Treatments to lift and tighten (and no, we’re not referring to fillers and botox)

Treatments to lift and tighten (and no, we’re not referring to fillers and botox)


While there are benefits to be had from getting old, looking old certainly isn’t one of them. This is not to be mistaken with looking mature. I myself think having a full head of white and grey hair is very attractive but I’m not a fan of excessive lines and sagginess taking over my face as I hit 40.

When I speak to my friends about this, I know I’m not alone on this crusade against aging. Antiaging tips often take over our conversation as we huddle over wine, sharing what we know, think works to stop time in its tracks.

While it’s true that Botox and Fillers have been (and still are) popular antiaging treatments, these are quite temporary fixes. To enjoy longer term benefits, we have rounded up these top 3 treatments that lift and tighten with results lasting from one to two years.

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  1. Ultherapy

Ultherapy is a novel procedure that uses medical ultrasound for non-surgical cosmetic improvement of the skin. This is an FDA-approved treatment that works deep below the skin’s surface – without harming the outer layer of skin-for dramatic and long-lasting benefits of facial firming, skin tightening and lifting.

Sagging skin on the cheeks can be tightened and lifted, which in turn improves the appearance of folds from the nose to mouth, folds from the mouth to jaw, and drooping corners of the mouth. Patients report a more defined jaw line and overall improvement in skin texture and evenness of colour as additional benefits after having undergone Ultherapy.


  1. Threadlifts

Many associate a youthful appearance with a contoured, slim jawline. Infinity Instalift uses a system of threadlifts that is designed specifically for the face and the neck, which help to address droopy facial tissues which occur as a result of aging. This procedure is also popularly known as the king of “non-surgical facelifts”.

Infinity Instalift is specially designed by SW1 Clinic and aims to help patients create a scaffolding to support weakened tissues and restoring them to their defined “V-shape”. It also lifts the tissues and reposition the skin in a more youthful manner, while sculpting and redefining blunted facial features such as droopy cheeks

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  1. Thermage FLX

Are you concerned with tired saggy faces, or crepey, wrinkly eyelids and eyebags? The new Thermage FLX tightens and smoothens your face and eyes without surgery, injections, and downtime, and with increased comfort.

This procedure is a non-invasive skin rejuvenation and tightening procedure that uses radiofrequency waves to penetrate deep into the skin to stimulate your body’s natural renewal of collagen, resulting in skin tightening and improved facial contouring.

It has also been FDA-approved for the non-invasive treatment of facial wrinkles, and is also the only system that is FDA-approved for non-invasive treatment of the eyelids.

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