Enlarged masseter muscles can produce a bulky and masculine jawline – one that seems almost etched in stone – and detract from the softer, more feminine qualities many women desire. Masseter muscle enlargement may be a result of bruxism (tooth grinding), an often unconscious consequence of stress and anxiety. Pronounced jaw muscles may also be the result of genetics, unavoidable regardless of your habits.
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A defined jawline can be an attractive sign of fitness, youth, and vitality. As you age, it can be harder to attain such a profile through diet and exercise alone. Some people struggle with wrinkling skin and drooping jowls which can be addressed with skin tightening, injectables or fat destruction.
Heard of Botox? I thought as much! So why would I bring it up now to my educated patients and readers? Because the anti-aging world often tells us to focus on newer, better, cutting edge, state-of-the-art, yet we practitioners who see results all day every day know that just because something isn’t new doesn’t mean it’s not the gold standard.