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Neck Skin Care

Dec 14, 2007
A sagging neck is something that comes with age, but there are of course, other factors that can make your skin neck look older before your time. Neck skin care is very important if you want to avoid a double chin and a turkey neck. The sooner you start the better, although is never too late to start taking care of yourself and your neck skin.

The main causes of a sagging neck are:

1 - Solar exposition - Excess of sunbathing dry the skin, destroy collagen and elastin fibers, giving less elasticity to the skin neck.

2 - Being overweight - When you are overweight is easier to accumulate fat under the chin, which will give you a double chin.

3 - Bad food habits - The consumption of foods such as sausages, cakes, biscuits, canned food, food rich in fat, sugar and sodium should be avoided or reduced. Eating this foods could provoke swelling to your body and neck. Is better to eat fresh fruits and vegetables and to drink at least six glasses of water every day.

4- Genetics- If there is a tendency to have a sagging neck in your family is time to start a good neck skin care regime.

Neck Skin Care Solutions

It is very important to give the same care and attention that you give to your face to your neck, because neck skin is thinner and more fragile.

1 - Use a moisturizer during the day and a nutritive during the night. You could use the same cream that you apply to your face, but there are some really good neck skin care products in the market. Specially effective to delay or diminish wrinkles neck are cosmetics that include retinol or vitamin c. There are other specific cosmetics that will help to tighten or lift the neck. Apply the products with a massage to activate blood circulation and stimulate cellular renovation.

2 - Use an exfoliator once a week and apply a moisturizing mask after.

3 - Always use sunscreen with high SPF, even in cloudy days.

4 - To conceal a double chin with make up, apply dark loose powder from the base of the chin to the end of the neck.

Neck Skin Care: Simple Neck Exercises

Apart from following the advice given before, you can do this effective and simple neck exercises to tone the neck

1 - Pronounce all the vowels, from A to U in an exaggerated manner without closing the mouth in any moment. Repeat several times a day.

2 -Pull down the sides of your mouth until you notice that the neck muscles are tight or tense. Repeat several times a day.

3 - Place your hands over the neck and pull the skin down. In this position tilt the head backwards and come back to the original position. Repeat forty times, three times a day.

Nutritive Mask for the Neck

You will need half glass of fresh cream, one boiled carrot, one mashed avocado and three spoons of honey.

Mix all the ingredients until consistent. Apply in the neck and leave it on for about fifteen minutes. Rinse off with warm water and apply a moisturizer.
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