Everything You Need To Know About Botox And Fillers
The terms "botox and fillers" are something we hear a lot, but what do they exactly do is a fact much alien to us. We perceive them to be the same, often assuming that botox and fillers are the same thing. Well, they’re NOT!
It’s really important for people to be AWARE of what the two are, the differences, the measures etc. There are many conjectures about the two and here’s a few things you should know before deciding whether or not you need it, its longevity etc.
Botox comes from Botulinum toxin (BTX) is a neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum and related species. If all this sounds too much for you, celebrity skin expert Dr. Harshana Bijlani puts it in a simpler way for you by breaking it all down.
Botox is injected when a particular muscle needs to be relaxed. These muscles are usually the ones causing lines and wrinkles as the muscle area is tense. When botox is injected, these tense muscles look more rested hence causing more firmness.
The major areas that botox is used on are : Frown lines, forehead lines, crow’s feet, neck bands etc. Botox also helps slim your face. It’s hugely popular amongst celebrities.
Fillers as the name rightly suggests, FILL. These fillers are injectable and they help plump the lips (Kylie Jenner, anyone?) enhance shallow contours, soften facial creases, remove wrinkles and improve the appearance of recessed scars!
The results are, fresher look, plumped, voluminous areas!
The key points you should know about botox and fillers are that both of them are temporary options. In fact, fillers can be dissolved then and there if you’re not happy with the way it looks!
Hope this video and the article have cleared all your doubts about botox and fillers! If you’re planning to get injectables, it’s best to do your research and consult with a professional!