Social media is king nowadays, and more millennials than ever are focused on their image. Also, there is no longer a taboo to “having work done” which means undergoing procedures is becoming more commonplace. Noninvasive procedures, particularly, and rising in popularity with young people due to quick treatment time, lack of downtime, and temporarily results. Some of the most popular nonsurgical treatments with millennials today? Botox and fillers. Of course, plenty of more mature people have been undergoing Botox treatments for a while, but the procedure is really becoming popular with the younger crowd.
What is Botox?
Botox is an injectable treatment made up of Botulinum toxin type A. It works by temporarily relaxing facial muscles that contract when facial expressions are made. This helps to smooth out unwanted lines on the forehead, between the eyebrows, and at the corners of the eyes. It can also be used as a preventative measure to help keep wrinkles from forming in the first place. Treatment is quick, usually taking about 15-20 minutes to complete, and there is no downtime needed! Results last from 3-6 months, so if you don’t want to continue your Botox treatments, no problem!
What About Fillers?
Fillers are also injectable treatments, but are used to add fullness under the skin, smoothing out lines and wrinkles like smile lines. They can also be used to restore lost volume to the lips and midface. Most fillers are made with hyaluronic acid, which is a naturally occurring substance in the body that attracts and binds water to add plumpness under the skin. With fillers, treatment is also quick and there is no downtime, making it the perfect lunchtime procedure. Results can last anywhere from four months to two years, depending on the formula used.
Botox and fillers are two of the most popular nonsurgical treatment options for millennials today due to
lack of downtime and immediate results. If you are interested in these treatment options, contact our
office today to schedule a consultation.