Wrinkle Relaxing Injections
20 minutes I From £175
Botulinum toxin, commonly known as "Botox", is the most common aesthetic procedure worldwide. It is a very safe product and has been used for many years in the NHS to treat squints, migraines, bladder problems and muscle spasms in both adults and children. In Aesthetics, the most commonly treated areas are the frown lines, crows feet and forehead wrinkles. More experienced practitioners, will also use Botox to treat neck bands, sad lines, dimpled chins and bunny lines.
Botox works by temporarily stopping muscle movement, which is why it is a very effective treatment for lines and wrinkles created by scrunching up the skin on the upper part of the face, around the eyes, frown and forehead. Botulinum toxin can be used on its own or it can be combined with other treatments such as Dermal Fillers - the so called "Liquid Facelift". This combination is particularly good when there are lines visible at rest - so called "static lines". Dermal Fillers will improve the static lines and Botox reduces muscle movement meaning that the results look better and last longer.
Azzalure, Botox and Bocouture are the most well-known, leading brands of Botulinum toxin in the UK. Reputable clinics obtain their products from regulated Pharmaceutical Companies, ensuring that the Botulinum toxins are authentic and safe to use.
The benefits of Botulinum toxin are seen within 1- 2 weeks and typically last beween 3 and 4 months, depending on the individual and their lifestyle, after which treatment can be repeated.