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Botox Creams vs Botox Injections

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Unless you’ve been M.I.A. for the past decade, you’ve heard of Botox. If you’re like millions of individuals in the U.S., you have probably even considered or used Botox treatments to eliminate wrinkles and rejuvenate your skin. Few would contest the effectiveness of Botox injections—the results have been proven over and again. But Botox cream?

Professional Botox treatments are highly effective because the Botox is injected directly into the muscles, causing relaxation and a controlled weakening of the muscles. When the muscles relax, the skin smoothes out and appears firmer. By comparison, Botox creams have to be absorbed into the skin to reach the targeted facial muscles, meaning you’re getting a generally less concentrated version of the product. That said, the idea of Botox caliber results without the needle is certainly an appealing idea… just so long as it really does deliver those results.

Studies have been performed to assess the effectiveness of Botox creams, and for every study that claims drastic reduction in the appearance of wrinkles, there has been another study in which the patients exhibited nothing more than better-hydrated skin (as any cream or lotion will do when applied regularly). Those who claim that topical Botox works admit that it takes much longer to see results than it does after Botox injections. For many afraid of needles, Botox creams offer a nice alternative, but over the long haul, these topical Botox patients might discover that the easier road was not the more rewarding one. As of now, the science is yet to support Botox creams in the way it does Botox and similar injectables like Restylane and Juvederm.

If you want to learn more about the topical Botox versus Botox injections debate, a skin care specialist can help you weigh the two options, as well as a number of potential solutions for wrinkle removal and skin rejuvenation. Some Botox creams will act differently on one type of skin to another, and it is important to learn the possible risks before you invest your money and your skin in any procedure. Many individuals want to do something about deepening wrinkles—find out your best option by scheduling a consultation with a local Botox expert today!

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