It is no secret that our skin requires plenty of hydration to remain supple, healthy, and radiant. Not only do we have to drink enough water to flush out toxins in our bodies (including our skin), but we are also responsible for locking in our skin’s hydration through proper moisturizers. Yet sometimes, our busy schedules, the change of seasons, or even simply aging can impact our skin’s hydration system. It happens to everyone. 

Fortunately, there is a quick, effective, and proven way to increase skin hydration and enhance your skin’s quality. Consider this solution a powerhouse treatment that does wonders for your skin. The V2 Beauty Booster technique uses a series of needles to inject a high concentration of natural and free hyaluronic acid, as well as a combination of antioxidants, amino acids, minerals, and vitamins. These injections boost skin hydration and improve skin quality. 

When injected beneath the skin, this beauty booster has been shown to be very effective in plumping, filling, and targeting dehydrated skin, fine lines, and wrinkles. In addition to hydration, the V2 Beauty Booster activates fibroblasts within the dermis making them lay down new collagen and elastin. Ok, so what does this mean? 

Well, it means thicker, tighter, and more elastic skin on your face, lower eyelid, forehead, neck, décolletage, and hands. You’ll see results in the very first session! The skin achieves a better color with less creasing, plus improved hydration and suppleness. From one treatment to the next, you’ll notice your complexion looking increasingly radiant and your skin firmer.

How Do I Know I Need to Increase Skin Hydration?

A patch of dry skin here or there may not be enough to signify you need to take serious action to increase skin hydration. Mainly because dry skin and dehydrated skin are quite different. Dry skin is characterized by a lack of oil-producing glands. Dehydrated skin suffers from a lack of water, not oil. Dehydrated skin might not even show visible signs, like flaking, itchiness, or scaly patches. Therefore, drinking water does not treat or prevent dry skin. Dry skin occurs in the top layer of the skin, so topical moisturizers and treatments are essential tools for healing and nourishing your skin when it’s dry.

There is a quick test you can do to determine if your skin requires additional hydration. Pinch your skin gently. If the skin remains tented, your skin is experiencing dehydration. 

Your skin may also appear dull when you look in the mirror, or even sunken in. This is a sign of dehydrated skin. 

Hyaluronic Acid: The Skin’s Premier Hydrator 

Thanks to its dynamic properties, there are many benefits of hyaluronic acid for your skin. It is so powerful that it can hold a thousand times its weight in water to retain moisture and prevent moisture from evaporating back into the air. Why is this important? Well, hyaluronic acid has been credited with giving our skin a nice, smooth, full, and supple appearance.

It is so beneficial that it can also expedite the healing of wounds, lubricate joints, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. However, just like other skin-firming properties, like collagen and elastic fibers, our bodies produce less hyaluronic acid over time as we age. Exposure to cold and dry environments, harsh UV rays from the sun, prolonged smoke, and excess pollution can also decrease the production of our naturally occurring hyaluronic acid in the skin. This makes it harder for our skin to stay hydrated properly without a boost from products or treatment options containing hyaluronic acid.

When our skin is not adequately hydrated, it causes wrinkles, fine lines, loose skin, and a translucent appearance due to thinning tissues. Hydrated skin is firm, plump, and vibrant. This is why proper moisturization and hydration are essential for optimal skin health.

What to Expect During a V2 Beauty Booster Treatment

The V2 Beauty Booster treatment is great for densifying your skin. The treatment is somewhat similar to what you would experience when receiving dermal fillers. However, unlike dermal fillers, the beauty booster is not injected beneath the skin to volumize or shape the face. Rather, these micro-injections penetrate the skin’s top layer to hydrate and improve skin quality. Treatment can occur over a large area as well. 

To minimize bruising, avoid products that are known to increase bleeding before your procedure, including aspirin, Advil, Motrin, Aleve, ibuprofen, vitamin E, fish oils, and alcoholic beverages. Be sure to ask your practitioner if there are any additional medications you should refrain from several days before treatment begins. 

So, what is treatment like? Well, after you have a comprehensive consultation regarding your skin care goals, you will be escorted to a lush treatment room. Your practitioner will gently clean your selected area. You may ask for an additional topical anesthetic if you are worried about experiencing any discomfort. However, the micro-injections are shallow and performed with very fine needles. For better comfort throughout the injection session, the injected product, Redensity 1, contains lidocaine which is a local anesthetic used worldwide, so you shouldn’t feel any pain. 

The treatment takes about an hour to complete depending on the area being treated. After the area is treated you can expect some redness and pinpoint marks for a few days after the procedure. Generally, these resolve within 3-5 days, however, most patients feel comfortable resuming day-to-day activities within the first day or two post-treatment. You may apply a mineral-based makeup 24 hours after the procedure and an SPF 30+ is required daily after treatment.

Three separate sessions are required initially, each a month apart, followed by a maintenance session recommended two to three times per year. 

V2 Beauty Booster Results

What can you expect after treatment? Well, you can expect your treatment area to be firm, supple, and radiant. You may see fine lines reduced and an overall smoother appearance. V2 Beauty Booster is ideal for women and men of all ages, skin types, and skin pigments who want to rejuvenate their skin from the inside out. 

Dull or dry complexion? Beauty Booster can treat that with ease. Younger patients can benefit from this treatment as well for it has been shown to prevent some symptoms of premature aging. 

The procedure is safe and proven, but as with any treatment with injectables, there are some potential side effects that may occur. After treatment, your skin will be slightly red with small, raised bumps at the injection site. Small bruises may appear on areas of finer skin, like the neck. These should disappear within four days or less. 

Increase Skin Hydration Beyond Treatment

There are a few things you can do to hydrate your skin (and avoid dehydration). First, avoid taking steamy hot showers. These encourage water to flow out of your skin to keep it cool. Short, warm (but not hot) showers are best. Also, leave your skin moist after bathing. Gently pat dry the skin and apply your moisturizer to the slightly dry skin versus completely dry skin. And avoid washing your skin too much. If you are over-cleaning your skin each day, you’re stripping the moisture and nutrients out of your skin, making it more susceptible to infection. 

Be very selective when it comes to your cleansing products. Harsh chemicals can strip the skin of nutrients as well. Look for natural ingredients. 

Above all always wear sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful rays. Sun damage cannot only prematurely age skin, but it can also cause sensitive skin. 

Is the V2 Beauty Booster for Me?

The V2 Beauty Booster is like an intimate dose of vitamins for your face. If you long for smooth and younger-looking skin, want to illuminate dry or dull skin, are hoping to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, this treatment is for you. If you just want to ward off the signs of premature aging, this natural treatment is for you too. The V2 Beauty Booster is regenerative, like collagen induction therapy. It will replenish lost hydration in ways water cannot while nourishing the skin with a whole host of nutrients. 

If you are interested in this treatment option, see for yourself. Book a consultation with First Impressions Rejuvenation Clinic today. Our practitioners will answer any questions you may have and will walk you through the procedure step-by-step. What do you have to lose? You could just be a few vitamins and nutrients away from glowing, firm, radiant skin.