How Long Does Botox Last?

The First Glance
February 3, 2023
How Long Does Botox Last?

What Causes the Effects of Botox To Fade?

Botox is a popular wrinkle-reducing treatment and has become the most sought-after injectable treatment worldwide. But how long does Botox last? And what can patients do to make it last longer?

Botox usually lasts about three to four months, though this can vary from person to person. After the initial injection, Botox takes about two to three days to show results. Full results after treatment show at two weeks and can last up to four months. However, the effects of Botox will gradually fade over time, and your wrinkles may start to reappear after the initial effects wear off. So, what causes the effects of Botox to fade?

The leading cause for the effects of Botox to fade is the body’s natural metabolism. Botox is a form of botulinum toxin, which is broken down in the body over time, leading to the gradual fading of the effects. However, other factors, such as lifestyle habits and skin type, can also affect how long Botox lasts.

What Can I Do To Make My Botox Treatment Last Longer?

So, what can you do to make Botox last longer? One of the best ways to prolong the effects of Botox is to avoid prolonged direct sunlight as much as possible (wear protective sun wear, such as sunglasses and a hat), use SPF, and use Medical Grade Skincare products daily.

Having a proper skincare regime, such as using Medical Grade face wash, exfoliators, retinol, and moisturizer, can help to keep your skin healthy and can help to prolong the effects of Botox.

Keeping up with regular Botox treatments every three to four months (depending on how quickly the effects of Botox fade for each individual) helps to prolong the effects of Botox and maintains desired results.

If you have a preferred treatment date, do not wait until it’s too late

The First Glance Aesthetic & Surgery Centre is a very active practice. Call (204) 885-1419 to reserve your consultation and Botox treatment today. Our Patient Coordinators are happy to help you, every step of the way.

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