“The three main ways to treat these wrinkles are strengthening the skin foundation itself, relaxing the muscles folding the skin, and filling volume losses,” says Zeichner. “We can strengthen the skin through the use of topical creams that contain ingredients like retinol, which stimulates collagen. In addition, lasers improve the quality of the skin while helping to fight wrinkles. When we smile, muscles around the eyes fold the skin above it. Neurotoxins like Botox relax these muscles. So the best approach when treating these lines is to incorporate all three components.”
Modern syringes and pen needles are intended for a single use, but many people use them for several shots. Today’s needles are very fine, and if you were to look at one under a microscope after even a single injection, you’d be surprised by how much damage it sustains. Injecting through clothing (which, contrary to medical myth, is perfectly harmless) dulls needles even more quickly. When you use a dull needle, you raise your risk of small, tearing injuries to the tissue, which in turn raises your risk of scarring. It’s also possible for small needle fragments to break off and be left behind in your skin. And of course, you’ll also be much more likely to experience bruising at the injection site if you’re using a dull needle.
In most cases any consistent water or moisture ingress and damp spots to a plastered surface will damage it beyond easy repair and cause it to blow off of the wall so it will all need to be hacked off, removing the damaged area and also any affected areas around it. With all the plaster removed, allow any further damp areas beneath to dry thoroughly and where hygroscopic salts are present, treat with a salt neutraliser. You can get a pre-mixed salt neutraliser and plaster mix or you can get salt neutraliser that you can add to the plaster mix (as mentioned above).