Beauty is constantly shifting. An article published by National Geographic states that the concept of beauty is now becoming more inclusive. This shift is due to the changing people’s demands. It is also why certain beauty innovations are being constantly discovered every year through the years.
Let us look at the recent beauty innovations discovered through the years to meet people’s changing demands.
Cosmetic treatment is performed by a dermatologist. This kind of treatment is done to improve one person’s skin. It can remove wrinkles and smooth imperfections. Usually, they are preferred by most because these treatments are less invasive.
Over the years, the popularity of cosmetic treatments has been consistently rising. Here are some treatments that have been popular in the last few years:
Botox specials are applied to the skin through injection. Botox is usually injected between the eyebrows, forehead, and the space just outside the eyes. It is a kind of protein that relaxes facial muscles.
As a result, people who get this treatment gain a refreshed, younger appearance with the reduction of fine lines and wrinkles. As it can also paralyze certain muscles, expert dermatologists only target specific areas of the skin that need the treatment.
Botox is a fast treatment that usually lasts up to 15 minutes and requires no recovery time. It also lasts long; the effect is usually observed for several months.
Like Botox, fillers enter the skin through injection. Fillers are used to plump up target areas like the cheeks and the lips. This beauty treatment is also used to soften wrinkles and creases around the face.
Harvard Health Publishing discusses the advantages and consequences of dermal fillers. It states that fillers usually have hyaluronic acid (HA), a naturally occurring substance in our skin. Hyaluronic acid is responsible for keeping our skin hydrated and volumized.
Using a dermal filler with HA is advantageous because it can easily dissolve into the skin if a person did not like the appearance or result after the treatment. Due to the treatment’s popularity and safety, most people want to jump in on the trend.
However, fillers are expensive; those who wish to have the same treatment but do not have the money usually turn to the black market. This is dangerous because components of these fillers may not have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.
Home Peels and Masks
Due to COVID-19, contact with dermatologists was limited. Clinics were closed for a moment to keep everyone safe and protected from the virus. However, the demand for beauty treatments did not stop. This is why several home treatments have become a trend since 2020; with the virus still around, this trend is also predicted to stay for a while.
From face masks that hydrate and moisturize, new masks with topical treatments have been formulated by skincare brands to combat the effects of wearing protective, anti-virus masks.
For instance, Skin Inc’s Mask Liner has produced a non-woven fabric to serve as a protective layer between the medical masks and the topical treatment they also created. This topical product is specifically made to combat the development of acne acquired through constantly wearing medical masks.
A person’s smile is one of the most special characteristics of a beautiful person. Hence, certain innovations are constantly being discovered to ensure a person’s beautiful smile.
When a person smiles, healthy teeth are important. Caring for your teeth requires either a constant visit to the dentist or buying products to strengthen them. This is also the reason why dental care innovations are created.
Assistive Oral Hygiene Devices
With assistive oral hygiene devices, people with issues related to mobility can easily take care of their teeth. This device is placed inside the mouth; it uses a vacuum-like pressure in a tube to cleanse the mouth by distributing a cleaning solution.
The device effectively removes plaques and debris around the mouth; it is perfect for those with problems holding a toothbrush or those who cannot easily access the bathroom sink.
Instant Flossing Mouthpieces
An instant flossing mouthpiece can clean the mouth in a matter of seconds. Using dental 3D printing technology, this futuristic device can serve as a toothbrush replacement. A 3D-Flosser can quickly floss each gap between the teeth in one bite. To ensure that a mouthpiece fits, it is custom-made for each individual.
The quest for innovations in the field of beauty is constant. As mentioned earlier, this is due to people’s changing demands. The standard of beauty constantly changes, thankfully, nowadays, for the better. Hence, beauty brands and companies must keep up and produce more inclusive, useful products.