4 Non-Surgical Tips For Youthful Skin

By Hand On The Hip - 8/18/2018

Picture by Abdi Lopez

Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.” A quote by Eleanor Roosevelt which describes perfectly beauty in youth compared to beauty as we age. It takes a conscious effort to be beautiful when old, whereas in our youthful years there is a lot less thought and effort required.

You will find below non-surgical methods and treatments available for helping to reveal youthful skin without investing in surgery to permanently alter your appearance.


Botox is a treatment injected into the skin to paralyze muscle movement and improve or prevent wrinkles from worsening. It’s a temporary fix which avoids the need for cosmetic surgery. Some people choose to have botox injected into their forehead to help relieve signs of wrinkled and furrowed lines, others may decide to have botox to prevent crows lines appearing around their eyes. Taking the plunge to have botox should be attempted only when you feel 100% confident that it’s right for you. You have to look at your face every day in the mirror, so you need to feel happy with it if you choose to make any alterations. Whether you are satisfied with your treatment largely rests on the experience, qualifications, and reviews of the professional you choose.

Skin Needling Treatment

Skin needling is a less invasive treatment in comparison to ablative laser therapy. Skin needling treatment in Melbourne helps to reveal younger looking skin in just 6 weeks following an initial treatment. To maintain and achieve optimum results it’s advised to book a few more courses following your initial visit to help produce a younger looking you. A minimum of three sessions is recommended to begin with. The considerations of such treatment should be thoroughly researched before you feel confident enough to book an appointment.  


A good cleansing regime is quite undervalued in its ability to help improve an individuals appearance. As we age, our skin cell regeneration begins to slow down. You can help reinvigorate this process by stimulating your skin by gently exfoliating. Paying close attention to the forehead, cheeks, nose, and chin will help to reveal a fresh new layer of skin cells. Following exfoliation, protect your skin with moisturizer and sun cream, as new skin is easily prone to damage from the suns UV rays.

Eat Clean

The skin is the largest organ in the body, which acts as a barrier to protect our internal system from viruses and bacteria, it needs adequate nutrition to function correctly and do its job, which means a balanced diet and keeping hydrated is beneficial for maintaining your skin function but also for maintaining its appearance. Depriving your skin of nutrients and indulging in caffeine, alcohol, and smoking will evidently cause visible damage. Indulgences such as these will let anti-oxidants run wild through your organs, quickly helping along the internal and visible aging process. Choosing to cut out unhealthy drinks and food from your diet could help your skin repair its lustre.

Your skin is a permanent beauty accessory, especially the most exposed areas, such as your face, neck, and hands. This is why extra attention should be paid to these areas to maintain youthful skin. Simple remedies such as sun cream, drinking plenty of water, a well-balanced diet and a good nights sleep or underrated for helping you to achieve a youthful appearance, but will work if implemented over a long period of term. However, if you feel like you would be happy with a treatment to help boost your appearance without going under the knife, this is also possible from the two treatments discussed above.

P.S. This post is a collaborative post and not written by Hand On The Hip.

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