A key component in a facelift and certainly a neck lift is to tighten that skin back up to get rid of what is known as a “turkey neck. ” A tighter, firmer neck = a younger look.
When it comes to how your skin will age, I have learned there are three facial features that can guarantee a more youthful appearance well into your later years.
I can’t stress enough the importance of making it a priority to care for the skin on your neck as diligently as you care for the skin on your face.
As you can see in the above photo, Tina has great volume in her skin as well as high cheekbones that support her skin nicely.
Trusted by celebrities, editors, bloggers, and skincare obsessives around the globe, her vast real-world knowledge and constant research are why Marie Claire calls her “the most passionate skin practitioner we know.
As an esthetician trained in cosmetic chemistry, Renée Rouleau has spent 30 years researching skin, educating her audience, and building an award-winning line of products.
If you are someone who quickly shows weight gain in your face (like me! ), this means you have an increased number of fat cells (pads) in your skin.
I can confidently say that it’s due to her discipline when it comes to staying out of the sun and making her skin a top priority with good skincare habits.
Lastly, be sure to use a skincare routine formulated exclusively for the needs of your skin type every morning and evening.
Read tips for how to repair the skin on your neck and chest.
I know this because Tina has been my client since 1999, so I’m very familiar with how she treats her skin.
This is great news because this confirms that how your care for your skin far outweighs your genetic predisposition.
As you can see in the photo above, I chose my long-time client and friend, Tina Craig (@bagsnob), founder of UBeauty, as an example of someone who has all three genetic features—and hasn’t had any cosmetic surgery.
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Which Facial Features Will Make My Skin Look Younger?
While a fuller face may have been frustrating in your younger years (I know it was for me), consider yourself lucky since it’s very beneficial for having a youthful look.
After all, beautiful, healthy-looking, youthful skin requires a commitment, not a miracle.
Great skin starts with knowing your skin type.
Anyone who tells you that genetics is everything, and that you don’t have much of a say in how your skin ages, is misinformed.