Why is my forehead so dry with fine wrinkles, what can I do to get rid of them? (photos)

This happened in the past 6 months. Im 30 and have a 1 year old child and I still breastfeed at night. I've tried different creams and now I use olive oil too. Its dry and shiny. I also have 2 veins that run through my forhead when Im smiling in pictures... my dry skin bothers me most and its getting wrinkly.

Doctor Answers 3

Forehead Wrinkles

To treat your forehead wrinkles, you should start with a good skin care regiment.  Make an appointment with a board certified dermatologist to discuss your needs.  You might also want to consider Botox treatments.  Botox is a very effective way to improve the appearance of forehead wrinkles.  I would wait for any treatments, however, until you have finished breast feeding.  Hormone changes after pregnancy , birth and breast feeding can change skin conditions.  Good luck!

Forehead wrinkles treatment

Hi and thanks for your question.For your active wrinkles botox is a good option to relax the forehead muscles. For dry skin there are many products you can try but I highly suggest to see an expert physician 

Reza Akef, MD
Toronto Physician
5.0 out of 5 stars 1 review

Improving forehead skin wrinkles

Botox is good at improving the wrinkles and skin appearance. Adding a good skin care regime that includes a Retinol or Retin A and a good growth factor cream is helpful. Chemical peels/laser resurfacing also are good options.

Steven F. Weiner, MD
Panama City Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.6 out of 5 stars 27 reviews

You might also like...

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.