Post # 16
Girl, I have almost the same problem. I am really petite, so sometimes from certain angles my jaw looks good, but other times I feel like it looks like my neck has swallowed my chin. So I get it. Definitely work with your photographer on good angles that you are comfortable with. I can’t speak to the fillers or anything, but everyone deserves to feel beautiful, especially on their wedding day!
Post # 17
patchm : I think you might be a bit dysmorphic because I think your chin and jaw look pretty normal/average.
Post # 18
Dermal fillers would be an easy fix! I got them for the first time for the bridge of my nose and wish I had found them sooner.
Post # 19
Agree with PP, get dermal fillers!
Post # 20
I have the same jawline as you! Honestly, I never noticed it until several years ago when I was watching a plastic surgery show and this girl came in for a nose job and during the consultation the doctor suggested a chin implant because she had a “strong nose and a weak chin” and something clicked in my head and I realized that was exactly the same insecurity I had with my own face!
I’ve never had anything done for it, but I realized that in photos (especially profiles) i can stick my jaw forward a bit (basically bite down so my front teeth are touching but my back teeth are not) and it gives the illusion that my face is a bit more balanced. I did this in some of our wedding/engagement photos and it made me feel a ton less insecure about my face. Try it!
Post # 21
Thank you for the suggestions and reassuring words! This is definitely something that has bothered me most of my life.
Even things like trying my dress on for the first time this past weekend… my mom kept saying, “I know you wanted to wear your hair up, but with your face being so round, down really is more flattering on you.” It wasn’t to be mean, but it did get me thinking about my face even more.
My mom took some pictures in the dress though, and I do look really happy wearing it. I think that will help me not to notice the jawline in the pictures as much… And definately going to take the advice of talking to the photographer about it!
Post # 22
patchm : Having a round face isn’t bad. And I don’t think fixing your jaw would change that. Having a round face makes people look younger. Wear your hair however you want.
Post # 23
patchm : I have a similar profile to you and so I understand your feelings even though it is totally a normal face! I make an effort to smile in photos so it’s less noticeable and avoid profile shots. A slight angle towards the camera gives the illusion that I have a chin lol.