Article By: Hadia Hassan
Lines and winkles of all kinds can make you feel like you’ve aged several years all of a sudden and let’s admit it! We want to stay young for as long as we possibly can and wrinkles are an absolute no! There is no fountain of youth concealed somewhere in the world waiting to be discovered! No youth restoring serum to be drunk. No magical potion that can make us look younger. When your hair starts greying you can simply dye it. But when lines start appearing on your neck, you can take care of them with the right precautionary measures!
Neck wrinkles or lines are exactly like the wrinkles you get on your face! Factors like exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays and smoking can cause excessive wrinkles. What most of us don’t know is that certain changes in our lifestyle as well as products that can help prevent neck wrinkles!
1. Sunscreen Is Your New Best Friend!
Exposure to the suns UV rays not only brings about aging, it also makes wrinkles appear earlier than usual. Using a good SPF 35 or above sunscreen can help prevent the appearance of neck wrinkles.
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2. Antioxidants Help!
Antioxidants also help reduce wrinkles on the skin. Vitamin C serum is rich in antioxidants and hence it helps too! It eliminates the number of free radicals on our skin and hence reverses the damage caused by the rays of the sun. Try using the serum along with your sun screen and follow this regime for about 3 months.
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Smoking does not only damage our lungs but it also makes our skin sag. It is one of the leading causes of premature aging and damages the collagen in our skin. Nicotine on the other hand causes our blood vessels to shrink which in turn makes our skin look wrinkly.
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You should always moisturize your skin regularly especially in winters in order to avoid having dry, parched skin. You should moisturize your neck as many times as you moisturize your hands and face. Neck moisturizing creams too prove to be helpful in keeping the neck wrinkle free.
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Retinol is one of the main ingredients found in almost every age rewinding cream. You can use a small amount of it every few days because excessive usage of this product can cause dryness.
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These are some ways in which you can avoid getting wrinkles on your neck ladies! Another pro tip is to be mindful of your posture and how you use your phone. An improper posture can cause wrinkles on the skin too.