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All the secrets you need to eliminate the double chin once and for all

POSTED: July 31, 2017 9:01 a.m.
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Don’t like being photographed? We totally understand! It's easy to put on oodles of fat right around the face and much to our annoyance, the photographs capture it clearly. Here's how to get rid of that extra stubborn fat around your chin.

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The sagging skin right below the chin, popularly known as double chin is one feature that can distort your beauty or hinder your self-confidence. No matter how much you tilt your head, you cannot hide it.

We understand your woes about the double chin, and we are here to toss a few quick tips and tricks to say goodbye to all your chin problems.

Green tea

The health benefits of green tea are incredible, and it is great for skin elasticity. If you have green tea on a regular basis, do not forget to save the tea bags for massaging the skin. It helps remove the excess weight under the chin and prevents the skin from aging.

Sugar-free chewing gums

Chewing gum will activate your facial muscles and slim down your chin. We suggest a sugar-free gum that will exercises your jaw and keep your gums and teeth healthy.

Glycerin

Twin chin can be eliminated with glycerin, as it has the tendency to tighten the skin. Mix 1 tablespoon of glycerin with few drops of peppermint oil and 1/2 tablespoon of Epsom salt. Massage the mixture on the chin and rinse it off after few minutes. This easy recipe helps tighten your chin skin.

Olive oil

A warm olive oil massage will do wonders for the excess fat under your chin. The antioxidants in the oil keep the skin protected from free radicals and give your skin a nice glow.

Egg whites

Egg whites are used in many face masks to tighten the skin. Make a face mask with egg whites, milk, honey and lemon juice then apply it on your face, neck and chin. Rinse it off after 30 minutes and repeat these steps daily.

Clay masks

Clay masks can keep your skin looking young and intact. Applying a clay mask twice a week will help prevent sagging and it will tighten your skin.

Honey and lemon

In a glass of lukewarm water, add 1 tablespoon of honey and a few drops of lemon juice. Have this drink every morning to burn facial fat and get rid of the hanging double chin.

Almond oil

Since almonds contain omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E and vitamin B6, it helps a great deal in tightening the skin, maintaining its elasticity and keeping it moisturized.

Exercises for the double chin

Apart from the home remedies, there are a handful of exercises you can do to get rid of chin fat faster. Most of these exercises can be done on a regular basis no matter where you are.

Jaw press

  • Lift your head towards the ceiling, then press your tongue towards your mouth’s roof.
  • Slowly lower your chin and press your jaw against your chest.
  • Slowly return to original position and relax your tongue.
‘O’ exercise

  • Fill your mouth with air and tightly close your lips.
  • Hold it for few seconds.
  • Now make an O shape with your mouth and blow out air slowly.
  • While blowing out, lift your head towards the ceiling
Tennis ball exercise

  • Hold the ball on your neck with the help of your chin
  • Release the ball slowly and repeat these steps at least 10 times for the best results.
Head lift

  • Lie down flat on your back and let your shoulders rest on the bed.
  • Now contract your neck muscles and lift your head, pushing your chin towards your chest.
  • Hold it for 10 seconds and return to the lying position.
  • Continue these steps at least 6 times every day.
Neck stretching exercise

  • Sit comfortably on the floor and keep one hand behind the hip.
  • Raise the other hand and place it on the other side of your face with your arms wrapping around your head.
  • Now slowly pull your head with the palm towards your shoulder and stretch your neck.
Neck rotation exercise

  • Rotate your head clockwise and counterclockwise five times each, slowly feeling the stretch in your neck.
Kiss exercise

  • Sit in a chair and tilt your head towards the ceiling.
  • Now pull your lips together like a kiss towards the ceiling
  • Hold this position for 10 second, then come back to original position
  • Repeat this 10-15 times every day for desired results.
Lip exercise

  • Pull your lower lip over your upper lip and try to touch your nose with your lower lip.
  • Hold the position for 10 seconds, then relax
  • Repeat these steps 5-10 times and continue this regime every day.
Facial skin stretching

  • With your index and middle finger, push the skin on your cheeks towards your eyes.
  • While doing this, open your mouth in an oval shape and hold it for 10 seconds.
  • Repeat 3-4 times.
Follow these home remedies and exercises, shed the excess fat under the chin and get the toned facial features you have always wanted!
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