Botox is the most common procedure done in the country, but how young is too young for Botox? We’re hearing more and more stories about young women getting “preventive Botox”. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgery data shows that injection use by the young is on the rise. In 2010, close to 78,500 people in their 20s received Botox in the United States, up 11 percent from the previous year. There’s no study that shows Botox as preventive, but a lot of people claims that if you start at a younger age it will weaken the muscle, and it may prevent some wrinkles as you age. Check on this “Good Morning America” video and see how young people is fighting aging early. Original article here>
If the rise in Botox procedures is any indication, the fountain of youth might be found in a syringe, even for 20-somethings whose signs of aging are often invisible to the naked eye.
“I think as I’ve kind of gotten a little older, I’ve just kind of realized that my skin is not the way it used to be in my early 20s,” Nicole Harper, 29, told ABC News affiliate KTRK-TV in Houston about getting her first Botox treatment.
And she’s not alone.