5 Of the Most Popular Non-Surgical Beauty Procedures

Updated on December 13, 2021

The modern culture of YouTube instructional beauty videos, face and body contouring, and celebrity worship has brought personal beauty to the forefront. 

Many of us want to look as good as our favorite beauty icons, and sometimes this can take a little more help than a slick of lipstick and a dab of rouge. Here are 5 of the most popular non-surgical beauty procedures.

Semi-Permanent Make-Up

Semi-permanent makeup has become extremely popular over the past decade. Imagine waking up looking polished and gorgeous with no panda eyes and makeup stained pillowcase.

Colored pigment can be injected into the top layers of your skin, much like a tattoo, to enhance your eyes, eyebrows, and lips. There is no pain as an anesthetic cream, or lidocaine patch is applied to the area before the procedure.

A qualified beauty therapist can enhance your lash line with delicate strokes of pigment or give you a modern dramatic look with a solid line of pigment above and below your eye. If your lips need some color and definition, they can be injected with colored iron oxide that will gradually fade over a few years. 

Semi-permanent makeup is an excellent solution for people who want to look great in the morning and save time applying makeup, swimmers, or those with an unsteady hand who find it challenging to apply makeup.

Brow Lamination 

Eyebrows have been the facial feature at the forefront of beauty fashion over the past couple of years. Models such as Cara Delevingne are revered for their thick, full brows, and most fashionistas have ditched the tweezers in favor of a procedure known as brow lamination.

Brow lamination is much like hair perming but flattens out the brow hairs, brushes them upwards, and sets them in place for a period of around six weeks. It is a great way to make eyebrows seem fuller, free of gaps, and perfectly shaped.


Microdermabrasion can reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage and improve the texture and appearance of the skin on the face, neck, chest, back, and hands.

An instrument similar to a miniature sander uses microcrystals to slough off the uneven, thick outer layer of skin, revealing a new, fresh layer. 

Laser Hair Removal

Bothersome body hair can be removed by sending laser light into the hair pigment. The light turns to heat and destroys the hair follicle and bulb, leaving silky smooth skin.

The procedure isn’t painful, but because the treated hair follicles will all be at different stages of growth, it may take eight to ten treatments to exterminate each hair fully.


Botox has become well known over the past decade as more and more people are turning to it in a bid to turn back the years.

Botulinum toxin, or Botox, is a neurotoxic protein produced by bacteria that send signals to nerves in the body, ordering them to make the muscles relax. Botox will relax the facial muscles causing wrinkles on the forehead and around the eyes to diminish. 

If you are keen on having some of these treatments done, ensure you do plenty of research on the possible side effects and long-term implications of having these treatments.

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