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BOTOX – Myth Vs Fact

We separate the myth from the fact while exploring the truth about Botox, its use, and the potential risks.

As we grow older our skin loses its natural vitality. Wrinkles are a natural process of ageing and something that everyone experiences. While wrinkles have got nothing to do with how young we feel at heart, it certainly reflects in our appearance.

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The world of beauty and skin care has immensely advanced over the years and today there are several treatments and products available in the market that can diminish and also remove wrinkles. One such revolutionary treatment is Botox. Botox is a cosmetic treatment to get rid of wrinkles. It is a drug made from a neurotoxin and has become a highly popular form of cosmetic treatment. There are several myths and misunderstood notions regarding Botox, and its time to clear them all!

Myths about Botox

Myth: Botox only works after fine lines start to appear!

Fact: Botox is not just a treatment for wrinkles and fine lines but also works as a preventive measure to reduce the chances of wrinkles and fine lines appearing at all. It’s natural that wrinkles will appear and we also know the common places for them, so why not get ahead and prevent them before!

Myth: Putting a stop to Botox results in worse wrinkles!

Fact: Botox has no control over how light or heavy your natural wrinkles will be. While it removes existing wrinkles, if you stop the use your skin will regain the natural wrinkles over time- not worse!

Myth: Start Young and you will never face wrinkles problem!

Fact: There is a certain age you need to acquire before you can start using Botox. Allow your skin to mature completely and your muscles to form completely. 20’s is too young to be using Botox as the skin is still maturing. Always consult a specialist to know if it’s the right time for you.

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Myth: Botox is only for cosmetic use!

Fact: While the most commonly known use of Botox is for cosmetic treatments, it is also used to treat several medical conditions. It is commonly used to treat excessive sweating, migraine and sometimes even for depression.

Myth: Botox is for women!

Fact: Botox is for both men and women! It’s for anyone who needs it and feels the need to remove wrinkles. It has got absolutely nothing to do with gender.

It is always best to make decisions based on facts. Whether or not you are planning a Botox treatment, it’s better to clear away the myths and doubts.

Find out more about Botox injections at VIVO Clinic.