Shady beauty “bargains”—and their ensuing issues—are becoming widespread across the country as the demand for injectables grows, particularly with the under-30 set.

[Complications could] range from short-lived irritation to allergic reactions to persistent infections, nerve damage, facial drooping, disfigurement, and in rare cases, blindness or paralysis.

Here, the troubling—and sometimes terrifying—reasons you should never get cosmetic procedures on the cheap.