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Skin Booster vs Dermal Filler


What is skin booster?

Skin boosters are injected into hypodermis or deep dermis and it is made out of hyaluronic acid based solutions. In short, it is injected into the skin to boost up the overall skin quality.


Hyaluronic acids(HA) are naturally generated from our body system, however, as we go through aging process and due to environmental factors, quantities and qualities of HA reduces. HA are clinically proven to produce and stimulate new collagen formation which contributes to facial hydration and moisturising.


Nowadays, antioxidants and vitamins are formulated with skin boosters to promote elastin growth and new collagen which results in healthier, firmer, and glowing skin.


What does skin booster do?

- Smoothing the skin and fine wrinkles by filing existing wrinkles

- Promoting hydration of and to the skin

- Slowing sagging and aging of the skin

- Producing collagen and raising the quality and quantity of the collagen

- Postponing appearance of first wrinkles

- Improving skin quality

Ideally, it is recommended to have 2-3 sessions a month apart for the first time and every 6 to 12 months to carry out maintenance. However, numbers of sessions depend on individuals and their skin type.




What is dermal filer?

Dermal fillers concentrates on restoring and enhancing the volume of the face by providing rejuvenated appearance. Dermal fillers are injected deeper whereas skin boosters are injected more superficially.

Dermal fillers are beneficial in

- Reducing wrinkles and facial lines

- Facial augmentation

- Restoring volume and fat loss due to aging process

- Reshaping features of face

- Lifting facial features

Dermal filler may last up to 3 to 18months depending on the product and types of the filler. It will give you an instant and immediate results, however, give a good 2 weeks for everything to settle down. If you are wanting more dermal fillers, nurses may advise you to inject more after 2 weeks.




Which skin booster shall I choose? What are the differences?