Young people much more likely to use botox, sometimes disastrous effect

Under my direction, Erasmus MC conducted a new study on treatments with botox and fillers among 18-25-year-olds. In the AD of July 1, 2020, I explained some of the results. A selection from the article:

Decates calls the increase “striking because it involves a vulnerable age group.” Teens and 20-somethings – who sometimes come along on their own – are, he says, “easily influenced and manipulated” through social media such as Instagram and TikTok. “The youth are driving themselves crazy with videos of ‘perfect’ girls like Kylie Jenner. Young girls need to see that what they have is already very beautiful.”

Read the entire article here.

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