A double chin, also known as submental fat, is a common condition that occurs when a layer of fat forms below your chin. the better way to get rid of a double chin is generally through diet and exercise. A double chin is often associated with weight gain, but you don’t have to be overweight to have one. genetics or looser skin resulting from aging may also cause a double chin.
Here’s some more good news. What if I told you that you will be able to get rid of an double chin without surgery and without spending tons of money? Bear me with me, and I’ll show you how to do just that.
There is 2 ways to get rid of a double chin. One are the exercise way, and the other are with certain nutrients and massages. Let’s take an look at the exercises first. They are simple and they will aid you eliminate the problem while strengthening your jaw, neck, and chin muscles.
Here is a list of the best exercises that may help strengthen and tone the muscles and skin in the area of your double chin. Unless otherwise indicated, repeat each exercise daily 10-15 times.
1 . Warming the muscles
Warms your muscles, which promotes the energy-releasing reactions used during exercise and makes the muscles more supple. It’s helpful for increases blood flow to the muscles, which enhances the delivery of oxygen and nutrients. For this purpose, move your lower jaw forward and backward then side to side. All movements should be performed slow and smoothly without sudden jerks. Repeat the exercise 10 times.
2 . Scoop
Open your mouth very wide and then push your lower jaw forward and then upwards so your bottom teeth extend over the top of your upper lip. Do this 10-15 times and repeat 3-4 times a day. Slowly increase the reps and do not over strain your jaw.
3 . Smile
A wide smile is one of the best exercises to tone the cheek muscles, and the cheek lift exercise is based on the smile movement itself. It helps in toning and firming drooping cheeks and smoothing cheek folds to give you a younger looking face. Repeat it 15 times at a stretch for best results.
4 . Puffy cheeks
Inspire deeply with your mouth, and fill it with air. Close your mouth, and puff up your cheeks. Now press your palms on your cheeks so that you feel tension in your muscles. Hold for 3-5 seconds, and then release the air and relax. Repeat the exercise 5-6 times.
5 . Perfect oval face
If you prefer to return the shape of your face to a younger look and pull your cheeks up, do the following exercise: turn your head to the left, and pull your lower jaw forward, straining the muscles of your neck. You should feel the muscles on the left of your neck stretching. And then turn your head to the right and do as is movement.
Repeat 5 times on each side.
6 . Kiss
With your head tilted back, look at the ceiling. Pucker your lips as if you’re kissing the ceiling to stretch the area beneath your chin.Stop puckering and bring your head back to its normal position.
Repeat 5 times.
7 . Touch your nose
It is a simple exercise to get rid of double chin. For this exercise stick your tongue out as far as possible. Now try to touch your nose with the tip of your tongue. Keep your lips relaxed throughout the exercise. Repeat this 7-8 times. This exercise will put stress on the muscles around your jawline and neck.
8 . Resistance on the chin
Put your both fists under your chin and keep then firm. Now try to push your chin downwards on your fists. It will create a resistance between the chin and the fists. This exercise will put pressure on the facial muscles. While pressing your chin against your fists, you should increase the force gradually. When you feel maximum resistance hold the position for 3-4 seconds. Later get back to the starting position and repeat this exercise 5-7 times.
The nutrient way
Green tea contains powerful antioxidants and various components that accelerate your metabolism rate and helps to burn extra calories. Therefore it is a good idea to drink tea green instead of caffeinated drinks. Consuming green tea, which contains antioxidants and other components that boost your metabolism can help you burn calories, thereby preventing or eliminating a double chin. Chew gum to tone the muscles of the face and neck and, in the process, eliminate that annoying double chin.
Chewing sugar-free gum has also been shown to help reduce cravings for other snacks, and so can help with weight loss. Chewing gum has also been related to lowered stress levels, a benefit that could lead to less stress related eating. These benefits can help you to reduce your weight, and so also reduce a double chin.
Milk aids you tone the muscles and the skin around the chin area. Additionally, milk nourishes your skin and makes it soft. Use a few milk on your chin, then massage the area for few minutes. Wash with lukewarm water and repeat three times per day.
Cocoa butter. Consists of a substance called polyphenols which helps to improve the elasticity of your skin and also helps to reduce double chin. Using it is quite simple, all you have to do is warm 2 tablespoons of cocoa butter in the microwave for a couple of seconds.
Bonus: Face Mask you can make a homemade facial mask to eliminate double chin fast with the help of egg whites. To make this, you need egg whites of two eggs, a tablespoon of milk, small amount of peppermint essential oil, one tablespoon of honey, and one tablespoon of lemon juice. Put all the ingredients in a bowl and whisk it.
Now apply this mask to the skin around your chin and neck area and allow it to dry for about forty five minutes. Once dry, rinse it off with lukewarm water. Do this once daily to enjoy quick results.
Use the mask on your chin and neck area, and let them stay there as 30 minutes. Wash your face and pat it dry with an clean towel. Repeat at one time per day until you see results.