HOLLYWOOD FACE-LIFT GIVES MOVIE STARS TRICK A MAKEOVER

An old Hollywood trick used to make stars look younger for their close up shots has been given a makeover.

The Hollywood Face-Lift uses a similar principle adopted by Hollyowood greats keen to look fresh faced on camera. They used to use transparent tape to pull their skin upwards from the cheek and jowls to restore facial contour. Unlike this temporary DIY face-lift, the Hollywood Face-Lift can give results, which last up to 10 years without the downtime of traditional surgery.

The treatment is performed under local anaesthetic takes place under local anaesthetic and involves creating two small incisions: one at the hairline and the other 1-2 inches higher. Skin at the cheek area is loosened with a special instrument and pulled up. It is stitched under upwards tension. The small wounds are then closed with a few stitches that are hidden by the hair. The client is then asked to keep a pressure dressing on the area for two weeks, for the best results. Initial skin tethering is common, but this smoothes out once skin starts tightening within two weeks. The wounds heal during this time and the sutures are removed. 


 Dr Alexandra Chambers, a leading Harley Street Doctor who specialises in this treatment says, “The Hollywood Face-Lift is ideal for men and women with moderate skin sagging and it is an effective way of giving the face and immediate and lasting lift, particularly around the jowl area.  Many women favour this as an alternative to Botox as the effect lasts longer.”

Your Comments

Latest Articles and Answers from our Experts

The Chelsea Green Practice

Read more from this Expert

Question Answered:
Do you have a clinic in Waterford Ireland [...]

Question Answered:
What are skin peels? [...]

Question Answered:
I would like to know more about hormone restoration therapy [...]

London Premier Laser Clinic

Read more from this Expert

Question Answered:
Does Shaving make your hair grow back thicker and faster? [...]

Question Answered:
Is Laser Skin Tightening effective for both the face and body? [...]

Question Answered:
Will laser therapy work on my leg veins? [...]

Nouveau Beauty Group

Read more from this Expert

Question Answered:
Can I wear make-up after permanent cosmetic treatment? [...]

Question Answered:
Do I need to do anything special to look after permanent cosmetics or medical tattooing whilst it’ [...]

Question Answered:
What will I look like straight after permanent cosmetic treatment? [...]

Surrey Plastic Surgery Services

Read more from this Expert

Question Answered:
I would like a consultation with an expert face surgeon to preform an upper lip lift. [...]

Question Answered:
how much does nose reshaping cost? [...]

Question Answered:
How do I find a reputeable surgeon for an inner thigh lift. [...]