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Think wrinkles concern only women?
According to the Cosmetic Physicians Society in Australasia, 77 per cent of men surveyed felt it was “acceptable to undergo non-surgical cosmetic procedures” — only 10 per cent less than the women who shared that view. The procedure of choice? Anti-wrinkle injections.
It’s a tough world out there, and as men are working longer and retiring later, there’s pressure to look their freshest, and not “old enough to retire”.
Cosmetic procedures today carry much less of a stigma compared to years ago, and a recent study that found a 258% increase in men getting anti-wrinkle injections this past decade. “In addition, men today are more honest about their appearance-related concerns, and can gain a boost in self-esteem from their more youthful appearance, similar to women, who have always borne the brunt of looking perennially youthful.
Whether you’re looking to smooth out some worry lines, fill them in – or just give your skin a bit of a boost – we can help at Skin Essentials, from skincare basics all the way to injectables without looking fake or frozen.
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Skin Essentials will reopen the week beginning 11th October 2021.
Per NSW government regulations, only double vaccinated patients will be served when we reopen and we will be checking vaccination certificates for all patients upon booking. This requirement may change as of December 1st, and we will advise you accordingly.
Please email us (firstname.lastname@example.org) or text us (0413174654) your vaccination certificate as soon after booking as you can. We will not be able to see anyone for treatments or confirm appointments without this.
In the interest of full disclosure, transparency and patient safety, all patient facing staff will be fully vaccinated by the time of reopening. Please read our reopening FAQ for more information.