Technician in charge: Jéssica Helena Franco Dorigatti
Nowadays, intimate areas esthetics has been gaining ground and recognition in the esthetics field, but it is still seen as taboo. many women can feel uncomfortable and insecure with the characteristics of their intimate areas, and this impacts negatively their self-esteem, and reflects directly in their sex life, physical and psychological health of women, influencing their quality of life.
Ageing is a physiological process, a gradual and irreversible one, and it occurs on the cellular level. The physiological, genetic and exogenous factors, such as unhealthy eating, smoking, obesity and pregnancy as well as mechanical processes (for instance, wax epilation) may result in esthetic alterations such as hyperchromia, which involves the darkening of the intimate areas. As time goes by, the skin tends to be more flaccid, and this ends up evolving to esthetic alterations in the intimate areas.
Due to this reality, more and more women resource to intimate area esthetics treatments, seeking to boost their self-esteem.
The most common complaints are frequently related to the anatomy of the genital organs, hyperchromia, flaccidity and the loss of volume in the intimate area, resulting from ageing; vaginal dryness, which may occur after the menopause, and loosening resulting from giving birth via normal labor and vaginal childbirth.
The esthetics area offers therapeutic resources that aim to enhance the appearance of the genital region regarding the reduction of tissue flaccidity of the outer labia, reduction of localized fat, clearing and photoepilation.
There are many techniques that can be used by the esthetics professional, such as: peelings, vaginal laser, radiofrequency, photobiomodulation endermotherapy, high frequency and electrostimulation, as for example the use High Volt current and microcurrent, carboxytherapy, use of cosmetics and hyaluronic acid injection and botulinum toxin.
Generally, the treated regions are: mons pubis (pubic mound), inguinal area, outer labia, perianal, anus and posterior scrotum areas. treatments are individual, varying from patient to patient, based on the complaints and symptoms. It is extremely important that the professional always considers the well-being of the patient as the priority.