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Over-filled is Out and Facial Slimming Treatments are In!
Beauty ideals change from generation to generation and from decade to decade. For example, the pencil thin eyebrows of the 90s have been replaced by thick, dark luscious brows. And this year there has been another big shift is beauty standards: the pillowy, over-plumped look of the 2010s is now being replaced by a more sculpted facial appearance.
In short, the Kardashian look with their exaggerated cheeks and lips is out – and the more natural and refined appearance of Bella Hadid is in.
Dermal fillers are still an important tool in achieving a slimmer “V-Shaped” face, as are Botox, Kybella, and radiofrequency skin tightening. These and many other facial slimming aesthetic treatments are available at AMAE Med Spa in the West Bloomfield and Bloomfield Hills area.
Kybella for Facial Slimming
Kybella is an FDA-approved injectable treatment designed to reduce the appearance of a double chin. The main active ingredient in Kybella is deoxycholic acid, which is a naturally occurring molecule in the body that helps break down and absorb fat. When injected into the submental fat, Kybella breaks down the fat cells, which are then naturally eliminated by the body.
Kybella is a great option for those looking to achieve a slimmer face as it can significantly reduce the appearance of a double chin, which can make the face look more oval and contoured. The treatment is non-surgical and requires minimal downtime, making it an attractive option for those with busy lifestyles.
Botox Masseter Muscle Relaxer for Facial Slimming
Botox is a well-known cosmetic treatment used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. However, it can also be used to reduce the size of the masseter muscles in the jaw, resulting in a slimmer, more contoured face.
The masseter muscles are the muscles responsible for chewing, and when overdeveloped, they can make the face appear wider and more square-shaped. Years of chewing, clenching, and especially teeth grinding (TMJ) can build up the muscles on the sides of the jaw, making the chin look square rather than elegantly contoured.
Botox can narrow the appearance of the jaw, by temporarily paralyzing and relaxing the masseter muscles. This can almost instantly help to reduce the masseter muscle size and create a slimmer, more tapered jawline. The treatment typically involves a series of injections into the masseter muscles, and the effects can last for up to six months or longer in some women.
The use of Botox as a masseter muscle relaxer has become increasingly popular in recent years. Like many aesthetic trends, it originated among Asian women who were looking to create a more V-shaped face. This trend has increased in popularity in part due to the rise of social media influencers and celebrities like Bella Hadid, who have a famously angular jawline.
One of the advantages of Botox masseter (jaw muscle) relaxation is that it is long lasting but not permanent. So, as beauty standards change, patients have the option of letting the treatment naturally reverse.
Profound Radiofrequency Skin Tightening for Facial Slimming
Profound radiofrequency skin tightening is another popular treatment for creating a thinner, more sculpted face.
Collagen and elastin are the protein building blocks of firm, youthful skin. Collagen provides the structure or scaffolding of young skin, while elastin gives skin its elasticity or “snap back.” But, as women age, their body produces less and less collagen and elastin.
Profound radiofrequency facial skin tightening is a non-surgical procedure uses radiofrequency energy to heat the deep layers of the skin, which helps to stimulate collagen and elastin production which tightens loose, sagging skin.
Profound can be used to target a range of areas on the face, including the cheeks, jowls, and jawline. It is particularly effective at tightening loose skin that can contribute to a heavier, less defined facial appearance.
One of the key benefits of Profound radiofrequency skin tightening is that it is a minimally invasive procedure that requires little to no downtime. Most people are able to return to their normal activities immediately after the treatment, although some redness and swelling is common. And, results continue to improve over the next several months as the skin continues to produce renewed levels of collagen and elastin!
Jawline Fillers for a More “V Shaped” Face
Jawline facial fillers, such as Juvéderm Volux, can help to create a more contoured and V-shaped face by adding volume and definition to the jawline area. The treatment involves injecting a hyaluronic acid-based dermal filler into the soft tissue along the jawline, which helps to create a more defined and sculpted look.
One of the key benefits of using dermal fillers to enhance the jawline is that they can be tailored to each individual’s unique facial anatomy and aesthetic goals. A skilled practitioner can use fillers to add volume and contour to specific areas of the jawline, such as the angle, body, or chin, in order to create a more balanced and proportionate overall look.
Juvéderm Volux is a popular choice for jawline fillers because it is specifically designed for use in the chin and jawline area. It has a higher concentration of hyaluronic acid than other fillers, which allows it to provide more support and structure to the skin. This can help to create a more defined and chiseled jawline, as well as a smoother and more youthful-looking neck.
Another advantage of using dermal fillers to enhance the jawline is that the results are typically long-lasting, with many patients reporting that the effects can last for up to 12 months or more. This makes it a cost-effective and low-maintenance option for those who are looking to achieve a more contoured and V-shaped face.
Facial Slimming Treatments – West Bloomfield / Bloomfield Hills Area
Dr. Ali has helped hundreds of women get the slim, V-Shaped jawline they wanted with Kybella, Juvéderm Volux, Botox masseter relaxing, and Profound skin tightening at AMAE Med Spa in the West Bloomfield / Bloomfield Hills area.
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Ali offers the best and most advanced technologies in facial fillers, Botox, and facial slimming procedures, in the West Bloomfield & Bloomfield Hills area. He will be happy to offer you a consultation to help you understand your options and decide which facial slimming treatment(s) are right for you. And remember, financing options are also available!