There’s a long list of things we’re still not “supposed” to talk about. Politics. Religion. Salary. Smoking weed. Miscarriage. Some even bristle at being asked “what do you do?” too early in the dating game. And in the beauty world, the taboo topics are plastic surgery and injectables, despite the fact that in 2015, more than 6.7 million Botox procedures were performed, making it the most popular non-surgical treatment.
Even more taboo in certain circles? Getting Botox when you’re in your 20s. But it’s more common than you think: According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 64% of plastic surgeons saw an increase in the under-30 crowd getting aesthetic procedures. Though there are plenty of reasons women go in for Botox — migraines, excessive sweating, depression — the early prevention of aging, a benefit touted by many derms, seems to be the most prevalent. Click here to view the full article.