Sagging Face - DIY Remedy

By Linda Robison

Firm your sagging face and lose face fat all without surgery. So easy you can do these facial exercises in bed!

Face Lift Exercise - Anti-Aging Beauty Tip That Really Works!Before / After

Note: The most dramatic changes I've seen since following this face lift exercise program is less facial sagging in the lower face and jowl area and firmer more defined cheeks.

Face aging - what happens

Wrinkles and lines are not the only issues that age a face. Experts say the shape of our face changes with age. The face tends to get bottom-heavy (i.e., droopy cheeks, jowls, and double chin) as time goes on.

I decided to try face exercises to see if I can firm up the lower part of my face and reduce that heavy jowl look.

Within a few months of I was convinced that good results can be obtained from at-home facial muscle exercises. One of the first areas I noticed a huge change was my sagging neck. These results only took 8 weeks!

This is, by far, the least expensive and easiest way I’ve found to improve my facial contour and make midface/lower face look more firmer and lifted.

Face tightening results - how I lost face fat

I saw less pudginess around the lower face and jowls

First I noticed a reduction of that "doughy, pudgy look" around the lower jawline/jawbone. Also, my cheeks seemed more defined and overall face looked tighter and smoother.

heart shaped face

Another Photo Showing Slimmer Jowls, Defined Chin, and Smoother Forehead.

The longer I do these exercises - the more results I see. Especially around the lower jowl area. I love that the lower part of my face is slimmer - like it was when I was younger.

Sagging face treatment

Over the years, I’ve tried several other face exercise routines, but  for one reason or another, I found them difficult to follow or too time consuming. But this face exercise program felt right to me. It was easy to follow and didn't take a long time to complete a full workout.

Just like any other workout, it's important to find a face exercise program that you enjoy doing so you'll be able to stick with it and see results.

One important feature of this facelift program is that it incorporates isometric and muscle resistance training along with skin massaging/polishing. The massaging/polishing helps improve skin tone. And there is some evidence that it also helps increase collagen production.

Interested to learn more about the CFF program? Click here.

How I got started with face exercises?

I started with facial muscle toning when I was in my late 30s when started to notice sagging skin around my jowls and neck wrinkles! Wow, I thought "wasn't I too young for this to be happening already" - right?

UPDATE: Check out my results and new pictures here. And see why facial muscle toning is my favorite secret non-surgical facelift secret!

Here is my sagging face remedy

So the chart below shows all the muscles used while doing the basic foundation face exercise program. Within the first 6-12 months I did this workout 3 times a week and it takes 15 minutes per session.

Click on the picture below to see a colored interactive muscle chart!

Once I achieved a good facial foundation I was able to cut back on the basic workout to once or twice a month and then just work on "problem areas" by doing certain Bonus workouts a few times a week.

Bonus videos for sagging jowls  

Here are few free Bonus videos for the lower face and jowls.

The Gulping Fish

Jawbone Restorer 

Click here to preview the 6 advanced Bonus Digital Videos. This group includes:

  • Lower Face Filler
  • Advanced Jowl Lifter
  • Face Polishing
  • Neck Ring Eraser
  • Jowl Slides
  • Circle-up-Rub

How facial muscle exercises work

Want to know how facial muscles work and how you can look younger with face exercises? Click on the following for more detailed information on why we age well with facial exercises.

But, a very basic simple explanation is this:

  • Unlike muscles in the body that only connect to bone - muscles in the face are attached to bone (on one end) and the other end connects to other muscles or directly under skin.
  • This is allows us to show facial expressions and emotions as the skin goes along for the ride with muscle movement.
  • The muscle/skin connection is also the reason why facial exercises can help you look younger.

When facial muscles are toned and have more bulk, they help lift and smooth the attached skin. This results in a tighter, more defined face and neck with less sagging and wrinkles.

The are many other benefits of facial toning exercises as we age...

Sagging face - other remedies


In addition to facial exercises for firmer skin consider a weekly facial toning massage with an Ayurvedic Kansa wand.

face lift treatments with Kansa Wand.Face Lift Treatments/Massage with Ayurvedic Kansa Wand

The Kansa wand is easy to hold (this is a plus for those with arthritis or have a hard time using their fingers to massage the face). The massaging wand can help de-puff the face and encourage lymphatic drainage.

You can use this wand to massage your face, neck, chest and shoulders. Click here to watch a video and see how it works

Basic Anti-Aging Skincare

Finally, regardless of whether you choose facial exercises, facial massages or both, basic simple skincare goes a long way to help keep your skin and face looking younger.

Try these basic four skincare routines and see what a difference they can make.

About bonus exercises and spot training

People always ask for a specific exercise to fix a certain area of the face that bothers them. But that's really spot training and should avoid for a few reasons.

  • It won't work! Facial muscles are interconnected and working on one area also helps lift another. And working on just one part of the face may result in an odd or overbuilt look.
  • Over time, other areas of your face will begin to sag and droop. Why not address the whole face now and look younger as you grow older!

Some people think they won't have time to do all 28 exercises. But the truth is - this workout is very quick.

Only 15 minutes a session 3-4 times a week. And, the majority of the exercises are done lying down! How simple is that?

So how are Bonus exercises different from spot training?

Everyone is different and has different needs. So it's important to first build a good foundation for the whole face/neck by doing following the full basic workout routine for a few months to year - depending on the condition of your skin and face.

Then if you still see areas that are not responding as well (for me it was the jowls/neck area) it's OK to do a few extra bonus exercise to firm up those areas.

This is not "spot training" because you still are doing a full face workout monthly. Just like your body, your face needs a full basic workout before you can address areas that concern you.

Additional Reading:

Face Lift Treatments at Home

Facial Toning Benefits Over 40

Face Tightening Exercises - Does it Work

Face Exercise - Key Tips for Success

Forehead Wrinkles 

How Exercises Help Facial Bone Mass

Which Face Lift Exercises are Best

Facial Exercises VS. Botox: Pros and Cons

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