Many individuals choose to have aesthetic treatments to enhance their look or to create a new one. At TABA, we believe in making people feel confident and happy with their appearance. We’re always happy to provide honest advice. In this blog, we’re considering – what age is perfect for Botox for women.
Many people develop wrinkles and facial lines. They are extremely common and can occur for many reasons, even because of your facial expressions. They are a natural part of the ageing process, although they can be enhanced by dehydration, sun exposure, and even laughing!
Some people are genetically predisposed to having more wrinkles due to a lack of collagen or skin conditions. Many women absolutely love their wrinkles, but others find themselves searching for ways to ease the appearance of them.
What is Botox?
Botox is a form of anti-wrinkle injection. Anti-wrinkle injections are used by individuals to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The injections are made up of proteins and can be injected into many areas of the body. They are typically used on the face to treat deep wrinkles.
The aim of anti-wrinkle injections is to relax the facial muscles and reduce muscle movement. Over time these injections can block the nerves.
A dermal filler injection can also reduce lines and wrinkles; however, these work differently. Where anti-wrinkle injections relax the area, dermal fillers fill the area with hyaluronic acid.
Don’t worry if you’re not sure which treatment would be best for you. A skilled therapist will be able to provide you with all of the information you need. You could even be a model for one of our treatments.
Where do people have anti-wrinkle injections?
Anti-wrinkle injections are used on the face. The face is very delicate and should be cared for, as it is always exposed to the outside world. Additionally, as we get older, we produce much less collagen and elastin, which can cause sagging skin.
Anti-wrinkle injections can be used to target:
- Lines and wrinkles
- Crow’s feet
- Worry lines
- Forehead lines/frown lines
While it may not lead to these lines disappearing, it may help to reduce their appearance.
Botox age limit
You must be at least 18 years old to have an anti-wrinkle treatment. However, there are no limits on the age you can keep having the injections. So if you’re wondering, is 70 too old for Botox? The answer is no. As long as you’re over 18, you could have anti-wrinkle injections until any age you desire.
What age is perfect for Botox?
The average age people begin having anti-wrinkle injections is around 30. However, it’s completely up to you and what makes you feel confident with your appearance.
Some younger patients choose to have preventative Botox treatment. This means you may start having Botox in your 20s or early 30s. This is commonly used on forehead wrinkles and can even prevent wrinkles or slow down their appearance.
There are many reasons why people choose to have anti-wrinkle treatments at different ages. They are not usually necessary for 18-year-olds or those in their 20s. However, they can be used as a preventative measure.
When we reach 20 years old, our collagen production decreases by around 1% every year. This leads to the skin becoming more fragile and therefore displaying more lines. The lack of collagen also causes the skin to lose volume.
How often can you have anti-wrinkle injections?
You should wait at least three months after each anti-wrinkle treatment before having any more. This is because having the injections too often can impede their ability to work as well.
How long do anti-wrinkle injections last?
The results of your anti-wrinkle injections should last between 3-4 months. Although this can sometimes be longer, especially after you have had the treatment regularly.
The results from your injections should be visible straight away. However, this may not be completely accurate due to side effects. Side effects can include swelling and bruising around the area. The true results should be visible up to one week after the injections.
Why do people have anti-wrinkle injections?
There are many cosmetic reasons why people choose to have the injections; it could be due to sun damage, deep lines or premature ageing.
Anti-wrinkle injections are a minimally invasive method of cosmetic surgery. This means that you can pretty much continue as usual after having the Botox treatment. However, some people may take some time off to deal with mild side effects, such as swelling and flu-like symptoms. These can last for up to 48 hours.
Most patients find that Botox works quickly. The actual results of your anti-wrinkle treatment can be visible up to one week after. This is often much better than waiting a long time to see your new look.
Some people love their wrinkles and love the thought of being completely natural, which is great. However, anti-wrinkle injections can also be performed to a high standard to ensure they are natural.
Injections are not painful
There’s not much need to worry about the pain associated with anti-wrinkle injections, as they are a procedure completed using a very small needle. They are ultra-targeted microinjections. Most women describe the pain as a pinprick. All treatments should be performed by an individual who has completed anti-wrinkle training.
You are able to have anti-wrinkle injections after the age of 18. After this, you can start Botox injections at any age. The right age to start Botox injections depends entirely on your preference. A stressful lifestyle and poor skin care can lead to people having new wrinkles more frequently.
Why choose TABA?
We love seeing our clients feeling happier and more confident, so we’re always happy to have a consultation to discuss even the earliest fine lines. You must be aware of some consideration factors before choosing beauty treatments, such as your current health and medical history.
We offer a wide range of aesthetic training courses covering injections, SPMU and other areas of beauty.
Get in touch with us if you want to learn more about anti-wrinkle training or dermal fillers training. You can also contact us to be a model for one of our trainees. All of our trainees are assisted by a fully trained beauty therapist to ensure that you get the desired results from your treatment.