Find out the Causes and treatment to get rid of neck wrinkles | Skin and Hair Academy

By Skin & Hair Academy | March 02, 2016
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Isha Agarwal

- Skin & Hair Care Consultant

Nothing beats the amazing experience of feeling and looking young. We do everything we can to stay young and healthy. If you were asked about one thing that you think makes a person look old, chances are you would say wrinkles. Of course, you would want to prevent them from ruining your look, don’t you?

People spend lots of money and time dealing with facial wrinkles, only to notice clearly visible lines on the neck still ruining their look. Wrinkles on the neck become visible for various reasons, including poor skincare, photo-aging, excess fat, and shrinking oil glands.  With age, the skin loses its elasticity yielding to wrinkles, both vertical and horizontal. So what can you do to get rid of wrinkles on your neck?

Here are some effective ways you can easily keep those unwanted lines at bay:

Cosmetic anti-wrinkle products: Despite the cosmetic industry going past the multi-billion dollar mark, people are often sceptical about anti-ageing creams. It is a common perception that cosmetic anti-aging products are less effective compared to prescription topical treatments, especially in terms of skin tolerance and results. However, a 2008 study performed in Cincinnati, USA proves otherwise. After studying the effects of cosmetic anti-aging products and prescription topical treatments on 196 women, researchers found that ‘an appropriately designed cosmetic regimen can improve facial wrinkle appearance comparably with the benchmark prescription treatment, with improved tolerability (sic)’. So you can use an anti-aging cream from a leading brand to get rid of those wrinkles on your neck. Make sure you gently apply the cream to your neck in upward movements.

moisturisersMoisturisers: Moisture keeps skin healthy and elastic, making it look younger. Dry skin is more prone to developing wrinkles. Use a nice moisturizer to keep the skin on your neck hydrated. While a moisturizer alone may not have any effect on wrinkles, using a moisturizing cream is known to have anti-aging effects. Also, make sure you choose the moisturising cream suitable for your skin type. If you wear foundation on the neck, apply some moisturizer beforehand.

Wear sunscreen: No matter how much you love being under the sun, you need to protect your skin from the harmful effects of UV rays. Sunlight exposure is the most common cause of early aging signs including wrinkles on the neckline. Wear a suitable sunscreen to prevent sunrays from developing wrinkles on your skin. Reapply, whenever necessary.

Neck Lift: Among other common reasons for wrinkles appearing on the neck are sagging skin and excess fat. If you have wrinkles on your neck because of excess fat, a neck lift through surgery can significantly reduce wrinkles. A surgeon can perform platysmaplasty, liposuction, or cervicoplasty, depending on the cause of the wrinkles, to help you get rid of wrinkles on your neckline. However, it is worth noting that there can be a risk of complications associated with these surgeries

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