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At What Age Should I Start Considering Botox?

In an era of selfies and Instagram-ready photos, people are more committed now than ever to looking and feeling their best. Now that this procedure is no longer considered to be only for celebrities, countless individuals of varying ages and both genders and reaping the benefits of Botox, trying to either recapture their youthful glow or slow the process of aging by using it as a preventative measure. What age is the perfect age to begin considering Botox? The simple answer is that an ideal age does not exist. People of all ages stand something to gain from receiving Botox injections.

Below are the different benefits you can enjoy from Botox treatments no matter what your age is:

Your 20s: In your mid to late 20s, in order to reduce facial muscle overexpression, you can begin to receive Botox treatments as a preventative measure. At this age, most women do not have any wrinkles, especially if they are wearing sunscreen on a daily basis, so using Botox at this age will affect the way your facial muscles move, preventing future wrinkling. To avoid the appearance of a frozen face, Botox can be injected more superficially, which will allow you to receive its age-defying benefits without the frozen effect people are often concerned about.

Your 30s: This is the age when you might begin to notice fine lines developing in the areas between your brows and around your eyes. Using Botox in your 30s can soften and erase these fine lines, especially if you receive treatments with a fair amount of regularity. However, if you just want to look good for a particular event, you can still benefit from Botox injections to give yourself the extra confidence boost you want.

Your 40s: In your 40s, your skin will thin more rapidly, causing any wrinkles and lines to appear more noticeable. If you have never used Botox up until this point, some of the wrinkles that have developed thus far might be static and etched into your skin. That said, using Botox can still smooth out some of these lines and wrinkles and help slow any further progression of these aging signs if you keep up with your injections.

Ultimately, the perfect age for you to get Botox depends on what your goals are. If you are looking for a preventative measure that will keep you looking younger longer, you might want to consider it in your 20s. If you are in your 30s and are noticing fine lines that you would like to smooth out, Botox can help you roll back the clock a bit. Just make sure you see someone who is experienced and qualified in administering Botox injections.

Westfield Botox Procedures

At Burnett Plastic Surgery, we understand the importance of looking and feeling your best. If you are interested in Botox, our Westfield plastic surgeon can administer these injections to achieve the smoother and younger look that you desire, giving you the confidence boost you need. Do not trust just anyone to provide these injections. Trust a qualified professional who can make you look and feel youthful and rejuvenated.

Call our office today at (908) 524-0063 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Burnett!

Carlos Burnett