When you think of wrinkles, you may think of Botox, a common prescription medication that some people use to smooth wrinkles. But what about Botox for your hair?
Hair on your head loses fullness and elasticity as it ages, just like your skin. New hair products market themselves as Botox for hair because they’re supposed to help fill the hair, make it smooth, and reduce frizz.
Does Botox for hair contain Botox?
Botox for hair doesn’t actually contain the ingredient of botulinum toxin, which is the main ingredient of Botox. Instead, it’s a name based on how the product works. Just like Botox works by relaxing the muscles and smoothing skin, “hair Botox” works by filling in individual fibers of hair to help give it fullness and make it smooth.
You can use Botox for hair if you have:
- split ends
- very fine hair, lacking volume or luster
- damaged hair
- frizzy hair
- hair that you want straightened
In general, hair Botox is considered safe for any type of hair.