Dynamic vs. Static Wrinkles: What’s The Difference And How To Treat Them

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There’s more to wrinkles than meets the eye.

In fact, there are two types of wrinkles—dynamic and static—which require different approaches to help their appearance fade.

Dynamic wrinkles appear when you make facial expressions, such as smiling or frowning.

These wrinkles can appear permanently ‘etched’ into your skin due to the repetitive movement of your facial muscles. You may notice these wrinkles most around your eyes, forehead, and mouth.

On the other hand, Static wrinkles are the wrinkles that are present even when your face is at rest.

Static wrinkles are caused by a combination of factors. This includes genetics, sun damage, and the natural aging process. You might notice them as deep creases around your mouth, nose, and cheeks.

Understanding the difference between dynamic and static wrinkles is important because they require different approaches to help their appearance fade.

For example, dermatology treatments like Botox and fillers, can be effective for treating dynamic wrinkles.

These treatments work by relaxing the muscles that cause the wrinkles, giving your face a more youthful appearance.

But here’s the catch: These treatments only provide a short-term fix. They don’t prevent wrinkles from forming in the first place.

So, while Botox and fillers might make you look younger for a little while, they’re not a long-term solution.

Static wrinkles, on the other hand, can be addressed with simple daily habits.

For example, wearing sunscreen every day can help protect your skin from sun damage, which is a major contributor to static wrinkles.

You can also try using products containing anti-aging ingredients such as hyaluronic acid to help boost collagen production and reduce their appearance.

Setting practical advice aside, I want to leave you with one more ‘wrinkly thought’… Wrinkles are a reflection of your life’s experiences.

They’re a sign that you’ve lived and laughed and loved. They’re also a sign of your wisdom and experience.

But at Del Mar Labs we know that wanting to look your best is natural. And that you want to look as young as you feel inside.

Which is why we develop products that retain your natural beauty, while embellishing the youthful spirit you carry inside.