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Everything you need to know about the viral “Barbie Trap Tox”

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Barbie Trap Botox has become a popular cosmetic procedure that uses Botox injections to relax the trapezius muscle, which is a large muscle that runs along the back of the neck and shoulders. When the trapezius muscle is relaxed, it creates a more elongated and swan-like neck. 

In addition to its aesthetic benefits, Barbie Trap Botox can also help to relieve tension and pain in the neck and shoulders. This is because the trapezius muscle is often responsible for holding tension and stress. When the muscle is relaxed, patients can experience a significant reduction in pain and discomfort. 

How Does Barbie Trap Botox Work? 

Barbie Trap Botox is a relatively simple procedure that takes only a few minutes to complete. During the treatment, Botox, Daxxify, Dysport or Xeomin is injected into the trapezius muscle using a very thin needle. Botox works by blocking the signals that are sent from the nerves to the muscle, which causes the muscle to relax. 

How Many Units Do You Need? 

Generally, 50 units on each side for a total of 100 units. 

What Can You Expect After Barbie Trap Botox? 

Most patients will start to see results from Barbie Trap Botox within a few days to a week. The full effects of the treatment will be visible within 2-4 weeks. The results of Barbie Trap Botox typically last for 3-4 months. 

What are the risks and side effects of Barbie Trap Botox?  

Like any medical procedure, there are some risks and side effects associated with Barbie Trap Botox. The most common side effects are mild bruising, swelling, and redness at the injection sites. Other potential side effects include muscle weakness around the trapezius. 

Is Barbie Trap Botox Right for You? 

Barbie Trap Botox is a safe and effective procedure for most people. However, it is important to consult with a qualified dermatologist or plastic surgeon to see if Barbie Trap Botox is right for you. Some people may not be good candidates for the treatment, such as those who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have certain medical conditions.  

If you are interested in learning more about Barbie Trap Botox in San Francisco and Marin, please schedule a consultation at Pacific Skin and Cosmetic Dermatology. We can help you achieve your dream neckline! 

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.