The original use was to treat people suffering from crossed or improperly-aligned eyes. But the Canadian couple discovered the toxin’s cosmetic properties when they noticed their patients’ frown lines disappeared or softened during treatment.
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Both have different purposes and different ways of making the skin appear more youthful. In the simplest of terms, one fills and one relaxes.
A few years ago, stories about line and wrinkle treatments were a near-permanent feature in newspapers and beauty magazines. Dr Stefanie S Christian of North Olmsted, Ohio, has been talking about its popularity.
“Women, and men, are definitely still getting [line and wrinkle treatment]. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, there were 6.1 million Botox injections performed in 2012, an 8 per cent increase over 2011,” she said.
Increasing numbers of Australian women aged 40 and older are opting for cosmetic surgery and non-surgical solutions, according to a report in the Sydney Morning Herald.
The report, entitled ‘Cougars in or out?’ explains the increasingly popular trend of young men dating much older women, and the pressures this phenomenon can place on these women to look young. The term ‘cougar’ refers to older women who seek out relationships with men who are at least 10 years younger than themselves. Actress Demi Moore, 49, is famously married to fellow film star Ashton Kutcher, who is 16 years her junior.
When interviewed, consultant plastic surgeon Dr Joseph Ajaka, who is based at the Cosmos Clinic in Sydney, Australia, revealed that there has been a significant growth in cosmetic surgery in Australia, as women in their forties, fifties and sixties opt for Botox and Juvéderm, as well as breast lift surgery and liposuction.
After wowing on the red carpet at the recent Country Music Awards, commentators have begun to speculate whether singer Sheryl Crow has enhanced her looks by turning to non surgical treatments.
MakeMeHeal.com has reported that the Grammy award-winning musician looked remarkably youthful and fresh-faced at the event, despite having “been a part of the rough and tumble music industry for years.” (more…)
Actor Billy Bob Thornton, known for his silver, tufted hair and un-manicured look, is rumoured to have turned to non surgical treatments in a bid to look a little younger.
The Daily Mail speculates that the actor, best known for his role in the blockbuster Bad Santa, may have combined line- and wrinkle-erasing dermal fillers such as Botox, along with dying his trademark grey locks brown, in an attempt to win more coveted Hollywood roles. (more…)
Once voted the sexiest woman in the world by the readers of FHM Magazine, it seems unlikely that screen beauty Jessica Alba would feel insecure about her looks. However, in a revealing interview the ‘Sin City’ and ‘Fantastic Four’ actress revealed that she had once considered having a nose job and has been wracked with body insecurities since the birth of her daughter, Honour Grace. (more…)
The Daily Mail reports that Desperate Housewives’ star Marcia Cross, known to fans of the show as Bree Hodge, has been spotted looking remarkably fresh-faced for her 48 years, prompting speculation the actress may have turned to cosmetic surgery in a bid to maintain her flawless porcelain complexion. (more…)
Desperate Housewives’ star Dana Delany, known to fans of the show as Katherine, has opened up about her use of wrinkle-smoothing dermal fillers in a bid to encourage other women to take proper measures to ensure they avoid putting their treatment in the hands of ‘cowboy clinics’ or people without proper training.
Speaking to Prevention Magazine, the actress urged men and women alike to better check the credentials of the clinic and practitioner they entrust to perform line and wrinkle-filling injectable treatments. (more…)