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Any advice or input about whether or not Botox is worth it. I still haven't made up my mind about how I feel about poking your face with lots of needles. But that could be from my intense phobia of needles!


What do you guys think?
 

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They say that Botox has to be repeated every few months - so it is costly to maintain over the long term. I haven't done it, and have no plans to, but if an event comes up where I need to look VERY VERY VERY good, I'd consider doing it on a one-off basis. For now my plans are to focus on my current regimine of Retin-A, Vitamin C, and facial exercises in the hope of minimizing the lines that I already have and preventing new ones from forming.
 

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Bella have you tried a good retin product and vitimin c cream! skin doctors sell them, skin ceuticals, green cream there are many of them around personally id give these ago before doing anything! Hey yes there is side effects to botox but however putting these creams on our faces, drinking fizzy drinks, mcdonalds all have side effects to them as well! I dont like botox but whatever makes you happy but try other options for good six months to start with, good luck
 

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Any advice or input about whether or not Botox is worth it. I still haven't made up my mind about how I feel about poking your face with lots of needles. But that could be from my intense phobia of needles!


What do you guys think?
I wouldn't because I don't like needles; also you do have to continue with the procedure. It comes down to it's your body and if you have the money and want to look a certain way go for it. However go to a really good derm -- I've heard of some women who regret the procedure, one lost feeling in one side of her face. Good luck.
 

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Bella have you tried a good retin product and vitimin c cream! skin doctors sell them, skin ceuticals, green cream there are many of them around personally id give these ago before doing anything! Hey yes there is side effects to botox but however putting these creams on our faces, drinking fizzy drinks, mcdonalds all have side effects to them as well! I dont like botox but whatever makes you happy but try other options for good six months to start with, good luck
Any good suggestions of such creams?
 

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Any good suggestions of such creams?
HI Bella!

Well, it really depends on the condition of your skin and what you want to accomplish.
Wrinkles? sag? uneven tone? fine lines?

If you just have some crows'feet that you want to smooth out, you could use ViperVenom (a tripeptide) or argireline, both of which are topical and temporarily keep the muscles from working in targeted areas, like Botox without needles. They aren't long-lasting and have to be applied daily. If you don't like needles, you won't like Botox!

If you have fine lines and uneven tone, Retin-A + Vit C are your friends.

If you have sag, get going with the facial exercises!
Hope this might help you in some way.



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Botox is a real no-no for me personally. There are so many anti-aging products out there, Bella. Why don't you search for reviews and then try the ones that are most effective before opting for Botox. I have myself recently learnt abt retinol products and vitamin c serum. These are supposed to help improve skin tone and fight aging signs. I would advise you to have a go at these options first and see if there is any improvement to your skin. Botox is like the last resort when nothing works!!
 

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fawnie could i try on of these for my eye lines to stop them getting worse and fade them i hate them and dont want to end up with crows feet and have a dread of them getting worse! otherwise i have been looking at beauty society makes and the hydropeptide intensive concentrate anti aging corrective creme and the earth essentials products for eye creams but they all get bit confusing after while! Thankyou

Bella good luck with choosing the products that are best for you some good review sites for cream brand are Cosmetics, Hairstyles, Skin Care, Beauty Products Reviews, Advice, and Tips from Total Beauty Makeupalley - Street Smart Beauty - Homepage Smart Skin Care - Intelligent Rejuvenation Through Science!

There is also a link on the site so you can make up your own vit c serum to use with the retinol product you pick too!
 

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Mireckca: Is that your puppy??

Maripop: thanks for the info, I was going to the anti aging show in April and was consider to have botox to lift my eyelip, but now I'm thinking I should just accept what I have and be greatful. Thanks again.............
 

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fawnie could i try on of these for my eye lines to stop them getting worse and fade them i hate them and dont want to end up with crows feet and have a dread of them getting worse! otherwise i have been looking at beauty society makes and the hydropeptide intensive concentrate anti aging corrective creme and the earth essentials products for eye creams but they all get bit confusing after while! Thankyou

Bella good luck with choosing the products that are best for you some good review sites for cream brand are Cosmetics, Hairstyles, Skin Care, Beauty Products Reviews, Advice, and Tips from Total Beauty Makeupalley - Street Smart Beauty - Homepage Smart Skin Care - Intelligent Rejuvenation Through Science!

There is also a link on the site so you can make up your own vit c serum to use with the retinol product you pick too!
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Haha! I think you are trying to do it all and it can't be done!
Just stick to the basics: Retin-A or Green Cream, C serum, sunscreen and do facial exercises and you WILL NOT need Botox! It looks unnatural. IMO.



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Chelsie, I'm glad you made a smart choice 'cause this is very scary s**t!
Back then these informations weren't available.

Fawnie, even though it looks unnatural, I REALLY miss it, at least I did not have the deep line between the eyes, the 3rd eye
I had to chose between pain, losing my eye sight or looking good
 

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fawnie: I'm trying to go on ageless if you dare website, and I have no luck getting there. What kind of results did you get with facial exercises and how long does it take to see a difference??

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Chelsie, I'm glad that I can at least prevent one of you... 'cause this is very scary s**t!

Fawnie, even though it looks unnatural, I REALLY miss it, at least I did not have the deep line between the eyes, the 3rd eye
I had to chose between pain, losing my eye sight or looking good
I know Marie! It's a quick fix and sooooo addicting! But honestly, you can get more lasting results from exercises and remodeling agents (Retin-A, Copper Peptides, vit C serum)....sounding like a broken record?

To me, it's like the difference between a snort of cocaine and good health practices: they both give you energy, but one of the choices is more long-lasting and better for you!



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That is a very good analogy Fawnie! Unfortunately I can't tell you about it, my only addiction is to try to stay fit & pretty LOL. that is the hardest thing. oh ya, I don't have vices, I don't drink, don't smoke, no drugs', no pills, no coffee, no cola, no chips, boring isn't it! haaaaa but almost a saint
ho yes I forgot, I'm only looking at good looking men
and addicted to this forum
 

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Fawnie i know im trying to do it all its just me im afraid, not looking at botox just dont want my eye line to develop if you get me! So was thinking eye cream might be good! OK though il wait for results on green cream, did you use this on your neck as well, was thinking dont need this as much on me neck but was not sure, sorry know im changing subject here!
 

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Fawnie i know im trying to do it all its just me im afraid, not looking at botox just dont want my eye line to develop if you get me! So was thinking eye cream might be good! OK though il wait for results on green cream, did you use this on your neck as well, was thinking dont need this as much on me neck but was not sure, sorry know im changing subject here!
Neck is fine but it tends to get irritated easily so go slowly.
Don't forget the chest area too!



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Mireckca: Is that your puppy??


Chelsie (and Mari who asked a similar question on another thread) -

I wish! He is the exact likeness of a puppy that I do know and love. I found this particular photo on a website that I check everyday - Puppies, Cute Puppy Names, Pictures of Puppies & More | Daily Puppy - and use him as the wallpaper/background on my computer.

I see that you love dogs too - so check it out. Everyday there is a different puppy and his/her story and lots of hints and info about different breeds. It is my second favorite website (after SCT) right now!
 

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Chest and hands fawnie!
No id never get botox! But then i suppose never say never in life!
My sis who is 28 has it as preventative measures and she gets her lips done it scares me to see how she looks these days!


Mirecka i love dogs too cant have any in the flat though my boyfriend though wants to me to get one from dog shelter when we leave here though and get a house of our own! I fancy a tibetan terrier but from passed experience with these dogs they are crazy!


Sorry know iv changed subject here!
 
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