19th May, 2021

Anti-wrinkle Injections are a popular treatment for skin renewal and regaining a more youthful appearance. If you haven’t had the chance of experiencing them for yourself, possibilities are you know someone who has!

You’ve undoubtedly also heard a few common misunderstandings regarding cosmetic injectables, such as how they feel, what they do, and who they’re appropriate for. This article has addressed some of the most common fallacies about skincare and aesthetic concerns so that you can end up making a well-informed decision about treating your skin and any other likely related problems!

Myth 1:

Anti-wrinkle Injections are harmful.

There was once a widespread idea that anti-wrinkle injections were poisonous and harmful to the body. In actuality, Anti-wrinkle Treatments have already been used safely and efficiently for over 20 years.

The chemical used in anti-wrinkle injections is a purified protein that also occurs naturally in the body and temporarily soothes the muscles of the face. This softens and diminishes the appearance of lines and wrinkles.

Myth 2:

Anti-wrinkle Injections cause your face to appear frozen.

Many people are afraid that if they have anti-wrinkle therapy, their face will become frozen in place, and they will not express themselves. This is not true!

Our skin no longer has the capability to bounce back straight away as we age, while our muscular motions gradually produce deeper lines on the surface. Therefore, anti-wrinkle injections are a quick and easy way to keep your skin looking young while preventing future harm.

Myth 3:

Only fine lines require anti-wrinkle treatment.

Anti-wrinkle injections, despite their name, aren’t just for treating crow’s feet, temple wrinkles, and frown lines. This procedure can also be used to treat other frequent medical and cosmetic issues, such as teeth grinding and a gummy smile. Teeth grinding or TMJ dysfunction can be alleviated by injecting an anti-wrinkle (muscle relaxant) into the masseter muscle. This lowers muscle strength, which can lead to teeth grinding and clenching. Preventing this from happening will assist in avoiding more tooth wear and damage and alleviate jaw pain and headaches.

Anti-wrinkle Injections are also used to treat a gummy grin, which occurs when too much gum pops above the top teeth when smiling. Muscle relaxants are administered into the hyperactive muscles surrounding the lips, which momentarily paralyse them and prevent the upper lip from rising excessively high.

Myth 4:

Injectables are only used by women

Another fallacy that must be debunked! Historically, injectables were regarded as a treatment for women, but in recent years, the boundaries for males who wish to take care of their skin have been broken down. Everybody, after all, wants to look and feel their finest!

Injectables have been less stigmatised in recent years, becoming more popular for the general community, including men. Women accompany their spouses to cosmetic appointments, whereas males devote more time and money to self-care. They want to address their facial lines and wrinkles with Anti-wrinkle Treatment, and the phrase “brotox” even exists!

Myth 5:

Cosmetic injectables are painful

If you are having injectables for the first time, you may be concerned that the procedure may be highly unpleasant. This could be one of the reasons you’ve been putting off arranging an appointment in the first place! We understand this apprehension because most of us connect needles with pain.

Of course, everyone’s pain tolerance is different, which is why topical anaesthetic is supplied for patient comfort while giving lip fillers, whereas it is rarely required for anti-wrinkle injections.

Contact Us

Curious about Anti-wrinkle Injections and how they can help you look younger? Get in touch with the experts at My Skin Aesthetics for a consultation today. We’ll be more than happy to answer all your questions and suggest the best course of action based on your skin’s needs. 

You can contact us at 02 4417 9100


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