Things to consider before you get botox

Botox is a really popular cosmetic treatment and millions of people get it every year. Due to the fact its a non surgical procedure a lot of women are more keen to get it. However we don’t actually know all the ins and outs and hopefully by the time you finish this blog you’ll have a better understanding.

Its a fairly simple treatment and helps fight off wrinkles! It’s also affordable and quite effective.

1. Everyone offers Botox. How do you pick a provider?

When getting Botox make sure you go for a trained, experienced professional. Spas, dermatologists, surgeons etc can all provide Botox – heck you could probably find a gynecologist who offered it.  Do your research and ask for a consultation.

 

2. Know how your doctor charges.

The price of Botox can vary a LOT. The average treatment is around £300 – $550.

3. What’s it like to get Botox?

It’s quite a simple process and doesn’t take too long. The practitioner will inject the Botox in your treatment areas a few times and then you’ll be on your way. You should feel nothing more than a prick!

5. Pain, swelling, and bruising.

Most of the time the pain will be minimal but bear in mind redness, swelling or bruising may occur.

6. What results should you expect?

If done correctly, Botox should give you a more youthful look.

7. What are the possible side effects?

If it’s not injected correctly patients will have redness, bruising or swelling. Botox can spread too far if not done correctly and could affect other muscles. This is how patients end up with things like a droopy eyelid.

8. Getting rid of Botox.

Botox wears itself out! it just takes time so if you’re not happy don’t worry.

 

9. How long does it last?

It depends on you, it’s different for everyone. Most treatments last two to six months.

 

10. Botox may change more than a few wrinkles.

Botox might be known for battling wrinkles but it could have impacts you don’t want or didn’t expect.

11. Is it preventative?

Starting treatment before the wrinkles are really bad can slow down the development of a deeper wrinkle occuring in the future.

12. It’s not only for wrinkles.

Botox is great for other issues like muscle spasms or heavy sweating too. It can even help migraines.

 

13. Does Botox train your muscles?

Repeated use in Botox can cause a gradual relaxation of muscles. The less active they are the less chance they can make wrinkles.

14. Expert tips from long-time Botox fans.

Just pick your provider wisely and make sure they use a god quality product. You don’t want your doc / practitioner injecting you with nonsense! Try find a certified, qualified, well reviewed practitioner and you will be fine.

Our personal favourites are Snowberry Lane