Beware! Fake facial fillers can wreck your face

  • Wellness
  • Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015

Can you tell which dermal facial filler is the real mccoy? The one on the top is fake. If you look carefully, the colour of the syringe or gel is not as clear as the real one. And the finger grip of the injection is slightly slimmer than the real one on the bottom. -- Pix by Galderma

All beauty consultant Hanisah Ahmad (not her real name) wanted was to enhance the appearance of her nose. But she never imagined the cosmetic procedure she had made two years ago would leave her scarred for life.

A beautician, claiming to have been trained in aesthetic beauty, performed the procedure in less than five minutes. But Hanisah wasn’t given any anaesthesia and endured severe pain during the treatment.

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