I always felt like my face was too long/masculine/awkward. I've never been sure whether it was because of the distance between my nose and my lip, or my face length, or both. Am I biased due to overfamiliarity with my face, or is there something that would improve my profile/femninity of my facial features? I noticed that typically, when smiling, the upper lip moves closer to the nose, while I simply show a lot of gum, but the distance doesn't change. If I'm totally misperceiving, let me know.
Face Too Long/filtrum Too Long?
Doctor Answers (4)
Sometimes we can't make you look better with surgery
Your facial proportions photograph quite acceptably. Your short hair style might contribute to a masculine loo. Try letting your hair grow out or try a wig to see if you look better to yourself with longer hair. . Consult your hair stylist.
Feminizing the Face
Your expression looks "long", but not your facial features.
Your face is beautiful and feminine. I would advise against surgery to feminize your face. Perhaps letting your hair grow out in a less masculine hair-do will help. If your gummy smile bothers you, properly placed small doses of Botox can correct it. Good luck and be well.
After reviewing your pictures, I believe you have normal facial proportions. Your facial features are feminine and attractive. Your nasal tip could look more appealing if it was more narrow and it would take rhinoplasty to do this. A longer hairstyle might also accentuate your feminine features.
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