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Botox in a Bottle: Tik Tok's Popular Anti-Aging Beauty Hack

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Tik Tok's latest beauty hack

Tik Tok's latest beauty hack

Tik Tok is well-known for it's crazy beauty hacks such as the cinnamon lip plumping method and the toothpaste and vaseline skin smoothing hack. The latest one to hit the popular social media platform is the "Botox in a bottle" method. What is this method? Does it really work?

The viral beauty hack has garnered more than 12 million views on the app to date and it involves mixing two serums from the popular skincare brand The Ordinary. This viral skincare method uses the Argireline solution 10 percent and matrixyl 10 percent. You just have to apply the mixture daily and wait for the results.

Many Tik Tok content creators claim that they noticed significant results after about a month of trying the treatment. Some creators also claim that the mixture is just as effective as Botox for smoothing fine lines and wrinkles.

Recently, popular Tik Tok dermatologist, Dr Mark Strom explained why this method works. Stating that Argireline restricts the same protein that botox does, SNAP 25, results in the weakening of the muscles to eventually smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. He also explained that users will only experience short-term results with this treatment however, it is definitely worth a try.





The Ordinary Botox Hack

The Ordinary Argireline Solution 10%

The Ordinary Argireline Solution 10%

The Ordinary Argireline Solution 10%

The Ordinary Argireline Solution- What is It?


The Ordinary Argireline Solution 10% is a lightweight serum that contains 10 percent Argireline Peptide Complex. It's a topical solution formulated using Acetyl Hexapeptide-8. According to The Ordinary website, Argireline is effective in improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

The Ordinary Argireline Solution 10%

Matrixyl 10 Percent

Matrixyl 10 % -The Ordinary

Matrixyl 10 % -The Ordinary

Matrixyl 10% -The Ordinary

Matrixyl is a peptide formula designed to improve the appearance of static, deep wrinkles. It is formulated using Matrixyl, Matrixyl 3000 and Matrixyl synthe'6. Delivered in a Hyaluronic Acid formula, Matrixyl 10 percent by The Ordinary is said to be highly effective for diminishing and smoothing visible wrinkles. Combined with their Argireline Solution 10 percent, you might experience significant results similar to the results that you might get after undergoing a Botox injection treatment.

Matrixyl 10 %- The Ordinary

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