Facial feminization is a defined set of plastic and craniofacial surgical procedures that work to reshape masculine facial features to make them appear more feminine. Most typically, these procedures are included in gender confirmation surgery for transgender individuals. However, the same procedures may also help cisgender women female assigned female at birth with masculine-looking faces who want to appear more feminine. You may be an ideal candidate for facial feminization if you feel that your face is too masculine-looking.
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Women With Masculine Looking Faces - Facial Feminization for Women
Marilyn Monroe was thought to be a keen shaver. Now influencers are getting in on the act. Not you. I meant the practice of women shaving their faces. Ancient, apparently. Japanese prints dating from the 16th century show women shaving; Queen Elizabeth I shaved all her facial hair, including her eyebrows; and Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor were thought to be keen shavers. The usual things: lockdown boredom ; the quest for beauty and agelessness; and a slew of videos on TikTok and YouTube by influencers such as the makeup artist Jaclyn Hill , who have been praising the glories of shaving.
Appearing feminine has less to do with a certain facial feature than it is about the appearance of the face overall. There are three main differences between female and male foreheads:. Everyone knows that males have thicker eyebrows than females, yet there are some other key differences:.
Often when we talk about facial feminization we are referring to the surgery within the context of transgender individuals. These two features — more than any others — contribute to a masculine-looking appearance in cisgendered women. The good news is that a plastic surgeon, such as Dr. Deschamps-Braly, who also has extensive craniofacial and jaw surgery expertise can help to feminize these features while still ensuring that you still look like you.