Skincare Ingredient Spotlight: Botox and Everything you need to know about it
Wrinkles, Fine Lines, Sagging, Loss of elasticity….all these words started causing you some panic, didn't they? Your hand went to your face to see if your skin had any of these concerns. You started worrying about when these would start appearing, and the various other doubts and concerns that come along with it. And when you are worried so much about the signs of aging - you even start looking at various ways in which you can rectify those signs. And then you come across this ingredient called Botox.
For some, a Botox appointment is as usual as a hair appointment. We don't judge if that's you, but if you have a way of getting all the benefits of this, without the invasive, paralyzing way of injection, wouldn't you take it?
So here, we have for you, a crash course on everything you need to know about Botox and how the topical one is better than the
What exactly is the Botulinum Toxin?
Botulinum toxin (Botox) is a neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It affects the nerves and causes your muscle to be temporarily paralyzed. This is of great use to people with muscular or nervous disorders.
Did you know that the Botulinum Toxin is an extremely dangerous neurotoxin! Scientists have found that approximately 1 gram of the crystalline form of this toxin can kill 1 million people, and around 39.2 of pure Botulinum Neurotoxin could wipe off the human race!
But don't you worry, botox in cosmetics and medicinal uses has very very small doses of Botulinum toxin. Just enough to work on whatever it is that you are targeting!
It is used in cosmetics to reduce the appearance of skin wrinkles and to have anti-aging effects. It also has medical uses that address various health concerns like eyelid spasms, excessive sweating, bladder disorders, and migraine!
What does it do - cosmetically?
The primary use of this toxin is to reduce the signs of aging. This includes
- Fine Lines
- Crow’s feet around eyes
- Forehead creases
- Lines around the mouth
Why should you go for topical Botox?
Topical application of this toxin leads to your body getting the necessary nourishment, while the chemical signals to reduce the signs of aging are being sent to your body cells. This gives you all the benefits of Botox without any of the pain.
The effects of injecting the Botox is temporary - lasting for 3-12 months only! Whereas topical Botox gives you the option of applying it as and when you feel like the effect is wearing off.
It is also extremely expensive, and you might need time to recover. The
Also, when injected into your body, you can have multiple side effects including
- Dry eye
- Upset Stomach
- Temporary eyelid drooping
- Temporary weakness in nearby muscles
If you are worried, though, that the topical Botox might not have the same effect as the injected one - Scientists have found that it actually shows a great improvement in the appearance of wrinkles - by applying it just topically!
BotoBotulium Toxinour skincare goals!
Pick up the Daycell Sculltox PLLA Volume and Lifting Program, which contains this magical ingredient. It also has PLLA, Hyaluronic Acid, and EGF that promote the good health and nourishment of your skin cells. This cream helps reduce all the signs of aging on your skin! It lifts your skin up, moisturizes, and provides whitening care! It provides your skin with the boost it requires to amp up collagen synthesis!