Safetox worth it?

Beauty in Seattle on 6 Jan 2008 at 12:00am

I got Botox the other day for my first time (yes, I'll post a Botox review on RealSelf).  Let's just say my experience was more painful than expected during the injection and the results aren't incredible...just ok.

I saw a comment on RealSelf for a product called Safetox which promises that 2 sessions "produce a reduction in wrinkles of around 11%, rising to about 65% after 6 weeks."

But check this thing out.  It looks like a device worn in Star Trek!  When researching the safetox website I can't find specifics on how safetox works.  Lots of statements related to relaxing wrinkle-causing muscles (like Botox) without injections.

What do you think, is safetox worth it?

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does it really work because i am now 53 and i have a neck like a turkey!! lol

i need it specifically for this purpose. this safetox
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Hi there I wonder if any of you could answer a question I have about Safetox? Have any of you who've used it ended up with lifted brows? I am a bit worried about whether it will leave me with that horrible botox Kylie Minogue Dr Spock look! Be great to hear what you think...
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This is an amazingly silly way to waste your £200! I did just that and regret it very much. Useless!!! I do not have much wrinkles to start with but I do not see even a slightest difference. Please, please do not buy!!!
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This sounds like a scam to me! I never heard of the contraption until now! Also, the other night I saw an LA plastic surgeon on TV saying that Botox DOES NOT have to be injected to work. He said that you can place the botox on the wrinkle and it will do the same thing as the injection. I'm still trying to find out how true that is since every plastic surgeon I know states it must be injected.
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Certainly, it's a scam. I can surely say that as I was naive enough to buy it.
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I have never heard of this contraption until now but there are A LOT of scams out there and this sounds like it may be one of them! I just heard on TV the other night a plastic surgeon in LA saying that Botox does NOT have to be injected to work. They can just apply it to the wrinkle and it will still work. I am still trying to find out more info about that. It seems no one else has heard of that technique!
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I'm really interested in these comments. I'm 51, have pretty deep frown lines and bought Safetox nearly 3 months ago. I've used it twice every day, inc using new patches (you need to get a good connection on clean, non oily skin). To date, I am seeing NO benefit. I'm increasingly thinking this is a scam. I've emailed Safetox, got no reply. Written to their address in Belgium and just got my letter back saying, there is no such address. I would LOVE this product to work, and will continue to use up all my patches, and will keep you posted, but I fear that this was £200 down the drain.
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Hi Miki, I never used it or tray it (but very tempted), however if you do some Internet research you will find out the answers for that. I'm not sure if it's in the official website, but it says that you can reuse your patch up to 5 times. I guess thats the time the adhesive takes to lose the glue in it that will keep it sticked in place...
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I just got a safetox via mail order but the instruction is not good enough. Can anyone reply to my following questions? 1) How many sessions does a patch last? 2) How can I know the time of replacing the patch to a new one? Does electric pulse stop at the end of patch life? 3) How do you keep a used patch to maintain good adhesive surface of patch? In a refrigerator or any good place to keep? Original kit package came with only 4 patches, so I need to buy patches to complete my first 5~6 month period. Thank you all in advance.
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does anyone know if there has been any negative effects and can you use this constantly or do you need to give it a rest every now and again
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Does anyone know if safetox has been FDA approved?
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brought safetox about a month ago, it does really work on eye and forehead lines but needs regular use ( ive been using it 2 time a day on highest setting ) and i can see how it would prolong botox , was worth the 200 pounds and ive been reusing the patches ( im a nurse and they will use a few times ) hope this helps really pleased with it ...
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Hi Carol, Thanks for this post! Could you please let me know the results in a few weeks time. Besides apparently safetox works more efficiently on forehead and around the eye? well I haven't tried myself. Now I'm really wondering if it is worth what it costs... Thanks in advance for your comments! Lily
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Hello there I bought safetox two months ago and have been using it every day for 10 min, morning and evening. I still do not see any change. Will continue to use it up to three months as this period of time is recomemded. The electical patches are quite expensive and the whole thing seems to be to expensive for what it promises. I would not recomend it to someone who has a budget for beauty products. Before I bought safetox I had bought another device which was very painful to use it and it did take 30min of my day for a treatment. I refunded and got my money back. I still believe that working out face muscle does a good thing to the face but I can do it myself without any device. The only thing about it is to REMEMBER it and do it every day.
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I set my alarm 15 minutes earlier and do my face exercises Monday to Friday.
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anyone else has tried it?
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thank you for sharing your experience with safetox...I would like to know does it only change wrinkles in your forehead area or does it work on lower face too? Thank you! Lani
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Hi from France ! Well, 1st - Sorry for my poor English. I've just seen your article about Safetox and would like to share my experience with this product. I am a 45 yo women with some wrinkles and I've never had a botox injections. I bought his product in a famous cosmetic shop in Paris called Sephora. The sales assistant told me that it was a new technology to reduce wrinkles and that the Safetox could reduce wrinkles efficiently has Botox does. I've tested this product directly at shop Sephora and my 1 st experience of 10 minutes was ... Wow ! At the beginning it hurts just a bit and then , your face (forehead + eyes + ...) is like a bit paralyzed and after 3 or 4 minutes you feel really relax and well : Real Strange. When I looked into the mirror (I was always at the shop) my face had changed, just a bit. The dark rings under my eyes were less visible (I am no saying that after that session I looked like Neve Campbell at 22 yo!;) So I decided to buy this product ! Now, I've been using the Safetox 5 minutes each day for 4 month. And believe it or not, it works great! I look really younger, more relax and the dark rings under my eyes are almost invisible. So the only thing I can say is ... Thank you Sephora and Thank you Safetox, I am really happy, I feel well and much more self confident. Stéphanie
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hi, Could you tell me if you are still statisfied with the results of this device after a sing it for over 6 months. There seem to be a controverse about long term use...
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