A Fresh Approach to Facial Aesthetic Design
Most people seeking our advice express concerns over individual lines, folds or blemishes. These are based on what the individual perceives when they look in a mirror, often with lighting and magnification.
While these are important for us to note, it is worth considering what we actually look for when we decide whether someone looks well, attractive, youthful etc.
When we look at a face we respond to curves and outlines, volume, light and shadow. Loss of volume, with loss of the arcs and contours of the face and hollows make us appear old and tired.
There are 4 key stages to facial aging
- Bone loss in the skull/facial skeleton
- Redistribution of fat in the facial fat pads
- Muscle response to volume loss
- All the changes associated with skin aging