Profhilo is a revolutionary injectable treatment with one of the highest concentrations of hyaluronic acid on the market. The non-surgical anti-ageing treatment can remodel ageing skin, boost skin laxity, and increase hydration.
What is Profhilo?
Profhilo is a hyaluronic acid injectable gel. It delivers safe, effective, and proven long-lasting results. It’s not Botox, and it’s not a dermal filler; Profhilo slots into its own category of injectables. It’s the first of its kind made with patented technology that injects hyaluronic acid into the skin. You can get Profhilo as a standalone treatment or in combination with other aesthetic treatments.
Profhilo uses a patented technology called NAHYCO® technology. It’s this technology that creates a unique hyaluronic acid injectable gel. The gel has a prolonged effect on the skin cells. Profhilo works deep under the skin to hydrate skin as well as remodel sagging and ageing tissue. It acts as a beneath the skin injectable moisturiser. You can often start to see results in just two visits.
How Does Profhilo Work?
Collagen is a powerful tool for the skin. It can have positive effects on your skin’s elasticity, hydration, and overall appearance. As you get older, your collagen levels naturally start to decrease. Collagen is responsible for giving your skin structure and can help your skin to look brighter. Profhilo can help to reverse the signs of ageing by focusing on the production of collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid.
Many patients use Profhilo to achieve a smoother and tighter appearance and give the skin an inner glow. The unique treatment adds volume, stretches out the skin, and boosts hydration. It can help to rebuild new, younger-looking skin.
The treatment itself lasts about 30 minutes and requires 2 separate sessions. When Profhilo is injected, it triggers a response known as bio remodelling. This acts as a scaffold within the skin. Because Profhilo is a stabilised product, it lasts in the skin for around 28 days. During this time, it promotes the stimulation of 4 types of collagen and elastin through a slow release of hyaluronic acid.
As the injectable gel is stabilised, it means that Profhilo will last longer than a non-stabilised injectable. It’s this slow release of hyaluronic acid and collagen that works in the deeper layers of the skin to provide several skin benefits. Profhilo not only boosts the appearance of the skin but has a lifting effect on the tissue.
What Areas of the Body Can You Treat With Profhilo?
You can use Profhilo on the neck, face, arms, hands, décolletage, abdomen and knees. You can use it on any skin that shows ageing. The treatment promotes radiance and stimulates the production of collagen and elastin. The treatment is suitable for both men and women and offers several skin-boosting benefits.
What are the Benefits of Profhilo?
As a non-surgical treatment, you can resume normal activities after your Profhilo appointment. It offers several skin benefits for both men and women, including:
- Boost hydration and radiance
- Improve tone and texture
- Increase firmness
- Add volume
- Promote younger-looking skin
- Improve wrinkles like crow’s feet and smile lines
- Combat skin laxity
How Long Does it Take to See the Results of Profhilo?
The results of Profhilo aren’t immediate. This is because you need 2 separate treatments, usually 1 month apart. The injectable works its magic over time, so you can see the full results after the second session.
In terms of recovery, you can expect to go back to work immediately. Generally, you can see very small bumps on the treatment area after your appointment. But this will go down in 24 hours.
The final results should last for anywhere between 6-12 months. What makes Profhilo different is that it works to reverse signs of ageing at a deeper, cellular level. With minimal downtime and long-lasting results, the treatment is suitable for a wide range of people.
Who is a Suitable Candidate for Profhilo?
If you’re starting to notice the signs of ageing, Profhilo could be the ideal solution for you. If you’re not ready for fillers or anti-wrinkle injections, Profhilo is an effective treatment. Typically, patients in their 30s start to consider Profhilo as this is the time when you start to lose large amounts of collagen, hyaluronic acid, and elastin.
If you find that your main problem area is your forehead or brow region, Profhilo may not be ideal. In this case, it’s more suitable to opt for targeted treatment for the forehead area such as fillers or Botox. You can combine other treatments with Profhilo to maximise the results.
How is Profhilo Different From Other Injectables?
The difference between Profhilo and other injectables is that Profhilo is made of 100% hyaluronic acid. Profhilo is aimed at enhancing the overall appearance and general concerns with ageing.
Whereas dermal fillers tend to include hyaluronic acid alongside other ingredients. They target more specific areas. If you were very bothered by a certain problem like hollow areas or deep lines, then fillers would be a better solution.
In comparison to Botox, Profhilo has no effect on the movement of your muscles. Profhilo can remodel skin laxity but is not a replacement for fillers and Botox as they all serve different needs.
Is Profhilo Permanent?
Over a period of 4-6 weeks, you will start to see the results from Profhilo. Results are not permanent and will last for about 6 months. You can maintain the results with regular treatment, or the skin will return to its pre-treatment level state over time.
Is Profhilo Painful?
The injections can sting briefly, but patients usually describe the injection as a mild discomfort.