Remedies for a Double Chin

There are several ways you can get rid of a double chin. Some of these remedies are ingredients we use at home. It is unbelievable that some of these remedies we know but we don’t actually now they can help to eliminate the double chin.

The following are the best remedies to get your double chin removed.

Kybella Injection

This is a cosmetic injection that contains a synthetic deoxycholic acid ingredient. This ingredient is a naturally occurring molecule in the body that helps to break down and absorb dietary fats. When injected in the double chin, it destroys the accumulated fats as well as cells that had accumulated around the chin. Although the injection has to be given by a qualified and experienced dermatologist to avoid severe side effects. This really works, we tried it at a Scottsdale place. Also recently tested it a second time in Gilbert and our partner is amazed at the results.

Lose Weight

For those who are obese or overweight, reducing weight will have a positive impact on reducing or even eliminating the fats deposits in your body. You can lose weight through exercising (which is the most common method) or opt for the diet that will contribute to weight loss. Exercising will result in calories and fats in the body to be oxidized thus adding strength to the muscles. As you try to lose weight, avoid sugar and salt food substances.

Vitamin E intake

Vitamin E is important as it strengthens the skin, softens it, and makes it supple. Vitamin E can be consumed in form of supplements or can be obtained through natural foods found in our homes. Some sources of Vitamin E include legumes, wheat germ oil, peanuts, leafy green vegetables, beans, nuts among other sources.

Facial Exercises

This sounds charming, does it? But facial exercises help to strengthen the facial muscles. As a result, the entire process aids in reducing the chances of developing a double chin. These exercises can be done as follows:

  • Turn your head towards the back position while standing or sitting until the face turns horizontally upside. This procedure has to be done with great care to avoid knocking your head or falling down.
  • Still, in that position, ruck up your upper and lower lips in a kiss manner for approximately 10 seconds.
  • Repeat these exercise several times a week, you will notice the reduction of your chin.

Take Lots of Water

We all know water is life because it helps in maintaining the turgidity pressure of the body cells as well as the oxidation process. If you lack water in your body, it will be evident from the appearance of your skin. The skin crenate and becomes loose when it lacks water. At this point, the formation of the double chin is easy. So taking enough water will retain the fluid level in your body constant. It’s recommended to take at least 8 glasses of water each day.

You can also take green tea which helps to speed up the body metabolism thus oxidizing excess calories. If you take one cup each day will help to overcome the double chin condition.  Share your comments if this article was helpful.


Causes of Double Chin and Possible Remedies

A double chin is also known as submental fat and is a condition where the subcutaneous fats deposits heap up around the neck. The majority of people believe this condition is as a result of one being obese (which is true) but is not always the case. There are several ingredients that cause double chin some which include:


Old people grow double chin easily compared to young people. The reason to this is because the muscles detach from the skin and become loose as they age. The skin has subcutaneous fat deposits which result to the skin having more weight thus hangs. This makes someone face appears to have two chins.

Weight Gain

Dining on fatty foods will result to your body ingesting more fats. As a result, your chin will accumulate some of these fats just like any other part of the body. In the end, the skin will stretch and get deformed. So as you eat fatty foods, know you are risking developing a double chin.


Depending on the routine of your head posture, it can cause the body to spread more muscles around the chin with the aim of balancing the head or the rest of the body. A slumping posture, for instance, will have an effect on the muscles and fat deposits to accumulate below the chin.


People who are obese have a lot of fats within their bodies as well as on their skin. These fats make the sin to hang resulting in the formation of the double chin. Young people who are obese are likely to have double chin too.

Weight Loss

This is another key component which can result to the development of double chin. Oppressive weight loss makes the skin to change from its original state to a new one. This has an impact on the skin as it becomes loose and it will hang on the edges of the body. The chin is one of the body parts the skin will hang resulting to double chin.

Number of fat cells in a region

There are some body parts that have more fat cells than others. You are likely to experience double chin if you have more cells in the chin region.

Genetics are Trait Hereditary

This is a condition where you inherit genetics and traits from one generation to another.

Possible Remedy

Double chin is not something that most people like. In fact, many wish not to have it or deal with it because it’s frustrating. The following ways will help you to get rid of double chin.

Jaw exercising– Eating hard food substances like sugar cane and also chewing gum will make the jaw muscle strong and tight. The face skin to will become firm and fat deposits will burn out. This will eradicate the possibility of developing a double chin.

Right facial expression, right posture, losing weight, and double chin exercises will help you do away with double chin easy and faster. Have you had a double chin before? Share with us how you terminated it.

Is Kybella Right For You?

Kybella is one of the cosmetic treatments that helps get rid of the fatty cells under the chin. Some of us dress in scarfs, neck tops or we tilt our heads when taking photos because we are trying to hide the double chin. No doubt, the fatty cell under the chin is as a result of being overweight. It can also be caused by age as well as the skin loses elasticity. Very rare cases are the sagging skin genetic.

Why should you consider Kybella

  • If you don’t want to go for surgery
  • If the submental fullness does not go away despite eating and exercising well
  • If you are unhappy, embarrassed, or bothered by the fat under the chin
  • If the condition is making you feel and look old or heavier than your actual weight

How Kybella Works

Kybella has an active ingredient known as synthetic deoxycholic acid which is a naturally occurring molecule in the body. This molecule helps in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fats. When Kybella is injected beneath the chin, it destroys the fatty cells. As a result, the fullness under the chin starts to reduce. Above all, once these cells are destroyed, they are no longer capable of storing fats again, so don’t bother with getting extra treatment once you achieve your aesthetic goal.

What to Expect?

Before this injection is administered, the health practitioner will examine the under your chin and the surrounding area.  After that, he/she will determine whether Kybella is right for you. The treatment will then be determined by the amount of fat under your chin and your goals.

How it is Injected/Administered

This injection should be given by a trained healthcare specialist who is specialized in Kybella. The process takes about 15-20 minutes whereby each treatment, small multiple injections are injected under your chin.  The number of injections you will receive will be determined by the amount of fat under your chin and aesthetic goals.

How many Sessions are required?

The number of treatment varies from patient to patient because everyone chin is different. Your doctor will help you determine how many sessions you will need depending on the amount and distribution of submental fat. Each treatment session is given one month apart and it’s recommended you should not get more than 6 treatments.

Recovery Time

After Kybella injection, no doubt, you will have some bruising, numbness or swelling under your chin. However, if you develop any difficulties in swallowing, facial muscle weakness, and uneven smile, contact your doctor.

Are there side effects?

Yes, there are side effects. In fact, Kybella can cause severe effects like trouble in swallowing, uneven smile, and even nerve injury in the jaw. Although clinical studies show that nerve injury in the jaw is resolved in a range of 1- 198 days and swallowing problems are resolved in a median of 3 days.

The following are the most common side effects;

  • Areas of hardness
  • Swelling
  • Pain
  • Numbness
  • Redness
  • Bruising

These side effects are temporary and they resolve themselves.

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