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Why women are paying THOUSANDS to have their ‘resting b*tch face’ removed

Is your frown losing you friends? Why women are paying THOUSANDS to have their ‘resting b*tch face’ removed

  • Resting B*tch Face or RBF is a facial expression whereby people appear angry
  • When someone is relaxed their RBF is most noticeable and seems unfriendly
  • In a bid to make a ‘better first impression’ they are getting Botox injections
  • It makes their features ‘appear softer’ and therefore not as angry in person 

Australian women who are affected by ‘resting b*tch face’, or RBF, are spending thousands of dollars to have their frown lines, down-turned mouths and ‘unfriendly appearance’ softened.

Cosmetic surgeon Dr Naomi McCullum, who works at The Manse Clinic in Sydney, has plenty of patients asking for Botox and fillers in the upper and lower portions of their faces.

‘Those affected by it have always wanted to get rid of their RBF,’ she told FEMAIL.

 

Australian women who are affected by ‘resting b**** face’ are paying thousands of dollars to have their frown lines, down-turned mouths and ‘unfriendly appearance’ softened

‘Those poor patients who have the people around them saying, “What’s wrong? You look worried”, “Are you upset?” and “Why are you frowning?”, it’s horrible for them, because they’re thinking “That’s just my face!”‘

Resting b*tch face is a facial expression that unintentionally looks as though the person is annoyed or angry, particularly when the individual is relaxed or not expressing a particular emotion. 

Psychologists have studied the phenomenon and confirmed it’s a real anatomical issue, and can affect your first impression of someone.

Resting b**** face is a facial expression that unintentionally looks as though the person is annoyed or angry, particularly when the individual is relaxed or not expressing a particular emotion

Resting b**** face is a facial expression that unintentionally looks as though the person is annoyed or angry, particularly when the individual is relaxed or not expressing a particular emotion

‘Giving a first impression with a down-turned mouth, a deep frown line and a very “negative” appearance can make others have assumptions about personality that aren’t correct,’ Dr Naomi said.

‘We’re always trying to get a softer and more pleasant look on a face as these patients will give a much better first impression if they look less angry.’

The most popular procedure in this category is an anti-wrinkle injection in the forehead and brow, to remove any furrowed brows.

We're always trying to get a softer and more pleasant look on a face as these patients will give a much better first impression if they look less angry,' she said

We’re always trying to get a softer and more pleasant look on a face as these patients will give a much better first impression if they look less angry,’ she said

Two anti wrinkle injections cost $390 at The Manse Clinic, while 10 will set you back $1,250 - although the common spend in this area is around the $650-$750 mark

Two anti wrinkle injections cost $390 at The Manse Clinic, while 10 will set you back $1,250 – although the common spend in this area is around the $650-$750 mark

Two anti wrinkle injections cost $390 at The Manse Clinic, while 10 will set you back $1,250 – although the common spend in this area is around the $650-$750 mark.

Creating higher-looking cheekbones, lifting the brow and sculpting the masseter, which is one of the muscles that helps you chew your food, can also ease the chronic RBF.

The standard cost for a dermal filler treatment is $770, whereas a liquid facelift package starts at $2,100 and the upper eyelid and brow will set you back $1,000 per session. 

The standard cost for a dermal filler treatment is $770 whereas a liquid facelift package starts at $2,100 and the upper eyelid and brow will set you back $1,000 per session

The standard cost for a dermal filler treatment is $770 whereas a liquid facelift package starts at $2,100 and the upper eyelid and brow will set you back $1,000 per session

‘Dermal filler in the frown line seems to behave a little differently to dermal filler in the rest of the face, maybe because we always relax the muscles associated with the line/fold,’ Dr Naomi said.

‘Often after three treatments are performed, the procedure won’t be required again for several years. Muscle relaxing injections must be continued for this result to be maintained.’   

Patients are advised that all non-invasive procedures have risks – including bruising – but the possible side effects don’t outweigh the rewards for them.

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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