Page 48

>

PROFILE

NON-INVASIVE EYEBROW LIFTING

By Dr Oksana Shatrova, Medical dermatologist and methodologist trainer at Strategy M Ltd

The human face is incredibly expressive: a person can convey their joy, anger, disgust, pleasure, reverie, concern and many other emotions, thoughts and experiences without actually saying a word.

Mimicry - complex associated movements of mimic muscles is what makes the nonverbal language of a human face possible. Over a million non-verbal signals (both mimic and gestural) used by people in different countries have been described and catalogued. Amazingly, unlike spoken communication, the non-verbal language is in fact international—we can explain many things with our facial expressions even if we don’t speak the other person’s language.

move allowing people to walk and do all sorts of things. Mimic muscles are only attached to the bone at one point—the points of the attachment are located on the facial bones. The second attachment point is basically a knot of muscle fibres entwined directly into the facial skin, and unlike skeletal attachment points, the outside or

cutaneous ones can be located in many different ways and their anatomy varies significantly from person to person. Mimic muscles attached to the skin are intertwined in the deep layers of the skin, but the surface fibres can rise even to the dermal level

Mimic movements are possible because mimic muscles are different from skeletal in a very important way. A skeletal muscle is always attached to the bone at least at two points. When a muscle contracts or relaxes, the musculoskeletal tendinous apparatus makes a 48

Beauty Biz Year 10 Issue 6

left to right photographs before the first procedure and after 5 Myo-Fix procedures (in 5 weeks).

Beauty Biz Year 10 Issue 6  

Beauty Biz provides comprehensive information to the Beauty Industry on a regular basis. It is written for today’s salon and spa owners and...

Beauty Biz Year 10 Issue 6  

Beauty Biz provides comprehensive information to the Beauty Industry on a regular basis. It is written for today’s salon and spa owners and...