How to Remove Lines Around the Mouth

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Wrinkles around the mouth can be reduced with time and care.
Wrinkles around the mouth can be reduced with time and care. (Image: Jupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty Images)

Women and men frown upon the thought of getting wrinkles on their faces. Wrinkles around the mouth are called smile lines, and are caused naturally from aging and facial expressions. Exposure to the sun and cigarette smoke may also intensify aging of the skin and lead to premature wrinkles. Smile lines are generally caused by a breakdown of collagen and loss of elasticity.

Things You'll Need

  • Anti-aging cream
  • Botox
  • Exfoliator
  • Avocado mask

Apply a high quality anti-aging cream to the lines around your mouth. Use a cream with ingredients collagen and Retin-A to moisturize and reduce the appearance of wrinkles.

Read instructions on the anti-wrinkle cream for best use.
Read instructions on the anti-wrinkle cream for best use. (Image: Jupiterimages/Goodshoot/Getty Images)

Consult your doctor about Botox and other anti-aging fillers. Botox can be injected into the skin around the mouth to prevent the muscles from flattening. Set up an appointment with your dermatologist if you believe this method of wrinkle removal is for you.

Botox injections will temporarily keep lines around the mouth invisible.
Botox injections will temporarily keep lines around the mouth invisible. (Image: Digital Vision/Digital Vision/Getty Images)

Scrub the lines around your mouth with an exfoliator containing the ingredient alpha-hydroxy acid complex. Over time, exfoliation will decrease lines around the mouth by removing dead skin cells and exposing new skin.

Drink at least 1.9 liters of water per day. Water will keep your skin replenished and hydrated. The chances of your skin becoming dry and wrinkled will be reduced significantly.

Water is a natural way to care for your skin.
Water is a natural way to care for your skin. (Image: Jupiterimages/Creatas/Getty Images)

Apply an avocado mask weekly to hydrate the lines around your mouth. Blend an avocado until it is almost liquefied, or use a store bought avocado mask. Apply the avocado mask on the lines around your mouth or all over your face. Relax for 15 minutes to allow the oils of the avocado to absorb into the lines. Rinse the mask off.

Tips & Warnings

  • Prevent new wrinkles by apply sunscreen when going outside; stop smoking and eat fruits and vegetables rich with antioxidants.

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