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Now You Can Get Botox On Your Lunch Hour

September 2, 2008 by SheFindsSuzelle
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Sneaking out at noon and using my hour lunch for shopping rather than eating (does this make me a fashiorexic?) is a regular habit. But now the so-called “medispa” or medical spa has arrived at the suburban mall near my office and in a spa-like setting, clients are getting chemical peels, laser hair removal, and even Botox injections.

Last year, Botox topped the list of minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures done in the U.S., with more than 4.6 million wrinkle-fighting procedures performed, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The popularity of Botox combined with the convenience of a walk-in location right in the mall is likely to push that record setting number even higher in 2008… but is that a good thing?

 

If you want all the benefits of Botox without the pain, check out a skin-firming creme like Laura Mercier Flawless Skin Eye Creme ($75) or MD Skincare's Hydra-Pure Antioxidant Firming Serum ($95). Both battle the age-telling fine lines and wrinkles, without the injections.

 

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Tell us… what will you be doing on your lunch break? And is this another bizarre beauty treatment, like the vaginal rejuvenation spas we told you about before?

 

And sign up for our newsletter – next week's is all about ways to get plastic surgery results without going under the knife (or the needle).  

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