Triple chin and how to best correct it

Triple chin and how to best correct it

haps Magazine Korea

If you’re embarrassed by your triple chin, it’s natural to want to do anything you can to fix it.

It’s never too late for a self-improvement project. Psychology Today reports that people with a triple chin are often more likely to have anxiety and depression, so be proactive in your self-care. They are some of the best tips from experts on how to get rid of your triple chin, whether you have a small one or a large one.

1. Lose Weight

You may feel frustrated because your triple chin isn’t disappearing. But don’t let it discourage you. Experts tell you this is not something that gets fixed overnight. A careful diet and exercise are the best ways to deal with this. Try losing a pound or two each week, which can easily add to a lot of weight loss if you keep it up for a long time.

2. Get a Body Mass Index

Your BMI is the only real way to measure just how much weight you have to lose. Your doctor can give this number by reviewing your medical history, height, and weight. If you don’t have a perfect number, it doesn’t matter. Try to look about 5 pounds under that for your BMI. It will show you what proper weight loss is for your body type.

3. Don’t Let It Bother You to Go Public

Some people with a triple chin are self-conscious about going out in public. But it would help if you didn’t let this get in your way of living a healthy, happy lifestyle because you’re embarrassed. The only way to deal with this is to go out, change your attitude and not think about what others might be thinking of you.

4. Carve Out Some Time Every Week to Work on Your Chin

If you can’t afford a gym membership or have too much work on your plate, try to carve out some time for exercise. Any amount of exercise is worth doing for your health and well-being. Start with a simple walking routine, then graduate up to running. You’ll be amazed at how quickly you start seeing results when working with a chin trainer.

5. Take Advantage of Changes in Your Face

Your chin is an incredibly susceptible target for the appearance you want to achieve. Every time you look in the mirror, take a little time to notice how different your face looks at that moment and how another chin would fit in. If you’re seeing a gradually changing negative image, likely, it’s not something you can fix instantly with a chin machine. Only time will change your face for the better, so don’t be discouraged if you don’t see instant results with chin exercises.

6. Alter Your Face Shape

If a chin exercise is proving to be unsuccessful and you’re unwilling to change your face shape, you can alter it so that your chin isn’t quite so prominent. Try sculpting your cheeks and jaw by making them fuller. It should make the chin look smaller because you’re bringing a larger structure into balance with the rest of your face.

7. Get Cosmetic Surgery on Your Chin

This is incredibly drastic and should only be taken as a last resort. It is also costly and takes a lot of time to recover from, so you must weigh all the pros and cons before going through this.

8. Consider Chin Stretching Surgery

This surgery gives the chin a stronger muscle base. However, there isn’t much information about this procedure because it’s new, but can be found here.

9. Turn to Chin Kinesiology

A good chin kinesiologist can help you grasp what exercises will work for your body and teach you how to do them correctly. For example, they might help you alter your breathing patterns so that your chin doesn’t protrude as far as you breathe in deeply.

10. Consider Chin Liposuction

If you’re unsure how to get rid of a triple chin, this is a good option. It works better for smaller chins than large ones because of the unevenness. It can be expensive and painful, but it does work.

11. Use Fish Oil

Certain supplements like fish oil can help make your chin less prominent and improve your overall health and mood. The supplements will strengthen the muscles in your face and help them hold their shape better.

12. Use Appetite Suppressants

This is a natural way to get rid of a triple chin. If you keep your appetite in check, you won’t be as tempted to eat more than you should and will be less likely to gain weight, leading to an ill-looking chin.

13. Consider Chin Botox

Most doctors will say this isn’t a good option because it’s permanent and unhealthy. But one study found that the chin did stay more youthful longer after undergoing this procedure than before, which is nothing short of amazing considering that it’s so unnatural.

14. Use Chin Tape

This is a pretty effective way to get rid of a double chin. It works by separating the jawbone from the skin, making losing weight easier. Just be sure to stick with it long enough to see results. Also, ensure you only get the green-colored tape that’s safe for use around the mouth.

15. Get Regular Massage

Massage is an excellent way to help rid yourself of a bit of extra fat, which can make your chin look bigger than normal. It can also help to relax your muscles and increase blood flow, which can help your body maintain a healthier look.

16. Get Rid of Your Teeth

This doesn’t sound like an option, but it might be a good way to make your chin look smaller. If you don’t want to do away with them completely, you can try pushing them forward using orthodontics. It will help to close the jawline and make your chin look smaller and less noticeable. If you feel this is too extreme, consider just getting a retainer that holds your teeth forward when you eat so that food doesn’t get lodged there.

If you want to get rid of a double chin, these tips will help you to achieve this. Before starting any exercise program, get the thumbs up from your doctor to be on the safe side. If you follow this advice, you’ll be on your way in no time.


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