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By Claire Hinkle |

How Can I Improve My Jawline?

Safe & Effective Solutions To Strengthen Jaw Appearance 

How Can I Improve My Jawline?

A strong, well-defined jawline is often associated with masculinity and attractiveness. Many men seek to enhance their jawline through surgical and nonsurgical methods, as well as lifestyle changes and daily exercises designed to strengthen the muscles around the chin. We use our professional experiences and aesthetic expertise to help men answer the question “How can I improve my jawline?” with safe and effective solutions.

Surgical Solutions

Chin Liposuction

Chin liposuction is a straightforward surgical procedure that removes excess fat from beneath the chin and along the jaw. This helps to refine the contours of the lower face, enhancing the overall definition and appearance of the jawline.

What To Expect From Recovery

Male chin liposuction patient

Chin Implant/Augmentation Surgery

Chin implant surgery (sometimes referred to as “chin augmentation”) involves placing an implant around your natural chin bone to create a more prominent and defined jawline. This procedure can significantly enhance the jaw’s structure, providing a more balanced and masculine facial profile.

Facelift & Neck Lift Surgery

Both facelift and neck lift surgeries tighten the skin and underlying tissues near the chin and jaw. By removing excess skin and repositioning fat and muscles, these surgeries can elevate the jawline, giving you a more youthful and sculpted appearance.

Nonsurgical Solutions

Kybella

Kybella is an injectable treatment that dissolves fat cells under the chin, reducing the appearance of a double chin. This nonsurgical solution helps to make the jawline appear slimmer and more defined by taking away what could be covering up your natural features.

Filler to improve men's jawline

Filler Injections

Dermal fillers can be strategically injected along the jawline to add volume and enhance its shape. This minimally invasive procedure can provide immediate results, refining the jawline’s contours and improving facial balance.

CoolSculpting For The Chin

CoolSculpting is a noninvasive procedure that uses controlled cooling to freeze and eliminate fat cells under the chin. This treatment helps to reduce submental fat without incisions or downtime. Maximum results are most often experienced after two CoolSculpting sessions.

Botox for Jaw Enhancement

Wrinkle relaxers can be used to enhance your jawline and improve the look of a receding chin. An overactive mentalis muscle can cause the chin to appear weak and blunted, but Botox works by acting on the nerves to relax the muscles, preventing them from contracting.

Facial Massage

Regular facial massage can improve circulation and reduce fluid retention in the face. This can be performed routinely by a professional massage therapist or at home as part of your daily skincare routine to maintain a well-defined jawline.

Lifestyle changes to improve jawline

Lifestyle Changes & At-Home Solutions

The following are straightforward DIY techniques and lifestyle interventions that can help improve the jawline look. However, they are not as effective as the surgical and nonsurgical solutions listed above which offer greater, more noticeable and lasting results.

Low-Sodium Diet

A low-sodium diet helps reduce water retention in the body, including the face. By minimizing bloating and puffiness, being mindful of your diet can subtly improve the chin’s appearance.

Adequate Sleep

Proper sleep hygiene is essential for overall health and can significantly impact your facial appearance. Getting enough rest reduces puffiness and promotes better skin elasticity, which can help maintain a defined jawline.

Man waking up in the morning

Chewing Gum

As simple as it may sound, chewing gum regularly can strengthen the muscles in your jaw, potentially enhancing the jawline’s definition. This easy exercise can be easily incorporated into your daily routine.

Does Mewing Actually Improve Jawline Appearance?

Mewing involves proper tongue posture, where the tongue rests on the roof of the mouth to promote better alignment of the jaw and teeth over time. Despite its social media buzz, there is no reputable research suggesting mewing as an effective technique at this time.


 

Claire Hinkle, PA-C, author photo

About The Author

Claire Hinkle, PA-C, is a renowned injectables expert in Columbus, Ohio. As an aesthetic provider at Donaldson, she specializes in a variety of nonsurgical treatments including Botox, filler injections, laser hair removal and more. When she isn’t performing these procedures, she can be found working one-on-one with patients, helping them to better understand the range of solutions to achieve their aesthetic goals and improve overall skin health.

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