15 Products That Are the Nearest Thing to Botox in a Bottle


In the pursuit of smoothing lines and wrinkles and plumping lax skin, going under the needle rules supreme. Nevertheless, according to Dermatologist Deanne Robinson, “The best line-fighting products are the ones that help build our skin’s own building blocks, namely elastin and collagen fibers”.

For example, Deanne recommends topical retinoids, peptides, and growth factors to aid support skin cell turnover, improve collagen fibers, and moisturize the skin to help minimize the appearance of wrinkles.

Below, 15 products that are guaranteed to help flatten outlines and fill in wrinkles – no needle required.


No 7 Instant Illusion Wrinkle Filler

When instant gratification is your thing, take a look at this little tube of wrinkle-filling goodness. The creamy solution operates as a primer would, however unlike a primer, this product is intended to be used after you have applied foundation. Just pat over deep-set lines, et voila! Light-reflecting particles make facial lines take a back seat to smooth skin.

$20 (Check it out)

Laneige Time Freeze Sleeping Mask

Skin treatment that works whilst you sleep is undeniably appealing, particularly when it really gets the job done. This nighttime mask is laced with collagen plus polymers specifically designed to tighten up and plump skin. The end result: a visible perk come morning.

$39 (Check it out)

Algenist Targeted Deep Wrinkle Minimizer

This product might be small, however, it packs a powerful punch against deep lines, as a result of Algenist’s own alguronic acid spheres, which grow to fit – and briefly fill – deep crevices. The end result? A super-smooth canvas for makeup. You’ll be able to say sayonara to foundation settling into creases.

$45 (Check it out)

Drunk Elephant Lala Retro Whipped Cream

If you are a natural beauty convert that still would like to keep fine lines at bay, then you need to try this cream.

It uses plantain extract and green tea to snap tired skin back into shape. This moisturizer pumps out with a yogurt-like consistency, however it is absorbed right away. We liked it so much, that we went ahead and gave it an Allure Best Beauty Award.

$60 (Check it out)


Dr. Brandt Needles No More Expression Line Smoother

This mint-smelling moisturizer includes a blend of top-secret wrinkle fighters, which pretty much relax the root muscle – the same way Botox would (although less dramatically). The good thing: This cream gets to work inside a mere half hour to reveal smoother forehead lines and crow’s feet.

$35 (Check it out)



Strivectin Wrinkle Recode Line Transforming Melting Serum

Modeled on epigenetics (the research into changing gene expression), this new ultra concentrated solution taps into skin’s organic wrinkle-fighting mechanisms to melt lines in a single week. In addition, it’s infused using the brand’s hero NIA-114 complex, that has been shown to strengthen the skin barrier.

$89 (Check it out)

Estée Lauder Perfectionist Pro Rapid Firm +  Lift Treatment

Estée Lauder’s newest serum features a brand-new mixture of patented peptides developed to boost elastin and collagen production. This solution absorbs quicker than you can say adios to drooping skin and starts to work nearly as quickly.

Within 2 weeks, get ready to see skin that looks more elevated – especially around the cheekbones and jawline. In addition, this product contains AHA for gentle-yet-noticeable skin resurfacing.

$108 (Check it out)


Peter Thomas Roth Un-Wrinkle Turbo Face Serum

This extremely thin solution is like a multivitamin for aging skin. Combined with vitamins A, C, & E, it brightens and firms, while hyaluronic acid plumps skin for younger dewiness. This solution also has neuropeptides, that are believed to improve skin’s collagen production.

$150 (Check it out)

La Prairie Anti-Aging Rapid Response Booster

Apart from it is modern packaging, the very first thing you’ll discover about this formula is its mild flowery scent. Floral smell aside, this solution packs a strong line-fighting punch, thanks to gentle skin resurfacers along with a peptide delivery system that focuses on line-laden areas. After one use, skin really looks smoother. After 2 weeks, the skin will become more taut.

$315 (Check it out)