What are bunny lines?
You may not be familiar with the term bunny lines because it fairly new in the cosmetic world and as cute as a bunny may seem, bunny lines is not something you would want to have. Bunny lines are lines that becomes evident when your facial motion wrinkles nose like when you deeply smile. While bunny lines can simply be caused by ageing, they can also be a suggestive sign that you’ve had Botox. In either case, the underlying cause is the same, the overuse of certain facial muscles
Everyday, people unwittingly make facial expressions which leads the facial muscle to move. Just like Forehead lines and smoker’s line, bunny lines are facial expressions lines visible in the nose when it is crinkled. These lines expands from the side of the nose, underneath the bridge, and to the eye area.Muscle movement is seen when you flare your nostrils or during particular facial movements like laughing and smiling deeply.
If you are not sure if you have bunny lines, you can try scrunching your nose. Check if there is a sign of rabbit like lines down your nose. Once you relax and still see tiny wrinkles or whisker like lines on the sides of your nose, then you do have bunny lines.
How many units Botox for bunny lines?
The recommended units of Botox to treat the bunny lines are from 5 to 10 units in total. People only need just a bit of Botox high up on the nose and to the sides of the bridge of the nose. Too much use of botox may be dangerous so it is always wise to have an evaluation and get recommendation from your doctor.
Can Botox Help bunny lines?
Sarcasm not intended, most effective treatment to treat botox bunny lines is with botox. Botox has been described as a poisonous substance for people but with the right small amount, you can use it for cosmetic purposes. Essentially, Botox weakens the muscles which reduces the lines wrinkles of the face, around the mouth, and forehead. Botox is also injected to soften dimpling of the chin. For bunny lines, it is injected into either side of the nose directly targeting the lines and wrinkles in the skin. You will see immediate results and will continue to improve as days pass by. Typically, effect will last up to four months. The goal is to weaken or paralyze the area of the muscles which clumps the skin and make the bunny lines and wrinkles in the skin area.
It typically takes 4 to 5 days for Botox injections to produce noticeable improvements on the bunny lines. To maintain the benefits of your treatment, it is recommended to get another botox treatment after 4 months
Is botox injectables safe?
Similar with other face treatments people get, botox bunny lines are also normally safe but there are possible side effects such as excessive tearing in your eyes, dryness especially around the injection site, droopy eyelids, crooked eyebrows, and headaches. Be careful though because there are still instances where serious side effects are experienced such as weakness of the muscles that starts in your face and spreads to your body, bladder control issues, trouble with breathing, loss of speech or vision, problems swallowing food and drinks. If any or any sign of these happen, you need to consult your doctor the soonest possible time.
To make sure that there will be no further risks and get serious complications on your botox, have a highly experienced doctor perform the treatment. Also, before and after botox instructions of your doctor should be strictly followed
- Do not lay down on your stomach and keep upright for 4 hours after treatment
- Full effects of the Botox will kick in after at least 7 days
- Expect minor swelling and tenderness immediately after treatment
- You can ice the treated wrinkles remembering not to press down hard although there is no evidence that icing may take away bruising
- Refrain from touching the treated skin. Keep forehead area clean all the time
- Avoid massaging the treated wrinkles
- Do not do any heavy exercise after being treated as this may result in bruising
- Stop from drinking alcoholic beverage for up to 12 hours after treatment
- hinder yourself from smoking for up to 12 hours before treatment
- Do not take aspirin, ibuprofen, and any blood thinning medications
What is the recovery time for bunny lines?
Use of botox to enhance nose wrinkles and bunny lines is an outpatient treatment to . Recovery time for botox treatment is short compared to other cosmetic procedures. Same with other botox treatments in other wrinkles in the face, there is virtually no downtime. You can wash your face and wear makeup the same day as your botox and you can even immediately go back to your day to day routine.
How long do Bunny Lines injections last?
One can expect the results to last for 4 months. Same with any botox, results of the first treatment might wear off right away and a follow-up treatment may be required. It is also an advantage if you know how to maintain to lengthen it’s longevity
How do to prevent Bunny Lines?
Ageing is a natural part of a human cycle and facial muscle movements caused by expression is difficult to avoid. A good skin regimen and healthy lifestyle however can aid in preventing the lines and wrinkles. Bunny lines can be prevented with good anti-ageing skin products. This includes sunscreen and moisturising routine to help with the overall appearance of lines and wrinkles on the face. Sleeping habit is also a factor. Maximise your beauty sleep and wake up with rejuvenized skin. Sleep is when the body repairs itself from the sun’s damage from too much exposure and rebuild collagen. So when you deprive yourself of sleep, your health and beauty is at risk.