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When to Start Botox? Cosmetic Treatment to Reduce Lines and Wrinkles

By Edited Mar 14, 2014 1 1

There is not specific age to receive the first application of Botox - the decision of using it will depend on your own needs and how you want to look. Good research, advice from a qualified specialist and being psychological prepared is essential to deal with the changes that will happen to your face. The specialist should have a medical qualification such as a dermatologist or general practitioner or being properly trained with recognized medical guidelines; a beautician doesn’t have the university background needed to administer this powerful neurotoxic protein “botulinum toxin”

 

In the search of eternal beauty and the fountain of youth, many men and women decide to receive their first Botox injection in order to diminish fine lines and wrinkles; although this is an individual decision; specialists can guide you through this process and provide you with all the information you need before making a final decision; a good specialist should advice you of the possible consequences that Botox could cause to your face; and ideally, any decision should be made after reflecting and considering all the information provided.

Have you ever heard the saying “40 is the new 30”?  Nowadays, people are exercising more to build the perfect body; they are also eating healthily to look younger and many treatments are now available to reduce hair loss; all these tricks are ideal to improve your appearance, well-being and the way you look but will you really look 10 years younger than your real age? The likely answer is yes! But it won’t happen overnight; not even with Botox as the effects will become visible after a few days/weeks; however, Botox is the quicker and more effective way to make you look 10 years younger.

 

Getting Botox: Are you Ready?

Do you really need Botox before you turn 30? There has been an increasing number of people in their 20s using Botox at least one and in many cases twice a year; but do they really need it? Probably not; however after the age of 30 many men and women start thinking about ways to improve or maintain their youth; this is an almost generic feeling that we all have at one point or another when turning 30 and Botox provides the solution; however, depending on your lifestyle and stress levels you can get away for a few years without your first injection. If you have a strong desire to look young by using Botox, then the perfect age to start is between 35 and 40; this is when our collagen levels and elasticity hit rock bottom and extra help is needed to maintain our good looks.

Botox At 25?

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It is common to see many people in their mid 20s with frown marks and lines around the eyes; this is normally produced by strong facial expression and sensitive or dry skin. Specialists normally wouldn’t recommend a person in their mid to late 20s to go through this process; however, Botox could be used as a preventive measure and the “paralyzing effect” will teach them how facial expression create premature lines. It is important to distinguish between fine lines and premature wrinkles; remember than even babies have them when gesturing; therefore, it should only be considered when it is caused by “excessive muscle contraction”.  Excessive muscle contraction or mimicry creates crow’s feet, furrows in the forehead and frown that makes even young people look years older; while sagging skin is due to the normal and irreversible passing of the time

Botox Results: How Long to Wait to Look Younger?

 The effects of the first dose of Botox will start to be visible after 72 hours of your first application; but the toxin has its peak after a week and the extend of the effects is normally achieved over longer period of times but in some cases shorter; they will be influenced by muscle strength, muscle definition and mobility of the individual; as well as hereditary factors and individual lifestyle.

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Comments

Sep 5, 2011 12:04pm
divaonline
I'm glad you recommended that Botox only be administered by a qualified specialist. I know of a young woman who worked in a plastic surgeons office who wanted to be rid of minor frown lines. She and her coworker decided to give each other injections because they had seen how it was done many times. One of the women ended up with a droopy eyelid that did not return to normal for six months!
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