Feeling perpetually short on time? You’re not alone— most people are caught up in 40-plus hour work weeks while also juggling families, friends, and other activities. As you probably already know all too well, this leaves precious few hours for self-care. It’s therefore little wonder that more and more people interested in getting cosmetic surgery are turning to so-called “lunch break procedures.”
As the nickname suggests, these minimally invasive surgeries can be performed quickly and require very little healing time, making them ideal for those of us caught up in the “rush rush” of everyday life.
Some of the most sought-after “lunch break procedures” include:
Botox® is administered through a series of injections, making it no more complicated, painful, or time-consuming than getting a flu shot. At the same time, however, it’s a powerful anti-wrinkle agent that can dramatically reduce the appearance of both fine and deep lines in the skin.
Like Botox®, facial fillers are injectable substances that banish wrinkles and fine lines. But their method of action is a little different: Botox® relaxes the muscles underneath the skin, whereas facial fillers increase skin volume, essentially plumping it up so that wrinkles are filled in. So on your next lunch break you can skip filling your stomach and fill in your wrinkles instead.
Laser treatments (like PicoSure FOCUS) refresh your skin, smoothing its appearance and diminishing signs of aging, such as brown spots, sun damage, and freckles. Their effects are similar to a chemical peel, but without side effects like extended redness or blistering.
In addition to being quick and easy, minimally invasive procedures are typically extremely affordable, making them well within most budgets. They’re also usually temporary, making them risk-free appearance-wise. So, why not take a bit of time out of your hectic schedule to do something nice for yourself? Updating your look can be a great way to reinvigorate yourself, boost your energy, and stay motivated.