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Botulinum Toxin, aka botox, can improve your image and also help to make you feel more confident. But, some people shy away from the procedure because of the historic stigma and the myths that surround botox injections.

Here we look to separate botox facts from fiction.

You See Results of Botox Immediately

Botox treatments work by relaxing various muscles and this can take a little bit of time. Usually, the effects of botox fillers and injections will start to show within 24-48 hours but it can take anywhere up to 14 days for the full effects to show.

Botox Treatments are Permanent

Having permanent changes from Botox is impossible. As your muscle regenerates, the Botox treatment will slowly wear away and your face will return to how it was before. It actually makes Botox an easy decision, as you know the effects will wear off if it doesn’t suit you.

Botox Injections are Painful

While Botox and fillers are delivered via injection, it’s completed with a very thin needle and all you’ll feel is a pinch. You’ll only feel minor discomfort with no lasting pain which helps to make it so popular. Some also think that it will cause headaches but it’s actually more of a headache reliever.

Botox is Only Used as Anti Wrinkle Injections

Botox is most famous for use as an anti-wrinkle injection and smoothing out wrinkles, specifically in the forehead. The reality is that it can be used in numerous parts of the face, other popular areas include botox as a brow lift, botox in lips and botox under the eyes. It can change negative expressions, lift your eyebrows, open up your eyes as well as many more positive changes.

Botox and Fillers are Toxic and Can Make You Ill

This myth comes from the fact that Botox is made from the same cultures that can cause Botulism. Botox is far removed from this and is a purified substance. It can’t cause any such illnesses and this has been proved countless times.

Don’t Let Botox Myths Deter you From Treatment

There are myths around many subjects and they can give people the wrong impression. As we have seen here, many aspects that people think of as true are actually myths. If this has reassured you about the fantastic effects of Botox, contact Medskin Clinic today to see how we can help you.

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