The wisdom that comes with each passing year is great—but we prefer to achieve it without the accompanying wrinkles. And while we’re known for trying out-there approaches to getting rid of fine lines, even we can hit our limit. Botox may be a simple fix for some, but for others, a needle anywhere near the face is just flat-out stressful. To cut back on your chances of a full-blown beauty-induced panic attack, we’ve rounded up eight Botox alternatives that’ll smooth your lines from the comfort of your own home.
This clinical-strength ferulic acid and retinol peel retextures skin, supports collagen production, reduces the look of wrinkles and restores the feeling of firmness.
Dr. Dennis Gross Ferulic + Retinol Wrinkle Recovery Peel
Not only does this eye gel tighten and smooth fine lines, it also reduces the appearance of bags and dark circles. Win-win.
Eye De Puffing Gel
Dr. Brandt Skincare
Use the SPF day cream to prevent and reverse damage caused by the sun. Then, let the night cream fight wrinkles caused by gravity and aging.
Line Interception Power Duo
This drugstore favorite promises results like firmer skin and fewer wrinkles in just one night.
L’Oreal Paris Revitalift Triple Power Intensive Overnight Mask
Packed with sea mayweed, which the brand calls a natural alternative to Botox, this serum claims to relax facial muscles and prevent fine lines and wrinkles before they happen.
Rose Lifting Serum
The glycolic acid in this moisturizer reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, while also making skin look smoother.
10% Glycolic Solutions Moisturizer
Peter Thomas Roth
Get dermatologist results at home with this powerful duo, and bid those wrinkles adieu.
Intensite Line Erasing Duet
Ingredients in this cream fend off signs of aging—hyaluronic acid hydrates and vitamin E fights free radicals for glowing, youthful skin.