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Anyone had Botox or Fillers?

(58 Posts)
summerblonde Sun 01-Jan-17 22:07:32

I'm 34 and I think my face is staring to look worn. Had anyone had the above procedures? I only want a tiny bit. Just to make me look more refreshed and less dull grey skin, with fine lines.

Bingybongybashy Sun 01-Jan-17 22:35:44

I've had Botox several times and I've had tear trough fillers (under eye fillers). What do you want to know?

burnishedsilver Sun 01-Jan-17 22:44:01

I've had a botox disaster. Never again.

SnowBodyforrrrm Sun 01-Jan-17 22:47:38

I've had a small amount in my forehead lines. I was pleased with the result. It's worn off now as this was 6 months ago but I'm planning to go again soon.

I did a lot of research into where I went and that would be my advice to anyone considering it too.

Newbrummie Sun 01-Jan-17 22:56:07

Botox was marvellous very light though ... Less is more

summerblonde Mon 02-Jan-17 14:59:17

Thanks all. These messages have only just appeared on my phone.

Bingy - I'm keen on under eye fillers as this is wear I've noticed I'm looking a bit drained! My trusty YSL touche elcat doesn't even seem to be helping. Does it hurt and what was the procedure like? How long did it last? Am I ok to ask how much it cost?

Burnished - can i ask what the disaster was?

snow - thanks I'll definitely do a lot of research. It's good to hear some positive stories as when I mention to family they all poo poo the idea x

WhiteStars Mon 02-Jan-17 15:23:07

Watching as I'm keen to get my forehead done. Terrified of a disaster though.

hairypaws Mon 02-Jan-17 15:27:32

I get Botox in my forehead every 4 months or so. I've also had lip fillers once - which I don't think I will do again as it didn't really make much difference and my lips were very tender for 2 weeks after. I've also had fillers in nose to lip lines which I would do again but I find this lasts ages.

I do find Botox painful but my nurse uses numbing cream.

Bingybongybashy Mon 02-Jan-17 17:40:27

Hey, tear trough fillers are amazing! I had like two eye bags under each eye! Not sunken as such just very dark circles! The fillers have improved them dramatically. I had numbing cream in the area then about 3/4 tiny injections under each eye. Didn't hurt at all. It looks a bit jumpy for first few days but they disappear and then you look like you've had 10 hours Sleep each night! I had mine in march and still looking fabulous. Due to go back to get Botox top up so I'll ask then how long they last. I'm sure the sr says two years! It cost me £475 buy worth every penny! I also want. Use to mouth fillers so pleased to read good results in that respect also! OP if you can afford it, go for both, tear trough and Botox! Combined you will look fresh faced and feel better in yourself!!

Mrstumbletap Mon 02-Jan-17 17:42:05

Botox can reduce dark circles?! What? How? I need to know more!

Bingybongybashy Mon 02-Jan-17 17:43:44

Where are you in the country OP?

singsongsweetly Mon 02-Jan-17 18:52:30

I'm interested in tear trough fillers too. Is there visible bruising afterwards?
I'm 50 and look knackered most of the time, with what like bruises under my eyes.

summerblonde Mon 02-Jan-17 19:08:22

Bingy thank you so much for your detailed advice. I really appreciate it. That is, it doesn't matter that I do with my make up, it just sits in my creases and I've had enough of look worn out when I'm not. I've notice likes down the side of my mouth as if I'm sulking when I'm not! I really am going to look into it. £475 would be manageable for sure. I'm just outside if Leeds. I want to feel better about myself. I had a rough year last year work wise and I think it's shown on my face!

Bingybongybashy Mon 02-Jan-17 19:11:42

I had bruising under one eye but it didn't phase me. The other eye was fine. I thoroughly recommend it! I'm 45 and was sick of looking permanently knackered! Best compliment I got was that I looked like I did before I had children! Worth every penny!

summerblonde Mon 02-Jan-17 19:15:27

Thanks Bingy - yeah to be honest I think my face has been in a slow decline since having my DD, all he sleepless nights and rushing around had caught up with me smile

Catra Mon 02-Jan-17 19:16:03

I've been having botox 3 times a year since I was 32 - I'm 38 now.

I wouldn't exactly say I felt haggard, but I had one really deep prominent line across my forehead which I felt self conscious about - it's not a wrinkle as such but caused by a head injury I had as a child.

No one IRL has ever asked whether I've had Botox, not even my husband, so it must be pretty subtle, but it makes a huge difference to my confidence.

Bingybongybashy Mon 02-Jan-17 19:16:23

Same here, rough three years with one thing and another and was really starting to look my age (45 now). My '11' lines between my eyebrows and my eye bags x 4 were just driving me mad! So I thought bugger everyone else, it's time for me and I just love it! Will deffo keep it up! 6afyer fillers, when using a good concealer your eyes will just look amazing!! Boost your confidence no end! I'm in Manchester and was going to recommend my person if you were nearby! Please do though research it and make sure you go to a registered doctor who specialises in cosmetic treatments! Best of luck!!

ILoveAGoodBrusselSprout Mon 02-Jan-17 19:17:15

I get Botox every 4-5 months for '11' lines between my brows. I go to a doctor though - not a beautician.

I love it. No one notices but it gives me so much more confidence

Bingybongybashy Mon 02-Jan-17 19:25:49

Mrs, Botox won't remove dark circles but tear trough fillers can massively improve then. The Botox helps with the crows feet ! grin

KenDoddsDadsDog Mon 02-Jan-17 19:28:19

I've had Botox for migraine for about ten years between my eyes. Worked a treat and now makes me look less 'baggy' as my charming 7 year old puts it. I don't have a lot though.

barleysugar Mon 02-Jan-17 19:31:33

I had tear trough fillers two years ago and am still pleased with the result even though it's only supposed to last 6-12 months! Mine was done with a cannula which she put through my cheeks and upwards, it was a bit brutal but not painful at all afterwards and just a tiny bruise near the injection site. I would highly recoemmend, I was sick of everyone asking me if I was tired! Not any more.

summerblonde Mon 02-Jan-17 19:48:25

Thanks for all the feedback.

That's just it, I don't even care if anyone notices, I'll notice. Everyone says I look young for my age and I wouldn't say I look old. It just when really look at myself in the mirror. I can just see fine lines on my forehead, dark under my eyes. I don't want to layer my make up and contour and all of that. It's not the look I want, and I don't have time! I just want to look fresh faced and awake.

bingy yes please recommend, I can easily get to Manchester.

singsongsweetly Mon 02-Jan-17 19:52:50

Thanks for all the info. I've had a google and I look like a lot of the before pictures. There's a Dr close to me that does tear troughs for £350 with follow up (not always needed it says?) for £250. Does that sound a good price?

Mrstumbletap Mon 02-Jan-17 20:09:28

But I don't understand how Botox can make dark blue/purple under eye circles fade/improve? I thought it was for plumping out wrinkles? I may need both now with this new information

Bingybongybashy Mon 02-Jan-17 20:13:01

Summer - I give to Dr Nyla in wilmslow Don't feel overwhelmed when you see some if her clients on her website.... she does lots of 'normal' people too, like me!! grin. She is lovely as are all of her team. I wouldn't dream of going to anyone else! Like you said, no-one can tell I've had Botox or fillers, they just think I look 'fresh' and 'rested'!!

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