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Can Botox and Dermal Fillers Make You Look Older?

In recent years, the popularity of aesthetic treatments such as Botox and dermal fillers has soared, especially among younger stars of reality TV.  However, this surge in cosmetic procedures has brought with it a growing concern: Can Botox and dermal fillers make you look older?

The Influence of Reality TV

Reality TV stars often turn to aesthetic enhancements to maintain their youthful appearance in the public eye. Ironically, some have been scrutinised for appearing older than their actual age. This paradox arises from the overuse and improper application of botulinum toxin and dermal fillers, resulting in an unnatural, overly shiny appearance that can age the face rather than rejuvenate it.

The Importance of Using Actual Botox

Different types of botulinum toxin can produce varying results. Some alternatives to Botox can create an excessively shiny, tight appearance, leading to an “overdone” look. In contrast, genuine Botox, when administered correctly, offers a more natural result. Dr. Anita Dhunna, a renowned aesthetic specialist, emphasises the importance of using authentic Botox to achieve subtle, refined enhancements that harmonise with natural features.

The Art of Precise Injection

The key to avoiding the aged, overdone look lies in the artistry and precision of the injection. Every face is unique, and a one-size-fits-all approach does not work. By meticulously examining the precise anatomy and features of each patient, Dr. Dhunna provides bespoke treatments tailored to enhance individual beauty. This personalised approach ensures that the results are natural and youthful, without compromising facial expressions and movement.

The Risks of Cheaper Dermal Fillers

Similar issues arise with the use of cheaper dermal fillers. These products, often lacking the quality and longevity of premium brands like Juvederm, can create too much bulk in the face, reducing natural movement and ultimately making the face appear older. Inferior fillers can lead to an unnatural, stiff appearance that fails to blend seamlessly with the skin’s natural texture.

The Juvederm filler Advantage

In her clinics located in South Woodford, Hatfield, and Bishop’s Stortford, Dr. Dhunna exclusively uses Juvederm dermal fillers. Juvederm’s advanced formulation provides smooth, long-lasting results that integrate naturally with facial tissues. By injecting these fillers with precision and artistry, Dr. Dhunna can achieve a rejuvenated, refreshed appearance that enhances natural beauty. This approach ensures that patients look younger and more vibrant, regardless of their age.


The misconception that Botox and dermal fillers can make you look older stems from improper application and the use of subpar products. At her clinics, Dr. Dhunna prioritises the use of genuine Botox and high-quality Juvederm fillers, combined with a bespoke treatment plan tailored to each patient’s unique features. This ensures natural-looking, youthful results that enhance rather than detract from beauty.

For those considering Botox or dermal fillers, it’s crucial to choose a practitioner who understands the artistry and precision required for these treatments. With the right approach, one can achieve a refreshed, rejuvenated appearance that defies age.

For consultations and appointments, please visit Dr. Dhunna’s clinics in South Woodford, Hatfield, and Bishop’s Stortford.