In America, Botox is the most popular cosmetic procedure performed. As a result, finding Botox injections Newport Beach professionals is now easier than it is has ever been. That said, it is also a very misunderstood type of procedure. For the majority of people, there is an underlying fear that Botox has the potential to make the face completely expressionless and frozen. Nobody wants to look like a Stepford Wife, after all. While Botox certainly has the potential to do that, it can only happen with very unethical professionals who purposefully inject too much of the substance, or repeat the procedure too often.
In reality, Botox is a very safe and effective way to make the face look younger and more rested, by minimizing wrinkles on the face. Most importantly, it creates a natural look, which means you are also still able to use your face to express yourself. Furthermore, Botox can be used to enhance the lips’ appearance, to lift the corners of the mouth, and to give more shape to eyebrows.
Botox, a registered trademark, is a diluted, purified form of the highly toxic botulism toxin. It is injected in miniscule amounts, which means that there is no danger of the rest of the body being affected by it. Rather than seeing it as a diluted form of one of the world’s most toxic substances, it should be seen as a natural way to relax the muscles. It is very safe to use, and very reliable, so long as it is completed by a properly trained professional.
Most people use Botox in order to minimize the appearance of wrinkles, particularly in their forehead, between the eyebrows, and around the eyes. However, it is equally suitable for eyebrow shaping. By injecting the eyebrows with Botox in the right place, they can be lifted, flared, or arched. It is also common for people to have a degree of asymmetry in their eyebrows, with one being more arched or lower than the other, and this can also be addressed with Botox, effectively equalizing the brows for symmetry.
Traditionally, Botox has been popular for the forehead, but it is now commonly used on the lower part of the face as well. For instance, it can be used to make the lips poutier, while at the same time reducing the appearance of fine lines. Sagging corners can be lifted at the same time. Or, it can be used in the skin to reduce the bumpy appearance, or in the nose to reduce the appearance of bunny wrinkles. It is truly a very versatile product!
Botox injections are virtually painless, as a very fine needle is used, injecting a very small dose of fluid. However, some professionals will use a topical anesthetic regardless, particularly if their patients are nervous. The effects of Botox usually last between three and four months, so long as it is done properly. Most people are so happy with the results that they come back every four months for more treatment.