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about my horrific double chin

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mirrorisnotmyfriend Thu 05-Jan-17 15:38:50

I've noticed that the aging process seems to have speeded up scarily since I turned 40 three years ago.

Every time I look in the mirror I feel like I've aged another six months in a day, my jawline is sagging at an alarming rate and I seem to develop new lines on an almost daily basis.Today I noticed to my horror I have quite a double chin.

I am about a stone overweight, AIBU to think that losing this will help my double chin or will it just make me look older?

CrossfireHurricane Thu 05-Jan-17 15:43:38

My cousin is very slim and has an awful double chin - her wedding photos were shocking a day she was in her late twenties. I feel terrible saying that but they were.
Losing weight wouldn't make it worse I imagine.
Every time I look in the mirror there's something else changed, it's horrible ageing.flowers

RubyWinterstorm Thu 05-Jan-17 15:47:32

I feel your pain...

I use the following strategy:

* put on a bit of eye make up/lip stick
* wear scarves
* be smiley and friendly to distract from horrors
* after that: avoid mirrors for the rest of the day

mirrorisnotmyfriend Thu 05-Jan-17 15:48:20

It is Crossfire - I know it's better than the alternative, but still hard to get to grips with sometimes.

itsallbollocks Thu 05-Jan-17 15:50:41

I think that you can do special exercises to get rid of a double chin, on top of general weight loss. I have no idea if it works or not, but it might be worth a go.

DailyFail1 Thu 05-Jan-17 15:53:02

Try gentle weight loss with a focus on yoga/pilates and see if it improves. Also making faces and stretching your back and neck out helps

MommyTVFan Thu 05-Jan-17 16:01:43

Cryogenic lipo on double chins is meant to be quite good

It's about £300 cheap clinic in London look on groupon or real self for pictures

dawnmist Thu 05-Jan-17 16:22:11

It's hard, but i suppose you eventually start to accept it. i look at old photos of me and think, why the hell didn't i appreciate that lovely youthful face when i had it. sad

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