Trap Tox

Trap Tox is a cosmetic procedure involving the injection of neurotoxin to relax the trapezius muscles, slim shoulders, elongate the neck, and alleviate pain and tension.
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Welcome to the revolutionary world of Trap Tox, a cutting-edge cosmetic treatment that combines aesthetics with physical comfort. Trap Tox is gaining popularity as a versatile solution for those seeking a slimmer and more elongated neck, improved shoulder definition, and relief from neck and shoulder pain. This non-invasive treatment involves injecting Botox into the trapezius muscles, offering a quick and effective way to transform your appearance and enhance your overall well-being.

What is Trap Tox?

Trap Tox is a trending cosmetic treatment that involves the injection of a neurotoxin, typically Botox, into the trapezius muscles. These large muscles are essential for daily movements and posture and can become inflamed and enlarged due to various factors such as weightlifting, poor sleeping positions, and hunched posture.

Trap Tox is designed to relax these trapezius muscles. By relaxing the trapezius muscles, Trap Tox can create a slimmer shoulder appearance that elongates the neck while addressing the pain and tension in the neck and shoulders.

Benefits of Trap Tox

Also known as “Barbie Botox” because of the slimming and elongating effects on the neck and shoulders, Trap Tox offers a range of significant benefits, including:

  • Slimmer shoulders and elongated necks
  • Pain and tension relief through the alleviation of neck and shoulder pain, stiffness, headaches, and muscle spasms
  • Improved comfort during physical tasks, exercise, and athletic activities
  • Quick, non-invasive treatment option with little to no recovery or downtime
  • Boosted self-confidence and self-image

How Does Trap Tox Work?

Injectable treatments like Botox and Dysport contain botulinum toxin type A, a neuromodulator that temporarily blocks communication between nerves and muscles. When injected into the trapezius muscle, these fillers prevent muscles from contracting, which leads to an alleviation of tension and discomfort. Over time, the neurotoxin will induce muscle atrophy in the trapezius muscle, which is the thinning of the muscle, resulting in slimmer shoulders and a longer-appearing neck.

Embark on your Trap Tox journey with knowledge and confidence, knowing that you’re in the capable hands of our providers at Pommier Med Spa located in Riverview, Florida. Achieve the aesthetic enhancements you desire while addressing pain and discomfort in your neck and shoulders. Consult with us today to explore how Trap Tox can redefine your neckline and boost your overall well-being.

Frequently Asked Questions


What is Trap Tox?

Trap Tox is a popular cosmetic procedure that injects Botox into the trapezius muscles, which are known for causing inflammation and enlargement due to factors like weightlifting and poor posture. This treatment aims to relax these muscles, resulting in a sleeker shoulder appearance, elongated neck, and relief from neck and shoulder pain.

What is “Barbie Botox”?

“Barbie Botox” has become a cultural term for the Trap Tox procedure because of the slimming effects of the shoulders and the elongation of the neck.

What are Trapezius Muscles?

The trapezius muscles are the large muscles that originate at the base of the neck and extend across the shoulders while reaching down to the middle of the back to form a trapezoid shape. The trapezius muscles play a crucial role in our body’s movement such as the rotation and tilting of the head, movement of the arms, shoulders, and torso, and contributing to posture.

What Should I Expect During a Trap Tox Procedure?

Your Trap Tox journey begins with a consultation with one of our expert providers at Prommier Med Spa, where we will discuss your goals, health, and medical history. Once we have established your candidacy, we will begin this simple procedure that starts with an application of topical numbing cream to ensure your greatest comfort before we begin your injection. Overall, this procedure takes between 15 to 20 minutes, making it a quick and convenient treatment option that allows you to resume normal activities immediately after your procedure.

How Long is the Recovery Time?

Generally, most patients experience little to no recovery downtime after a Trap Tox treatment. While it is possible to return to your normal activities immediately after treatment, it is advisable to avoid any strenuous exercise for 24 hours and refrain from rubbing or scratching the injection sites to avoid irritation.

Who Is a Good Candidate for Trap Tox?

Ideal candidates for Trap Tox include those who:

  • Are in good physical and mental health
  • Have realistic expectations for the treatment
  • Experience pain and/or tension in the neck and shoulders
  • Desire slimmer, less masculine shoulders and an elongated neck
  • Have no active skin infections near the potential treatment area
  • Are free of allergies to botulinum toxin

Please consult with our providers at Pommier Med Spa located in Riverview, Florida to learn more about candidacy requirements for Trap Tox.

What Should I Consider Before Undergoing Trap Tox?

Like any cosmetic procedure, there are various considerations to make before undergoing any aesthetic treatment. Before embarking on a Trap Tox treatment, it is essential to assess the balance between the desire for enhanced aesthetics and the possibility of discomfort and complications that may arise after treatment.

It is highly recommended that those who undergo any cosmetic treatment option take time to reflect on their motivations for undergoing treatment, whether it be for cosmetic enhancement or medical relief, in order to establish realistic expectations. Additionally, understanding the role of skeletal muscles in posture and stability is crucial, as weakening these muscles may lead to unintended consequences.

How Long Will It Take to See Results After a Trap Tox Procedure?

Like all cosmetic treatments, individual results will vary. For most patients, results from a Trap Tox treatment typically start to become visible within 2 to 4 days, with complete results developing in 10 to 14 days. Effects after treatment may approximately 4 to 6 months and will require additional treatments to maintain your desired results.

What are the Side Effects of Trap Tox?

While Trap Tox is generally considered a safe treatment option, side effects may occur. These possible side effects include swelling, bruising, redness, soreness, itching, headaches, and muscle weakness. Rare instances of botulinum toxin spreading to other areas may occur, leading to serious conditions like botulism. Medical care is necessary if severe muscle weakness, vision changes, difficulty speaking, swallowing, breathing, or allergic reactions occur.

Please consult with our providers today to learn more about all of the potential side effects and treatment plans associated with Trap Tox.