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New Year, New You

Get Started on Your 2019 New Year’s Resolutions

The new year is upon us, which means many people are planning out their path to renewal by setting resolutions. According to one recent poll, seven of the top 10 New Year’s resolutions are directly related to physical health and improved body image.

While these goals have the best of intentions behind them, there’s one major problem. A whopping 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions don’t last past early February, according to U.S. News & World Report. Dieting and exercise are difficult to maintain amid a busy modern lifestyle.

Thankfully, Windsor Dermatology offers simple ways to meet your expectations of looking and feeling better in the coming year. These methods, such as Botox or Coolsclupting, are safe and effective, with quick recovery and results. Here are some resolution ideas to get you started.

Resolution 1: Look Younger

Aging is inevitable, but you can take steps to minimize its effects on your body by developing good skin care habits, such as cutting sugar out of your diet and using sunscreen. However, no matter how much you change your daily routines, pesky blemishes like wrinkles or spider veins will remain.

Several dermatological injections can support your good habits and revitalize your skin for the New Year:

  • A Botox injection combats wrinkles caused by changes in your facial expression, including crow’s feet and brow lines.
  • If you’re concerned about static wrinkles, opt for Juvederm, which replenishes moisture-retaining hyaluronic acid that naturally dissipates with age.
  • Sclerotherapy is an injection that causes your spider veins to quickly disappear.

 

Resolution 2: Get Fit

Losing weight is always one of the top New Year’s goals, and it’s also one of the hardest to achieve. Dieting and exercise are essential, but slow results make giving up too easy. Enter Coolsculpting, which can be an excellent complement to your weight loss routine, helping you make the most of your hard work.

Coolsculpting is a safe alternative to invasive liposuction. This procedure, performed by a professional dermatologist, freezes fat cells to death, and your body does the rest. The results appear natural and evenly dispersed as your body eliminates the dead fat cells, typically over the few months following the procedure.

 

Resolution 3: Improve Time Management

For both men and women, trimming or shaving unwanted hair is a time-consuming process. According to one study, the average woman spends 72 days of her life shaving her legs. Therefore, if your list of resolutions for the coming year includes developing better time-management skills, laser hair removal is a great place to start.

This treatment does not harm your skin as it quickly targets and destroys hair follicles. Sometimes up to five sessions are required, but the results are usually permanent, which means no more wasted time dealing with grooming.

Of course, there are many other benefits as well:

  • Enhanced confidence in your appearance
  • Eliminated itchiness as hair regrows in shaved or plucked areas
  • No more awkward intimate situations when you forget or don’t have time to shave

 

Find a Certified Professional 

Windsor Dermatology offers these and many other procedures to help you start the New Year off on the right foot, such as laser skin rejuvenation and skin tag removal. Consult with one of our board-certified dermatologists to develop a treatment plan just for you.