Lip goals with dermal fillers are natural-looking, defined and smooth. Filler lip goals also include improved symmetry, shape and balance of facial features. Lips should never distract or distort facial balance. Any degree of lip enhancement changes overall facial appearance. Again, balance is key to natural lip goals.
Jowls of all different degrees happen as we age, regardless of the efforts we make to halt the process. Besides time and aging, genetics and body shape are factors we can’t control. Other factors to blame for this sagging at the jawline include a long history of fluctuating weight, a few bad habits and the loss of elasticity.
Marionettes are a result of the general facial aging process: volume loss and loss of structural support from shrinking facial fat pads, bone and mineral loss (particularly the bony resorption of the mandible), decrease in collagen and elastin production and hormonal changes that thin and weaken skin. Movement, genetics and bad habits also contribute to development and severity of marionettes.
One day, as I glanced in the mirror after stepping out of the shower, I was hit by the reality of my neglected decolletage. Chest wrinkles shot upwards and outwards from the center of my modest cleavage like an explosion…