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Botox Gives More 20-Somethings a Jump on Wrinkles

May 22, 2013 |

Frown lines, forehead creases and crow’s-feet, oh my!

If the rise in Botox procedures is any indication, the fountain of youth might be found in a syringe, even for 20-somethings whose signs of aging are often invisible to the naked eye.

“I think as I’ve kind of gotten a little older, I’ve just kind of realized that my skin is not the way it used to be in my early 20s,” Nicole Harper, 29, told ABC News affiliate KTRK-TV in Houston about getting her first Botox treatment.

And she’s not alone.

The number of Botox procedures among 20-somethings rose 8 percent in 2012 to 92,955 from the prior year, according to the 2012 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Many of them targeted the forehead, between the eyebrows and crow’s-foot areas.

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Source:  By Nicole Smith, May 21, 2013 for ABC News at

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