While Botox is most commonly associated with middle-aged people looking to turn back the clock, there’s a growing trend among the younger set who want to fight off signs of aging before they ever show up. And in a social-media obsessed world flooded with selfies, it’s no surprise millennials are turning to this option in order to look their best.
“The largest growing demographic at my practice are minllennials in their late 20s and early 30s,” Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank, celebrity cosmetic dermatologist in New York City, told Fox News.
Preventative Botox, the concept of treating the facial muscles that you use more frequently in order to avoid wrinkles from forming, has become an increasingly popular procedure for young people. “These days, it’s just another form of grooming (like getting waxed, coloring your hair, getting facials, etc),” Dr. Frank said. Annual statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons confirm this trend, as reported Botox procedures increased 28 percent since 2010 among 20 to 29-year-olds.
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