A Beginners Guide To Botox®
Botox® intimidates some mostly due to a lack of understanding about what it actually does and doesn’t do. So what is Botox® actually? It’s a purified protein derived from Botulinum toxin A – a bacteria that can be found in botulism, it works to block nerve activity in the muscles hence it’s wrinkle relaxing properties. It is also completely local and does not migrate to other parts of the face or body, and it’s completely gone from your system in 3 months time.
It’s not limited to relaxing wrinkles however, Botox® cosmetic has been long used for other medical treatments for things like muscle spasms, chronic migraine headaches and excessive sweating under the arms. Botox® is also one of the most highly researched, highly tested and peer reviewed cosmetic enhancement formulas on the market.
Botox® is primarily used to soften or prevent the appearance of wrinkles which can result in a softer, more approachable look. It can be used to soften frown lines, forehead lines and crow’s feet, as well as slim the jawline to make the face appear more oval-shaped. Experienced practitioners understand the muscles of the face and where exactly to inject the product to make sure the results are beautiful and fresh looking.
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