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5 Signs You’re Ready for a Botox Treatment

Are you looking for natural and quick anti-aging results? At our Kelowna skin care centre, we offer a range of non-surgical cosmetic treatments, including Botox, Nuceiva, and Juvederm, to help you achieve all your aesthetic goals.

Botox is an FDA-approved cosmetic treatment for improvement of lines and wrinkles and is one of the most highly requested anti-aging procedures at our Kelowna skin care centre. When compared to cosmetic surgical procedures, such as facelifts, Botox offers unique benefits, including: 

  • Short treatment times (approximately 15 minutes) 
  • Fast results (Botox begins working within three days) 
  • Natural looking, yet dramatic, results 
  • No surgical risks 
  • It’s cost-effective 

While the results will vary from person to person and the areas treated, Botox can help you look more refreshed, lively and youthful. 

Customized Botox Treatments at Our Kelowna Skin Care Centre 

At our Kelowna skin care centre, we offer a range of customized anti-aging treatments, including Botox, Juvederm, and Nuceiva, to help address any concerns you may have. During an in-depth consultation, we will assess your skin type, aesthetic goals, and medical history, to determine which treatment is best suited to your needs. 

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How to Determine if Botox Is the Right Treatment for You 

Botox is a very suitable anti-aging treatment for both men and women and it could be the best treatment for you if you want to address certain signs of aging. You might be a good candidate for this treatment if you: 

  • Have crow’s feet or worry lines around your eyes
  • Are experiencing a droopy brow
  • Have lines above your upper lip
  • Have moderate to severe frown lines between the brows 

Skin ages at a different rate for everyone, and each individual feels differently about the way aging skin makes them look and feel. The good news is that if you have fine lines or wrinkles that are making you look or feel older than you are, then Botox can help rejuvenate your appearance. 


When Should I Start Using Botox? 

There is no rule about when you can start enjoying the benefits of Botox, but the best guideline is when lines and wrinkles start to bother you. There are some steps you can take to preserve your youthful appearance at any age, including: 

  • Wear sunscreen
  • Don’t smoke
  • Minimize the consumption of alcohol
  • Stay hydrated
  • Moisturize your skin daily 

While these steps can help you retain a youthful appearance, even the most elaborate beauty regimen won’t stop the aging process. Botox provides an easy and effective way to retain a youthful appearance at any age.

5 Signs You’re Ready for Botox 

Botox is a great alternative to invasive cosmetic procedures since it’s quick, painless, and seldom causes any side effects, making it an excellent choice if you lead an active lifestyle.

Here are five signs that you could benefit from Botox: 

  1. You have forehead furrows or frown lines. One of the first places wrinkles begin to show up is on the forehead in the form of frown lines. As long as these wrinkles are dynamic (i.e. they appear when you move your face), Botox can help eliminate them. 

  2. You have smile lines. Also known as crow’s feet, smile lines respond very well to Botox. These wrinkles are more pronounced when you work the muscles around your eyes and Botox helps to temporarily relax the muscles that cause these wrinkles to appear. 

  3. You have smoker’s lines. Smoker’s lines are the vertical lines that appear above the mouth and result from years of puckering your lips when you smoke. If you  have quit smoking, then Botox can be effective in reducing the muscle contractions around the mouth, which are the cause of smoker’s lines. 

  4. You have mild to moderate dynamic wrinkles. Botox is most effective on wrinkles that haven’t quite set in and they work to reduce the onset of wrinkles before they become severe. 

  5. You want to prevent wrinkles from forming. When used early on (e.g. in your late 20s-30s) Botox can be used as a preventive measure at the very first appearance of faint lines and wrinkles.

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Something to Consider

Botox works best on younger patients and if you are older, with more severe signs of aging, you should talk to your skin specialist to ensure that your skin tone is elastic enough to respond to a Botox treatment. Additionally, Botox may not be as effective with non-dynamic wrinkles, such as those caused by gravity or sun damage.

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To find out more about our customized skin treatments, including Botox and Juvederm, and to learn about how our skin care specialists can help you achieve all your anti-aging and other aesthetic goals, contact us at (250) 868-9290 or fill out our online contact form.

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Donna McAteer

Donna McAteer

Donna is the general manager and has been with the Okana­gan Skin Care Cen­tre for over 14 years. She is a certified Es­theti­cian and previous business owner with over 20 years enjoying the skin care industry. Her passion for knowledge, integral client care and maintaining a syn­er­gis­tic team that represents professional excellence in skin care remains her focus.

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