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MrTumblesBeerBelly Fri 12-Jul-13 21:20:19

I look so haggard!!

Had baby a year ago, gone up a dress size from 10 to 12, but other than that nothing has really changed. I'm 34, don't have many noticeable lines or anything but I just don't look like me anymore. My skin looks dull, my eyes look weirdly piggy, and I am getting a bit jowly. The light has gone from my eyes in photos sad

What the fuck is this? And what's the best cure? I have tried a lot of face creams and I'm too scared of surgery. I do get a fairly decent amount of sleep too and my diet isn't terrible.

I'm sorry if I should be posting in style or something, I just can't get over how crap I look!

TroublesomeEx Sat 13-Jul-13 07:54:53

I'm glad Mimi explained face yoga. I was reading this thinking that's what you need to do.

I do it.

I don't know if will work, but the women in my family have a tendancy to go a bit 'jowly' and I'm determined to try and keep it at bay for as long as possible!!

sleeplessbunny Sat 13-Jul-13 08:02:40

wow, face yoga, who'd have thought it? Trying it now.

OP, I could have written your post. Same age, same age DD, same thoughts when looking in the mirror... God it's crap isn't it?

Whothefuckfarted Sat 13-Jul-13 08:17:43

Water, exercise, sleep?

braveandcrazy Sat 13-Jul-13 08:28:01

I love all this advice, thanks ladies! One question, I can't make tube with my tongue, does it work if I just poke it out a bit?

Nagoo Sat 13-Jul-13 08:58:03

I look better now than I did a couple of years ago. The constant vigilance of baby/ toddler takes it's toll I think.

And get some blusher smile

kelda Sat 13-Jul-13 08:58:51

Tiredness? Allergies?

My dd1's face lloks odd when she has had an allergic reaction.

MrTumblesBeerBelly Sat 13-Jul-13 21:35:12

Don't think I'm allergic, but had a bit of an epiphany going through photos again today - a few months ago had a few inches off my hair so it sits above my shoulders now and that does tend to accentuate my rather 'round' features- round face, round eyes, so I need to grow it longer asap!

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