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Botox

So, I get botox, only under my eyes, 3 units each at $12 a unit, that's $72. I do not tip because it's done by a nurse and nurses are not supposed to accept tips, plus she owns the company, so $72 flat. This is less than fancy eye cream I bought that was worthless. So what does it do? Well . . .


For those who have never had it here's what happens: You go to a spa or medical office and make your appointment. The first time you talk about what you're wanting the results to be. I strongly recommend doing your research on how many units, start low, you can always go back for more. I did two units under each eye the first time and I'm very happy having gone up to 3, but I was quite satisfied with 2. You then lay down on a chair that's similar to the ones at the dentist office, only way higher. For me getting it under the eyes I just stare at the ceiling while the nurse holds in skin taunt and injects it in, one one needle prick per spot, no unit so thank goodness for that. It stings a little bit, not quite as bad as a bee sting, it also feels a little warm at first but this goes away by the time you pay and go to your car. For me I'm in and out in less than 15 minutes. The area is sore for the next day, not that I touch under my eyes often but you know I was curious, plus I had to put makeup on, duh. The only after care instructions are to not lay down for 4 hours so it can settle, easy peasy. Some people ill get tiny specks of blood, just tab with a tissue and it's fine. Repeat every 3 to 4 months.

This is me end of January, after my first botox treatment wore off.

 
Ugh, notice those lines under my eyes, yuck! I got lazy and forgot to go for a few months. Which is crazy considering the difference a few units makes. This is me today, one month after treatment, face relaxed:



This is me smiling, notice how there is very little difference as far as lines. Yay! Ignore the eyebrows that need to be done and terrible pores, one treatment at a time y'all.

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  1. If it weren't for my excessive fear of needles, I'd have tried Botox long ago. However, reading about your experience is making me think twice. Really impressed with how little the difference is between your relaxed and smiling face, especially compared to the first picture.

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    1. Thanks for reading and the sweet note. I'm afraid of needles too, I conquered it by donating blood. When getting Botox under the eyes you look up so you never even see the needles : ). Good luck!

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  2. I agree. Botox can really help us in improving our appearance. But it’s best to do a bit of research about the process first, so you can have an idea of what to expect. Also, look for a trustworthy clinic, preferably one that had a previous client that you know personally, so you can ask them about that clinic's quality of service. Anyhow, it’s good to know that you’re fully satisfied with the result. Are you still going for sessions until now?

    Vivian Jefferson @ Laser Skin Beautiful

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