Not all people with double chins are overweight, but they definitely have excess fat stored underneath the chin: A layer of subcutaneous fat forms as the second chin. If you are one of these people, even if you are not overweight, those who see you may assume otherwise. This may disappoint you, especially if you have tried hard to lose weight. Fortunately, you can learn how to get rid of double chin without surgery by following these tips:
Correct your posture to instantly see the benefits of your weight loss. When standing, walking, and sitting up straight, always tighten your buttocks, roll your shoulders back, hold your chin up, and keep your back straight and your head leaning slightly backwards. Make sure that your neck is elongated too. This posture correction must be practiced along with a reduction in your intake of fatty, sweet, and carbohydrate-rich food. Focus on eating more green and leafy vegetables, and fruits. Limit your intake of red meat and eat more fish and skinless chicken. Substitute sweet desserts with nuts, yoghurt, and fresh fruit salads. Avoid temptations by staying away from buffet dinners.
Add facial exercises to your daily physical program. Losing weight is more rewarding when your face is toned. In addition the exercises increase your metabolism. While you may look funny doing the exercises, they will pay off. Repeat up-and-down movements with your head. You can also rotate your head to the left and right. In addition, you can open your mouth and move your jaw in a circular motion. Don’t overdo this latter exercise the first time you do it: You will surely hurt yourself. Doing it gradually is the best strategy. You can do any of these facial exercises at almost any time, for instance when you are free, or when you are driving.
Massage your neck with upward strokes, starting from the base of your neck to the area under your mouth. This is the double chin area. You can make this part of your daily skin care regimen. A cleansing cream will cleanse your skin then firm your neck and chin if used in this way. Whatever kind of cream you apply to this area, use upward strokes to prevent the skin from sagging.
Do a wrap treatment for your double chin. This involves massaging few drops of grapefruit oil into the neck area. Using a plastic cling wrap, wrap your skin from the base of the neck to the area under your chin, where the double chin is located. Double wrap this set-up with a clean towel and let it stay on for 45 minutes. This will help to drain the toxins from your body. Evenly done wrapping will achieve good results. Note that the neck portion will be warmed up by the wrapping, leading to sweating. This is not an instant remedy for your double chin. You will have to do it regularly to start to benefit from it.
The neck is a prominent asset. So learning how to get rid of double chin without surgery is important to those who are into beauty and fitness. It’s never too late to incorporate the above procedures in your beauty regimen. Do them in a private setting so that you can move freely without worrying about others’ reactions. Sooner or later, you will notice that you can flaunt your sexy neck again.