Botox has established a reputation for its incredible wrinkle-reducing properties. However, you may not know that America’s favorite Botulinum toxin has purposes beyond blasting fine lines and wrinkles from the face.
Botox is officially on the rise among members of the less-fair sex. Short for Botulinum Toxin, Botox temporarily paralyzes the facial muscles, minimizing the appearance of forehead wrinkles, crow’s feet and other fine lines. According to a report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, an impressive 385,000 men underwent Botox last year alone.
Filling in and plumping up is the newest non-surgical facelift with little to no risks. The American Medical Association’s monthly peer-reviewed journal JAMA’s recent study states “cosmetic procedures such as Botox, facial fillers and laser skin treatments are very safe and have a very low rate of minor side effects.”
Most of us know Botox as the revolutionary treatment for those fine lines and wrinkles that accompany the aging process. However, a new development suggests that Botox has exciting applications beyond the cosmetic.
For what seems like the most superficial reasons, 25-year-old Amanda Pucci had a Botox treatment after her boyfriend cheated on her with a younger woman.
Striking good looks is one thing, but stealing good looks is another. Branded the “Botox Bandit,” an unknown man in the San Francisco Bay area duped Plastic Surgeon Larry Flynn for $6,000 in Botox, fillers and laser treatments, NBC reported.
I would like a cobb salad with fat-free cheese, a diet coke and some Botox please. Botox on your lunch hour is the latest buzz in the plastic surgery world, with women all over using their afternoon break for beauty matters.
It’s no secret that people of both sexes undergo Botox in the United States. However, not everyone approaches the treatment with the same end goal in mind. Whereas the majority of women who seek this treatment want to appear young and wrinkle free, an increasing number of men are looking for something known as the “Wall Street Wrinkle.”
Thinking of getting Botox or another dermal filler? Want to learn more about Botox from the experts?
Doctors Alison Telfer and Tapan Patel can quickly discern the difference between Botox and fillers. Telfer, with the Glasshouse Clinic, and Patel with PHI Clinic, discuss the distinction between Botox and dermal fillers in a recent Marie Claire interview, and according to the two doctors from high-end London salons, there is something to be said for both formulas.
Actavis, an Ireland-based drug manufacturer, announced recently that the company is planning to change its name. The decision follows the company’s acquisition of Allergan, a health care company that produces the cosmetic drug Botox.
Christine Barberich will never look back after trying Botox. The 45-year-old wrote a Refinery29 column, sharing her feelings before and after the anti-aging serum injections.
Really, we are going to start being ashamed of Botox when all we have done is boast about the magical age-defying serum for several years now? According to Cosmopolitan’s Nicole Catanese, not only has she lied about it for the last five years, but there is a whole Secret Botox Society out there keeping their injections hush.
For wrinkles yes, but perspiration? Botox can be used for hyperhidrosis, an excessive sweating condition that causes severe stress.
They call him the “The Michelangelo” of Botox. And according to Dr. Dan Dhunna, there are eight facts every woman should know about Botox, as reported in Get the Gloss.
Whether song or art, Brandt was forever expressing beauty that brought hundreds to the Lincoln Center for his funeral.
The 6 billion dollar United States-based pharmaceutical company Allergan is best known for using neurologic Botox to remove facial wrinkles and lines and treat multiple muscle disorders
Recently, researchers have learned that Botox can help to reduce cluster headaches and stop eye spasms. And now, a recent study has concluded that Botox can help to normalize an irregular heartbeat.
How does Biotulin actually work and is it anywhere near as effective as the original Botox?
An increasing number of men and women are turning to Botox to help with another problem: overactive sweat glands.
Botox’s path has had a long, convoluted path to the title of Miracle Drug.
Although getting an injection of Botox may sound like an odd treatment option, migraine sufferers, who have had the treatment performed, say that Botox has greatly helped with their headaches.
While the rumors about the state of Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck’s relationship may be hard to corroborate, this Botox rumor can be examined based on logic and photographic evidence.
As Botox usage has become more ubiquitous, experts have started to notice some trends that may be cause for concern. Specifically, plastic surgeons are worried about the number of young women that are seeking non-invasive cosmetic enhancement.
Before you opt into the world’s most popular procedure, make sure you fully understand the Botox process.
Recently, Botox's popularity has led to younger women in their 20’s and 30’s undergoing injections as a way to stave off the signs of aging. But can Botox really be used as an anti-aging solution and is it healthy for women that young to get injections?
Check out these eight things about Botox you probably didn’t know!
According to recent research, one in eight people suffer from LPOS, or lateral patellofemoral overload syndrome. Doctors have announced that Botox may put an end to the pain.
As an alternative to cosmetic surgery, more and more people have been turning to non-surgical options to help them retain their youthful appearance.
Botox (also known by its scientific name, Botulinum Toxin) injections can stop the excess muscle activity that is frequently attributed to dystonia.
Conversely, the majority of people who receive Botox injections in China are under the age of 35, and this generational shift represents a major opportunity for cosmetic surgeons and medical suppliers in the country.
If you’ve suffered from a migraine headache, you can only imagine how debilitating chronic migraines must be.
If you’ve had enough of frown lines, deep wrinkles and crow’s feet, consider scheduling an appointment with a dermatologist for Botox treatment. It’s the most common cosmetic procedure in the skincare industry, with a good safety record.
Even though crow's feet are a natural part of getting older, there are ways to diminish their appearance or stop them from forming altogether.
Over the last several years, Botox has emerged as one of the most popular, versatile cosmetic enhancement products on the market.
In many ways, Botox is a miracle drug. It not only smoothes lines and wrinkles, but can treat chronic headaches and aid people with bladder and eyelid disorders. Now it appears that injecting Botox directly into the stomachs of very fat people may help them lose weight, according to a recent Norwegian study.
If you suffer from severe hyperhydrosis – the formal term for heavy underarm sweating – a drug most often used to eradicate facial lines and wrinkles can also eliminate that constant perspiration.
Perhaps it’s not exactly a secret that celebrities keep their youthful appearance via a regimen of Botox and other fillers, but the exact treatment remains unknown. While each facial recipe varies by the individual, a Hollywood nurse billed as “the skin scientist to the stars” gives us an idea of what products are currently hot among celebs.
Botox can take years off your face, but getting injections isn’t a decision to make lightly. It is expensive, and you’ll need injections every three to six months. Because the neurotoxin in the product paralyzes wrinkles, your face can become less communicative. On the plus side, getting rid of wrinkles can really lift your spirits.
Increasingly, those still in the bloom of youth are turning to Botox. Is it a good idea, and is it ethical for a doctor to administer Botox to someone who hasn’t reached her 30th birthday?
You’re tired of those lines and wrinkles announcing your age on your face. A series of Botox injections can turn back the hands of time for a while, with little downtime on your part.
Men are increasingly taking the plunge into the world of cosmetic fillers, and their experience may differ somewhat from women.
If you’re on the fence regarding cosmetic procedures – but like all of us, aren’t getting any younger – consider taking the Botox plunge.
It seems startling that a product designed to reduce wrinkles is sometimes used by people too young to experience such lines.
While Botox is synonymous with line and wrinkle eradication, it has uses far beyond cosmetic purposes. If you suffer from excessive sweating, Botox may be the answer to your perspiration issues.
Over the past several years, Botox injections have proven to be one of the most versatile medical treatments on the planet.
Social media is a double-edged sword. It allows celebrities and ordinary people to post photos of every event in their lives, but it often provokes serious backlash.
If migraines take a toll on your life, try some Botox injections.
Kate Middleton - the Duchess of Cambridge and wife of second-in-line to the throne Prince William - and First Lady Michelle Obama need to look terrific at every one of their myriad public appearances.
There’s a reason any annoying person or thing is referred to as “a pain in the neck.” Chronic neck pain makes life miserable.
There’s no question high heels are sexy. There’s also no question they’re really not healthy for your feet. If you suffer heel pain from wearing stilettos – or the pain occurs from other sources – that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy yourself at parties over the holidays.
Botox is best known for its wrinkle-reducing properties, but that’s far from the most medically useful application of this pharmaceutical.
More and more people are receiving Botox injections, but not to get rid of wrinkles. Botox is becoming one of the wonder drugs of the modern era.
The Baby Boomers’ battle cry was “Don’t trust anyone over 30.” Their kids, the millennials, have apparently decided never to look older than 30.
Doctors have found yet another use for Botox: it can widen the eyes of serial squinters.
According to some estimates, more than 60% of women over the age of 20 suffer from urinary incontinence. Although that percentage does increase with age, several studies have found that nearly 50% of women between the ages of 20 and 40 report some degree of incontinence.
Unfortunately for the 37 million migraine sufferers in the United States, there is no quick and easy path to relief. Over-the-counter painkillers almost never do the trick, and doctors will often prescribe anything from blood pressure medicine to antidepressants to try to alleviate their patients' migraines.
Usually Kim and Kylie are the subjects of speculation when it comes to Botox and other procedures, but with Khloé Kardashian's looks currently in question, it seems the sisters may be sharing some cosmetic secrets.
In a weeklong plastic surgery series, Today Show anchors Savannah Guthrie and Carson Daly stood in, or rather laid down, and took a needle for the team so they could tell viewers exactly what it feels like to be injected with Botox.
It’s important to remember the potential positives of Botox and consider the good that it could do for you.
Though Botox being one of the biggest beauty tactics in shaving a few years off from the brow and eyes, getting injections too early is not advised.
A recent study may have uncovered a new type of cluster headache remedy, and it comes in an unexpected form: Botox injections.
Successful administration of the injectible for a burn victim represents amazing advances in non-cosmetic Botox use.
Could Botox be giving you a weird eyebrow arch, causing you to look a bit too much like Mr. Spock from the Star Trek series? lastic surgeon Anita Mandal, M.D. describes this shocked look as the 'Spock brow' and recommends way to avoid the unfortunate eyebrow arch with proper Botox injection techniques.
Botox has always been a popular cosmetic treatment among women, whether to simply enhance their looks or for anti-aging purposes. Now, more men than ever are receiving Botox injections, boosting sales for a leading skin care clinic in the United Kingdom.
The miracle anti-aging drug could be losing its touch. It seems that modern society's over-use of Botox is changing women's bodies and actually making them resistant to the wrinkle-freezing drug.
Television media personality and tabloid darling Kim Kardashian is nationally recognized for her perfect skin and full lips, but how much of that impeccable look is natural? Kardashian’s physical appearance and trashy TV exploits may have provided her with celebrity status, but certain inside sources contend that her beauty may not be completely natural.
Doctors in the United Kingdom have recently discovered that Botox injections may help patients who suffer from an irregular heartbeat
A Wyoming-based doctor injected Botox into a patient’s legs in order to treat pain in the limb
Researchers have found long-term treatment of urinary incontinence with Botox to be safe and effective in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.
Botox can be used to treat a variety of problems from overactive bladders to involuntary facial movements. Check out eight of the lesser known uses for Botox.
One in five mothers claim that they feel pressured to look good when taking their kids to school, according to a report.
Botox has long been used to eliminate facial wrinkles, but a recent study shows that Botox could be used as an alternative to expensive dangerous operations for treating obesity
No longer just for freezing wrinkles, Botox injections could combat prostate cancer, according to a recent clinical trial
According to 'The Daily Mail', Turkish doctors successfully treated two persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD) sufferers with single Botox injections
The United Kingdom’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has approved Botox (botulinum toxin type A) as a treatment for post-stroke ankle problems.
The Newark Botox developer Revance Therapies enjoyed a successful debut on Wall Street February 6 after raising nearly 100 million dollars for its initial public offering (IPO).
Robin Wright, who recently won a Golden Globe for best actress in a television drama series for her role in the American remake of House of Cards, spilled to The Telegraph on everything from Botox to re-marrying.
Allergan, Inc., recently announced that the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has awarded a license for Botox to be used for the temporary improvement of the appearance of moderate to severe canthal lines, more commonly known as crow’s feet.
New research shows that paralyzing certain facial muscles with Botox prevents patients from frowning and, in turn, treats depression.
When given the choice of paper or plastic, Robin Wright says neither, and that goes double for cosmetic surgery options. The star of “House of Cards”, Forrest Gump, Moneyball and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, and countless other films recently sat down in an exclusive one on one chat with Town and Country, the monthly American lifestyle magazine.
Here is a list of ten celebrities who have taken advantage of Botox
A former 'Jersey Shore'cast member Jenni "JWoww" Farley has reportedly received more plastic surgery.
Migraine sufferers know that even the best medicines sometimes fail to get rid of the pain
She claims she decided to have Botox after finding she had more spare time now that her sons were in serious relationships.
Andy Cohen, who is perhaps best known for hosting the Bravo nightly series “Watch What Happens: Live,” is also an esteemed producer and former head of development for Bravo for over 10 years. According to Cohen, he had developed a show for Joan River and the two entertainers were pitching it to studios all this summer.
Considering cosmetic enhancement for those stubborn lines and wrinkles? The next time you visit your local medspa, you may discover that the popular wrinkle-reducer Botox has a new owner.
Recent research reveals just how many men who receive Botox deny having had treatments. Instead of giving credit where credit is due, they simply chalk it up to good genes and diligent skin maintenance.
We knew it wiped away wrinkles, and now it’s been found to improve skin’s elasticity. Yes, it’s Botox to the rescue once again, with reports that botulinum toxin A has yet another great side effect, according to a JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery study.
Yahoo Beauty writer Erika Stalder asked herself a very important question before her first Botox treatment: “If your quest for a natural-looking boost puts you in the hands of a practitioner who is shot up to cartoonish proportions, is it acceptable to run?”
According to experts, more than four million Americans receive Botox injections every year. Altogether, those injections add up to a staggering combined price tag of over two billion dollars. That’s a lot of money by any measure, but is it being well spent?
With each passing day, new ways to use Botox are changing the lives of millions of people, including migraine suffers and hardcore smokers, according to a USA Today report.
It’s all in the name, or at least that’s the case with Botox maker Allergan, which acquired Actavis in order to promote and further grow the pharmaceutical brand, according to Forbes.
John Sharman made for an unlikely Botox candidate, but the New Jersey truck driver found that a little went a long way.
After watching his elderly mother suffer from upper limb spasticity, the former 'Happy Days' star advocates using the dermal injectable on other post-stroke victims.
Cold Botox, or Frotox, takes wrinkle removal to the next level by eliminating the need for a "resting period"- it works immediately.
Sweat is the natural enemy of radiant, flowing hair. And for many women, a trip to the gym is enough to completely ruin an otherwise perfect blowout.
A new system uses a foot pedal to make injecting dermal fillers more consistent, less painful, and more predictable.
Known as a "naked toxin," Xeomin may work for some wrinkle removal patients whose bodies rejected Botox or Dysport.
Add yet another unique usage to the list, as Botox has now proven effective in helping women suffering from vaginismus.
A new trend finds dental offices adding Botox injections to their treatment offerings, creating a fascinating new resource for the wrinkle removal solution.
The next big step for Botox could be a new, at-home gel product capable of treating the same wrinkles and fine lines as the injectable version.
Botox maker Allergan, Inc., has earned FDA approval for a new lab testing approach that will eliminate almost all animal testing of the drug in the years ahead.
The popular wrinkle removal treatment isn't just for women, as new trends clearly show.
Along with fighting wrinkles, hyperhidrosis, and even headaches, Botox is reportedly able to help in mood regulation, as well!
Researchers say that having a symmetrical face improves a person's odds of finding a mate-- dermal fillers like Sculptra and Restylane can help.
The pop singer describes a unique form of Botox treatment he's undergone to help his ailing pipes.
The reality star underwent a Botox treatment recently that also served as a helpful lesson on the mild side effects of dermal injectables.
The ex-Transformers actress tries to disprove Botox rumors with Twitter photos, but only helps spark new ones.
A recent study on crow's feet treatments gave the edge to Dysport over Botox, but not everyone is on board with the findings.
A new technique called "Pokertox" utilizes the world's most popular injectable to hide tell-tale facial expressions in professional poker players.
Along with long lasting results, the makers of Sculptra promise a more natural skin rejuvenation process that some of its dermal filler competition.
Some fresh-faced young people are beginning to utilize Botox as a way to prevent wrinkles, leaving skincare professionals divided.
Products like Botox may reduce the pain and discomfort caused by certain fashionable footwear.