Botox vs Fauxtox

Crows feet before tretmentFRAUD ALERT! SOME HAS HACKED INTO THIS POST AND LINKED IT TO SOME FAKE OFFER OF SAMPLES, — WHICH APPARENTLY NEVER ARRIVE.  I AM NOW GETTING EMAILS FROM PEOPLE ASKING WHERE ARE THEIR SAMPLES.. I HAVE REPORTED IT TO THE AUTHORITIES AND THEY ARE TAKING ACTION. I ALSO   WANT TO  POINT OUT THAT THE PRODUCT I DESCRIBE IN THE POST  IS NOT THE ONE IN THE FAKE OFFER. WHAT A BRUNCH OF  CREEPY LOSERS.

There are literally hundreds of exhibits  at the International Beauty Show, so when I saw that one small booth was always three deep with visitors, I had to check it out.  I managed to wiggle my way to the front ( I know, I’m a New Yorker)  to see a table  selling just one item– a small pink bottle called Instantly Ageless.  The  posters and … Continue Reading…

Its Faux Tox Friday!

Question:  Do  Botox  creams really work?

Answer:  Its sounds  like  a back room  beauty product– Botox in a gel that  you simply  apply  to the skin.  But its really happening.  A true  Botox  topical gel is  deep in clinical trials and results are very encouraging.   The gel is applied to  the skin  by a physician and delievers about 25% of the impact of a Botox injection.  According to Reverance Therapeutics which is developing the gel, more than 200 patients have been treated with it and it  has been shown to be both safe and effective.   It will be approved for treatment of wrinkles around the eyes and offer  a reasonable  option for those of  us who cringe at  injections. I’ve heard that the price  for applications will be  significantly less than true Botox, about $150/treatment. 

However keep in mind  that  you won’t be able to use it at home.  Every … Continue Reading…