Myth: Makeup artistry techniques are used in dermal filler applications.
Truth: This is true.
Dermal fillers create a more youthful appearance and accentuate a high cheekbone profile. With these fillers becoming more popular, physicians have turned to makeup artistry techniques to determine how the filler can be applied to contour and accentuate the cheekbone fillers.
The Aesthetic Plastic Surgery journal reported that this technique of contouring HA dermal fillers has been used in over 500 patients with promising results. There are suggestions that makeup artistry techniques can be transferred into cosmetic surgery procedures to enhance aesthetics and patient satisfaction. To read more about HA dermal fillers and makeup artistry application techniques, click here.
- Shamban A, Clague MD, von Grote E, Nogueira A. A novel and more aesthetic injection pattern for malar cheek volume restoration. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2018;42(1):197-200. doi:10.1007/s00266-017-0981-1