Winter Skin Care

Nobody knows better than our Tacoma Botox clinic about the effects that the cold winter months have on your skin. During the winter, the moisture is frozen right out of the air around you, and this leads to a dryer skin. And, in case you thought you could escape this dryness simply by going inside, the heated air of your home probably isn’t any better. Try abiding by the following tips to spare your skin. Keep your skin covered when...

Do You Cleanse Too Much?

Cleaning your skin is an important part of maintaining a healthy-looking face, but did you know that there is such a thing as over-cleansing?  Botixue’s Tacoma botox clinic advises you to look out for the following signs that you need to ease up on your facial hygiene. If your skin feels tight after you cleanse, you may need to cleanse less frequently or switch to a gentler cleanser. Some rashes can be a sign that you’ve stripped away the protective...

Lip Augmentation: Non-Surgical vs Surgical

Benefits of Lip Fillers Over Surgical Implants Lip Augmentation is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures today. It restores volume to thin lips and reduces the appearance of lipstick lines by filling age-related creasing along the lip border. It restores the lips’ texture and smoothness. What is a good candidate for lip augmentation? Most women are good candidates for the procedure. If you want fuller, luscious lips because of thin lips, or if you wish to make your lip...

A Wrinkle Out of Time: The History of Botox

Have you ever wondered about where botox came from before it wound up at Botixue’s Tacoma botox clinic? The journey from the deadly botulism toxin to the amazing beauty treatment that we know today is a long and fascinating one. The story of botox goes back to the 1950’s, when Dr. Edward J. Schantz purified the botulism toxin in crystalline form. The muscle-relaxing attributes of the toxin were already understood, and the pioneer doctor saw potential for the toxin as...

What Training Goes Into Being a Botox Specialist?

Some people wonder about why they shouldn’t try to save money and inject their own botox.  To give you a better idea of why you are better off in the expert hands of our Tacoma botox clinic, we ask you to consider the training that goes into qualifying to administer botox. Botox is a delicate procedure, involving injecting a potentially dangerous substance into a very fragile part of your body.  A wrong fumble, and you could paralyze the wrong face...

Do Eye Creams Work?

If you ask our Tacoma Botox clinic where the first signs of aging generally appear, we’ll answer that it’s probably going to be the eyes. The skin around your eyes is thinner than that of the rest of your face, and it gets thinner as you age. To combat the wrinkling that appears in this area, many women buy expensive eye creams. But do these creams really turn back the clock? For the most part, an eye cream is just...

Care for your Skin by Caring for your Eyes!

Eye Wrinkles It’s a no-brainer that, in order to maintain healthy and youthful skin, you should be feeding your skin what it needs and guarding it from anything that would damage or age it prematurely. However, you shouldn’t discount the importance of your eyes in keeping the years off of your face. You may be surprised how much a proper maintenance of your eyes can prolong the treatments you receive at our Tacoma Botox clinic. Crow's Feet The name of...

What to Expect

Botox Injection Procedure During your Botox appointment, you can expect a few things to happen. Here is what you can typically expect: Consultation: You will first have a consultation to discuss the treatment, your medical history, and any concerns you may have. They will also examine the areas you want to treat to determine if Botox is the best option for you.Numbing: We may use an anesthetic cream or ice to numb the area before the procedure. This can help...

The Rise of ‘Baby Botox”: And No It’s Not For Babies

Baby Botox Vs Traditional Botox  What is Baby Botox? No, It’s not botox for toddlers, as the term might suggest. It’s different from the usual or traditional botox that is widely popular. Learn more here about this innovative and practical way to use botox.  Baby botox is essentially using lower doses of botox. It’s like a starter dose that could be useful for someone who is not so sure if they want it, or just wants to test the waters,...

Which Skin Type are You?

Did you know that there are five broad categories that your skin can fall into?  Knowing which type of skin you have is a big part of knowing your skin’s needs, and building your skincare regimen appropriately.  Take these tips from our Tacoma botox clinic to help you determine what kind of skin you have. General Skin Types Oily: Oily skin is characteristic of an overproduction of oils in the sebaceous glands.  If you have enlarged pores and a shiny...