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Difference between botox, profhilo & fillers

House of SAAB - Difference between botox, profhilo & fillers

Cosmetic injection work like magic, their plumping powers are simply incomparable to skin care creams that are responsible for a skin that glows or treating acne.

However, the way a Botox or fillers function to transform you, no serum or cream can reach that level. They are non-invasive treatments that go beneath your skin’s surface to bring back the youth and elasticity of your face.

No one knows this better than House of Saab, and their team of experts that are specialized in facial transformation and injectables.

In this article we will discuss each treatment and differentiate between them to give you a better understanding.

If you are considering a cosmetic injection, then you must start this process with a consultation. Consulting with a professional gives you the chance to ask questions, address your concerns and get expert advice on treatment that would suit you best.

What is a Botox?

A Botox, also known as Botulinum toxin, relaxes the muscles of your face. Since it is a neuromodulator, it prevents signals from the nerves to reach the muscles. Therefore, the muscles wherein its injected does not contract. As a result, the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on your face, are significantly reduced and the skin does not crease around your forehead or around your eyes. Unlike fillers, It does not add volume to areas around your face and typically lasts for about 3 to 4 months.

What are fillers?

Fillers are used to add volume and plumpness and are injected underneath the surface of your skin. The substances used in derma fillers include,

  • Calcium hydroxyapatite, this compound is like a mineral that is found in your bones.
  • Hyaluronic acid is also already present in your body in tissues and fluids.
  • Polyalkylimide is a gel well-suited with the body
  • Polylactic acid, encourages your skin to make collagen
  • Polymethyl-methacrylate is a semi-permanent filler

These substances are used to treat signs of aging and can lasts up to 2 years or longer. Fillers can be used to plump lips, enhance areas like cheeks, soften the look of a scar, treat wrinkles on the lower face etc. Unlike Botox, fillers will not affect your muscles but would focus on defining the shape of your lips, jawlines and cheekbones.

What is Profhilo?

Profhilo is used on skins that need volume and elasticity, it has a very high concentration of Hyaluronic Acid (HA). Unlike Botox and Fillers that plump and fill in wrinkles, the Profhilo acts by slowly releasing HA to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin. The result of which is a face that looks hydrated, and has an improved skin quality and skin tone, lasting for up to 6 months.

Profhilo is more like a hydrator than a filler and is a perfect treatment for a skin that is tired and dull looking. The effect of this treatment is seen over 3 to 5 days as collagen and elastin production is encouraged in the procedure.

The team of facial aesthetic experts at House of Saab specializes in the full spectrum of injectables and rejuvenation. A quick consultation with them will help you understand everything you need to know about cosmetic injectables. They will also help you decide which treatment is best suited for you and also guide you with post needle care.