Many of us are committed to our makeup and skincare routines...but it's not all about face. Your neck and decollete need TLC too. It's been said "the neck tells the story" and it's soooo true. Due to age and hormone changes, your neck is prone to skin discoloration, ingrown hairs (yuck!), lack of tone and wrinkles. Pay attention to these body parts since they're exposed during everyday activities like walking and driving.
Bring It Down: You can apply the same exfoliating products, moisturizers and sunscreens to your neck and chest. Use scrubs with soft beads to avoid irritation to these sensitive areas. For mild body acne, try an anti-bacterial wash like DIAL All Day Freshness Lavender & Twilight Jasmine AntiBacterial Body Wash/$4 at Walmart. Or mix a few drops of tea tree oil with distilled water in the shower and apply to neck and chest.
* Reduce wrinkles by being propped up properly. Deep creases may be caused by the constant strain of looking down.
* Apply face masks to neck and chest area too. Follow with a cool water rinse to close pores.
* Give your neck a gentle massage with slow stretches to keep it toned.
(post inspired by NewBeauty.com)
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