Leigh van den Bergh blogs about her Botox experience with Dr Pillay
Leigh Van Den Bergh, a brilliant blogger “Lipgloss is my life” has done a great blog on Botox she had done with Dr Pillay with before and after pics.
It is a brilliant read and histerically funny!
“So let’s talk about Botox.
First up, let’s all just get clear as to what Botox is and what it does. For one, it’s not ‘snake venom’. That’s a bunch of #@*. It’s actually derived from a naturally occurring bacteria and has been successfully treating expression lines for more than 20 years. Expression lines are those caused by repetitive facial movements like squinting or frowning. The reason why these lines only show up later on, as opposed to when you’re younger, is because as your body’s collagen levels diminish with age, your skin loses its elasticity and thins out so it doesn’t ‘bounce back’ like it used to.
How Botox works, in serious lay man’s terms, is by dissolving the little tentacle-thingies that hang off your nerves, acting as a telephone wire to communicate with your muscle. Without those ‘messengers’, your muscle simple doesn’t ‘hear’ the nerve telling it what to do so it kind of just takes a bit of a nap. Eventually, over a period of three to four months, those nerves grow back and your muscles starts doing the funky chicken once more. This is why Botox isn’t permanent”…
Worth the read