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In the Arsenal of women has arrived: you can fight with the second chin with the help of facebilding and special hand simulators. But in a certain scenario, only heavy artillery will help — we tell you exactly what to do and how to save money on it.
Even the royals have problems
The causes of a weak chin, behind which the second one looks out, are usually overweight and weakened facial muscles. With the first one, everything is clear: you need to get rid of extra pounds. In the second case, if we are talking about women over 45 years of age, losing weight will not help, since the neck muscle-platysma-has weakened and sagged, perhaps there are cords (two grooves on the sides).

By the way, platysma can play another trick on you. If the chewing muscles are overstretched, this will not be reflected in the best way on platism — the corners of the lips will fall treacherously, the contour of the face is pulled down. This immediately reminds me of Kate Middleton in a number of photos: face experts often scold the Duchess and the mother of three children for too tense face and tight lips — this causes the above-described consequences. But there is no hint of a second chin in the wife of Prince William — this is a fact.

Facebook to help
So, if there are no serious fat deposits on the face and we are talking about the weakened muscles of the face, then there is a chance to correct the situation with the help of facebooking. Exercise should be done every day — it should become a habit.

Throw your head back and try to kiss the ceiling. The neck muscles are straining — you will feel it yourself. A variation of the same exercise: throw back your head and, straining your lips, say “O”to yourself. Repeat at least 15 times.

Sticking out your tongue, try to reach the tip of your nose with it. Of course, it will not work, but the necessary effect-tension of the neck muscles-is provided. This same exercise, by the way, is used by actors, warming up the speech apparatus.

But about patting, which is so often written about in women’s magazines, you should forget — they are ineffective. More use will be from manual simulators that make platysma tense up. Or from fabric bandages, which are sold as popular disposable masks. This lifting mask is glued to the chin and attached behind the ears. Users note a good effect, however, complain that the ears get tired — and you can’t stand it for more than two hours.
What can a cosmetologist offer?
All of the above is light artillery in the fight against the second chin. At a certain age (if you are overweight and did not have the habit of strengthening turgor), you can not do without the services of a cosmetologist, or even a plastic surgeon.

The cosmetologist will offer you injections with lipolytics that can break down fat deposits in the desired area. The procedure is quite painful, you will need several injections. It will cost 20-30 thousand rubles. Alternatively, myostimulation is a procedure that affects the muscles through electrical impulses, thereby improving blood flow and speeding up metabolic processes. If the second chin is visible to the naked eye and you do not have to talk about strong facial muscles, you may need to consult a plastic surgeon.
Amjad Al-Yousef
plastic surgeon, PhD
Two types of liposuction
“If we talk about a surgical solution to the problem, it is solved by liposuction. There are two main types: ultrasonic and mechanical. In this case, there is a loss of adipose tissue, but with possible irregularities, a tunnel may form in the adipose tissue on the chin. If we are talking about ultrasound, there is a breakdown of adipose tissue, the fat turns into an emulsion — this guarantees that there will be no irregularities after the operation.

To support the effect of a taut chin, we reinforce the area of the cheeks and chin with special threads (about 30 centimeters in length) with notches, creating a clear angle. That is, tightens the skin, which was degreased — this procedure is called LITEK, that is easy neck. The lower third of the face becomes younger, clearer and more beautiful.”

Liposuction will cost around one hundred thousand rubles. From what we conclude that injections of lipolytics will cost less — the main thing is not to miss the moment when they can help. And if you monitor your weight and strengthen your neck muscles in time with exercises at home, you will not have to spend money at all. In any case, you can definitely postpone contacting specialists.

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