Thank you Jane Garvey for having me on @bbcwomanshour and talking tweakments, and to Melanie Abbott for laying out all the facts and figures. The idea was to explore whether whether Botox is becoming normalised - and to look at the gendered.
You might call them smile lines, you might call them 'crow's feet', but more to the point, what can you do about them? The skin around the eyes is thin and wrinkles easily, so few of us are going to escape the fine lines that settle in to this area..
If you’re considering Botox or any other type of anti-wrinkle injection you’re probably wondering what if feels like and if it is strange or uncomfortable. Botox is the brand name for an anti-wrinkle toxin that is used cosmetically to reduce fine.
How old is too old for Botox? This is a question that many women and men ask. No matter how meticulously and thoroughly you look after your skin, there is likely to come a time as you approach 60 when the gradual breakdown of collagen—which starts.
Because the aesthetics industry in the UK is so lightly regulated, it falls to the patient to do the necessary research into practitioners . Only a trained healthcare professional, such as a doctor, dentist, pharmacist prescriber, or nurse.
It’s easy to understand why people are nervous about getting anti-wrinkle injections such as Botox. After all, botulinum toxin Type A, to give it its proper name, is derived from a nerve poison; and yes, if it is badly done, it can look awful. But.
There was a time when tweakments were the preserve of celebrities - though you would be hard pressed to find one who would admit to it. Nowadays, the conversation has moved on and tweakments – aka non-surgical cosmetic procedures like Botox, fillers.
Anti-wrinkle injections are cosmetic injections of neurotoxins - nerve poisons - which can reduce muscle activity in the face, which in turn smooths out the wrinkles made by expression lines. The best known brand of anti-wrinkle injections is.
Anti-wrinkle injections such as Botox are known as the most popular cosmetic medical procedure all around the world. But what exactly are the benefits? The most obvious benefit of anti-wrinkle injections is that they are the quickest fix to reverse.
We're all fascinated by what tweakments celebrities have had and most of them are very cagey about admitting that they have ever had anti wrinkle injections. Many of them fall into a category I'd call “the Botox deniers”. What does that mean?