Last week’s blog discussed ThermiTight, a minimally invasive treatment for sagging necklines. This week we will discuss other options for enhancing and maintaining tighter, better looking skin on your neck.

Neck at risk for signs of aging

The skin on the neck is thinner and has less support structures and glands than the skin on the face making the neck area highly susceptible to signs of aging – wrinkles and lines, loose skin and blotchesTo make matters worse, the neck is also one of the more sun-exposed areas of our body leaving it vulnerable to sun damage. Yet we often neglect the neck when it comes to daily care and protection.

Skin care regimen for your neck

For prevention and treatment, use your same facial anti-aging regimen on your neck. Most facial products are also good choices for application on the neck and even the décolletage of the chest. Just be sure to use caution with products that can cause irritation on more sensitive skin areas. These include Retinol/ Tretinoin, glycolic acid or alpha hydroxyl acid products and skin scrubs. Use these products less frequently than you do on the face and discontinue use for any irritation until irritation is completely resolved.

A great skin care product specifically formulated for the neck and décolletage is Nectifirm. Nectifirm contains peptides, plant extracts, and antioxidants that work cohesively to create a smoother, firmer, younger-looking neck.  Nectifirm is one of our most popular products and repeat purchases are the norm!

Non-invasive procedures to enhance appearance of the neck

Once you have a good established skin routine, it is time to consider some treatments that can reverse the signs of aging and tighten and improve the appearance of neck skin.

Here are 5 non- invasive treatment solutions your neck will thank you for:  

  1. Thermage BA 640x363 1Thermage– The original radio frequency (RF) treatment that has been used over 10 years to tighten the face, neck and body areas. The device tip is used to cool the surface of the skin, while the deeper tissue is altered by radio frequency heating. This not only tightens deeper skin tissue, but jumpstarts new collagen production, which occurs over a period of time
  2. Infini –RF system combined with fractional microneedleing to deliver RF heat precisely to the dermis at specific depths without affecting the upper layer of skinIdeal solution to treat skin laxity, wrinkles, and scars
  3. Exilis BA 640x336 1Exilis – RF treatment that provides comfortable, gradual tissue heating for early or mild skin laxity- great for use as a primary treatment or for maintenance after other treatments.
  4. Fraxel BA 640x296 1Fraxel Re:Store: The original and most popular fractional laser. Resurfaces damaged skin to reveal younger, more refreshed skin, improving the appearance of wrinkles, scars and age spots through a simple procedure with minimal downtime
  5. IPL BA 640x336 1IPL- Intense Pulsed Light: Gotta “red neck”? IPL removes the red and brown skin tones that occur with sun damage.



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