Botox injections have been a popular skin treatment for several years now. They are used to gain a more youthful appearance and to improve other skin conditions as well. Many people have been very satisfied with their results after getting Botox injections. These are some ways that facial Botox injections improve the skin.
Smoothing Out Wrinkles
Of course one of the most popular uses for Botox injections is to smooth out wrinkles and tiny lines in the face. The injections can be given in the forehead to help reduce both horizontal and vertical lines, around the eyes to decrease crow's feet, and around the mouth to fill in lines that commonly develop due to aging. Botox injections can also be given in the chin and jawline area to help those areas have a less crepe paper look and feel.
Lifting the Brows
As people get older, it is not uncommon for the eyebrows to drop down and give the eyes an older, more droopy appearance. Fortunately, when Botox is injected in small areas above the eyebrows, this helps tighten the skin and lift the brows upward. This creates a noticeable difference in the height of the eyebrows and often makes one look years younger. This can also improve how well makeup can be applied to the eyes and the brows because there will now be a larger area to apply the makeup on.
Reducing Excessive Sweating
Those who suffer from excessive perspiration may also benefit from having Botox injections. When injected into the sweat glands, Botox will block the body's ability to release the chemical that stimulates the sweat glands. Botox injections can be given in the palms of the hands, soles of the feet, and underarms to help get excessive sweating better under control. This benefit of Botox injections is especially helpful for those who have a very active lifestyle but do not want to deal with overactive sweat glands.
The number of injections needed and the amount of Botox used for each depends on the individual getting them. This can also vary depending on which condition is being treated and how severe the condition is. While some people may need only one or two treatments, others may need several to achieve the full effect and results they desire. Many spas offer Botox injections, but one also has the option of seeing a dermatologist. The dermatologist can properly diagnose the problem so that it can be treated correctly in as few treatments as possible.