Look Your Best This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Whether you are single, dating, married, going out, staying in for a nice romantic dinner, or Galentine’s brunch, you want to look your best. Planning your Botox or Cosmetic Filler before valentines day starts now! 

The best timing for cosmetic fillers or Botox before a big date depends on the type of filler used and the individual’s desired results. In general, scheduling the appointment at least two weeks before the big date is recommended to allow for any potential swelling or bruising to subside. This is especially important for those new to cosmetic fillers or using a new type of filler or for Botox injections; this allows time for the Botox to take full effect, as it can take up to a week for the full results to be visible.

Hyaluronic acid fillers like Juvederm and others typically have minimal downtime, and the results are visible immediately. However, some slight swelling or bruising can occur. These side effects will typically resolve within a week.

Dr. Carla Gustovich using injectables to help a patient with her cosmetic goals.

Cosmetic Fillers:

It’s also important to consider the longevity of the filler you are using. Some fillers last longer than others, and you should schedule your appointment closer to your event if the filler you are using has a shorter duration of effect.

Ultimately, the best timing for cosmetic fillers will depend on your individual goals, the type of filler used, and the professional’s recommendations. 

Dr. Rachel Quinby-Graves using Botox to help her patient reduce aging lines.


It’s important to note that Botox is not a one-time solution, as the effects typically last for about 3-4 months, so if you have a big date planned and you’ve never had Botox before, it’s best to schedule your appointment well in advance.

Additionally, it’s also a good idea to schedule a follow-up appointment with your injector after the procedure to ensure that you are happy with the results and to make any necessary adjustments.

It’s also important to remember that in some cases, botox might take longer to take effect or require a touch-up visit and that you should be realistic about the results and not have very high expectations. Therefore, consulting with a board-certified dermatologist or a qualified injector who can assess your individual needs and provide personalized recommendations is important.

Schedule your cosmetic appointment today at Magnolia Dermatology of Frisco by clicking here or calling 972-668-3376 (DERM)

Look Your Best This Valentine’s Day

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