What are tweakments?

All those non-surgical cosmetic procedures that you have heard of – such as Botox, dermal fillers, laser treatment and skin peels – are commonly known as tweakments.

To find a tweakment, decide which area of your face is bothering you. Hover over that area on the face here, select it, and you will see a list of tweakments that could be used in this area. Click on one to explore further.

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Tweak of the Week

Full Face Enhancement with Ellansé

A lot of people say to me that they don’t know where to start with tweakments. “I’m too old, it’s too late, there’s too much to do!” This is where the versatility of fillers comes into its own. In talented hands, fillers can be used to restructure, plump, revolumise and more. Just make sure to find a well-trained practitioner who only uses a reputable product.

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Routines

Which products can you buy to amplify your home skincare routine? Here's my pick of skincare that makes a difference, supplements that are proven to boost collagen levels and hydration within the skin, and the beauty devices that really work.

Skincare Suggestions

THIS IS A WORK IN PROGRESS! BEAR WITH ME! Here’s my skincare shortlist. These products will all work hard to improve your skin. Choose the appropriate ones for your skincare concerns, and use them like medicine. By that, I mean use them as it tells you on the directions that come with the product, and be patient. Skincare can help to make great improvements in your complexion, but you do need to give it time.

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Supplements for Your Skin

Do skincare supplements work? Yes, absolutely – as long as you pick the right ones. Here are three of my favourite supplements which I know are effective – from clinical studies as well as from my own experience. Two of them are based on hydrolysed collagen – that’s collagen that has been broken up into fractions recognised by the body as useful, and which stimulate the body’s own collagen production too. The other is a high-strength vitamin C supplement that is proven to boost collagen levels, as well as improving skin hydration and elasticity. Take your pick.

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Home-Use Devices

This is my pick of the beauty devices that you can use at home. They offer gentler versions of the same technology that you will find in salon and clinic treatments, from laser to radiofrequency. Which one might suit you? Take a look.

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The Book

This book is for everyone who has looked in the mirror and wondered what a tweakment might do to freshen up their looks. Discover what tweakments are and what they can do from the expert who has tried them all.

Alice Hart-Davis, beauty journalist and blogger, has been reporting on the fast-moving world of aesthetics and has compiled this guide to help you cut through the confusion and establish the facts about tweakments. Which are the best tweakments for wrinkles or pigmentation? What can skincare do to help? Which home-use beauty gadgets are worth their weight in gold? And how can you find a great practitioner with plenty of experience? The Tweakments Guide has all the answers.

The Blog

This is where you can catch up on what’s new in the world of tweakments, see Alice and her team try out procedures and talk to practitioners about their work, and about how to find safe and effective tweakments

5 questions to ask before getting Botox

If you’re considering getting Botox or other anti-wrinkle injections for the first time then you’re probably a little bit nervous about what the results may look like. You will have a consultation with your practitioner before he or she prescribes Botox and sets about your face with a needle,

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Full Face Rejuvenation with injectable filler

So, what do you do when you look at your face and feel that it's not just a question of softening the odd line or two - but that everything needs fixing? Well, if you were up for it, and didn't mind needles and had the budget, you could opt for full-face enhancement

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Tweak of the Week - reshaping a weak chin

If your genes have landed you with a weak chin, the sort that looks as if it is set back in the face so that it is receding, you used to be stuck with it, unless you were prepared for drastic surgery.

Now, though, there is a tweakment option to fix this. Injectable fillers can be used to make the chin project a little further forward, and also to strengthen an indistinct jawline, and that is what I'm looking at in this Tweak of the Week.

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The Reviews

What people say about Alice Hart-Davis and The Tweakments Guide

image of Dr Mauricio de Maio being interviewed by Alice Hart-Davis

Dr Mauricio de Maio

World-renowned plastic surgeon and creator of the MD Codes

'Congratulations on your book, I was very interested to read it, because finally there is a book to help us doctors to communicate with patients.'

Wendy Lewis

Global aesthetics industry expert

Alice is one of the most knowledgeable journalists in the field about all forms of aesthetic treatments. She is very brave and has tried and tested many treatments so she can report accurately to her readers from first-hand experience. I am constantly in awe of her!

Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford

ITV: How the Other Half Lives: How to Look a Million Dollars

Around a billion pounds a year changes hands in Harley Street. No one knows more about what goes on behind these closed doors than journalist and vlogger Alice Hart-Davis. She has spent nearly 20 years finding out every secret about this street.

Rajiv Grover

Plastic Surgeon and former president of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

Alice Hart-Davis is one of the UK's leading independent experts in the fast-developing field of non-surgical procedures. She is hugely respected throughout the aesthetics community for her understanding of this area and her ability to explain it simply and with complete honesty. Her word is nothing short of gospel!