A couple getting dressed up for their big day is undoubtedly important, but let’s not forget about the mothers of the bride and groom. The medical beauty needs of the bride and groom-to-be are different, and one can imagine that the needs of the older mothers may be even more different.
Mothers of the bride and groom are typically in their 50s to 60s and may be experiencing signs of aging in their skin. Of course, our goal is not to make them look younger, but rather to make them look more radiant and lively for their children’s wedding day. What can be done in just a few short months, and what are the most pressing issues for them to address? Here are four common concerns:
- Dull skin and discoloration As we age, our skin’s metabolism slows down, leading to dull and lackluster skin. Chemical peels and medical-grade skin care products can be used to give the skin a brighter and more radiant appearance. Additionally, various types of discoloration, such as hormonal spots, age spots, and sun spots, can make the skin look yellow and uneven. To improve this, a combination of treatments such as laser spot removal, medical-grade whitening products, chemical peels, and carbon dioxide lasers may be necessary.
- Sagging skin Sagging skin can make one look tired and worn out. To effectively and quickly improve this, a stronger treatment may be needed. Since the wedding day is only a “short” time away, most mothers are hesitant to undergo surgery. One option is to use monopolar radiofrequency, which can stimulate collagen production in the skin and result in a lifting effect. This treatment typically requires three to six months to achieve the best results.
- Deep wrinkles and hollows Due to changes in the fat layer and loss of collagen, hollows may appear in areas such as the cheeks, temple, and forehead. Treating these areas is not difficult and can be done by injecting fillers such as hyaluronic acid, microcrystalline ceramics, or poly-L-lactic acid. The effectiveness and injection locations of different fillers vary, so it is important to consult with a doctor before proceeding.
- Dry and dehydrated skin As we age, the function of our sebaceous glands begins to decline, leading to dry and dehydrated skin. To replenish skin moisture, mothers should use more moisturizer and undergo hydration treatments to make their skin more makeup-friendly.
Mothers of the bride and groom may have more skin issues, but making them look and feel their best is not difficult. Healthy and beautiful skin is just as important for the mothers as it is for the happy couple on their wedding day.