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4 Reasons To Get Botox

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When deciding to get cosmetic beauty treatments, you have a lot of choices, from chemical peels to laser photofacials. One popular option that shouldn't be overlooked is Botox. Botox is a low-risk, minimally invasive option that offers many benefits. Here are four great reasons to get Botox:

Botox is Quick with No Downtime

Botox is often referred to as a "lunchtime procedure" because it's so quick and non-invasive that you can easily have it administered during your lunch break and return to lunch afterward. Unlike other cosmetic treatments that leave your skin red and peeling for days afterward, Botox requires no downtime. You will look great right after your appointment, and notice the appearance of your wrinkles and lines minimizing over the first week or so after your treatment, with the results usually lasting months. You can even apply makeup right afterward. 

Botox is especially quick and easy when compared to more drastic options, like face lifts, which require anesthesia and weeks of recovery time.

Botox is Safe

Botox is a well-established dermatologist procedure that has been around for decades and tested over and over. Botox is not risky, experimental, or unsafe, and you do not need to worry about adverse effects. The only word of caution regarding Botox is to make sure it is administered by a board-certified dermatologist to ensure you receive genuine Botox under safe, sanitary conditions.

Botox Makes a Visible Difference

Unlike expensive serums and night creams that never seem to make a difference in your wrinkles, Botox is very effective when applied by a qualified dermatologist. Botox temporarily weakens the muscles that contract to form wrinkles, providing a subtle but very effective lessening of your visible wrinkles. Most people in your life won't be able to tell you've had a beauty procedure, but will notice that you look younger, more awake, and more refreshed. 

Botox Isn't Permanent

Unlike surgical options, Botox is low commitment because the results are long-lasting but not permanent. If you'd like to try Botox out to see if you like it, or get Botox injections before a special event like a wedding, you can do so without committing to keep up with it forever. While many people get Botox continuously, others have treatments from time to time when they feel like it.

When deciding to get Botox, it's always a good idea to schedule a consultation with your dermatologist. They will go over your treatment goals with you so you can make the best decision for your needs.