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Sagging Face

Why Does Facial Sagging Happen?

Facial sagging, also known as ptosis, is a natural consequence of ageing, which you can see by the loss of skin elasticity and volume. Over years and years, the skin’s underlying support structure weakens, leading to a downward shift of facial tissues. 


This means more wrinkles, folds, and jowls! Your decline in skin quality is mainly caused by collagen and elastin running out, so the proteins responsible for maintaining skin firmness disappears completely. That’s why your face sags when you get older.

Who Gets Sagging Face?

While facial sagging can start regardless of age and could happen to anyone depending on your genes, it is more commonly observed as we grow older. Other factors include sun exposure, smoking, and bad diets can accelerate the ageing process and speed up the sagging death of your skin.

Symptoms of Facial Sagging

Jowls: Jowls refer to excess fat that accumulate along the jawline, sandwiched on either side of you chin, creating a more pronounced and aged appearance.


Wrinkles: Wrinkles become more prominent as the skin loses its elasticity and resilience, so this means crows feet, dry-looking cracks around the mouth and forehead lines.


Eye Bags: The delicate skin under the eyes may become puffy and baggy, adding years to your age and makes you look tired all the time.


Deeper Nasolabial Folds: Also known as smile lines or laugh lines, becomes deeper with age, contributing to an aged and tired appearance.


Double Chin: Excess fat and loose skin can create the appearance of a double chin, detracting from facial definition and contour.

Preventing Facial Sagging: Tighten the Skin on Your Face

While ageing will eventually happen to everyone, you can look less old than everyone else by following these important rules to preserve and naturally boost the production of collagen in your skin. 


Remember, you need to give your skin and your body the tools it needs to stay healthy and keep producing collagen well into old age.


Put that sunscreen 50+++SPF on

Regular application of broad-spectrum sun protection every day throughout the year helps shield your skin from solar radiation and preserving the natural collagen production.


Don’t go on a weight rollercoaster

When the body undergoes weight fluctuations, the skin stretches, potentially leading to facial sagging when excess weight is lost. Losing weight through exercise doesn’t mean the skin will be able to bounce back to the way it was before.


Supplements are not the optimal diet

While you might look into collagen supplement, they may be inconclusive and have limited absorption. Instead, look at diet rich in fibres and vitamins, notably vitamin C, plays a crucial role in gene synthesis, which plays a part in the production of anti-aging proteins.


Drink water, not alcohol

Maintaining proper hydration levels is paramount, so ensure you prioritise water intake while minimising alcohol consumption.


Do facial, skull and neck exercises

Regular facial exercises can help strengthen the muscles underlying the skin, improving tone and firmness. Simple exercises such as chin lifts, cheek lifts, and neck stretches can target areas prone to sagging and promote a more youthful facial appearance.


Any kind of skincare routine

Putting in effort is better than nothing. A skin care regimen can help maintain skin health and combat the signs of ageing. Incorporating products containing retinoids, antioxidants, and hydrating ingredients can improve skin texture, stimulate collagen production, and enhance overall skin quality.

Clinical Aesthetic Solutions for Facial Sagging and Jowls

Dermal Fillers

Dermal fillers restore lost volume and enhance facial contours. By injecting fillers into areas such as the cheeks, chin, and jawline, it can lift sagging tissues, smooth wrinkles, and rejuvenate the overall appearance of the face.



Ultherapy is a non-invasive procedure that uses ultrasound energy to stimulate collagen production and tighten lax skin. This targets sagging jowls, tighten loose skin on the neck and jawline, and lift the brows and cheeks for a more youthful and lifted appearance.


Thread Lift

A thread lift is a minimally invasive procedure that involves inserting dissolvable threads into the skin to lift and tighten sagging tissues. This improves the appearance of jowls, redefine facial contours, and stimulate collagen production for long-lasting results.

Say Goodbye to a Sagging Face with A Klinik Signature

Facial sagging and jowls are common concerns that can impact our confidence and self-esteem as we age. By understanding the causes of facial sagging and exploring effective solutions such as dermal fillers and thread lifts, you can work on your journey towards renewed confidence and a rejuvenated appearance. 


Schedule a consultation with our professional skin specialists to explore personalised treatment options and discover the best approach to address your specific aesthetic goals.