Cosmetic surgery has advanced tremendously in the last decade. More and more people are now seeking the different kinds of cosmetic treatments available hoping that their appearance and skin looks younger and healthier. The trend has likely arisen from a great degree of celebrity endorsement of different procedures and tabloid newspapers portraying them as the next best solution to looking younger.
Of the many treatments that are available, Botox® is one treatment that is often sought after by patients. The advantage of Botox® is that the procedure can be done in a matter of minutes and the results can be more than satisfactory. Furthermore, it avoids the whole process of going through open surgery requiring anaesthetics and incisions and instead involves just a few injections at strategic points that relaxes the muscles of the face and reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles. But the question on many people’s minds is why exactly do individuals undergo Botox® injections? Why not allow the natural ageing process to take effect rather than try measures that will reverse it temporarily?
Well, the answer probably lies in a person’s confidence in themselves rather than anything else. Ageing does not affect everyone the same way and many individuals may look a lot older than they are at a young age. Furthermore, the effects of environmental toxins along with smoking can affect the texture and appearance of the skin and can also affect the muscles that underlie it. This can greatly affect the person’s confidence and opinion of themselves. In order to cover up the aged skin, individuals go to the extent of applying various kinds of make-up so that their appearance in public is (in their opinion) a lot more pleasing to the eye. The clear issue with ageing skin is a drop in confidence. Furthermore, there are certain unwritten societal norms that can in a way demand ‘perfection’ on the outside.
Following Botox®, the patient’s skin looks a lot healthier, stretched out and wrinkle-free. This clearly takes away a number of years from it and individuals look a lot younger as a result. Clearly, this has nothing but a positive effect on the overall psyche of the person; boosting their confidence levels and making them feel a lot more comfortable when out in public. In addition, they may feel a lot more attractive to their partner, and the vice versa of it is also true in that their partner may be a lot more attracted to them. Some people have even reported getting new jobs, losing weight and even reconnecting with people they have lost touch with after
Botox® injections primarily due to the increase in their confidence levels. Botox® has a number of different advantages and is particularly beneficial in enhancing the appearance of skin. By boosting confidence, it can change the life of the individual has undergone the procedure.
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