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Body & Mind

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What is BOTOX?

Many clients in Austin understand what BOTOX can accomplish, but they aren’t quite sure exactly what BOTOX is. Not to worry, BOTOX is an easy product to understand. It is a version of botulinum toxin that has been purified and modified for cosmetic uses. BOTOX is a neuromodulator, or compound, that causes the underlying facial muscles to relax, thus reducing and even preventing wrinkles. In addition to reversing the signs of aging, we offer BOTOX as a mood modulator.

BOTOX as a Mood Modulator

While BOTOX is not specifically designed as a mood modulator, some studies have suggested that it positively affects a person's emotional state. BOTOX works by blocking the signals between nerves and muscles, which causes the muscles to relax and reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. This relaxation of the facial muscles may also affect how a person expresses emotions, as the muscles responsible for frowning or scowling are temporarily paralyzed.

Research has shown that when these muscles are relaxed, it can reduce negative emotions such as anger, sadness, and anxiety. This effect is likely due to the facial feedback hypothesis, which suggests that the muscles used to express feelings can influence the emotions themselves. In other words, if a person cannot frown or scowl, they may be less likely to experience negative emotions, improving their mood and capacity to manage the daily stressors of life.

What are the benefits of using BOTOX to lighten your mood?

BOTOX is a safe and effective treatment option that relaxes dynamic wrinkles for up to four to six months, and research has shown it may be effective in lightening your mood for up to the same amount of time. Some of the mood-enhancing benefits of BOTOX include the following.

Reduced Negative Emotions

BOTOX works by relaxing the facial muscles responsible for frowning or scowling, which has been shown to lighten the individual’s mood and improve their overall outlook on life.

Improved Self-Confidence

By reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, BOTOX may help improve a person's self-confidence and self-esteem, which can radiate into every area of their life.

Reduced Stress

By reducing negative emotions and promoting a more relaxed expression, BOTOX may help reduce stress levels and improve overall well-being.

Quick and Easy Treatment

BOTOX is a non-invasive treatment that can be performed quickly and easily in a medical provider’s office with minimal downtime or recovery time.

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Why choose Saving Face in Austin for my BOTOX treatment?

Every person who works at Saving Face knows firsthand the apprehension and hope that comes when you first consider undergoing a cosmetic treatment. Will it work? Will it be painful? Will the results be worth the cost? As among the top injectors in the United States, Brooke Nichol instantly sets patients at ease by explaining every step of the procedure in detail and answering all questions and concerns with transparency and compassion. She is an AMI trainer for Allergan, makers of BOTOX, and is an authority on the treatment of tear troughs, a notoriously complex area when it comes to using fillers.

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