botox in your 20's

Lots of people develop signs of aging early. Expression lines may develop from everyday facial movements, which lead to wrinkles on the forehead, crow’s feet, frown lines, or smile lines. Or they could develop an angry appearance, too, due to genetics. If you’re in your 20s and noticing these early signs of aging, Botox could be the procedure for you! Being proactive about treating signs of aging is a great way to delay the effects of time because by treating signs of aging early, you have a chance to stop the problem before it gets too severe.

What Botox Can Do for Young Adults

Botox works on expression lines by relaxing facial muscles, which softens the appearance of wrinkles and lines. Formation of unappealing creases and folds around your nose, your mouth and at the corner of your eyes can be avoided with this cosmetic procedure. By catching these signs of aging early, or treating them before they appear, Botox injections in your 20s can dramatically minimize skin wrinkling in your 50s and 60s. To summarize, here are a few things that Botox can do for you in your 20s:

  • Train your facial muscles not to move to prevent future skin wrinkling
  • Soften early signs of aging
  • Enhance your appearance
  • Help you look refreshed

Is Botox Permanent?

Botox is not permanent, so its effects will wear off. If you’re a young adult in your 20s, it could be good news. In case you change your mind and would not like to consider a Botox injection again, the result of the procedure may begin to diminish in a few months. However, if you would like to continue your treatment and prevent the early signs of aging, you may always go back to your surgeon for another procedure. Usually, young patients visit the clinic to get Botox injections for up to three times a year.

Is Botox Safe for You?

Botox is FDA-cleared and is widely considered to be one of the safest cosmetic procedures available. In fact, it contains a minute dose of purified botulinum toxin A, which has been used safely for many years to treat muscle spasms, even in children. It is also used to treat hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating under the arms).

From Hollywood stars to athletes more and more people are using IV Nutrient Therapy to strengthen immunity, improve energy and prolong the effects of ageing. If you haven’t heard of it before, basically it’s a ‘cocktail’ of high dose vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants that are administered intravenously into the bloodstream. As the nutrients are received directly into the bloodstream, intestinal absorption is bypassed and therefore, 100% of the vitamins, minerals and amino acids are absorbed. It’s also the fastest way to potentially restore optimum hydration and stimulate and support the immune system.

As many of us know our body needs daily doses of essential vitamins to function optimally. Whilst we can get these from our diet, most of us don’t consume sufficient amounts. In addition, many environmental and lifestyle factors also deplete our body’s supply e.g smoking, alcohol, caffeine, processed and fast food and stress.

For many of us the consequences of our poor diet choices means we have less than optimal digestion, and therefore we don’t absorb all the nutrients in our food. Increasing your vitamin intake by eating more of certain foods or by taking oral supplements can lead to a healthier lifestyle, however not all of the required vitamins and minerals actually penetrate into the blood. Even if we have optimal digestion, our body is limited by the amount of nutrients it can absorb.

Vitamin injections can be a powerful immune system booster with antiviral, anti-bacterial and anti-histamine properties. A vitamin boost can help the body recover from inflammation, thrombosis, infection, fatigue, illness, high stress and with post-surgical healing.

Obviously, no vitamin therapy should replace a nutritious diet, but the therapy itself has enormous health benefits and can speed up the healing process. Due to the nutrients being administered directly into the bloodstream the onset of effect is usually very fast, having immediate results at a cellular level in the body.

If you’re looking for a pick me up or have some real health concerns, IV Nutrient Therapy may help to rejuvenate your body, strengthen your immunity and get you on the road to recovery.

Associated health benefits of IV Nutrient Therapy include:

  • Increased energy
  • Faster post surgery recovery
  • Improved sports performance
  • Improved healing and recovery from sports “wear and tear”
  • Enhanced immune support
  • Stress relief
  • Prolonging ageing since it improves the nutritional content inside of the cells
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Acute and chronic viral infections
  • Detoxification
  • General immune & wellness support
  • Lyme Disease
  • Cancer
  • Asthma
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Allergies and sinusitis
  • Chronic Depression
  • Anxiety

Dr. Dawn Gareau is now offering Botox treatment at all her clinic locations. Book your appointment today to have the highest quality of skin care assessments to reduce fine lines and restore skin texture. The holidays are coming! What better time to show off that youthful glow.

What is Botox?

Botox® is a neuromodulator which is extremely effective at relaxing facial muscles creating a smoother, natural appearance of fine lines. It is derived from a naturally occurring protein which has been purified from the bacterium species Clostridium botulinum. Botox® is approved by Health Canada for reducing facial lines and is the #1 non-surgical painless cosmetic procedure in the world.  The most commonly treated areas include frown lines (between the eyebrows), brow lift, forehead wrinkles, and crow’s feet. It can also be used to treat lower muscles of the face and neck such as mouth frowns, dimpled chins, gummy smiles, and necklines.


How do Neuromodulators Works?

Precise intra-muscular injections block the message from the nerve to the muscle that is responsible for deep wrinkles, thus allowing the muscle to relax preventing deep facial lines from forming on the skin. The overall result is a younger, more relaxed-looking appearance.

The Benefits

  • Smooth and younger looking skin
  • Quick and painless treatment;
  • No downtime

What to Expect

The procedure takes about 15 minutes and the effects from Botox can be seen in 3 days but usually occurs at days 10-14. Results last up to 4 months and it is recommended to repeat the treatment about two to three times per year for maintenance and prevention purposes. Results may last longer with repeated treatments.