From celebrities to
civilians, many of us want to prevent aging from creeping up on us.
Decades ago, actually undergoing plastic surgery or cosmetic
interventions was something many people only dreamed off – only the
wealthiest could attain such pleasures. Now with the price of
cosmetic surgeries becoming more affordable, even the middle class
can afford to have work done. One of the most popular cosmetic
alterations is Botox. You may be considering Botox for yourself to
shed a few years off your appearance. But how much do you really know
about the effect of Botox? Before you take the leap and try your
first injections, here are 7 reasons not to get Botox.
The results don’t
You may see some
immediate results after Botox, but your facial muscles will
eventually regain their initial function, and are likely to go back
to their original appearance within a few months. That means those
wrinkles will be back very soon.
Botox is an
endless money pit.
Because Botox isn’t
a permanent fix, your wrinkles will begin to reform. If you are
dedicated to keeping those crow’s feet at bay, you will have to
constantly get new injection, which will ultimately cost you a
Botox is actually
called Botulinum toxin (BTX), and it’s one of the most poisonous
toxins on Earth. There is a high possibility that the drug can leave
the injection site and spread to other parts of the body. When this
happens, injected individuals are likely to develop botulism, which
is rare but fatal.