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Why Are So Many Men Getting “Brotox”?

Why Are So Many Men Getting “Brotox”?

25 September 2014 / Category: News
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BrotoxFor a long-time women seemed far more concerned about the physical effects of ageing compared with men, but lately these ideologies are starting to change. More and more men are getting cosmetic procedures. Botox, or rather “Brotox,” is one of the leading procedures men are turning to. The non-invasive technique is safe, includes little to no recovery time, and offers a wide-range of benefits.

It’s no longer looked down upon for men to care about their appearance. In proof, over the last 10 years the number of men getting Botox has jumped over 258%. Plus, 72% of doctors surveyed in America notice an increase in male patients this year compared to last year.  Men between the ages of 25 and 44 are among the most common age group to seek cosmetic alterations.

Male or female, Botox can offer a lot of benefits with very little drawbacks. Here we explain what Brotox can do for you, along with some common reasons everyday men are getting Botox injections.

How Does Brotox Work And What Can It Do For You?

Botox is a bacterial toxin botulin that is medically approved to treat a variety of conditions, most commonly wrinkles and signs of ageing. The reason you get wrinkles in the first place has to do with constantly making the same expressions that crease your skin. When Botox is properly injected beneath the skin, facial muscles are temporarily frozen and unable to move, meaning Botox fills lines and prevents lines from worsening. Men actually show signs of ageing faster than women, which is why many men get Botox as a preventative measure before their wrinkles have a chance to deepen.

The great thing about Botox is that it offers a wide range of advantages. Botox can be used to:

  • Fill-in and prevent wrinkles
  • Stop armpits from sweating
  • Reduce migraines

Plus so much more! Talking to a professional Botox provider will help you uncover answers about how these injections can benefit you.

What Are Common Reasons Men Get Brotox? 

The number of men getting Botox is expected to continue increasing. While no one says that you should imitate celebrities, they do influence popular culture. Since many male public figures are getting Botox and shamelessly talking about it, the stigmas are flying away faster than you can say “Brotox.”

Take Simon Cowell for example, the tough judge on American Idol. He has admitted to getting Botox, saying, “I’ve had Botox, but then again, pretty much everyone I know has. To me, Botox is no more unusual than toothpaste. It works, you do it once a year—who cares?”  Judging by the heightened number of men getting Brotox, Simon isn’t alone when it comes to his casual stance on the beneficial tool.

Of course, the leading reason people get Botox is to remove wrinkles and appear younger, but besides that, why are men really getting Botox? Here are 3 common reasons men decide to get Brotox injections, some of which might surprise you!

1. Stop underarm sweat

Underarm sweat is completely normal, especially somewhere like the gym. But turns out, many men feel insecure about large underarm pit stains and are turning to Botox to make the sweat stop. Men at the gym can feel more confident knowing they are not “pitting out” but even more importantly, men are happy to save some nice dress shirts. After all, there are few things worse than sweating through your dress shirt at work (Read full story).

2. Remain Competitive In The Job Market

No one wants to lose a job opportunity to someone who appears younger, although it happens every day. Since Botox injections can take years off the clock and boost inner self-esteem, it’s a no brainer men are getting Botox in order to secure a good future at their workplace. A youthful appearance can also earn you more money at work. Studies show someone with a youthful appearance can generate more income than their older-looking peers (Learn More).

3. Feel More Confident In Social Situations

Botox can change your social interactions for a number of reasons. For one, Botox will make you appear younger, which changes the way people identify and interact with you. Looking younger also translates to feeling younger, which undeniably boosts self-confidence, causing you to act differently and thus receive better feedback from peers out in the world.

Botox Cosmetic For Men

Botox is a way to reduce wrinkles without undergoing invasive plastic surgery. After your injections, swelling may persist for a few days or up to a week. Other than minor swelling or bruising, recovery is generally fast. You can get Botox on Friday and return to work wrinkle-free on Monday.

Want to look younger, reduce your headaches, or never sweat through your nicest button-up shirt again? Brotox might hold the answers to increasing your self-confidence and personal successes.

At Urgent Medical Center we offer Botox cosmetic treatments for both men and women, contact us today to schedule your appointment.

About the author

Jonathan Kudrowitz Mr. Kudrowitz is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s Physician Assistant Program (MMS) and also completed a master’s degree in biomedical science (MS) at Florida Atlantic University. Jon is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is a member in good standing of the FAPA and AAPA. He joined UMC in 2009 and shares a commitment to delivering high-quality care with the utmost compassion, respect and attention to his patients.




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