty routine.
This one is exciting to me. After being diagnosed with my thyroid disease, I was losing a lot of hair, including my eyebrows. Microblading is a semi-permanent tattoo for your eyebrow area. Microblading is a state-of-the-art procedure where fine needles are used to create natural-looking hair strokes. This modern technique is popular for its natural results, and the time it saves on daily makeup can really add up. The treatment can last as long as three years, take just two hours to complete, and typically cost around $450-$800.
Botox Dysport & Xeomin
Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin are the brand names of the protein botulinum toxin, which is a temporary, non- surgical injection that freezes muscles. The result is smoother fine lines and wrinkles and a more youthful fresh face. These injections can be used on the face, neck, hands, and declotte to reduce the appearance of aging, as well as lifting and smoothing the skin. Each of these cost between $10 – $15 per unit and the results can last up to 4 months.
Another popular way to get ageless, plump, smooth skin is with dermal fillers, which are injected into any part of the body that needs a lift. It helps to smooth and plump up the skin as well as reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and sun spots. Dermal fillers aren’t exactly cheap, they cost around $300-$1000 per syringe depending on the type you choose. The positive thing about this is it will save you time and money on your anti aging routine.
Non-Surgical Fat Removal
There is a way to remove fat cells without going under the knife with non-surgical fat removal. Its an innovative procedure which either uses heat or freezing and vibration to remove fat cells from which ever area of your body you want.Sculp Sure, Kybella, and Venus Freeze to name a few. This procedure is great for someone who wants fat removal without surgery, and you will see quick results. Non-surgical fat reduction costs between $800 and $1400 per session (with multiple session normally needed) and has a recovery time of about a week.
Do you want to save time on your lashes? I know our lashes get thinner or shorter with age, but Latisse is an increasingly popular procedure designed to give you fuller, longer lashes without having to use fake ones. Latisse is a solution that contains ingredients that claim to help generate lash growth. It is applied nightly for up to four weeks to give you longer, thicker, and darker lashes. You can buy Latisse over the counter for $100-$400, depending on the size of the bottles.
Chemical peels are a great alternative to anti-aging facial treatments because they gently strip away layers of dead skin cells, leaving the skin smooth, cleansed, and blemish-free. This can also reduce scars and the signs of aging. Depending on the type, a chemical peel will cost around $600-$900 and is considered a very safe and effective procedure. Recovery time can vary depending on the type, you should start to see results in about a week.
Keratin Hair Straightening
Keratin hair straightening is designed to give you that perfect straight hair, without spending hours straightening it yourself. This will give you sleek, straight hair. Keratin is applied to the hair, then a flat iron is used to seal it in. Hair is left smooth and shiny and will no longer need treatments or straightening at home. Keratin hair straightening is semi-permanent that last about 3 months depending on the hair type treated. The cost for this is about $400 per session.
Laser Hair Removal
Laser hair removal will save you time on hair removal and shaving. Many women spend hours every week enduring dull and often painful hair removal. Laser hair removal is leading women everywhere to throw away their razors, epilators, and waxing strips in favor of a more permanent hair removal solution.
The relatively painless procedure involves blasting the hair follicles with pulses of laser light which inhibits their growth and makes the existing hair shed, leaving skin smooth and hair-free. The cost of laser hair removal in the US depends on the area treated and the amount of sessions needed, but most are typically around $150 to $500 per full session. Results are visible after one to two weeks, and results can last years with a few touch-ups here and there.
There are so many ways to save time on our anti aging beauty routine. I hope this article gave you some ideas. Have you ever had any of these treatments? If so, how did they work for you? Check out AEDIT.com, for all things trending in beauty and anti aging. As always, don’t hesitate to leave comments or questions. Thanks!
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