My 62 birthday was 2 weeks away. I had just had my lip lines Juverdermed and now just needed my frown lines to diminish...wanted to look pretty and refreshed for an awesome summer. I had exciting events planned and was so looking forward to it. So the $$$ invested hurt a lot; but it was important to me. I had a rough few years and was seeking a fun summer social calendar!
So I got some... more
I am 44. Lately I had been noticing when I caught my reflection somewhere that I looked concerned or even angry, when I was not. My kids started asking, "What's wrong?" and I'd think, hmm... maybe it's time. However, I am not one who wears a lot of makeup or even looks in the mirror much, and I didn't want to get that artificial look.
But I figured heck, it's temporary, why not try it,... more
3rd time having Botox and I had an allergic reaction that sent me to ER. I had a bad feeling about it too. Doctors will tell you that none of your symptoms have ever been heard of and I've been doing this for 20 years blah blah blah. Well I am someone who is very healthy and very in tune to my body and take no medications not even Advil.
Hives, face turning red and swelling, couldn't... more
The Botox website shows the effects on several women of various ages from the 3rd day to 2 weeks after the injection, so I was encouraged it would work for me. I'm 53 and had the injection between the brows and while I can't use the frown muscles for now, it did nothing to diminish the creases there.
I let the dr. know and went in to have them take a look but they said the wrinkles... more
I never had bad skin until I got a Botox injection. The Dermatologist injected my forehead, corners of my mouth and on the sides of my eyes. It was on the second treatment that I started breaking out with acne. I was put on all kinds of medication and nothing worked. I had my last Botox treatment about 1 year ago and the acne is starting to go away.
I knew the acne was caused by the Botox... more