Although we frequently focus our anti-aging efforts on our face, a neglected neckline can become an obvious sign of your age way before the rest of your skin. For a lovely décolletage, here are our top tips to create and maintain your most flattering chest, without any pricy, invasive surgeries.
- Find Your Best Bra
The right bra can work wonders for a woman’s figure. On the flipside, a bad bra can make your breasts sag, your body look less slender and create an all over less perky upper body. When breasts are allowed to droop in an unsupportive bra, the skin is pulled downward, leaving you prone to chest wrinkles and unsightly appearance. Not sure if you need a new bra? Here are the top signs it’s time to replace your bra.
- Use Anti-Aging Products
Smooth the skin on your neckline with anti-aging moisturizers, serums and lotions. The use of retinol creams can greatly prevent unsightly creases and stop wrinkles from deepening. Products with hyaluronic acid can make a difference, too, by plumping skin and smoothing out fine lines, which have the potential to entirely ruin the effect of that sexy, V-neck shirt you’ve been dying to rock.
- Try a Lifting Treatment
Professional treatments are a great option for more dramatic results. Ultherapy is a non-invasive, in-office procedure that uses the power of ultrasound to lift skin on the décolletage and neck. Ultrasound penetrates the deepest layers of skin and activates the natural regenerative process, signaling new collagen formation. By treating yourself to a procedure like this, you can greatly reduce fine lines and wrinkles on your neckline without all the risks and downtime involved in a surgical lift.
- Wear a Flattering Neckline
Finding the perfect neckline for your body type can be difficult. Whether it’s a low-cut shirt or a strapless summer dress, wearing the right neckline is the easiest way to show off your assets. Women with curvier figures and bigger busts should try V-necks, cowl necks and heart-shaped cuts. If you’re trying to accentuate your assets, try a scoop neck, halter-top or a deeper plunging V-neck.
- Contour Your Collarbone
Believe it or not, contouring your collarbone with a bronzer and a highlighter can dramatically change the appearance of your neckline. By sweeping on a bit of makeup, you can essentially give your clavicle a lifted illusion. The key is to give a slight shimmering glow to your collarbone with a highlighter or illuminating lotion, making sure to hit on the high points (aka, where your bones are). Then, brush bronzer on shoulders and along the “V” in the cleavage area to contour and create a more defined look.
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