Your face naturally loses its tone As you age, but like the rest of your body, regular exercise can help maintain the strength of facial muscles and a firmer appearance, says Fitness Health Zone. Regular face training will also increase circulation to bring vital nutrients to this area and eliminate toxins.
Reduce the chin
Sit and stand up and lean your head back so that you are facing the sky. Then pout as if you were to kiss the ceiling. The Facial Exercises Guide suggests really exaggerating the movement, stretching your lips and pulling the skin over your chin. Hold for five seconds and repeat at least five times.
This exercise will also help reduce or avoid a double chin. Sit on the floor with your legs crossed, Indian style and place your left hand on the floor next to your left hip, indicates the Facial Exercises Guide. Carefully place your right hand on the left side of your face near the ear. Carefully lower the right cheek towards the right shoulder, exerting a slight pressure with the right palm. Be careful not to twist your neck. Remove your left hand from the floor and place your fingers on the upper part of your left arm or shoulder (this will increase the stretch on the left side of your neck). Hold for about 10 seconds and repeat the stretch on the right side.
Firm your neck
This exercise will help you to affirm the front of the neck and jaw. TargetWoman (an online directory for women) signals that you lie on your bed with your head hanging over the edge and then lift it gently, bringing your chin to your chest. Use slow and smooth movements, as the shaking can hurt your neck. Hold for 10 seconds and then relax. Do five slow repetitions.
Soften your forehead
This exercise is like eyebrows and strengthens the muscles of the forehead. Saga (a health and lifestyle website for people over 50) states that you should place your index fingers on each eyebrow and apply firm pressure. Raise your eyebrows, as if you were trying to move your fingers. Saga suggests doing three sets of up to 10 repetitions.
Watch your cheeks
Reaffirm the sagging cheeks smiling under pressure. Place the three middle fingers of each hand on your cheeks and apply a slight downward pressure, says Fitness Health Zone. At the same time, lift your cheeks smiling under the tips of your fingers, using them as resistance. Hold your smile for a few seconds and repeat as many times as possible.