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How To Tone Up My Double Chin?
How Can I Tone My Double Chin?
Do you have any advice on how I can tone my double chin? I'm only 39 years old and I'm starting to see a double chin and extra skin hanging from under my neck and I want to stop it before it gets too saggy.
My two older sisters, my mom, and my grandma all have trouble in this area and I was wondering if there is anything I can do to slow it down so I won't have the same problem as they do when I'm older. I'm afraid it might be hereditary.
Someone told me that chewing gum can help prevent a double chin. I hate chewing gum. Is there anything I can do now that's preventative?
Editor’s Note: Hello Elsa,
Thanks for your question about toning up a double chin. I think you’re right about this trait being hereditary.
Many plastic surgeons agree that a good percentage of facial aging is hereditary. So if either of your parents experienced sagging jowls, puffy eyes or hollowed cheeks when they got older – chances are you might too because these traits mostly depend on your facial structure which is something you can't change.
However, I strongly believe that the right facial exercises can help improve these issues - maybe even prevent them - by building and toning underlying muscle and improving skin tone.........At least that has been my experience.
Take a look at these before and after pictures of my neck. When my grandmother was the age I am right now, she had significant sagging around the jowls and neck. Looks like I was heading in that direction too..... Neck Firming Before and After Pictures
As far as the chewing gum technique to tone up a double chin, many facial exercises and facial yoga moves simulate chewing while stretching you neck up towards the ceiling as a way to tone the lower face and neck muscles. However, I'm not aware that just chewing gum alone will make a difference.
The idea of spot training certain areas of the face is generally not effective since all the muscle of the face and neck are intertwined.
To get the best results you should work the entire face and neck for a balanced even look. That's not to say that you can't do a few extra exercises on certain areas that bother you.
For example, here is a good double chin/neck exercise that I do a few extra times a week - IN ADDITION to my regular workout.
What I would suggest - since you’re pretty young - is to start doing facial exercises (ones that include the upper and lower face) now to help slow down and improve on facial aging issues.
Image how wonderful you’ll look by the time you’re 50 years old if you start exercising NOW.
I think face exercises done properly and on a regular basis is one of the best ways to naturally enhance and maintain your most best looking and beautiful face and neck.
I know some people don’t agree with this idea and some people argue over which face exercise or yoga workout is best.
But, I only know from my experience and I’ve tried lots of them. And this one – by far – works for me.
I hope this helps, please keep touch if you decide to try them and TAKE PICTURES!! You’ll be sorry if you don’t because you won’t believe the changes that happen until you compare your before and after pictures.
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