How To Tell It's Time To Botox It Up

Posted on: 25 February 2020


In this day and age, it can seem like everyone around you is hoping to their cosmetic surgeon's office to get Botox injections. With so many young, middle-aged, and even elderly men and women opting to get Botox done, you may be wondering if now is your time. 

Meet With an Expert

The best way to fully tell if you need Botox is to schedule an appointment with an expert like either a registered nurse or a surgeon. During your consultation, they will take a look at your skin and your winkles to determine whether or not you're a good candidate for Botox. Then, if they think that you are a good candidate, they will either do the injections right then and there or they will reschedule with you for another time. Just note that if you are nursing, pregnant, or have certain health issues, you won't be a good candidate. 

Do the Wrinkle Test

Another thing that you can do to determine whether or not you're a good candidate for Botox is to do the wrinkle test. But what is the wrinkle test? Simply stand in front of the mirror and make a scrunched up face with your forehead and then relax. Do the wrinkles go away right away or do they stay there for a little bit? If they go away right away then you still probably have enough elasticity in your skin to hold off on getting Botox. If your skin has lost a lot of elasticity in it then you will be a good candidate. 

Your Wrinkles Are Bugging You

When you are in your twenties or sixties, having wrinkles that bug you may make you feel bad about your self-esteem overall. If your wrinkles are around your eyes or across your forehead, then Botox can typically help to temporarily alleviate your wrinkles. If, however, you are more concerned about wrinkles around your cheeks, nose, or lips then filler might be the better option instead. Just remember that if anything is bugging you enough to make you feel bad about yourself, it may be worth scheduling a consultation with a doctor over. 

Botox is unique and popular because it works on a different level to help patients temporarily get rid of their fine lines and wrinkles. If you think it's time for you to try Botox, schedule an appointment with a technician, doctor, or specialized office near you today.