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Create shorter face width

Today, I am delighted to discuss ways to reduce the width of your face. I appreciate your inquiry, Amy, and I will present three causes of facial width and effective remedies for each. Let's delve into it!

1. TCH teeth contact habit

One common reason for a wider face is an overdeveloped masseter muscle, which is responsible for chewing and grinding. If you experience jaw pain or grinding issues, you may have an overworking masseter muscle. It's important to maintain proper tongue posture, or "mewing," and avoid teeth contact habits that can worsen the issue. Additionally, performing a hard mew can cause tension in the jaw muscle and lead to a more defined jawline, which may not be desirable for women. To address facial width, you can try makeup techniques, like highlighting to draw attention to specific areas of the face. As a facial muscle specialist, I welcome any additional tips and suggestions from our audience and encourage those with expertise in beauty and health to apply for our KGT talent audition on our website.

2. Chewing

When you chew, certain muscles like the risorius, buccinator, and masseter become overdeveloped, resulting in a wider face. It's important to not overwork these muscles, which can be reduced through proper eating habits. Try to chew with your cheeks and be mindful of movements in your temple and ears. Experiment by holding your temple while chewing to feel the difference.

3. Smile up instead of smile out

To improve your smile, it's best to smile up instead of out, which can overwork certain muscles and make your face appear bigger. Place your fingers on the levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle and try to smile without moving it too much. Also, chew with your cheeks instead of overdeveloping certain muscles in your jaw. If you want to learn more, check out the how to smile videos and the Koko face yoga app, which now includes facial asymmetry analysis.

In conclusion, a wider face can be caused by various factors, including teeth contact habits and overdeveloped chewing muscles. To address these issues, it's important to maintain proper tongue posture and avoid over working certain muscles. Smiling up instead of out can also help improve your appearance. Additionally, makeup techniques and face yoga exercises can be useful tools. As always, we welcome any additional tips and insights from our audience, and encourage interested individuals to apply for our KGT talent audition on our website.
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