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What is BOTOX?

BOTOX is an extremely popular injectable cosmetic treatment used to create smoother, firmer facial skin and reduce signs of aging. Most commonly, BOTOX treatment is performed to reduce fine lines, wrinkles, folds, and creases in various areas of the face. This includes crow’s feet, forehead wrinkles, glabellar lines, lipstick lines, marionette lines, and chin dimples.

BOTOX in Phoenix can also be used to treat certain medical conditions, including neck spasms, excessive sweating, lazy eye, and migraines.

How does BOTOX work?

BOTOX is one of the most popular of all injectables worldwide, and exceptionally safe. The active ingredient is a neuromodulator that halts nerve signals to overactive facial muscles. BOTOX creates a smoothing effect that lasts for about three to four months. As the underlying muscles relax, the overlying skin becomes smoother, for a dramatically refreshed look. When under the care of our injector specialists, you can smooth away etched-in lines and creases in just minutes.

Who is a candidate for BOTOX?

Adults who want smoother, more youthful-looking facial skin may be good candidates for BOTOX in Phoenix. To be an ideal candidate for the treatment, you should meet the following requirements:

  • Be in generally good physical health
  • Have the desire for smoother, firmer facial skin
  • Have the desire to reduce fine lines and wrinkles
  • Have realistic expectations for the treatment
  • Have no active skin infections
  • Have no allergies to any Botox ingredients
  • Not be currently pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Be free of neuromuscular disorders

Is it time to try BOTOX?

If you see any of the following skin issues when you look in the mirror, it may be time to consider BOTOX injections:

  • Visible horizontal forehead creases
  • Frown lines between your eyebrows
  • Crow’s feet

BOTOX will not only smooth visible wrinkles caused by constant facial motions but can be an excellent way to keep your skin looking younger much longer than nature dictates. Watch your facial skin become smooth and flawless and enjoy a more youthful look. Your BOTOX treatment will take only minutes to complete.

What is the treatment experience at Matisse Medspa?

At Matisse Medspa, you will experience personalized care in our state-of-the-art, luxury center. Our expert injectors are specially trained in the use of BOTOX and other injectables. They take a precision approach to create a look that appears totally natural, not frozen. You will be resting comfortably during the injections.

If you are sensitive to the pinch of the needle, a topical numbing cream can be applied before your treatment. Several injections are performed, targeting specific muscle strands. Whether it’s between the eyebrows, on the forehead, or around the crows’ feet, BOTOX will smooth out all of your fine lines and wrinkles.

Before & After BOTOX

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What is the Recovery time after BOTOX Injections?

After your BOTOX injections in Phoenix, you are free to go back to your regular day. The only restrictions are to avoid rubbing or massaging your face, so the BOTOX does not get shifted to another facial area. Do not lie on your back, apply heat, or exercise, and avoid outdoor heat, saunas, or any activity that would cause your skin to flush, for 48 hours. If you have reddened areas or a minor bruise from the injections, you can cover those areas with makeup, or apply an ice pack.

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How long does BOTOX take to work?

After BOTOX injections, you will need a few days to start to enjoy the smoothing effect. You can expect about three to seven days for the injections to work their magic. To maintain your rejuvenated look, you will need regular treatments about every four months. Every person has a unique physiology, and some may have longer-lasting results, or need slightly more frequent injections.

Six Tips For Your BOTOX Recovery

  • Follow instructions: Adhere to post-injection guidelines provided by your provider, including avoiding strenuous activities and refraining from touching the treated area.

  • Apply ice: Ice packs can reduce swelling and discomfort, but they should not be applied directly to the skin for too long.

  • Avoid certain medications: Consult your provider about medications to avoid, especially blood thinners and anti-inflammatories, which can increase the risk of bruising.

  • Stay hydrated: Drink plenty of water to aid in toxin flushing and reduce swelling.

  • Be patient. Full results may take a few days, so give your body time to adjust.

  • Follow-up: Schedule an appointment with your provider to assess results and address concerns.

The Matisse Medspa difference

When under the care of our team at Matisse Medspa, you can be confident that every procedure is performed with ultimate care. We focus on ensuring every client has a positive, empowering experience and are thrilled with the smoothing effect of BOTOX in Phoenix, Surprise, and Buckeye, AZ. For a private, luxury experience and an expert injector you can trust, we invite you to discover our state-of-the-art aesthetic center.


What are the common cosmetic uses of BOTOX??

BOTOX is commonly used to diminish facial wrinkles, including frown lines, forehead lines, and crow's feet, by relaxing the underlying muscles.

Are BOTOX injections safe?

When administered by a qualified medical professional, BOTOX injections are generally safe. However, like any medical procedure, there are potential risks and side effects, including bruising, swelling, and temporary muscle weakness.

How long does BOTOX last?

The effects of BOTOX typically last three to four months for cosmetic treatments. Repeat injections are necessary to maintain results, although some individuals may experience longer-lasting effects with continued use.

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