You may have minor side effects after Botox, including headaches, neck pain, or flu-like symptoms. You may have redness, swelling, or bruising at an injection site. You may also get indigestion. If you notice eye drooping, call your doctor right away.
What not to do when you first get Botox?
- Don't drink alcohol. Before getting Botox, you'll be asked to avoid alcohol for 24 hours.
- Don't touch your face. To avoid spreading the toxin, don't touch your face for at least 1 day.
- Avoid other skin treatments.
- Don't sleep on the treated areas.
- Stay out of the sun.
How long after Botox will I look normal?
It will take several weeks for these lines to completely disappear however. Looking at all of these factors, we typically say that it will take anywhere from 3-6 weeks for wrinkles to fully relax with Botox treatment with improvements seen within 2-3 days.
What does Botox feel like when it starts to work?
Shallow wrinkles – like the forehead or frown lines – are usually the first areas you will notice a significant improvement. You will start to feel a little tightness in the skin. When you try to make exaggerated facial gestures, you will notice the effect in the areas of the face that were treated.
Is it obvious after you get Botox?
Noticeable results are not usually visible the next day, as it take a bit of time for the Botox® to kick in. After five to seven days, you are likely to start to see results of your treatment, with the full effect seen at 10-14 days. The treated area will appear smoother and look more refreshed.
What happens when you get Botox for the first time?
Initially, you may not notice any difference, but give it 24-48 hours, and you will begin to notice the crow's feet and frown lines disappear. You will still look like yourself, but without the heavy wrinkling. Even better, you will feel like your youthful self again.