Are you worried about the unattractive, sagging fat around your chin and other parts of your face? Do you use tons of contouring to make your face appear slimmer and chiseled? Or do you hate those hideous low-angle photos and filterless pics because they scream double chin? Don’t worry you’re not alone! There are plenty of us! Get a load of this informative guide to learn how to lose face fat fast!
Face fat unfortunately is exactly that…. extra fat deposits that build up around the side of your face, cheeks, and under your chin and neck, causing it to appear rounder and puffier over time. Some people may be blessed with very minimal fat gain going to the face, while others have to bear witness to nearly every single calorie they consume being added to their face.
Losing face fat is the same as losing fat from any other place in your body. The adipose tissue (stored fat) on your face is identical to that on your arms, thighs, and belly, which can also be frustrating to lose, but more than possible with a bit of consistency.
To get rid of face fat, some people resort to expensive medical treatment. On the other hand, some just learn good ‘contouring’ techniques while others just wait for a miracle to happen. Well, guess what, now you can get your dream cheeks and chiseled face without getting under the knife or painful procedures.
With this amazing guide, we’ll share how to lose face fat while sitting at home.
How to Get Rid of Face Fat?
Total body fat loss will always result in a slimmer face; in fact, your face is the first thing that reduces its mass during the process of losing weight. It’s most likely that you don’t need to do anything special, just pick a good diet and start exercising regularly, and boom!
But the problem is you can’t control where and when you are losing fat. The specific reduction of fat doesn’t happen easily. The good news is that there are simple steps you can follow to get your lovely, shaped face back. Are you ready? Then let’s begin!
How To Lose Face Fat With Diet Control
Cut Down Sodium in Your Food:
One of the major kickbacks of excess sodium intake is bloating which contributes to facial puffiness and swelling. Sodium causes your body to hold extra water, which results in ‘water retention’ and showcases on your face.
Canned or processed food usually contain large amount of sodium to help preserve foods. Not only is cutting down on sodium good for getting rid of a puffy face but it’s also great for long-term health!
Ans: 1500 – 2300 mg per day.
Increase Water Intake:
Water is one of the number one enemies of fat. Did you know that there are special weight loss and wellness treatments like water-fasts that invlove consuming nothing but water? People are known to abstain from consuming anything except water for days and even sometimes weeks at a time for the certain physical and mental health benefits that are associated with fasting.
Drinking water not only keeps you healthy and hydrated but also helps the body to metabolize fat. Additionally, drinking water before and during a meal helps the body feel more full and helps prevent over-eating.
Ans: According to the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, men should drink 3.7 liters per Day and women should drink 2.7 liter per day.
More Fiber, Less Carbs:
To burn fat, you need to say goodbye to high carbohydrate foods with low fiber such as cookies, cakes, pasta. A real of thumb – usually highly refined carbs = zero to low fiber.
Due to containing less fiber, refined carbs digest rapidly leading to fast rises and crashes in blood sugar which increases the risk of overeating due to the body craving another carb hit after it has crashed.
Found predominately in plant foods, fiber is a type of carbohydrate that isn’t as easy to digest, keeping you feeling fuller for longer and helping to avoid cravings.
Ans: Is is recommended that women should consume 21 to 25 grams of fiber per day and men should aim to consume 30 to 38 grams of fiber per day.
How To Lose Face Fat With ‘Facial Exercises’
Most of us know that when it comes to weight loss, diet is the most important thing to keep in check.
But a very close second to diet is excercise! Like your other body parts, your face can also benefit from specific exercises to burn fat.
Yes, you read that right. One of the easiest and tasty facial exercises is to chew gum. Chewing gum is one of the simplest workouts that may help in reducing your under-chin fat. When you chew gum, your face and chin muscles work in continuous motion which burns calories without much effort.
It also strengthens the jaw muscles and uplifts the chin to make your face appear slim and slender. Chew a piece of gum for around 20 minutes and try to make as many bubbles as possible for a full jaw and tongue workout!
Just make sure you’re chewing sugar-free gum! Otherwise you’ll be consuming the calories you’re burning!
Lower Jaw Push:
Another surpisingly interesting exercise for reducing face fat and toning your chin is the lower jaw push.
As technical it may sound, its really not! It is an easy workout which you may have been doing since childhood without even knowing!
You can even do it while working at the office. Simply sit up straight, apply some pressure on your lower jaw and push it back and forth while raising your chin. Repeat reps in sets with rest in between each set. Exactly how you would do reps in the gym.
This facial exercise increases muscle movement all around your face. It prevents your face from sagging and can tighten up your face muscles for a nice, slender look. Keep your face straight, open your mouth as wide as possible, and flair your nostrils.
Hold this posture for about 10-12 seconds before you release.
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Making a fish face or pouting is something everyone knows, especially in the day and age of Instagram!
Did you know that this much loved ‘selfie pose’ can also be beneficial for you to get rid of face fat? Yep, making a fish face or pout regularly as a part of your facial exercise routine can help tone those face muscles and prevent sagging.
Just suck in your cheeks and hold them for 30 seconds. After 30 seconds, release it. Now take a deep breath and repeat this exercise at least 4 to 5 times. However, if making the fish face is difficult for you, try making pouts and keep them longer than 30 secs.
Roll the Tongue:
A tongue roll here and there might be fun to add to your facial workout routine! Keep your head straight, roll your tongue and try to lift it toward your nose as much as possible.
This will put pressure on your chin and tighten your facial muscles. Repeat the process and hold it for 10 seconds. Release and give a 10 second break. Now try again.
The Giraffe Neck:
An easy exercise that works like magic on the double chin, is the ‘giraffe neck’.
Sit in a comfortable position, straighten your spine, and tighten your neck. Now look straight down. Place two fingers on the center of the neck and stroke downwards while tilting your neck backward.
Hold for a few seconds and then bend the neck down to make your chin touch the chest. Repeat the process.
Simha Mudra (The Lion’s Breath)
Yoga indeed helps with many things, but can also work wonders in targeting fat from difficult parts of the body. Simha Mudra in Yoga which means Lion Pose.
For this, you need to sit in a kneeling position with legs folded behind, while keeping your palms on your thighs. Keep the back and head straight and stick your tongue out. Now stretch the tongue out as much as possible but without too much straining.
Keep this pose for around 10 seconds. Now take a deep breath and while exhaling roar like a lion. Repeat this exercise 5 to 6 times for better results.
Apple Under Chin:
This is an interesting and fun exercise which can strengthen your facial muscles and target your face fat quickly and easily.
Sit in a comfortable position, close your eyes, and imagine you are trying to hold an apple under your chin.
Now hold the apple and stop it from falling down. This exercise will stretch your muscles and uplift your chin. Hold this pose for 1 to 2 minutes.
How To Lose Fat With Home Remedies/Treatments
A large number of people opt for expensive surgeries and beauty treatments to get rid of stubborn face fat. Not only is surgery super expensive but it can also lead to negative side-effects.
How about being your own skin therapist? Yes, you can treat this stubborn fat at home with some common things that you can easily find in your fridge, pantry, or kitchen.
Coconut oil Massage:
One of the magical ingredients in your pantry, coconut oil is full of miraculous properties.
Enriched with Vitamin E, coconut oil is an ideal massage oil, toner, and also a great moisturizer. It keeps your skin hydrated and protects the elasticity of your skin.
That shiny sleak look of coconut oil on the face can make your face appear slimmer without even losing fact fat at all. Instead of your good old massaging cream, apply original coconut oil on your face and neck and massage it gently in upward movements.
You can also use it as a nighttime cream or after removing your makeup.
Drink Lemon Water:
A glass of warm lemon water in the morning on an empty stomach is thought to be a great natural fat burner by kick starting the metabolizm for the day.
Squeeze a whole lemon without seeds into some warm water and sit back and enjoy!
Get Good Sleep! Sleep Well to Look Well
Have you ever noticed puffy eyes, or a swollen face after a night of little to no sleep?
Sleep plays an important role in the overall weight loss process. Research has shown that people who do not get enough sleep are at a higher risk of over-eating or binge eating.
Sleep deprivation often causes a hike in the stress hormone cortisol which comes with potential side effects including weight gain. According to research, high cortisol levels can increase appetite and alter metabolizm resulting in the body storing fat.
Plan out a sleep routine and try to get at least 8 hours of peaceful sleep per night.
These procedures and exercises might take time but, in the end, the results will be positive and long-lasting for not only your face but also your health. Start using this guide from today and feel free to share it with your loved ones.