What Causes Neck Lines?
There are many reasons why your neckline may have formed. One of them is due to genetics. Another reason could be from other causes such as: sun exposure, smoking, alcohol consumption, stress, etc. Some of these factors might contribute to the formation of vertical or horizontal lines on your face. But there is another cause which is most likely responsible for forming necklines – hormonal changes during puberty and menopause.
Hormones are substances produced by glands in the body. These hormones play an important role in regulating various functions of the human body. They affect physical appearance through their influence on growth, development, metabolism and reproductive system. Hormonal changes during puberty and menopause can lead to the formation of facial hair (hirsutism) or not. There are two types of hirsutism: primary and secondary.
Primary hirsutism is caused by excessive production of male hormones while secondary hirsutism is caused by excess female hormones.
The effects of hormone changes during puberty and menopause include:
– Growth retardation and thinning of bones;
– Weight gain; and/or
– Hair loss.
In addition to these hormonal changes, some women experience irregular periods or even no period at all. This may be due to insufficient functioning of the ovaries.
Headaches, dizziness, and mood swings are some other effects of hormonal changes during puberty and menopause. While these symptoms can be alarming, they are not life-threatening and in most cases will go away on their own or can be treated.
How to Get Rid of Necklines?
In order to remove neck wrinkles you will need to remove excess skin that is causing the lines. Once the skin is removed, a tight and smooth neckline will be revealed. In fact, one of the most common procedures for removing neck lines is a facelift. A facelift involves making an incision along the jaw line, removing excess tissue and repositioning remaining tissues. This is a common procedure to remove necklines and tighten the skin of the chin area.
Another option for removing neck lines is a neck lift. In this procedure, an incision is made under the chin and the excess skin as well as underlying tissue are removed. After this tissue is detached, it is stitched into a higher position. These procedures can be combined with other procedures such as a facelift or eyelid surgery to achieve maximum results. It is strongly recommended you consult a board-certified plastic surgeon for the most natural and safe results.
You can also follow various tips for home skin care in order to prevent neck wrinkles. You can get a neck firming cream or lotion that will help tighten sagging skin. Along with using an anti-aging cream, you should use an eye cream that addresses fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes. You can also apply some light moisturizer or petroleum jelly around your chin and neck area.
Along with these skin care tips it is recommended you quit any habits that may be causing your skin to age. Some habits that accelerate aging are smoking, drinking alcohol in excess and stress. These factors might not cause neck lines but can definitely hasten the aging process and should be avoided.
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