How To Reduce Wrinkles, and Restore Youthful-Looking Skin
For most of our clients looking to reduce the visible signs of aging, and restore a youthfully smooth texture to their skin, we recommend Botox, Jeauveau, or dermal fillers. These are similar treatments, and what works best for you will depend on the types of wrinkles you have. For example, for deep wrinkles, dermal fillers are often the most effective.
It is essential that Botox, Jeauvenau, and dermal fillers are administered by trained professionals, like those at Xanadu Spa, Fort Collins.
We have a long history of happy clients, and our experienced and professional team knows how to work with these therapies safely and how to ensure long-lasting results. At your free consultation, we can assess your skin type and work out a treatment plan that fits your needs.
What Are Botox Injections?
Many people are surprised to find out that Botox is actually a neurotoxin, whose scientific name is Botulinum Toxin Type A.
Botox is the go-to treatment for many people looking to restore their youthful appearance, in fact over 7 million Botox injectables are administered every year in the United States.
How Do Botox Injections Work?
Botox is a neurotoxin, it is so effective because it works on your biological responses.
Your brain sends millions of signals throughout your body, some of these signals create involuntary movement in the eyes, mouth, and face muscles. Botox blocks these signals from reaching your face muscles, which prevents these minute movements and relaxes your face. This results in a smoother, softer expression on the face.
There is also evidence that Botox aids collagen production, which is essential for youthful skin.
What to Expect From Botox Injections?
Many people put off having Botox injections, despite longing for more youthful skin, because they are nervous about what to expect.
During the procedure, your practitioner will identify the desired areas and inject Botox. Although this could feel a little uncomfortable, you won’t need an anesthetic and the discomfort fades very quickly.
Afterward, there could be a little swelling around the injection site and some redness, but this usually fades within 20 minutes. If you are particularly sensitive you could experience bruising around the area that disappears within a couple of days.
How Long To See Results?
Botox starts working as soon as you get treatment, however, the neurotoxin takes some time to take hold and you will start to see amazing, noticeable results and disappearing frown lines after a few days, or a week at most.
How Long Do Botox Injections Last?
How long Botox cosmetic treatment lasts depends on several factors, such as: