In Malaysia, I Had Cosmetic Work Done on My Face (Part 2)
Here's how it all went down. Spoiler alert: it hurt more than I expected.
I previously wrote about my decision to undergo a cosmetic facial procedure during our stay in Malaysia — specifically, fillers and Botox.
Here’s everything involved with how I did it.
First, on a personal note, I’ve been touched by all of the comments and private messages I received after that first article. Publishing it felt a bit like standing naked in front of the world and saying, “So, what do you think?”
I really appreciate the kind words about my nakedness, and I’ve been moved by your personal stories.
My goal with the article was to help destigmatize cosmetic work, especially for men. I love that I seemed to have made a small contribution to that.
I’ve already given my reasons for why I chose to have cosmetic work done. Basically, I’m fifty-nine, but several years ago, I started noticing some pronounced changes to my face — especially, bigger bags under my eyes and deeper creases around my mouth.
I felt like I looked closer to sixty-nine rather than fifty-nine. And I hated feeling that way.
With Brent’s encouragement, I began researching my options.
Here are the steps I took: