Botox for Plumper Lips?

Posted on January 9th, 2017

plump lips botoxEvery woman likes to look her best and many follow the latest trends slavishly in order to ensure they look younger and more beautiful that nature made them. To this end, many people want to plump up their lips and think that Botox could be used for this purpose because both the treatment and the results are quick. But in fact, this product is not used for plumping the lips, even though it may have that effect.

What happens is that tiny wrinkles form from the top of the top lip and go up in a vertical line. It is these wrinkles, called smoker’s wrinkles that Botox is used to treat. When it is injected into the wrinkle right close to the lip line, it has the secondary effect of plumping up the lips. While many women like this effect, you have to remember that Botox numbs the muscles under the skin, so if too much is injected you may not be able to smile or control drooling.

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The Pros and Cons of Preventative Botox

Posted on May 26th, 2015

preventive botox treatmentMany women look forward to the onset of wrinkles with dread and wish they didn’t ever have to have lines on their face, even though they can be treated. These people consider preventative Botox injections should be given, so the wrinkles never form.  There are many pros and cons to having preventative treatment and doctors can side one way or the other.

To many cosmetic doctors, having preventative Botox when your face is still smooth and young looking is totally unnecessary. The trouble is that the more muscle movement there is, the sooner those wrinkles will start forming.  However, there is a time to start and a time to wait. Here are the pros and cons of having preventative Botox treatment.

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Why Is Botox Treatment Better Than Using Wrinkle Creams?

Posted on July 17th, 2012

p61The very thing that makes botox different is also the reason no wrinkle cream can compare with its results. Wrinkles do not start on the surface but beneath it. Creams, dermal abrasions and other topical treatments cannot hope to have much of an effect on things that are happening beneath the dermis.

Wrinkles start below the surface in the muscles. This is much farther than any surface treatment can penetrate. Yes, well moisturized skin has less visible wrinkles but that is only a pacifying move. As soon as the skin dries the wrinkles will reappear. The truth is there is not one cream on the market that works as good as or better than or just like botox.

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