Firstly, because it promotes a fake image like the frozen look and ‘sausage lips’. Secondly, because trivialises a medical treatment, encouraging young people to have treatments by non-medics. This means there is no screening for contraindications like Body Dysmorphia, no regulation, no provision for dealing with complications and no quality assurance or accountability for the products being used. It is well known that there is a plethora of ‘fake’ and ‘low quality’ products available on the internet too.
It is important to remember that Botox is a medical prescription solution and should only be used in a medical setting. These treatments, if provided in a medical and regulated environment by experienced and well-trained medical practitioners, can help with several issues, from rejuvenating and correcting to preventing of deep lines and increasing confidence and self-esteem.