How To Get Rid Of Double Chin

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Double chin or submental fat, it is a condition which is very common and occurs when there is an extra layer of fat under your chin. It is commonly associated with age or weight gain. In not so common cases it is caused by heredity or genes. When the neck and chin muscles become weaken because of poor posture and the surrounding skin loose elasticity over time leads to double chin. It is not harmful but it is unattractive. To go for a surgical solution is expensive, cosmetics and clothing can hide it but its not a permanent solution.

How To Get Rid Of Double Chin

Below are some home remedies which will help you to reduce extra body fat and also get relief from the problem of double chin.

1. Milk:

Milk is rich in lactic acid and other important nutrients such as protein, calcium, biotin, vitamins A, B12, B6, D, selenium, magnesium and potassium all these are a necessary elements for health. It cleans and improve the complexion of skin. Selenium fights free radicals and act as anti aging. Collagen production is boosted by vitamin D and Calcium, which promotes the elasticity of skin. milk also remove dead skin cells and moisturize, reduce irritation and shrink pores. It removes baggy skin by maintaining elasticity and tighten skin.

Ingredients:

  • Milk :  3 to 4 teaspoons
  • Honey : 2 to 3 teaspoons

Process:

  • Mix honey with milk.
  • Apply the mixture to your chin.
  • Leave the this for about 15 – 20 minutes and then rinse with warm water.
  • Repeat this process on daily basis to get best results.
  • Note: Milk can be applied to chin alone and will show best results.

2. Egg White:

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Egg whites are very rich in proteins which helps to tighten the pores and skin, it removes fine lines and sagging which gives a natural lift to face. By regular application of egg you can get rid of dead skin cells and your skin will become young and bright, and will have positive effect on double chin.

Ingredients:

  • Egg White: – 2 eggs
  • Milk :– 1 teaspoon
  • Honey: – 1 teaspoon
  • Peppermint essential oil: – few drops
  • Lemon Juice: – 1 teaspoon

Process:

  • Mix together all the above listed ingredients.
  • Apply to your chin, face, and neck.
  • Leave it for about 30 minutes or wait until it dry completely.
  • Rinse it with warm water.
  • Repeat this once every 2 weeks to get best results.

3. Wheat Germ Oil:

Wheat germ oil has high quantity of essential nutrients which prevents skin from aging these are vitamin E, vitamin B6, vitamin B complex, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, and folic acid. It moisturize the skin and keep it healthy because of its power of regeneration. It also have the quality to reduce extra body fat and tighten sagging skin. The oil remove double chin and also give a fair complexion.

Ingredient:

  • Wheat gram oil:

Process:

  • Before going to bed apply the oil to your neck and chin in sufficient amount.
  • Put you thumbs on the bottom of the neck and massage for 15 to 20 minutes by moving thumbs up towards chin.
  • Leave it overnight and then rinse with water the following morning.
  • Repeat this massage every night and you will get good results.

4. Cocoa Butter:

Cocoa butter has moisturizing and excellent emollient properties necessary to reduce dead skin cells and sagging skin and fights aging. Anti-oxidants which clear free radicals from skin can also be found in it, which removes aging marks. It hydrates the skin because of the abundant fatty acids in it, and give the skin more elasticity.

Ingredients:

  • Cocoa butter:– 1 to 2 tablespoons

Process:

  • Take cocoa butter and warm it for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Then apply it to your chin, neck, and face.
  • Put you thumbs on the bottom of the neck and massage for 15 to 20 minutes by moving thumbs up towards chin.
  • Repeat this massage every night and you will get good results.

 

5. Melon:

Melon contains 95 percent water which soothes the skin. It contains calcium, phosphorus, proteins, and vitamins. Its anti-oxidant, anti-aging, and anti-inflammation properties helps in preventing skin sagging by fighting free radicals. Vitamin B it it is a best skin tonner. It keeps the skin looking young because of vitamin A present in it which clears the formation of free radicals.

Ingredients:

  • Melon pieces: – 2 to 3 (medium sized)
  • Cotton Ball:

Process:

  • Make juice by blending the melon.
  • Use the cotton ball to apply this juice to double chin.
  • Leave for 15 – 20 minutes and rinse with water.
  • Rinse after leaving for 15 to 20 minutes with water.
  • Repeat  the process 2 to 3 times a day to get best outcomes.
  • Note: Additionally blend milk or apple ½ slice for extra benefits.

6. Vitamin E:

Vitamin E prevents most skin related problems by providing essential benefits. It make the skin healthy, moisturized and improve its texture. It helps to keep the skin clear and clean and helps avoid aging. It maintains elasticity, reduces puffiness and reduce baggy skin. Free radicals are not good for body and skin it also prevent these radicals. UV radiation caused sunburns can also be reduced by it. Its anti-oxidants eradicate dirt and bacteria and make the skin smooth.

Ingredients:

  • Vitamin E Capsule or Vitamin E Oil:

Process:

  • Rub vitamin E oil in sufficient quantity on your chin and neck.
  • Massage it for 2 – 5 minutes by putting your thumbs on the bottom of your neck and moving upwards towards your chin.
  • Put you thumbs on the bottom of the neck and massage for 2 to 5 minutes by moving thumbs up towards chin.
  • Repeat this massage every night and you will get good results.

 

7. Glycerin:

Glycerin, also know as glycerol, it is a common ingredient of most cosmetic-products. It is odorless and colorless and suitable for majority of skin types.Glycerin cleanses, hydrates, and moisturizes skin and have no side effects. Beside preventing moisture loss, it remove pimples, acne, wrinkles, and blackheads. It protects skin from dehydration, stress, bacteria, chemicals, and infections, by improving stratum corneum.

Ingredients:

  • Glycerin :– 1 teaspoon
  • Epsom Salt: – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Peppermint Oil :– 2 to 3 drops
  • Cotton Ball:

Process:

  • Mix together all the above listed ingredients.
  • By using the cotton ball apply this solution to chin.
  • Leave it for about 20 to 30 minutes and then rinse it with water.
  • Repeat the process 3 to 5 time every week to get the most benefits.

 

8. Exercises:

It has no scientific proof that with exercise you will get rid of it, but it is helpful in reducing double chin. these exercise will strengthen the skin and muscles, blood circulation will also be improved. By stretching and toning the jaw, neck, and throat muscles these exercise can help in reducing the double chin.

Method – 1: (Lift up Chin)

Process:

  • Stand completely straight now start to tilt neck and head backwards and the chin will be moving upward keep moving until your face is parallel to ceiling.
  • To stretch even more Close lips tight.
  • Hold your head and chin for about 5 seconds in this position.
  • Now bring back head to normal position again and release the lips.
  • Do the same again and repeat for 5 to 8 times.
  • Do this exercise 4 to 5 times everyday to get more benefits.

Method – 2: (Roll Your Neck)

Neck rolling exercises will not only stretch the jaw, neck, and throat muscles but it also release the shoulder pain and tension.

Process:

  • Stand straight now turn slowly your head towards left keep inhaling. This will bring your chin close to left shoulder.
  • Now turn slowly your head towards right keep exhaling. This will bring your chin close to right shoulder.
  • Continue this rolling process of your head 5 to 6 times.
  • Now turn slowly your head downwards keep inhaling. This will bring your chin close to chest.
  • Now turn slowly your head upwards keep exhaling till a gentle stretch you feel.
  • Continue this rolling process of your head 5 to 6 times.
  • Repeat this exercise regularly for better outcomes.

Method – 3: (Exercise of Platysma Muscle)

Under your chin and at the front of your neck is platysma muscle. If its begin to sag it will create turkey neck which is unpleasant double chin. The exercise below is for platysma muscle toning.

Process:

  • Stand straight and then pull your lips backwards and forward against your teeth so that the corners of your mouth turn downwards.
  • Open your mouth slightly,and make sure that the lips remain tightly pressed against your teeth.
  • Wiggle your lower jaw first up and then down 5 to 10 times.
  • Repeat this exercise regularly for best outcomes.

Method – 4: (Jaw Movement exercise)

Process:

  • While your mouth is open, move the lower jaw from right side to left side 5 times.
  • Repeat this exercise 4 to 5 times a day for best outcome.

Method – 5: (Hang The Head)

Process:

  • Lie on a sofa or a bed and hang the head over at the edge.
  • Lift the chin towards the chest and hold it for about 10 seconds.
  • Relax and then repeat again till 10 times.
  • Repeat this exercise regularly to get best results.

Method – 6: (Say Vowels exercise)

Process:

  • Saying vowels exercise  (A, E, I, O, and U) loudly and widely.
  • Repeat this exercise 10 times a day to get better results.

9. Chin Wraps:

Chin wraps will reduce your baggy skin and will give you immediate results. Make this chin wraps at home to use.

Ingredients:

  • Plastic Wrap:
  • Mineral Oil:
  • Cotton Ball:
  • Lukewarm Towel:

Process:

  • By using the cotton ball apply mineral oil to chin.
  • Wrap the chin using plastic wrap.
  • Use lukewarm towel to cover this wrap.
  • Leave it for about45 minutes.
  • Repeat this exercise on daily basis for maximum benefits.

10. Good Posture:

Posture tones muscles.and plays an important role in double chin reduction. The bumps and lumps created by Slouching damage your chin muscles.

  • Don’t blend if not needed, Unnecessarily blending while sitting and standing can create under the chin baggy skin. keep in mind that excess of blending in the face and upper body can cause double chin.
  • When you are reading or working, if possible keep the head straight. Pulling your head backward and forward and and looking too high or can cause double chin.
  • Be in comfortable position whenever you sit or stand. If there is no need then don’t bend your upper body, neck, or face.
  • Always use hands instead of using neck and ear to hold the phone.

11. Proper Grooming or Sprucing:

Most dresses and make give double chin an ugly look. Even it is not a permanent solution, but you can cover your double chin until you get complete relief from it.

  • To cover it best medium cut hair plays an important role.
  • Avoid things like choker , tight necklaces because there is possibility that it will harm your double chin.
  • To make neck extra prominent use powder on jawline which must be of darker shade than your skin tone.
  • Giving more attention to eyes and wearing a lipstick shade which is neutral can take focus away from chin.
  • To take focus away from chin open, broad neck line wearing is good. Turtlenecks or high necks, blouses and tshirts can be avoided.
  • Growing beard in men can play best role in hiding double chin.

12. Change of Diet

Proper diet also plays an important role in getting rid from your double chin. To get best results follow the steps below.

  • Junk foods, sugar, sodium, and fatty foods must be avoided.
  • Food rich in fiber but low in calorie must be eaten.
  • Fresh vegetables and fruits eating will also help.
  • Vitamin E rich food can be eaten, which includes dairy products, liver, apples, sweet corn , nuts, wheat germ oil, leafy vegetables, green,soy beans, beans, legumes, rye, barley, and brown rice.
  • Water is an important part of our body, it removes toxins and bacteria which are harmful. It helps in preventing wrinkles and aging problems as well. 8 to 10 glasses per day of water will reduce the chance of baggy skin, also water rich foods like lettuce, celery, cucumber and melon are also very good. water also composes the body and skin elasticity.
  • Aging Problems are caused by free radicals to eradicate them antioxidants and polyphenols present in green tea plays an important role. To give neck and skin perfect shape it also remove extra water from bagging skin and from body. For best results several cups of green tea everyday can be helpful.

Tips:

Also there are some tips below which will be helpful in getting rid from your double chin.

  • Remove excess fat from your body, weight also affect double chin.
  • Make a habit of using smooth and thin pillows and it will also reduce the problem.
  • Another good remedy is sugar free chewing-gum if the cause of double chin is sagging, weak muscles there are no side effects of it as well. You can chew gum daily to tone and exercise jaw muscles.
  • Yoga is a best solution for a lot of problems and it will also give you benefit in double chin. Elasticity and tghtness of skin can be improved with yoga. Types of yoga like Bhujangasana, Dhanurasana, and Pavan Muktasana, can be tried for double chin.
  • Apply any moisturizer or recommended lotion for neck hydration and to get rid of baggy skin, hydration is a requirement of face for double chin reduction.
  • If tried for 7 to 10 days and you did’nt got any relief the best to consult your health care provider or doctor, may it is because of some other health proble.

And if you tried these methods and got benefit from it you can help other by sharing your experience with us and them!

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