Do you have a double chin? Here
are a few tips to get rid of it.
Mother Nature’s done a lot of good stuff, but one thing we could have done without is gravity. Since the day we stepped into our late teens, gravity has been pulling us down. And of all our body parts, none is more gravity-sensitive than the neck. Put on just a little weight, a few years, and the next time you look into the mirror you’ll see a pudgy layer of flesh hanging below your chin. Ugh! The Birth of the Double Chin! What’s even worse is you don’t need to be overweight to get a double chin – a lot of skinnies have them too, if their jawline is not very sharp and they don’t exercise regularly.
From a health perspective, there's
nothing dangerous about a double chin unless you are seriously overweight.
Even then, the double chin is just a symptom of obesity, not a problem.
But harmless or not, we women still find double chins unattractive. Getting
rid of a double chin is not all that easy. The standard rules apply. Get
regular aerobic exercise. Eat less fat and stay clear of crash diets, which
do more harm than good. Here are some spot reducing exercises, which should
help, but you will see better results if you combine them with a regular
Tilt your head back and open your
mouth as though you were biting into an apple. Do this exercise 10-15 times
every day for a firm chin and neck. And if you’ve always liked chewing
gum, you’ve now got a perfect excuse. Chewing is good exercise for your
jaw and chin muscles.
Stick out your tongue! If you enjoy
pulling faces, you’ll love this exercise. Extend your tongue to the tip
of your nose. If you can't get there, go as far as you can. Repeat about
Dip a few ice cubes in a mug of water
and slap your neck and the area under your chin with this ice cold water.
Do this about 15 times.
Apply cold cream under your chin
and stroke your neck from the base of your throat to your chin, with your
fingers. Use firm, quick strokes.
If you can’t lose it, hide it!
Here are some great tricks: