What Is Xeomin?
Xeomin is medically referred to as incobotulinumtoxinA. It’s a relatively new cosmetic injection that compares to Botox, Juvederm, and Dysport in that it serves to temporarily correct fine lines and wrinkles on the face. It is made from bacteria that causes botulism, a common form of injection that serves to harness the “toxic” power in order to freeze muscle activity for a temporary period of time. The botulinum toxin actually blocks nerve activity in the muscles between and surrounding the eyebrows, causing temporary reduction in activity and, thus, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles around the eye.
Who Is Xeomin For?
Xeomin is great for people who want cosmetic improvements in fine lines and fine to moderate wrinkles on their face. Typically, Xeomin is used to address and correct frown lines, or the wrinkling that occurs between the eyebrows when a person frowns. Xeomin should not be used alongside any other botulinum products, like Botox or Dysport. Xeomin is not ideal for individuals with severe wrinkling or scarring, and should not be used if the individual has any neurological conditions.
The Benefits of Xeomin
The effects of Xeomin can be seen within just one week, and the results may last up to six months. The costs of Xeomin are comparable to Botox, and is significantly more cost-effective than a major cosmetic surgery like a face lift or deep chemical peel. Xeomin does not contain any additives, it just contains pure botulinum toxin A. . This makes allergic reactions or irritations less probable. Unlike Botox, however, Xeomin does not need to be refrigerated before use, which leads to simpler usage of the product.
Another benefit of Xeomin is that it allows individuals to correct imperfections on their face without having to resort to major medical procedures. It allows the individual to retain their natural beauty and still look like they have muscle movement, instead of developing the “frozen face” look that is often associated with Botox users. This serves as an important addition to the upkeep that people take part in as they age, but it allows the user to focus on a specific targeted area. Additionally, the convenience of the procedure is a major added benefit. With re-administration necessary just a few times a year, Xeomin serves as a great alternative to expensive creams that claim to stop aging or reduce wrinkling, and it is much cheaper than a major plastic surgery.
How Does Xeomin Work?
Frown lines often form from the repeated expression and contraction of specific muscles. These frown lines can be softened and visibly reduced with the Xeomin injections. Because Xeomin is made from a similar substance as Botox, it is actually a neurotoxin which blocks the release of the chemicals that cause the frown line muscles to contract. Xeomin is injected into a targeted area by a medical professional, and treatments are typically spaced about three months apart.