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Marionette lines

Marionette lines are the lines that run from the corners of the mouth to the chin. The problem with marionette lines is that they tend to show emotion, even if we’re not trying to express anything, leading others to believe that we’re sad, angry or disappointed.42,66

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Why do some people get marionette lines?

Marionette lines are typically caused by the natural ageing process and can be made much worse due to sun damage, smoking, weight loss, and a poor diet.52,66

If the effects of marionette lines are starting to show, then you’re probably wondering what can be done about them.

How can hyaluronic acid treat marionette lines?

Our body naturally produces Hyaluronic Acid. This molecule highly participate to keep our skin firm, plump and constantly hydrated. However, its production and consequently, the amount of collagen, decreases with age.54

The breakdown of collagen makes our skin lose a lot of its elasticity and support over time, contributing to the appearance to folds and wrinkles in dynamic areas of the face. Fat deposits in the face begin to diminish, creating hollowness under the skin. As these issues worsen with age, sagging and drooping skin become obvious, which is responsible for the appearance of marionette lines.50

Because of its excellent water retaining abilities, products containing HA as an active ingredient increase volume in the dynamic area around marionette lines to diminish their appearance and also help hydrate our skin.76

Which HA treatments are suitable for marionette lines?

There are a few options for softening the appearance of marionette lines. Filling these lines with HA dermal fillers is easy, highly accessible and actually the most popular.27 By using dermal fillers to replace the lost volume in our skin, it is possible to dramatically reduce and smooth the appearance of marionette lines.29,66

Our face will quickly look happier and younger.27,66

How many treatments are needed to smooth away marionette lines?

Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers work immediately by adding volume to smooth away marionette lines.29

The results usually last more than 12 months. Nevertheless, the average duration of treatment depends on several factors: our skin type, the severity of the wrinkle/fold to be corrected, the type of injection and the volume of product injected.75

Additional treatments may be necessary but this varies from individual to individual and depends on several factors, including our age, lifestyle, skin structure, and our expected outcomes.77

Before and After

Marionette Lines.

Marionette Lines - Before & After

Courtesy of Dr. Kieren Bong (UK)

Neck Lines

Sagging skin and folds, wrinkles, and colour changes on the neck and décolletage are often the first noticeable signs of skin ageing.42,50,58,87

Under eye circles

Even after a good night’s sleep, do you find that you look tired all the time? The truth of the matter is that circles under the eyes occur not only in people who do not sleep enough or lead an unhealthy lifestyle.

Even in healthy people who get adequate rest, dark circles or spots under the eyes can emerge.


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