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Forehead Lines

Wrinkles or creases that form horizontally across the forehead caused by repetitive facial expressions, ageing, and sun

Forehead Lines

What Are They?

Forehead lines are wrinkles or creases that appear horizontally across the forehead. While forehead lines are a normal part of ageing, they can be treated with various cosmetic procedures such as Botox injections, dermal fillers, and resurfacing treatments, as well as through lifestyle changes such as wearing sunscreen and staying hydrated.

What Causes Them?

Forehead lines are caused by a combination of factors, including natural ageing, repetitive facial expressions, and prolonged sun exposure. As we age, the skin on our forehead loses elasticity and becomes less firm, making it more prone to wrinkling. Repetitive facial expressions such as frowning or raising the eyebrows can also contribute to the formation of forehead lines over time. Prolonged sun exposure can also accelerate the ageing process, leading to the development of wrinkles and fine lines on the forehead. Other factors that can contribute to forehead lines include smoking, dehydration, and stress.


What Can You Do To Help Naturally?

To address forehead lines naturally, there are several remedies that may help improve their appearance. Keeping the skin hydrated with adequate water intake and moisturiser, eating a balanced diet, avoiding excessive sun exposure, reducing stress, getting enough rest, performing facial exercises, and using natural ingredients such as aloe vera, coconut oil, or honey are all natural ways to minimise the appearance of forehead lines.


At what age do forehead lines start to appear?

Forehead lines can start to appear as early as in a person's late 20s or early 30s, but the severity and extent of the lines may vary from person to person.

Are forehead lines a sign of ageing?

Yes, forehead lines are a common sign of ageing. As the skin loses elasticity and collagen, the forehead lines become more pronounced and noticeable.

Can forehead lines be prevented?

Preventing forehead lines entirely is not possible. However, minimising the frequency of certain facial expressions and avoiding excessive sun exposure can help to slow the development of forehead lines.

Can forehead lines be treated?

Yes, there are several treatments available to reduce the appearance of forehead lines. These include Botox injections, dermal fillers, laser resurfacing, and chemical peels.

Are Botox injections safe for treating forehead lines?

Yes, Botox injections are generally safe when administered by a qualified and experienced medical professional. However, there may be some temporary side effects such as bruising or redness at the injection site.

How long do the results of Botox injections last for treating forehead lines?

The results of Botox injections typically last for 3 to 6 months, after which the treatment will need to be repeated to maintain the results.

Can forehead lines be a sign of a health problem?

In rare cases, forehead lines can be a sign of an underlying medical condition, such as an autoimmune or neurological disorder. However, most of the time, forehead lines are simply a natural part of the ageing process.

Can a healthy lifestyle help prevent or reduce forehead lines?

Yes. Adopting a healthy lifestyle, such as eating a balanced diet, getting enough sleep, avoiding smoking, and exercising regularly, can help slow the development of forehead lines and other signs of ageing.

Our Approach

Deep lines, frown lines or expression lines on the forehead can often make clients look tired or angry. 

At RSA, we have lots of non-injectable solutions to help soften this problematic area. However, due to the strength of the muscle, the amount of movement and expression and, of course, the desired outcome for the client, injectable intervention such as Botox/muscle-relaxing injections is the only way to completely diminish these lines.

Treatments We Offer That Help With Forehead Lines

  • A-Lift

    A revolutionary skin health treatment proven to deliver incredible results in muscle tone and skin texture

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  • WOW Fusion

    An innovative needling device that allows us to create bespoke skincare cocktails to treat your skin

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  • Venus Viva (Face)

    Radiofrequency treatment for anti-ageing is non-invasive and pain-free

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  • Profhilo

    Hyaluronic acid–injectable treatment that improves skin hydration, firmness and elasticity with natural-looking results

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Before & After Forehead Lines Treatment

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