How Long Does Mewing Take ?

How Long Does Mewing Take ?

How long does Mewing take?

When it comes to improving facial aesthetics and promoting facial development, mewing has gained significant attention in recent years.
However, one question that frequently arises is, "How long does mewing take?"
In this article, we'll delve into the timeline and factors that affect mewing progress, providing insights into what to expect along your mewing journey.
Let's explore the topic and shed light on the importance of patience, consistency, and realistic expectations.
1 year mewing results

Understanding the Fundamentals of Mewing:

Before discussing the duration of mewing, it's essential to grasp the basic principles of this technique. Mewing involves adopting proper tongue posture, along with correct chewing habits and body posture.

By resting the entire tongue on the roof of the mouth and breathing through the nose, mewing aims to promote facial development, including cheekbone enhancement, jaw size improvement, and gonial angle optimization.

All of this is possible Through Wolff's Law which states that under pressure and time, bone will remodel to better accommodate the pressure.

How long Does Mewing Take?


The Role of Time in Mewing:

The first thing to understand about mewing is that it takes time.

It's crucial to manage your expectations and avoid seeking quick fixes or overnight transformations.

Mewing is a long-term commitment, requiring consistent effort and patience.

Note that as we get older the bones in our face are less malleable to change; so it may take up to 1 year to notice mewing results after the age of 25.


Factors Influencing Mewing Progress:

  1. Individual Variation: Each person's anatomy, genetics, and age play a role in how quickly they may experience mewing results. Some individuals may notice changes sooner, while others may require more time. Usually the younger, the better and faster the mewing results are.

  2. Current Facial Structure: The starting point of your facial structure also affects the duration of mewing. Those with more room for improvement or structural discrepancies may observe more pronounced changes over time.

  3. Consistency and Dedication: The frequency and consistency of mewing practice significantly impact progress. Regularly maintaining proper tongue posture throughout the day, including during sleep, is crucial for consistent pressure on the palate.

  4. Additional Factors: Proper chewing habits, maintaining good body posture, and incorporating exercises to strengthen the tongue and jaw muscles can enhance the effectiveness of mewing.


Realistic Expectations:

Muscular Changes and Jawline Improvement:

It's important to note that while significant bone changes resulting from mewing can take years to manifest, some individuals may experience faster progress in terms of muscular changes and jawline improvement.

Within a few months of consistent mewing and incorporating proper chewing exercises, you may begin to notice enhanced jaw muscle definition and a more defined jawline.

These changes are typically attributed to muscular hypertrophy, which can contribute to a more chiseled appearance.


Mewing and Chewing Result


Bone Changes:

While muscular changes may be relatively quicker, significant bone changes take considerably longer to occur. Bone remodeling is a complex process that requires time and sustained pressure.

As you consistently maintain proper tongue posture and exert pressure on the palate, the bones of the face may gradually adapt and reposition over an extended period.

It's important to keep in mind that bone changes can be subtle and may take years to become noticeable. 


The Combination of Muscular and Bone Changes:

The ultimate goal of mewing is to achieve a harmonious balance between muscular and bone changes, resulting in improved facial aesthetics.


How Long Does Mewing Take ?

1 year of Mewing

While muscular changes can provide initial visible enhancements, it's the long-term bone remodeling that brings about more significant transformations to the face.


Incorporating Mewing into Your Daily Routine:

To maximize the effectiveness of mewing and potentially expedite progress, consider the following tips:

  1. Learn Proper Tongue Posture: Swallowing techniques can help ensure correct tongue posture. Practice keeping your entire tongue on the roof of your mouth, even during sleep. You can also get a Mew-Brace, which will help you mew in your sleep and correct your bite. Or the Mew-Ring which will make it uncomfortable to not mew! Of course these are just physical motivators and reminders, but you will still need to put in effort!

  2. Maintain Good Body Posture: Proper body posture aligns your head with your shoulders and supports the correct tongue posture with less effort.

  3. Chewing Exercises: Engage in regular chewing exercises using hard gum or specialized chewing tabs to stimulate the jaw muscles and support facial development. However, avoid excessive chewing to prevent strain on the jaw joints. Chewing tabs are great to train you masseter muscles (chewing muscles), which comes in varying difficulties. 

  4. Be Patient and Consistent: Stay committed to mewing, maintaining proper tongue posture, and incorporating chewing exercises consistently. Results may be gradual but can be worth the effort.

    mewing, maintaining proper tongue posture, and incorporating chewing exercises consistently. Results may be gradual but can be worth the effort.



Before and after images of people who have mewed:

1.5 Years of Mewing

 1.5 years


1 year Mewing Before & After
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1.5 Years Mewing Before & After

1.5 years



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