What Is Botox?
Botox is a purified protein that is used in cosmetic treatments to freeze muscles. It can reduce wrinkles in the forehead, crows feet, the “11” area, around the lip, and eyebrows. It can also be used to reduce sweat in the underarms. Botox has been around for over 20 years and is used in many countries. A recent article ‘Preventative Botox’ rising trend among millennials provides insight into how the use of Botox has changed over the years.
Who Can Do Botox?
Any adult can get botox done in a doctors office, med spa, or day spa.
How Long Does Botox Last?
Botox treatments usually last for 3-4 months on the face and about a year with the underarms.
Can Botox Be Combined with Any Other Treatments?
It is safe to combine Botox treatments with PRP [Platelet Rich Protein] facials, and Stem cell facials.
How Long Before I See Results?
Typically people start noticing the effects in 3-4 days. In 2 weeks people see the full effects. I usually recommend getting botox done at least two weeks before any photo opportunities.
Can I Get Botox Done in My Hands and Feet?
Botox can be injected into the hands and feet to stop excess sweating. Treatments in the hands and feet take longer and can be more painful than injections in other areas of the body.
Any Side Effects?
- Muscle weakness