6 Common types of skin ageing

1. Forehead lines

Forehead
lines

  • Found on the middle of the forehead, can be seen as early as teenage years
  • Mainly caused by shrinking forehead muscles
  • Makes one look stressed and worried
  • 80% can be improved if treated early

2. CROW'S feet

CROW'S feet

  • Clusters of tiny wrinkles and fine lines that form around the outer corners of the eyes
  • One of the most common and obvious wrinkles
  • Mainly caused by facial expressions such as smiling and squinting. They develop along the skin’s natural folds over time.
  • High chance of improvement with early treatment

3. Nasolabial folds

Nasolabial
folds

  • Nasolabial folds are the lines from the sides of the nose to the sides of your mouth
  • Age, genetics, loose ageing skin and facial expressions are some of the causes
  • Gives a stern, old and unfriendly impression
  • Has an 80% chance of improvement with early treatment

4. Droopy face

Droopy face

  • Ageing, weight loss, imbalanced diet and lack of exercise could cause facial muscles to loosen
  • Sagging cheeks look deflated and flabby
  • Gives a stern or sad impression
  • Lifting and firming can reduce this problem

5. Loose jowl

Loose jowl

  • Loose jowl is seen when the skin of your jaw loosens and the chin loses its shape
  • Appears after a long period of pulling by gravity, causing skin to lose elasticity
  • The face loses the definition of a jawline
  • Treatment can redefine the jawline and recover the “V-shape” of the chin

6. Double chin

Double chin

  • Double chin forms when the fat cells accumulate around the chin. After some time, the skin becomes loose and droopy.
  • Seen on both young and old people
  • Neck looks short and stumpy, the face loses its contour
  • Treatments can tighten and lift the skin, improving the shape of the chin