Frown lines appear when a person contracts their facial muscles. Fine lines and deep wrinkles may show around the mouth, between the eyebrows, and across the forehead.

Frown linesMeasures for preventing frown lines are the same as other types of skin damage. Always wear SPF 15 or higher sunscreen. A hat and sunglasses also protect the skin from the sun. Keep the skin moisturized and drink plenty of water to keep the skin plump and soft. Avoid smoking or being around cigarette smoke, which also causes skin damage and reduces collagen production.

Frown lines are often deeper and more pronounced than other types of wrinkles. Regardless of the way the person actually feels, it can cause them to look tired, sad, worried, or discouraged consistently. This can be stressful, embarrassing, and affect a person’s confidence or self-esteem. Anti-wrinkle creams found in drugstores are ineffective, making the person feel like there is nothing they can do.

Muscle relaxing injections, such as Botox, are effective in reducing the appearance of frown lines. Deep wrinkles and glabellar lines require filler injections to fill the lines and make the skin smoother, tighter, and more youthful. Be sure to consult with Dr. Zizmor to achieve a more youthful look.