Profound, a new injectable laser that delivers radio frequency deep into skin, could soon rock the anti-cellulite establishment to its dimply core. Already approved for face and neck wrinkle reduction, the device is currently undergoing FDA trials for cellulite removal with New York dermatologist Macrene Alexiades. Accord ing to the doctor, one easy treatment is all it takes to build collagen and elastin and reduce sagging and rid legs and buttocks of unsightly ripples. If approved, the treatment will be available early next year.
Cult British brand This Works’s new Skin Deep Golden Elixir body serum ($83) makes bare legs gleam with the help of real 24-karat gold, while the company’s Perfect Heels Rescue Balm ($29) neatly smooths rough spots and calluses. net-a-porter.com.
Purported to minimize the appearance of cellulite and improve skin tone, firmness, and elasticity for smoother buttocks and thighs, Dr. Brandt Skincare’s new Cellusculpt Body Shaper & Cellulite Smoothing Cream is massaged effortlessly into skin with stainless-steel roller balls. $59; drbrandtskincare.com.
To eliminate sunspots and other imperfections from legs, Santa Monica-based plastic surgeon Chia Chi Kao suggests Regenlite, a new laser that was developed in Wales and helps increase collagen production, restores luminosity, and improves overall skin quality. It’s non ablative and painless, so numbing cream isn’t necessary. koancenter.com.
For painless treatment of unsightly spider veins, Dr. Luis Navarro is considered the father of vein removal. His latest procedures, Laser-Assisted Sclerotherapy Treatment (from $2,000), combines injections into the veins with a skin laser to shorten treatment time. Vein Treatment Center is at 327 E. 65th St.; 212-249-6117; veintreatmentcenter.com.