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Trial Patches

Trial Patches

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I love that they offer a Trial Pack! This allowed me to try their different kinds of patches first. I now know which ones I need and I'm going to order again!


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How to apply for best results

Frownies should always be applied to clean, dry, skin. After washing your face and applying your skincare, give the skincare time to absorb into the skin. You will then be ready to apply your Frownies.

When you open your box of Frownies you will find long strips of paper patches that are perforated into triangles. We recommend you tear the patches along the perforations to separate them into triangles.

Once the triangles are separated, you will notice there is a shiny side and a matte side. Spray the shiny side of the patches with Frownies Rose Water Hydrator (or use warm water if you do not have our Rose Water). Use your finger to spread the water around on the back of the patch to be sure you are wetting all of the adhesive.

Once you have sprayed the patch, set it down on your counter top to give the adhesive a moment to get tacky. Proceed to spray several more patches and set them down. You will start to notice the patches beginning to curl as the adhesive is getting tacky; this is a signal that your Frownies are ready to be applied to the face.

Gently massage the area where you will be placing your Frownies. Hold the skin smooth with your fingers (do not pull on the skin), apply one patch at a time, overlapping the patches as you go.

Once you apply the patches, continue to press on them until they adhere to the skin. It helps to hold them down for about 15-20 seconds once you have them on.

We recommend applying the first patch in between the brows and then extending out from there; covering the full forehead from the eyebrows to the hairline and from hairline to hairline side to side.

This is the most effective application technique whether you have only eleven lines, forehead lines, or both. The facial muscles are connected and in order to relax the muscles and smooth the lines you want to cover the full forehead until you achieve the results you are looking for.

Wear your Frownies every single night for the first 30 days to begin to build some muscle memory and retrain the muscles to relax. After the first 30 days you can reevaluate and decide if you need to continue wearing them nightly or if you are able to wear them less often (a few nights a week). It will be different for everyone depending on how expressive you are, how deep your lines were to start, skin type, and age.

When you remove the Frownies in the morning we recommend using a lot of warm water and gently sliding your fingers under the patches as you splash them with water. Be patient, go slowly, and be gentle with removal. If you are someone who showers in the morning you can get in the shower with them on and the warm water and steam will help dissolve the adhesive.

If you like to work out in the morning we have a lot of customers who leave their Frownies on during their workout and sweat them off!

If you ever have questions or struggle with application or removal feel free to contact us. We are very active on social media and sending us a message on Facebook or Instagram will help us get you the fastest response as well as helpful videos and tips!

Understand the details

Trial Pack includes

24 Facial Patches Forehead and Between Eyes
24 Facial Patches Corners of Eyes and Mouth
8 Gentle Lifts for Lip Lines

No Returns or Refunds on this product.

What are Frownies Facial Patches?

Frownies Facial Patches are a non-invasive wrinkle reducing patches worn while you sleep or for a minimum of three hours. Our patches act to form a cast for the facial muscles, holding them flat, preventing expressions that cause wrinkles, and helping to release tension, smoothing existing lines.

Frownies Facial Patches have been safely used by women for over 130 years. Additionally, product safety testing has been conducted under the control of dermatologists, to ensure that Frownies are non irritant, and hypoallergenic.

Frownies Facial Patches are HRIPT tested: tested by a dermatologist, to be hypoallergenic, non-irritating and suitable for sensitive skin.

We have tested a variety of materials for our patches and paper is the safest and healthiest for the skin. Because silicone and latex are common allergens, Frownies patches and products are Latex and silicone free.

If you have concerns about the adhesive reacting with your skin or your skin​care, test the product or the products together on your forearm or wrist.

The adhesive sticks to the skin and does not absorb into the skin just like a Band-Aid or skin glue. The adhesive is water activated so it will release without any irritation to the skin when properly wet to remove. The essential oil in the adhesive is less than .001%.

Ingredients

Natural weighted unbleached Kraft paper and a water activated adhesive

You ask and we answer FAQ'S

Q: Are the Frownies Original Facial Patches paper?

A: Yes. Paper allows the skin to breath; it does not suffocate skin cells as some plastics will.

Q: Do I have to use Frownies Facial Patches every night?

A: We recommend using Frownies Facial Patches every night for 30 nights to begin seeing longer lasting results. After you have achieved the results you're looking for you can wear your Frownies less often. We recommend a minimum of three to four days a week in order to maintain proper facial posture. Fine lines may be smoothed in less than 30 nights and your application can be adjusted to suit your needs.

Q: Do Frownies Facial Patches really work?

A: We have been in the facial patches business since 1889 - over 130 years with guaranteed results. The Original Facial Patches have been mimicked by other brands but never duplicated in quality or effectiveness.

Q: Sometimes the Frownies leaves an imprint on my skin around the edges, what am I doing wrong?

A: We recommend covering the full forehead from eyebrows to hairline, and hairline to hairline side to side, overlapping the patches to minimize imprints around each patch. When you apply the patches be careful not to pull or over stretch the skin. After removing your patches apply Frownies Moisturizer or Skin Serum and the imprint will quickly fade.

Q: The Frownies are a little too large is it okay to cut it to a smaller size?

A: Yes. Trim the edges down to a size that is comfortable for you.

Q: Does the shiny backing peel off?

A: No. The shiny backing is a natural, dry, adhesive that is water activated. Simply moisten the shiny side with Frownies Rose Water Hydrator Spray.

Q: I am having trouble making the patch stick what am I doing wrong?

A: Make sure you are applying the patch to freshly washed skin and all your skin care is fully absorbed. Frownies won't stick well on top of a thick, heavy night cream or face oil. The patch could also be a little too wet or not wet enough. If using the Rose Water Hydrator Spray, one or two pumps is sufficient. Spreading the liquid around with your finger is also helpful. Letting the wet patch sit for 15 seconds before applying it will help the adhesive get tacky before you place it on the skin.

Q: Can I use my night creams with Frownies?

A: Frownies Moisturizer is a perfect compliment to the patches because it absorbs quickly. If trying the patches with other creams or moisturizers make sure you allow at least 15 minutes absorption time before applying the patch.

Q: Can I use Frownies Facial Patches with "Retinol," "Tretinoin," and/or "Retin A" creams?

A: Frownies Facial Patches may be used with these products with caution. Retinol and Retin A creams have the potential to cause skin sensitivity and irritation. Do not use Frownies Facial Patches if your skin is already irritated or peeling. Consult your medical dermatologist for this question. Because less of the product will evaporate off the skin there is a possibility that the potency may be stronger when wearing Frownies.

Q: Will the ingredients in Frownies Facial Patches react with my other products?

A: Frownies Facial Patches do not contain "active" ingredients. However, if you suspect an issue we suggest testing the patch with the products in question on you forearm.

Q: What are the active ingredients in Frownies Facial Patches?

A: There are no active ingredients. The results are due to a muscular response to the Facial Patches. Working like a splint or a cast, Frownies holds the muscle in place, retraining the muscles to relax into their original smooth position.

Q: Do Frownies Facial Patches have to be used with the Rose Water Hydrator and Frownies Moisturizer for the Face and Neck in order to get results?

A: The overall results will be better when used with the recommended products; however you will still get great results using the Frownies Facial Patches by themselves.

Q: Can the Frownies Facial Patches be used on the neck?

A: Frownies Facial Patches are not designed for the neck area. We recommend using our Frownies Skin Serum with Vitamin E and Ceramides on the neck as well as our Frownies CHIN-UP Polypeptide Neck Mask or Frownies Moisturizer for Face and Neck Gel Cream.

Q: Can Frownies Facial Patches be used under my eyes?

A: NO! Frownies Facial Patches are not designed for the under eye area. We recommend using our Frownies Under Eye Gels, Frownies Apple Stem Cell Serum, and Frownies Eye Cream for the area under the eyes since it is thinner and more sensitive than the skin on the rest of the face.

Q: Are these products gluten free/vegan?

A: All Frownies products are vegan and made without gluten. However we have not gone through the process of being certified Gluten Free. Frownies products are made with natural plant based ingredients!

Q: What is the shelf life of the Frownies Facial Patches?

A: The Frownies Facial Patches will keep indefinitely as long as they are kept dry.

Q: Can I damage my skin from wearing Frownies Facial Patches too often?

A: Frownies Facial Patches are tested for safety and very gentle on the skin. Many customers have worn Frownies for decades without any negative effects. However, everyone's skin is different. You can tailor your use of Frownies to whatever works for your skin. It's possible that you may experience a temporary adjustment period if you have sensitive skin. Go slowly and give your skin time to get used to your new routine.

Q: What if the edges are peeling up?

A: There is no need to be concerned with the edges peeling up as long as the rest of the patch is secure on the skin. Go back and watch our application video for helpful tips and tricks!

Q: Can Frownies be used to tighten a saggy jaw line?

A: Frownies Facial Patches are not capable of tightening sagging skin or lifting sagging skin. Frownies are effective for relaxing facial tension and smoothing the facial muscles.

Q: Will you make a larger patch for the forehead so I don't have to piece them together?

A: Because the patches are made of paper a larger patch wouldn't contour to the roundness of the forehead. Using the smaller triangles to overlap and cover your forehead allows you to customize the Frownies to the size and shape of your Face. You will get better results using smaller patches rather than attempting to apply a larger strip of patches.
Our Forehead Serum Patch fits the entire forehead and is a nice compliment to the Frownies Original Facial Patches. It's great to wear after removing your Frownies in the morning.

Our Promise

At Frownies, we believe in the purity and effectiveness of our products. Should you have any questions or need assistance with your skincare routine, our customer care team is here to help. Contact us via email at care@frownies.com or call 800-648-6891 during business hours.

Please Note: While we strive to provide accurate and helpful skincare advice, this information is not a substitute for professional medical guidance. Always consult with a healthcare provider for concerns regarding your skin or health.

Customer Reviews

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Kimberly Whitworth
Really worked

I only stopped using them because I would take them off while sleeping. I will retry again soon when I catch a coupon

Hi Kimberly, thanks for your review! We're happy you enjoyed Frownies. Most customers get used to wearing the patches overnight after a bit of consistent use, but if you prefer, Frownies can be worn during the day for a minimum of 3 hours! Be sure to follow us on Instagram @frownies or join our Frownies VIP Group at www.facebook.com/groups/frownies to stay up to date on all our current promos and sales! Enjoy!! - Frownies Customer Care

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Kim

My wrinkles have disappeared!

Thanks for the review! We’re so happy you’re enjoying your results from Frownies. If you need any assistance, feel free to message us on Instagram. We’d love to connect. Cheers, Frownies Customer Care

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Carrie Grein
I’m hooked!

I wasn’t sure if they would really work, but they do! I have wrinkles developing between my eyebrows (11’s) and some old laugh lines around my mouth. The patches have already begun to smooth between my eyes. And the lines around the mouth looked reduced as well. I’ve added a before and after three treatments. LOL, it’s not the best photo without makeup but you can see how smooth the skin looks. 🙂

Thanks for sending in your review and photo, Carrie! We're so happy Frownies are working so well for you. If you haven't yet, come join us in our VIP Group at www.facebook.com/groups/frownies. We appreciate you!! - Frownies Customer Care

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M.R.

Haven't had these long enough to see results yet but will be ordering more to keep trying!

Hi there, thanks for the review! We’re happy to hear you’re enjoying the Eye Gels so far. Results from skincare can take up to 12 weeks due to our skin’s cell turnover rate. Consistency is super helpful and taking progress photos is a great way to notice subtle changes. Message us on Instagram if you have any questions! We’d love to help. Cheers, Frownies Customer Care

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Alexandria Hemken
Love it!

Love these!!! I only used them a few times and could see results after the first use!!

Hi Alexandria, thank you for the feedback. We're so excited you're enjoying results already. They may be temporary at first, but that's normal! With time and consistency, longer lasting results will set in. Message us on www.instagram.com/frownies if you have any questions about maintaining your results. Cheers, Frownies Customer Care

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