What are forehead wrinkles?
Forehead wrinkles, though a natural sign of ageing, can make someone look tired and older than their age. This is especially true for static wrinkles—wrinkles that remain noticeable even when the face is not animated.
What causes forehead wrinkles?
Forehead wrinkles are a type of static wrinkle that happen due to the inevitable ageing process coupled with external skin-damaging factors and excessive facial expressions. As time progresses, numerous skin cells like collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid diminish in quantity and quality. Besides that, external aggressors like extensive sunlight exposure, harsh weather, and smoking can introduce free radicals that further harm the skin. These reactive toxins affect the production of new cells; hence, skin loses its elasticity and ability to revert to its original shape. Constant facial expressions like frowning can make the skin on forehead particularly weak and susceptible to the formation of wrinkle ...
How are facial contours affected by age?
A youthful face is conceptualized by the “triangle of beauty.” This theory includes smooth skin, well-defined cheekbones and jawline, as well as firm jowls. These features are made possible when the facial tissues are plump, and skin is very elastic. However, skin—just like any other organ—is affected by uncontrolled aging process. The 2 modes of ageing, intrinsic and extrinsic, happen when genetics signal the cells and systems to start ageing. This process is usually made worse by external skin-damaging factors such as chronic sun exposure, smoking, pollution, and harsh weather. So, the quality and quantity of dermal cells diminish rapidly resulting in inversion of the triangle of beauty. The loss of facial tissues leads to undesirable skin features such as sagging skin, wrinkles, and loss of facial contours. More often than not, patients may end up looking angry, sad or exhausted, which can be even more frustrating ...
What is Restylane?
Restylane is a brand of dermal fillers created by Q-Med. This brand is renowned for its patented non-animal stabilised hyaluronic acid (NASHA), which is capable of resisting premature degradation. There 3 main collections in the Restylane family, as well as several individual fillers.
Skinboosters: The fillers in this line of products are made of homogeneous NASHA gel. The 3 variations of Skinboosters are Vital Light, Vital, and Lip Refresh.
Lyps: Also made with NASHA, this lip augmenting implant is created specifically for creating well-defined and voluptuous lips.
Restylane: This range of soft tissue implants is composed of NASHA with a medium particle size.
Lyft: This filler is composed of NASHA with a large particle size.
SubQ: This aesthetic implant is made of NASHA with the largest particle size.
Emervel: This dermal filler collection is processed using Optimal Balance Technology f ...