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You Don’t Have To Travel Far Away To Get The Legs You’ve Dreamed Of

Posted: 1st February 2018 14:17
Legs are one of the most common body parts to change as we mature. With them being key to everyday movement and muscle fatigue, it’s not a surprise to see why. As well as some simple tips, we’ve put together a selection of the best treatments and where you can find them to get those aesthetically pleasing, and pain free legs you’ve been praying for.
Varicose veins, wrinkles, and cellulite are nothing new, but the treatments for them are continuing to improve and develop. There are now a number of non-invasive treatments that are available if you are struggling with pain or discomfort from varicose veins, as well as if yousimply don’t like the appearance of them. Cellulite and wrinkles can also be cured more easily than you might think.

The first and simplest step to take is to start an exfoliation routine. Exfoliation can change the look and feel of the skin on your legs, helping it to appear smoother and the skin tone more even. If you are exfoliating, the important thing is to make sure that you exfoliate in the right way. Over-exfoliation is common, which can leave your skin looking dry and flaky instead of smooth and glowing.
Begin with a dry brush, and brush your skin in a circular motion. Follow this with an exfoliation cream or wash. After you have buffed off the dead and dry skin, make sure to replace the moisture in your skin with an oil, followed by a light moisturiser. Many people forget to skip this important moisture-replenishing step, leaving their legs looking worse than before.
Endovenous Laser Treatment

The next step is to take a walk down Harley Street, where the top beauty clinics have concentrated since 1860. The beautiful, elegant townhouses hold some of the most prestigious and high-quality clinics in London, providing excellent and cutting-edge treatments for clients.
One of the treatments that these clinics can provide is to examine whether you have any varicose veins or spider veins that could benefit from endovenous laser treatment (EVLT). EVLT is a modern procedure for varicose vein treatment, one that takes a non-invasive approach.
EVLT works by using an ultrasound to first discover the leaking vein underneath the skin. Traditional varicose vein treatments are surgical, in which an incision is made and the vein is pulled out from beneath the skin to seal it off. With EVLT, the vein is kept inside the body, and only a small keyhole incision is made. The vein is closed while it is still inside the leg, and the procedure leaves much less scarring than traditional varicose vein treatment techniques. Another benefit to this procedure is that it is fast, and only requires local anaesthetic to be performed.
Eddie Chaloner, from Radiance Vein Clinic on Harley Street, pioneered EVLT in the UK. He was the first surgeon to use the technique in 2003.
Radio-Frequency Treatment

Another option is looking into radio-frequency treatment for various blemishes or skin imperfections on your legs. The main benefit is that it can help to minimise wrinkles, reduce the appearance of cellulite, and smooth out excess fatty tissues. If you have sagging or wrinkled skin around your knees, radio-frequency treatment can help to smooth out the layers of tissue underneath this skin, which results in a smoother surface appearance.
The way that radio-frequency treatment works is that is uses heat on the layers of the dermis that are far down under the tissues, leaving the epidermis (outer skin layer) smoother and more uniform.
A study performed in 2017 and published in Dermatology Research and Practice found that radio-frequency treatment “improved skin condition, decreasing skin laxity, attenuating wrinkles, and smoothing facial and neck contour, with no pain or undesirable side effects”.
There are a number of different clinics that you can go to in London for radio-frequency treatment.
All of these treatments will improve the appearance of your legs, and will help you to feel more confident about your body. They are all non-invasive procedures. EVLT and radio-frequency treatment do not require hospital stays, do not leave scarring, and have fast and easy recoveries, allowing you to show off your beautiful skin quicker than you might think.

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