What are they?
Botox and Dysport are injectable neuromodulators that temporarily alter the nerve impulses of targeted muscles, reducing or eliminating contraction-induced wrinkles. Each brand has a slightly different formulation of the same substance, bacterium Clostridium Botulinum, or Botulinum Toxin A, but they work the same way: they block the nerve impulses of the injected muscles to temporarily paralyze muscle movements that cause wrinkles.
What areas can I use it for?
The most common targets are horizontal lines across the forehead and perpendicular frown lines between the brows (sometimes called “11s”), but many also rely on Botox and Dysport for crow’s feet, nasal squint lines, lines around the neck, eyebrow lifting, and even profuse underarm sweating and migraines.
Why get Botox/Dysport?
By reducing the intensity and frequency of contraction-induced wrinkles, these treatments also prevent the formation of deeper lines, in the long run, making them an increasingly popular anti-aging strategy.