Your face is the first thing that gets you noticed in public. Chubby cheeks and double chins look adorable on babies but are unattractive on adults. Along with facial features, the shape of your face will draw attention – a chiselled jawline and high cheekbones accompanying a thin face is a prime sign of youth and fertility.
There is no magic formula to get rid of face fat. You must work hard to maintain your overall appearance. Just like you make an effort for your health and body, a regime of facial exercises along with a proper diet plan can help you lose weight in your face. Here are some general tips along with some ways that you can follow lose weight in your face:
Change Your Diet
You must lose fat overall in your body in order to lose it from your face. Cutting down on calories does not mean starving yourself together; this is extremely dangerous and reduce your metabolism and make it much harder to lose weight.
All you need to do is gradually make some healthier food choices and replace salty, sugary or fried items with fresh fruit or vegetables. Instead of processed foods, eat more fibre which will keep you full for longer and protein-rich foods such as lentils, almonds, spinach and fish.
Drink More Water!
A very easy way to reduce bloating and weight in your face is through regular hydration: water flushes all the toxins out of your body and improves skin and hair. Drinking at least 64 ounces of water daily will help slim your face over time.
Exercise Your Body… And Your Face!
Exercise is good for you too incorporate some physical activity like brisk walking for 30 minutes three to five days a week as a minimum. Losing weight from your body will also affect the fat in your face.
Facial exercises can strengthen your muscles and reduce sagging that is reflecting in a double chin and other fat in the face. Nowadays, face yoga has become a hot trend for many looking to lose weight from their faces. Some popular facial exercises are:
· Cheek puff exercise: Take a deep breath and hold the air in your cheeks. Push the air from one cheek to other several times to reduce chubbiness in the cheeks.
· Smile and pucker up! Smile with your teeth clenched and then pucker your lips without squinting your eyes. This will tighten your cheeks and strengthen your facial muscles. Hold the pucker for an additional 5-10 seconds and then shift it from left to right, holding the position for a few seconds on each side.
· Chin lifts: The chin lift exercise can help you get rid of a double chin. Tilt your face towards the ceiling so that your neck is stretched, keeping your eyes on the ceiling. Hold for 10 seconds or longer.
The bottom line is that you must make an effort to lose weight in any part of your body. You can choose any regime that suits you but you must stick to it to see results.