Last year I got given a backstage pass to Allergan’s Botox factory in Westport, Ireland! Allergan are the manufacturers of Botox, but also make Juvéderm, Latisse lash booster and other pharmaceuticals. Interestingly, Botox was a happy accident for them… Botox is a real drug – despite what the media say - obtained on prescription from a...

We all know it as Botox*, but that’s really just a brand name. It’s actually a neurotoxin called botulinum toxin. It’s still a relatively taboo subject, but it shouldn’t be. Botox has been used for over 25 years in medicine and there are very few serious side effects - it’s quick and almost painless now....