Almost all of us rarely think about the skin located below our faces since all attention goes to the face.
However, you may want to know that taking just a little bit of extra care of your neck starting now can actually keep it looking firm and smooth for many years to come.
Check out these 5 simple habits to keep your neck from aging
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1- Put on Enough Sunscreen
In order to keep your neck from turning into a turkey neck, it is important to apply sunscreen.
And no, the leftovers from your face will not do.
The rule is to use a dime-sized amount of sunscreen for your face and another similar one for your neck and chest.
Fortunately, the latest formulas available feel and look much lighter than how they used to be many years ago.
2- Cover up Your Neck when Outside
It is recommended to wear a large floppy hat for when you’re outside in order to protect your neck against sunburn.
Not to mention that it will also make you the most stylish person at the beach or pool.
Moreover, wearing a hat can limit your neck and décolletage exposure to direct UV.
3- Use Your Face Cream
You can always purchase a separate neck cream if you want to treat yourself, but it would have the same effect as would your face cream.
Generally, any product you’re using on your face is also fine for your neck, and even for the rest of your body.
However, you may want to look for components, such as retinol or peptide, which can help improve the collagen growth in your skin.
4- Sleep on Your Back
Sleeping on your back is the healthiest sleeping position for numerous good reasons.
One of the good reasons is that it helps to keep your neck in a little bit elevated position during the night.
If you sleep on your side or stomach, you eventually press up your face and neck against the pillow all night long.
This can wear down the delicate skin in these two areas and end up causing unwanted fine lines.
5- Look at Your Phone Less Often
Thanks to Facebook, Instagram, and all the other addictive apps, dermatologists are now calling premature aging the tech-neck crease.
If you keep staring down at your phone with your neck in a folded position, you’ll cause those horizontal bands that are slightly carved into your skin to deepen over time.
Obviously, in order to prevent this from happening, you need to reduce your screen time.
Ok, we don’t want to prevent you from all the fun of your daily hilarious memes, so we would recommend you to hold up your phone closer to eye level.