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What’s the best age for anti-wrinkle injections?

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If you have never had anti-wrinkle injections but you are considering this treatment, you may wonder what the best age is to get Botox? Depending on your age and skin quality, there are different factors at play that will determine when the best time for you to book for botox treatments will be.

How old do I need to be to have Botox?

The law in England means that you have to be over 18 before you can have your first anti-wrinkle treatment. If you’re under 18 it’s illegal to have these injections, even if you have permission from your parents or carer.

Should I get Botox when I turn 18?

Although Botox is approved for patients who are over 18 it doesn’t necessarily mean you should book in for this treatment as soon as you become an adult.

Many 18 years olds have the fortunes of youth on their side and with daily SPF use they won’t require anti-wrinkle injections.

There are however other Botox treatments, like masseter Botox and hyperhidrosis injections that may be suitable for younger patients

Botox can be used as a preventative treatment to stop deep lines and wrinkles forming, however at 18 many patients won’t be ready to start preventative measures for the formation of lines and wrinkles.

If you’re not sure whether you should start your Botox injections just yet, you should book for a consultation with a medically qualified aesthetics practitioner who can advise you of the best course of action.

At The Nimmo Clinic in Cobham, Surrey we are both CQC and Saveface registered and we put our patients safety and wellbeing at the forefront of everything we do. We will give honest advice and always put your best interest at the forefront of what we do.

When should I get Botox?

Many people will start to see the signs of ageing in their late 20’s and early 30’s. If you notice crows feet, frown lines and lines across the top of your forehead, and you are wanting to treat them it is best to get anti-wrinkle treatment before these lines become too ingrained. In this way Botox will work to prevent deeper lines and relax the muscles, keeping your skin smooth and looking youthful.

Am I too old for Botox?

You are never too old to get your first Botox injections. People often decide that they want to have their first treatment later on in life.

It is fine to leave it until you’re older before you start this treatment however you may not get the same effect from the treatment if you already have very deep set lines and wrinkles.

Botox can’t get rid of deep set wrinkles, but can soften them. If you have deep set lines and wrinkles and you think you might have gone beyond where anti-wrinkle injections can help you, all is not lost. There are many aesthetic treatments nowadays that can reduce deep set lines and wrinkles.

At The Nimmo Clinic in Surrey we invest in the latest treatments and technologies to help patients of any age to rejuvenate their skin health and skin quality.

We would welcome you to book a consultation where we can give you the very best advice on the right treatments for your specific skin needs.