A lot of people compare BOTOX to Restylane, but this is really a big mistake. Comparing BOTOX and Restylane is just like comparing apples to oranges. Apples and oranges are edible fruits and that’s just about where the similarities end. Likewise Restylane and BOTOX Cosmetic are both dermal injectables that can help alleviate wrinkles, but that’s all they have in common. How they work and reasons why you would want to use one over the other are completely different. BOTOX Cosmetic immobilizes facial muscles and downsizes wrinkles, while Restylane fills in fine lines and smoothes out creases. Better comparisons might be between other dermal fillers like Restylane vs. CosmoPlast(TM) or Restylane vs. Radiesse®, as dermal fillers have far more similarities. A better way to think of it might be BOTOX Cosmetic vs. dermal fillers, in the end which one is really best at getting rid of wrinkles?
Botox Cosmetic Eliminates Wrinkles but can do so Much More
BOTOX is the fastest growing wrinkle treatment in the world. From toxic roots, BOTOX injections have become as commonplace as going to the dentist. To learn about whether or not BOTOX Cosmetic is for you, you should really little bit about BOTOX itself. BOTOX is a protein derived from the botulism toxin, Clostridium botulinum. Very scientific, but it doesn’t tell us much about it. BOTOX weakens the muscles that cause facial wrinkling, and these fine lines essentially become invisible in less than a week. BOTOX Cosmetic is great for laugh lines, crow’s feet, and forehead creases. What BOTOX can do that dermal fillers can’t is treat hyperhidrosis. Hyperhidrosis, for those of you not in the know, is excessive perspiration or, in other words, sweat. A shot of BOTOX in your under arms can make even the most hectic day cool, calm, and dry, and keep your new cute outfit look