Is fat freezing for me?
March 29, 2021
A pebble chin can be caused because of excessive flexing of the chin. It can also be caused by ageing, as the chin muscles will lose volume over time. Sometimes the muscle in this area can move involuntarily, this causes dimples or a pebbled like appearance to the skin on the chin.
This condition is easily treated to relax the chin muscles that cause the uneven appearance.
We target the chin area through the use of wrinkle relaxing injections that works to reduce and relax the movements of the muscle. In this case the muscle that is treated is the mentalis muscle (chin muscle).
Botox® is injected into the targeted area, temporarily freezing the muscle so that it can no longer cause the skin to crease or fold. When the muscles are hindered from working, the skin can relax.
If you are looking to first, try a more natural route you can invest into skincare that supports the rejuvenation of collagen. Look into finding the right face washes, creams and serums!
Some clients to feel slight discomfort but we offer a topical cream to help numb the area to make sure you’re comfortable.
Injectables, when used by trained professionals in a clean and safe environment, pose little risk to you. There may be some side effects such as bruising, swelling or itching. The procedure itself is relatively pain-free.
Yes, Botox or fillers can be administered to the chin to relax the muscles that are over active and causing a “orange peel” chin.
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