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AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch Facial

A 24-carat gold micro-injection facial device for a bespoke, luxurious facial that nourishes and feeds the skin from within.


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AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch is a 24-carat gold micro-injection system that allows for the injection of a bespoke cocktail of luxury ingredients, including hyaluronic acid, vitamins, PRP and more, to the skin.

With little to no downtime, this combination of high-end customised compounds is administered to the face via the sterile patented delivery method and helps with a range of cosmetic skin concerns.

AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch treatments always include a customised blend of ingredients to help treat the individual's cosmetic concerns.

Am I a good candidate?

Most individuals can receive an AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch treatment. Each procedure is highly bespoke and can be tailored to your specific skin concerns.

Although the treatment is safe, we do not recommend it for pregnant or breastfeeding women.

During your consultation, Miss Hawkes will inquire about any known medical allergies or a history of adverse reactions to gold or any of the treatment's ingredients.

Are there any risks or side effects?

AQUAGOLD® is a low-risk treatment with minimal side effects and is virtually pain free. Miss Hawkes will discuss your suitability in depth during your consultation. Occasionally, clients experience a reddening of the skin that lasts approximately 24 hours. You may be sensitive to sunlight following treatment; therefore, we recommend avoiding sun exposure for 7 days and always wearing sun protection on your face.

How can AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch help me?

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AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch can assist with various skin conditions and/or concerns. Miss Hawkes will create a bespoke cocktail of refined ingredients to assist you in achieving your goals. The treatment can aid in:

  • Dull skin texture
  • Enlarged Pores
  • Excess sebum
  • Fine Lines & Wrinkles
  • Flushing and redness of the skin
  • Pigmentation

How does an AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch facial treatment work?

AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch is a micro-infusion delivery system that uses luxury 24-carat gold needles thinner than human hair to deliver a cocktail of super serums into the skin through 1,000 micro-infusion sites, promoting facial rejuvenation.

With one significant exception, this is similar to how other needle treatments work. Before applying serums, the microscopic holes created by other treatments, such as derma rollers, have already begun to heal. The AQUAGOLD® microinfusion facial device delivers the ingredients at the same time these holes are created, making the treatment highly effective.

How is AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch different from other skin needling techniques?

With other needle treatments, such as micro needling, the microscopic holes have begun to heal prior to the application of any beneficial serums.

AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch delivers the ingredients while creating the holes, making this treatment more effective than other skin needling techniques

How long do the treatment results last?

For up to two months, an AQUAGOLD® facial can improve many cosmetic skin concerns.

It can also impart a healthy glow to the skin that lasts for up to four weeks.

The results of an AQUAGOLD® facial continue to improve over the following days and weeks after treatment.

How long does treatment take?

An AQUAGOLD® treatment takes approximately 20 minutes.

How many sessions will I need?

The benefits of the treatment can be achieved in just one session. However, the treatment can be performed as frequently as every four weeks or whenever you desire skin rejuvenation.

When should I have the treatment?

Treatments can be performed monthly as part of a skincare regimen, or one week to a few days prior to an event such as a skin preparation treatment.

Is there botulinum toxin in an AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch treatment?

The device can deliver minute amounts of botulinum toxin below the skin's surface.

Anti wrinkle injections into the dermis of the skin, as opposed to the muscle, are referred to as "Microtox" and "Mesotox." Compared to standard botulinum toxin injections, this method treats a greater surface area of skin. The result is a softer, more natural look.

This is not intended to replace Botox and/or fillers but to complement such treatments by enhancing skin health.

How often should I have an AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch facial?

The facial can be performed every 4 weeks as part of your skincare regimen or one week to a few days prior to an event such as a skin preparation treatment.

Miss Hawkes will be able to advise you on the appropriate treatment frequency for your skin type and concerns.

How soon after treatment can I go back to work?

Because the treatment requires no downtime, patients can return to work immediately.

Some people may experience mild redness for a few minutes to an hour after treatment.

Note:Patients should avoid washing their face, applying makeup, and exposing themselves to direct sunlight immediately after treatment.

Is the treatment painful?

The AQUAGOLD®Fine Touch device allowstwenty gold-plated needles, each finer than a human hair, to administer multiple injections simultaneously to the skin. Due to the tiny size of the needles, there is no pain involved.

Post-Treatment advice

After the treatment, please:

  • Avoid washing your face for at least 8 hours
  • Avoid applying makeup until the next day
  • Avoid direct sun exposure
  • Avoid swimming, saunas, and steam rooms

If you're going to be in the sun directly after your treatment, please use a non-comedogenic sunscreen.

Pre-Treatment advice

Before the treatment, avoid:

  • Washing your face

Should I have AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch or anti wrinkle injections?

The decision between an AQUAGOLD®Fine Touchfacial and anti wrinkle injections is largely determined by your skin concerns and/or goals.

You can discuss this with Miss Hawkes during your in-person consultation, who will be able to determine your suitability.

What are the benefits of AQUAGOLD®?

The treatment offers many benefits, including minimal pain, no downtime and highly effective skin-enhancing results:

  • Brightening of skin tone
  • Enhancement of laser treatments
  • Hydration for dry skin
  • Luminosity and glow for a luxurious skin boost
  • Reduction and refinement of enlarged pores
  • Reduction in skin redness
  • Smoothing of crow's feet
  • Smoothing of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Smoothing of skin texture

What conditions and cosmetic concerns can be treated?

AQUAGOLD® facial treatment is effective for various skin conditions and/or concerns. Depending on the serum's ingredients, the treatment can address:

  • Dull skin texture
  • Enlarged Pores
  • Excess sebum
  • Fine Lines and Wrinkles
  • Flushing and redness of the skin
  • Pigmentation
  • Skin elasticity

What downtime is associated with treatment?

There is no downtime associated with an AQUAGOLD® facial treatment. Since the treatment requires no downtime, patients can return to work immediately.

However, some individuals may experience a few minutes to an hour of mild redness after treatment.

Although an AQUAGOLD® treatment is typically associated with no downtime, patients should refrain from washing their faces, applying makeup, and being exposed to direct sunlight immediately after treatment.

What ingredients could be included?

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Hyaluronic Acid - Hyaluronic acid can be used to hydrate facial skin while also supporting collagen and elastin. Micro-hyaluronic gels can also be used to treat superficial acne scarring.

Vitamins - Vitamins, such as vitamin B complex, can help to improve overall skin condition.

The C+E complex of vitamins can help prevent free radical damage, improve skin texture and tone, and brighten the complexion for a more youthful appearance.

PRP- Platelet rich plasma can be used to help rejuvenate the skin by infusingyour own blood plasma into your skin, stimulating the production of collagen and elastin in the face, two proteins essential for skin health.

Peptides- Peptides can be added for their anti-ageing properties, which aid in the rejuvenation of facial skin.

Toxins (Micro-tox) -Toxins can be used to reduce sebum production and shrink pore size. We can also include them to help with rosacea redness and overactive capillaries.

Pigment reducers -Pigment reducers can be added to the mixture to prevent the melanin response.

When can I expect to see the results of my treatment?

The effects of an AQUAGOLD® facial can be observed immediately, making it a popular treatment among those who desire quick results. Skin will be hydrated and glowing immediately after the treatment, and the results will continue to get better over the following days and weeks.

Where can I receive treatment for AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch in London?

Miss Elizabeth Hawkes offers AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch in London. She is based at The Cadogan Clinic: 120 Sloane St, London SW1X 9BW.

Every treatment is bespoke and will be tailored to your specific skin concerns.

Who is not suitable for treatment?

As with many cosmetic facial treatments, an AQUAGOLD® treatment is not suitable for pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Those with active acne or infected skin would be ineligible as well.

Miss Hawkes will evaluate your suitability for treatment at the post-treatment consultation.

What are the common uses/areas treated?

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  • The full face - Including around the eyes, the eyelids up to the lash line and around the lips.
  • The neck
  • The chest
  • The back of the hands
  • The décolleté

Why should AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch be chosen over derma rollers?

Other skin needling techniques, such as derma rollers, create micro-holes to which serums are then applied, but because your skin barrier is so efficient, the holes have already begun to heal before you can apply topical creams.

With Aquagold(R),before the skin begins to heal, the device delivers the ingredients directly into the skin during micro-holes creation.

What should I expect during treatment?

You will first have an in-clinic consultation with Miss Hawkes to determine which skin concerns you wish to address. Miss Hawkes will then prepare your personalised cocktail of active ingredients for administration.

She will then use a gentle motion to apply the microinfusion facial device to your skin in order to deliver the tailored solution.

You will usually notice results immediately after the process - glowing skin is achieved - and the rest of the effects will develop and strengthen over the next few days or weeks, depending on your specific solution.

Why should I book my AQUAGOLD® Fine Touch facial treatment with Miss Elizabeth Hawkes?

Miss Elizabeth Hawkes is a consultant oculoplastic surgeon, and skilled cosmetic surgeon. She prioritises natural enhancement of the face and eyes.

She works at the award-winning Cadogan Clinic, where she provides surgical and non-surgical cosmetic treatments in a safe, clinical setting, assisting many clients in improving their appearance.

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