SMILE like you mean it!! – What is a Duchenne marker?

Duchenne Marker:- Human smile is the most powerful thing as it can elevate the mood of people around you. A genuine smile is one of the most influential human expressions. But is there a way that you can differentiate a fake smile from a genuine smile.

Research has shown that there is a Duchenne Marker that can help identify a genuine smile.

What is Duchenne Marker?

Guillaume Duchenne was a 19th-century scientist who described much muscle of the body, including the muscles that control facial expression.

A Duchenne Marker is for a smile that raises the corners of the mouth that reaches your eyes and wrinkles the corners of the eye called crows feet. It involves the action of two muscles namely the Zygomatic major that acts on the mouth and Orbicularis oculi that acts on the eye.

What does Duchenne smile signify? 

It is important to note that Non-Duchenne smile shouldn’t be considered as “fake”. Also, some people are skilled to infect copy a Duchenne smile.

Duchenne smile serves a useful marker to signify emotions, connect and establish a bond. A person with a genuine smile is seen as a powerful communicator, trustworthy, authentic, and friendly. It has been linked to the release of endorphins and a healthy lifestyle.

In many cultures, a different Styleofsmile can be considered as genuine but in various studies, Duchenne’s smile has been accepted as a good cultural and scientific science of engagement and happiness.

Smiles vary. From the genuine expression of feelings or a smile with purpose, it is an important part of human interaction and to connect socially.

Smiling with your eyes and mouth can lift mood, calm you down, and help forge connections with other people.


You can call us or WhatsApp at this number: +91 9818906707. or email us