One Year of Botox

Last year I embarked on a journey which I said was never for me. However, I am a woman and that entitles me to change my mind and I did. I gave Botox a go.

Botox injection
Botox injection

I must admit I was nervous about having Botox, so I made sure I did my research and found myself a doctor who was on the medical register and who practised aesthetic treatments in her own clinic.

I visited her clinic for a consultation and was offered the treatment at this point. I declined, despite a 3 hour round trip for my visit. I wanted to be sure this was what I wanted, and go over things discussed during my consultation.

Now a year has passed and I have visited Morley Aesthetics every three months for my injections. At first, I didn’t really know what the result would look like, so I would send Claudia a short video 2 weeks after seeing her.

I have to say I am absolutely delighted with the results I have achieved this last year. I personally think I do not look like I have Botox in my number 11’s. I don’t have a frozen look. These number 11’s are nowhere near as deep and prominent as they were 12 months ago. To me I don’t look so angry anymore. As the muscle is not able to move like it used to it gives the skin a chance to repair, therefore rejuvenating those deep lines.

Image of forehead number 11 lines at start of botox journey and image 1 year on
Botox start image and 1 year on.

Dr Claudia did mention that I could have filler inserted into the lines to smooth them out even more, but she also told me that this was a ‘high risk’ area! Guess who’s a chicken – yep me! Let’s just leave it as a ‘maybe one day’ but right now I am happy to carry on with the Botox. 

The end result has been an investment in myself. It has cost me £1050 for my injections. A lot of money that I could have spent on a holiday had COVID-19 not come and ruined my plans. However, broken down this is less than a cup of coffee each day at work!

I will continue to have my Botox injections as an investment in myself. It does make me happy not to see such deep, angry lines on my forehead. A positive result, so I am glad I did it.

Tracy x

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