Botox® and Xeomin® reduce fine lines and wrinkles, taking years off the face. While both are injectable neurotoxins that treat the facial muscles that contribute to wrinkle and line development, there are differences. The guide below outlines these to help you determine which anti-aging injectable is right for your needs.
How They Work
Both Xeomin and Botox involve several small injections per targeted area, such as between the eyebrows and on either side of the mouth, to create the desired results. However, Xeomin is a stand-alone ingredient. It blocks the release of acetylcholine, which stops some of the muscle contractions that contribute to wrinkles like crow’s feet or laugh or frown lines.
Botox contains multiple ingredients, including proteins, and creates smooth, line-free skin by preventing nerve signals from reaching the targeted muscles. Talk to a professional to discuss which option is right for you given your medical history and desires.
What They Treat
While these options are often used cosmetically, these injectables can also address specific health conditions. For example, they both can treat unusual and unwanted muscle contractions in one’s arms or legs. Xeomin has also successfully been able to prevent excess drooling. Some people use Botox to treat chronic migraines.
How Long Results Last & Applications
Botox results become noticeable four to seven days after treatment and last three to six months, though sometimes, they can last as long as 12. Xeomin takes five to 14 days post-injection to show a difference and lasts three months to half a year. Repeat treatments often last longer as the body becomes used to the selected neurotoxin.
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