Botox and the Ongoing Quest for Wrinkle-Free Skin
Over the years, since its first approved use in 1989 for treating uncontrolled blinking, Botox has moved more sure footedly from the
medical world into cosmetics. In 2000, the injections were authorised to treat neck spasms but then in 2002, it gained certification for cosmetic
use to combat the wrinkles between our eyebrows (our frown lines). Since then, Botox has risen in popularity to become the number one most
common inject able treatment for facial lines and wrinkles.
In our ongoing quest for youth and wrinkle-free skin, women and men alike are seeking more non-invasive methods of minimizing
the laughter lines, crow’s feet, and frown lines that mark our aging process.
Dynamic wrinkles are formed over the years by the repetitive creasing of skin as we laugh, smile, frown and squint.
Botox ticks all the boxes for a lot of people by working to keep the muscles
from tightening so the skin appears smooth and line-free.