There’s no denying that the past few years have seen an explosive increase in cosmetic procedures – both in the number of people signing up for them and the different types of non-surgical treatments now available. And with some serious advancements in technology and techniques, small procedures can now deliver big results with minimal downtime.
With cosmetic surgery constantly evolving, so too are the trends. While it’s no secret that the fuller lip trend went into overdrive in 2016, cosmetic review site RealSelf has revealed interesting statistics for the most popular non-surgical cosmetic treatments for 2017, and fillers didn’t make the top spot.
Coming in first place, non-surgical body contouring procedures such as Sculpsure and Coolsculpting saw a huge spike in 2017. Achieving noticeable results with a shorter recovery period, it seems that this is a popular trend that is continuing to gain momentum.
The old staples seem to have stuck around, with fillers landing second place and anti-wrinkles injections coming in at fourth place (up 15 per cent from last year). Surprisingly, hair restoration came in at number three on the list.
According to RealSelf, there has also been increased interest in microneedling, with searches for the treatment up by 85 per cent, and non-surgical nose jobs up which rose by 35 per cent.
Here’s the full list of the most popular non-surgical treatments of 2017:
1. Non-surgical fat reduction
3. Hair restoration
4. Anti-wrinkle injections
5. Facial lasers
6. Scar treatment
7. Acne treatment
8. Hair removal
9. Chemical peel
If you would like to learn more about non-surgical facial rejuvenation, check out our article on everything worth knowing about fillers.
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Erin Docherty is a Beauty Writer for BEAUTYcrew, Beauty Editor for Women's Health magazine and a Grooming Writer for Men's Health magazine. She has a keen interest in cosmeceutical skin care and is currently working on minimising her 9-step skin care routine – because ain’t nobody got time for that. When she’s not writing about the latest beauty news, or applying copious amounts of serum, you can find her spending all her money in Sephora.