5 Important Botox Facts

Frown Lines are No Match for Botox.

Why inject poison into your body on purpose? Because if you can't move your muscles, you can't get wrinkles.

Botox is approved to treat the vertical frown lines between your eyebrows, known as glabellar lines. It's also often used on crow's feet around the eyes and furrows on the brow. Some people use Botox for a "jaw reduction" -- injecting the muscles around the jaw is supposed to slim the appearance of the face.

When Botox is administered to the muscles around wrinkles and lines, those muscles can't move. Once they relax, the appearance of wrinkles and lines is smoothed out . The effects are only temporary -- 3 or 4 months -- and Botox can't do anything for sun damage.