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Thanks to fillers, facial contouring and even a mini face lift are now possible and affordable for many people. A nose tip lift, nose reshaping, lifting sagging cheeks, sharpening the jawline or adding volume to the chin can now be performed with minimal downtime. It is however important to use the right type of filler. Whereas a softer filler is suitable for volumizing the cheeks or lips, facial contouring or a mini face lift require a firm hyaluronic acid filler gel.

Why use a firm filler gel for facial contouring?

Whether you are young or more mature, you might want to have a slight modification to enhance your looks, for example reshaping your nose or creating a more pronounced chin.

When reshaping facial features, such as the jaw or chin, or creating a nose tip lift, the filler must stay where it is injected and keep its form. It must also withstand muscle movements to preserve the treatment result.

Why a firm filler gel for a mini face lift?

A firm filler gel is also very suitable for those who have certain age-related changes they wish to remedy, like sagging cheeks.

Many women feel that they end up with sagging cheeks as they get older. This is due to several anatomical changes in the face that come with age. These changes include bone resorption and descending fat pads in the cheeks. Another change is that the facial bones shift with time. For example, the eye sockets can start to descend somewhat.

Sagging cheeks cannot be remedied by just volumizing the cheeks, since different types of tissues are involved. A firm filler might be needed to give shape and structure to sagging cheeks, and this could be likened to a mini face lift. Lifting the cheeks will also reduce the appearance of wrinkles and folds in the midface.

Get the shape or lift you want with Restylane® Lyft™

Restylane® Lyft™ is a firm hyaluronic acid filler that is designed to stay in place over time.1,2 It is a filler that is very suitable for facial contouring treatments. Thanks to its specific gel properties, it can resist the strain from facial muscle movements and provide an optimal lift and projection.3,4 This means the shape your healthcare practitioner has created for you will last. Restylane® Lyft™ is very well suited for lifting the cheeks o enhancing the jawline and chin.5-7

Long-lasting results that exceed expectations

Once you’ve achieved the shape you want, you certainly want to keep it. A great advantage of Restylane® Lyft™ is that it’s long-lasting. Restylane® Lyft™ lasts up to at least 24 months with one retreatment.8,9

Restylane® Lyft™ produces results with high satisfaction. A 2-year study showed that:8

  • 96% of patients felt their treatment met or exceeded their expectations

  • 99% of patients felt that they would recommend the treatment to a friend

  • 96% of patients felt that they would do the treatment again In addition,

Restylane® Lyft™ has a well-established

safety profile, which has been demonstrated in more than 20 clinical studies.10

If you are considering facial contouring or a mini face lift, ask your healthcare practitioner for Restylane® Lyft™.

Always consult a qualified healthcare practitioner that has received the appropriate training for your treatment.


  1. Data on file (MA-33947)

  2. Nikolis A et al. Aesthetic Surgery Journal Open2020; 1-12.

  3. Data on file (MA-43049)

  4. Kablik J et al. Dermatol Surg2009;35(s1):302–312.

  5. Kablik J et al. Dermatol Surg 2009;35(Suppl1):302–312.

  6. Weiss RA et al. Dermatol Surg 2016;42:699–709.

  7. Narins RS et al. Dermatol Surg 2011;37:644–650

  8. Andriopoulos B et al.Poster presented at AMWC 2019.

  9. Data on file (MA-39364)

  10. Data on file (MA-43602).

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