Instant Cheekbones Lauren Bacall taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle with her lips, but it was her killer cheekbones that really made him pay attention. Sure, she had good genes-and youth-going for her. But it was the fierce angles of her face that the camera loved and that later helped her age so well. "Strong cheekbones reflect light and add symmetry," says Fredric Brandt, the New York and Miami dermatologist. "All classic beauties have them."
Even for those of us without epic bone structure, cheekbones are the scaffolding that holds up the face. Unfortunately, as we age, our cheekbones lose volume, and without that underlying structure, skin and muscle start to slide, forming decidedly unlovely jowls and folds. Until recently, the standard line of attack against a sagging visage was either plumping with fillers (which too often can end up looking more chipmunk than chiseled) or getting a face-lift. Now, however, new techniques have doctors rethinking the facial landscape. Suddenly, building up
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