What You Need to Know About 10 Knife-Free Beauty Procedures: Are They Worth the Risk?
Are you thinking about getting some knife-free cosmetic work done? Here's what you need to know before you do.
Neurotoxins like botox block the movement of muscles under your skin. This helps you look younger. The procedure isn't very risky, but rare complications do occur.
This neat procedure freezes fat cells, causing them to die.Complications are very rare and usually mild.
Hyaluronic Acid Fillers
These injections give your face a fuller look. They're generally safe. The major thing to watch out for: sometimes they give your lips an unnaturally plump look.
Nonsurgical Nose Job
These can be temporary or permanent. They're probably the safest procedure in this slideshow.
Laser Hair Removal
This safe procedure gives you no cause for concern. As always, make sure you pick an experienced technician to do your treatment.
Chemical Peels rejuvenate your skin. Warning: they're quite safe, but only when performed by an expert. Make sure you do research on anyone you consider having do this for you.
This prescription drug helps you grow longer, thicker, and fuller eyelashes. It's safe as long as you follow the directions.
Nonsurgical Face Lift
The nonsurgical facelift combines several procedures (like neurotoxins, fillers, and chemical peels) to give you a younger looking face. It's generally safe, but you do run some risks from doing so many procedures at once.
Intense Pulsed Light
This treatment makes your skin look great over 5 to 6 sessions. The procedure is generally safe, as side effects are rare.
Double Chin Removal
This is usually safe when done properly. Possible side effects include swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness, areas of hardness, and serious nerve damage.