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Tips for Getting a V-Shaped or V-Line Face Naturally (Without surgery or injections)

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A V shaped face, or V Line Face, is widely coveted by many. It gives a sculpted, youthful look; which imparts an attractive appearance and enhances your facial features. This technique became extremely popular in Asia and now the concept of face slimming spreading like wild fire. The best part is, this V shaped face can be easily accomplished by injecting Botox and fillers – no surgery required. However, if you're not quite ready to embrace fillers, there are some other, more natural remedies you can try to help you achieve this much sought after look.

How to get a V Shaped face without surgical procedures?

Face Lifting and Slimming Creams

A Well-contoured face looks amazing. The effects of visibly slimmer faces could be enhanced with face lifting serums, creams or even masks. Their primary function is to reduce water retention characteristics of the facial muscles. They do this by reducing swelling and firming the muscles. It completely eliminates puffy, bloated cheeks and double chin with regular use.

Facial Slimming Massage

You have a wide berth to choose from when it comes to face slimming massages, such as the lymphatic draining method, “Gua Sha” technique and many more. Special tools are used during the massage to sculpt the face just the way you like. They offer a revitalizing vibration massage for a firm, younger and contoured face. Face rollers are available in most beauty stores, and are great for this purpose.

Face Yoga

Have you heard about this unique type of yoga?  Facial yoga combines the benefits of facial exercises and yoga in order to help you train the muscles around your face that can slim down your face. You can get rid of problems like baggy eyes, wrinkles and sagging face. By opting for face yoga, you can do it anywhere, anytime. Many women opt to do this while driving. – it takes just 3 to 5 minutes a day.

Diet

Salt enhances the water retention capacity of the body, which causes bloated face and double chin. Think about it – when you have junk food or any food loaded with lots of salt, you feel thirsty and the face gets a swollen appearance the next day. The high sodium content is the culprit, so if you are a big fan of chips, burgers, pizza, and similar foods, you may want to consider cutting down and consulting a nutritionist to reduce salt intake from your daily diet. Processed foods should also be disposed of, because they not only cause the cheeks to puff up, but are bad for health as well.

Don't want to wait?  

Dr. Usha Rajagopal has nearly 20 years in cosmetic surgery and is a platinum injector and trainer for Allergan. Check out the following page to learn more abut using fillers to create your desired V shaped face with virtually no down time. Check out our V-Line Facial Slimming procedure page.

Watch Dr. Usha Rajagopal perform a simple, non-surgical chin augmentation procedure to get that "v-line shape" chin using Juvederm Ultra. Check out the before and after photos at the end to see the natural, beautiful results. 

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Non-Surgical Jawline Slimming + 
Masseter Reduction with Botox

V-Line – Face Slimming using Botox (Asian Cosmetic Surgery)

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A V-shaped face is highly coveted and is considered to be one of the more desired face shapes. Originally, it was Koreans who coined the term “V-line”, which is used to denote face contouring techniques for toning facial features by eliminating puffy cheeks, double chin, etc. to structure the face in a V-shape. However, it's popularity quickly caught on with Americans and Europeans as well.

Why opt for facial contouring or face slimming?

Facial contouring or face slimming helps to impart a V-shape face with sculpted cheekbones that narrow and converge in a sharp angle towards the chin. The face becomes slimmer in profile – Many Asians opt to use a popular facial slimming treatment with Botox and fillers, which helps to sculpt the face and make you look younger, while the skin looks smoother, more refreshed and much healthier than before. The best part is it doesn’t require any surgery!

Am I an ideal candidate for Face Slimming or Shaping?

This procedure is ideal for those with:

  • A square-shaped jawline

  • An overly masculine jaw structure

  • Chubby or bloated cheeks

  • Double chin

Will my face actually become slimmer, or just look like it?

Botox (Botulinum Toxin ) helps the jaw muscles to relax, thereby stimulating a soothing sensation, while causing the chewing muscles to become thinner.  The injected Botox will block the nerve impulses of the muscles in the selected area, reducing any lines or wrinkles, while ensuring the cheekbones long sculpted and the face is “lifted”. Your overall appearance looks fresher, which imparts a youthful appearance. This method is ideal for those who don’t want to “go under the knife” with surgical procedures. V-line techniques involve a few simple injections to the selected areas, with numbing cream applied prior to treatment so you don’t feel pain or discomfort. Sophisticated equipment and the finest of needles are used for injections, thereby reducing any itching, bruising, bleeding, or redness. If you experience these issues post-treatment, talk to your doctor.

How long do the effects of facial slimming last?

The effects of face slimming are noticeable after 3 to 5 days. Your skin is smooth and supple, while the puffiness and double chin disappears. Botox is specifically targeted towards certain areas, so it doesn’t impair functionality of other facial muscles. This effect can last up to 3 to 4 months, after which few follow-up sessions are required for maintenance. However, once the facial muscles get habituated and effects last longer, these sessions can be schedules once every 6 months or so.

Non-Surgical Chin Augmentation (V-Line Face Slimming) Procedure Video