When you think of your skincare routine and anti-aging, many people will say look at the neck. At a certain point, it’s natural for our neck skin to start sagging, become wrinkled, or crepey.

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AUTHOR

Terri DeNeui, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC

 

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Skin Routine

POSTED ON

August 1st, 2019

There are plenty of ways you can protect this area, whether it’s by cutting out bad habits or getting specific treatments or perfecting your skincare routine.

We’ll break it all down for you here! Think about your skincare routine.

  • How many different creams, serums, cleansers, etc. are on your bathroom counter right now?
  • How many of them are you putting on your neck as well?

So many patients are dedicated to their skincare in an attempt to fend off the effects of aging, but if you’re skimping on your neck and chest area, you may want to rethink your routine.

Protecting Your Neck

Before we get into some effective treatments and routines, let’s talk about some surprising ways you may be aging this area already.

The skin around our neck is often the first to show visible signs of aging, by implementing the above changes into your daily routines you can help protect this area! However, we understand that a little outside help is also necessary.

1. Forgetting the SPF

If you’re already diligent about wearing SPF 30 on your face, good job! Make sure you slather sunscreen on your neck as well.

Otherwise, you may be facing sunspots and premature wrinkles. Look for a sunscreen with antioxidants, like Vitamin C, to get extra sun-blocking protection.

2. Letting Your Weight Fluctuate

Did you know that losing and gaining the same 20 pounds over and over can stretch out your neck and give you the dreaded “turkey neck”? Work hard to maintain a healthy weight, avoid crash diets, and implement neck exercises into your daily routine.

3. Avoiding Heavy Jewelry

The occasional statement necklace is fine, but if heavy jewelry is part of your everyday wardrobe, you may want to rethink your accessory choices. When jewelry is too heavy, it can stretch, sag, and scratch your neck skin.

4. Applying Perfume to Neck Area

Alcohol in some perfumes can dry out your skin (hello wrinkles!) and may make this area more sensitive to the sun. Instead, opt for spritzing your wrists!

5. Forgetting Your Neck Routine

Your neck care routine should mimic that of your face. Cleanse and moisturize your neck area to keep the skin hydrated and clean! Don’t forget the occasional exfoliation. Be sure to choose an oil-free moisturizer so that you don’t clog your pores and cause neck acne.

The EVEXIAS Approach

At EVEXIAS, we have a variety of skin tightening treatments that can help target this area and reverse the signs of aging! All of our treatments are:

  • Non-invasive
  • Require little to no downtime
  • Are pain-free

Through a mix of innovative technology, professional training, and science-based approaches, we can help you achieve your desired results of a smoother, tighter body contour and turn back the hands of time.

1. PRP-Infused Facelift®

Safe, effective, and non-surgical approach to regenerating tissue and cells. This treatment uses the body’s own natural healing and growth factors that are derived from your own blood.

2. Fractora® Skin Rejuvenation

Fractora delivers radiofrequency energy to the skin through an array of microscopic pins producing localized heat through small microdots. The gentle heat generated by the Fractora pins in the tissue directly underneath the skin promotes collagen growth and tightening.

3. CO2 Laser (AcuPulse™)

AcuPulse™ is a complete ablative laser resurfacing workstation, featuring state of the art technology for all aesthetic resurfacing needs.

4. Body FX

We use radiofrequency energy to tackle the neck and chin area. This is suitable for all skin types, is a quick procedure, and requires minimal downtime!

5. KYBELLA®

Another non-surgical procedure, these FDA-approved injections are most commonly used to target fat under the chin, but this could be a great first start to improving the look of the overall area.

6. BOTOX®

You can get Botox injections to tighten lax muscles in the neck and provide a smooth and more youthful look.

Professional Skin Care

Whether you want to try a new skincare routine before opting for a procedure or you’d like to implement top of the line products in conjunction with your treatment, we carry various premium skincare lines to choose from for morning and night.

Speak with Our Skincare Experts

Schedule your consultation today to speak with one of our skincare experts! We’ll discuss your current skin concerns, goals, and recommend the best treatment or combination of treatments to help you achieve the smoother, fresh neck you desire.

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Please consult a physician or other health care professional for your specific health care and/or medical needs or concerns.

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