Only 2.08% of people have facial symmetry. This means that some variation in your facial features can be considered normal and natural. There are many ways to correct asymmetrical features, such as asymmetrical cheeks and asymmetrical jawline.
Learn how to naturally fix an asymmetrical facial shape.
Let’s be clear: an asymmetrical facial feature, which is a face with features that are not balanced, is normal. Every person has some degree of asymmetry in their face. If one or more of your facial features is uneven, you shouldn’t be concerned about it.
However, there’s nothing wrong with wanting to align your features and have a more symmetrical face. Science has proven that symmetrical faces are more attractive. Before we get into how to correct an asymmetrical appearance naturally, let’s first discuss the causes.
Why is my face so asymmetrical?
A variety of factors can lead to frustrating asymmetry and uneven facial features. By understanding the triggers and the underlying causes, it will be possible to avoid asymmetrical facial features.
You don’t need to panic if your environment is already triggering asymmetry. It’s possible to balance your facial features, which we’ll demonstrate shortly. Here are the top causes of an asymmetrical facial appearance.
Sometimes, your genetic makeup can cause uneven facial features. While you might have a predisposition to certain features naturally, that doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t improve them.
While a day in the sunshine is always a pleasant distraction from the hustle and bustle, harmful UV rays can cause the skin to become brittle and prone to premature aging and wrinkles. And if you tend to drive with your window open, the left side of your face may be aging faster than your right.
As you age, your skin loses its elasticity and firmness. This can lead to double chins, sagging cheeks, and unattractive creases that give the appearance of asymmetry. Your ears and nose may change shape with the passing of time, as cartilage grows each year.
The way you sleep can contribute to an asymmetrical appearance, especially if you always sleep on one side. As you place more pressure on your cheekbones, and the skin around them, sleeping on one side of the bed can cause creases and folds.
How to Fix Facial Asymmetry Naturally
There are many ways to correct facial imbalances. However, the majority involve corrective procedures or painful surgeries. Although nearly 20 million women had to go under the knife last year in order to correct their facial asymmetry this route will also hurt your face as well as your wallet.
Natural facial asymmetry can be fixed without any pain, expense, or time commitment.
Regular facial exercises are and consist of repetitive movements and exaggerated facial muscles expressions that target specific muscles and areas. Knowing how to hit and target specific muscle groups and reduce uneven features is crucial to balance and restoring your face’s natural beauty.
Want to correct asymmetrical facial nerves features? Continue reading to learn how.
Face Yoga: How can it fix a lopsided face?
Face Yoga works well to restore facial symmetry for TWO main reasons.
Facial exercises are a form of resistance training for the face. You can tone your muscles by strengthening your jaw, cheeks, and chin. This firmer muscle can prevent and correct sagging skin. You can achieve a natural facelift, by tightening your muscles and lifting your features.
Facial exercises are a second way to stimulate the body’s natural collagen production. Collagen is responsible for skin elasticity and is the most abundant protein in your entire body (roughly 1/3 of all proteins).
Your skin will appear tighter and less wrinkled if you have more collagen. In many cases, the facial imbalance is caused by excess wrinkles and lines. If these lines are removed, your appearance will be more balanced.
Simple Face Yoga Exercises to Target an Asymmetrical Face
Are you frustrated by your uneven cheekbones or asymmetrical jawline? You don’t have to be a perfectionist in order to achieve symmetrical facial features. We’ve put together three simple, yet highly effective facial exercises that you can do at home.
Asymmetrical Facial Fix #1 – Half Wink
Targets facial asymmetry in Your eyes.
This Face Yoga pose works out your delicate tissue around the lower and upper eyes. Balance uneven eyes by holding one eye in a half-wink (so that you are almost squinting). Next, gently pull the skin below and above your eyes with your fingers. As you feel the resistance, close your eyes and maintain this pressure.
Repetitions: Do these facial exercises 20 times for each eye.
Asymmetrical Facial Fix #2 – The Cheek Puffer
Targets facial asymmetry in Your Cheeks
Face yoga for your cheeks doesn’t have to be complicated. The Cheek Puffer is actually as easy as it gets. You will need to take a deep, exhale and hold your cheeks open for five seconds. This poses helps to strengthen your cheek muscles, which helps prevent unsightly jowls. It also helps slim your face.
Repetitions: Repeat these facial exercises 10 times
Asymmetrical Facial Fix #3 – The Face Stretch
Targets facial asymmetry in Your lower face.
You can practice this facial exercise by covering your teeth with your lips and looking up. To create resistance around your mouth, cover your teeth and smile wide.
Repetitions: Do these facial exercises 20 times.
Consistency is the key to any routine for health and wellness. These facial exercises are great for beginners. However, for greater results, you will need to follow a program that is tailored to you and your goals. Y
Surgical Ways to Treat Facial Asymmetry
If you’re not patient enough to do Face Yoga, there are many things a surgeon or dermatologist can do to correct facial asymmetry.
A “soft filler”, which is injected into the face, can correct facial asymmetry. A popular method to correct asymmetrical eyebrows is to use Botox or a Filler.
Fillers are great for correcting asymmetry caused by tissue imbalance or weakness. The effects of fillers won’t last forever and will eventually fade.
Implants for the face
Implants may be an option if your face is not straight because of your skeletal structure. Implants are popular for imbalances in the chin and cheeks. Facial implants are permanent and made from:
A corrective Rhinoplasty can help your nose look symmetrical if your nose been broken, set incorrectly, or you just don’t like the shape. This is major surgery though and shouldn’t be taken lightly.