How Long Before My Vacation Should I Get Botox?

Whether summer is here or it is the holiday season vacation is a wonderful time to celebrate. That means it’s time to enjoy some time off at your favorite vacation destination! Whether you prefer to spend time on the beach or take in the sights of the big city, you want to look your absolute best…That’s why you want to know how long before your vacation should you get Botox Milwaukee! The aging process can cause lost volume and wrinkles ranging from frown lines on your face to fine lines on your hands. Botox before vacation can ensure that you look and feel your best when you are enjoying time away from home.

How to Prepare for Botox Before Vacation

Don’t worry, we can help you time your Botox injections so you look absolutely stunning no matter where your travels may take you. Botox treatments are formulated with small doses of botulinum toxin type A to halt nerve signals to facial muscles to reduce the formation and visibility of dynamic wrinkles and fine lines.

When are Results Visible?

While Botox results may feel like they should be immediate, the truth is that results probably won’t be fully visible for at least two weeks after your injection. If you want to enjoy your Botox results while you’re on vacation, try to plan it at least 2 to 4 weeks out from when you depart for your destination. That way, you’ll be able to enjoy your refreshed and rejuvenated appearance – plus, you’ll look great in all your vacay selfies!

Avoid Laying Down After Botox

Keep in mind that you shouldn’t lay down within three to four hours of your Botox treatment. A lot of people tend to forget that Botox needs a little time to settle, so laying down can cause it to spread to areas outside of the injection site.

Tanning After Botox Injections

A lot of clients often ask if they’re able to sunbathe after Botox injections. While we certainly don’t recommend sunbathing without proper SPF projection, you should be fine to enjoy a safe day at the beach or out in the city without disrupting your Botox results.

Avoid Heat

Avoid activities that will make you flushed and hot immediately after your Botox injection. Don’t go to the gym or sauna, as the heat can cause the Botox solution to spread outside the injection site.

Best Time for Botox Before Vacation

Bottom line: The best time to get Botox is about 2 to 4 weeks before your vacation. Make sure you pack plenty of sunscreen!

Frequently Asked Questions

Can You Fly After Botox?

You may have heard that pressure on your Botox can affect your results. This is true. However, air pressure will not cause the Botox injected to migrate from the treatment area.

Can I Go to the Beach After Botox?

The beach should be avoided for the first four hours after your injection. This is because sun exposure and heat can irritate your treatment areas. With or without Botox, it is important to protect your skin with SPF from harmful UV rays.

Schedule an Appointment

Schedule your appointment at Wisconsin Vein Center & MediSpa in Pewaukee, Wisconsin today. The Wisconsin Vein Center & MediSpa also serves the greater Milwaukee metro area. You can reach us at 262-236-5179.

Owner / On-Site Medical Director at Wisconsin Vein Center & MediSpa | Website

Dr. Deborah Manjoney is a board-certified surgeon and physician with extensive training, including cardiothoracic surgery. She founded the Wisconsin Vein Center & MediSpa in 2002, where she specializes in vein treatments and minimally invasive aesthetic procedures. Dr. Manjoney is nationally recognized, having spoken at conferences, received awards, and contributed to medical publications.