I'm fond of saying that I didn't devise Ageless to be a mini-programme, if there was an advantage to be gained by making it longer I would have done so. Ageless does do a lot for the lower face. I really wish it was chaptered so I could go to whichever segment I wanted without having to do so much fast forwarding. I love all the people writing in with documented fact that facial exercises don't work, and make things worse. Just thought I'd chime in with my thoughts about this The concept made sense to me - I'd previously read about the "new face lift" in the NYT magazine.
A History: Dictionary.com’s Word of the Year
Our choice for Word of the Year is as much about what is visible as it is about what is not. You can find her website here. Best Bag2 Hi Bag 2, thanks for your interest: I don't really concern myself with thebrow overmuch because in terms of exercising it there are short-term problems from making the facial movements, although long-term the face will undoubtedly benefit from increased elasticity in the muscle making it lie flat when it's relaxed. The brow area is a unit in itself, ie the muscles that cover it are fused to the skin and have little effect on the rest of the face. Here's an excerpt from our release that year that gives a pretty good explanation for our choice:
Ella Pretty Blog: Facial Exercises
Our choice for Word of the Year is as much about what is visible as it is about what is not. You can do my programme without doing anything for the brows at all, and if you get discomfort that's probably wise. My whole programme is about lifting the cheeks and making em rounder, really. Apparently - if you target and build the muscles in your face - they can naturally lift your skin up - giving you a more youthful appearance. Xenophobia In , we selected xenophobia as our Word of the Year.
Description: I've been doing facial exercises for 6 months now, and I've had people comment on how I look younger and that my face now looks like it did when I was a teen - hey - that is reason enough for me to keep at it! I'm personally a fan of LouLou's "Ageless if you Dare" program. With facial exercises, rather than injecting fat, the muscles are built up - to have the same plumping effect. Could that be scar tissue?