Is Preventative Botox Right for Me?

Have you ever wondered how certain people’s faces seem to defy time? Sometimes, it’s not always only a matter of heredity factors or their skincare routine. When administered discreetly, “preventative Botox” – a procedure that has grown in popularity over the past decade – may be the key.

How Does Botox for Prevention Work?

Most people don’t get Botox treatment until they start seeing wrinkles but with preventative treatment, Botox treats fine lines and wrinkles before they appear. Botox weakens facial muscles, preventing them from moving too much which then stops wrinkles from forming. It can keep you from getting deep lines, which make you appear older and are tougher to get rid of once they appear. You might also require fewer touch-ups later if you start receiving injections before those deep lines develop.

Is There a Safe Age to Start Getting Botox?

Although many individuals begin preventive therapies in their 20s or 30s, there is no “ideal” age at which you should begin. Instead, you should concentrate on the condition of your skin. If you’ve noticed the onset of fine lines, Botox might be something to look into.

It is worth noting however that Botox can be administered to anyone aged 18 and above, yet it is generally agreed that those in their mid to late twenties and early thirties would benefit most from preventative treatment. After your mid-to-late-20s, you’re more likely to have noticeable lines, so wrinkles are often not a cause for concern before then.

Could You Benefit from Preventive Botox?

If you have been starting to notice small lines and wrinkles, it may be time to consider treatment. It is also advisable to seek medical advice since a doctor or aesthetician will know exactly where to inject you based on the lines on your face. A permanent scowl, downturned lips, or wrinkles around the eyes are all common concerns that can be treated with Botox.

It’s also worth stressing that Botox isn’t a cure for wrinkles and there a few things you can do to delay the need for Botox treatment. To reduce the likelihood of developing wrinkles, protect your skin from the sun, maintain a healthy diet, and practice good skin care habits.

Schedule a Consultation

We can’t tell you a specific age to start Botox, but if you’ve started to notice the development of fine lines, schedule a consultation at The Look Med Spa and we can determine whether you are a candidate for preventative Botox.