When I started my anti-aging explorations, I really wasn’t thinking about my neck. It was just there to hold up my head and someplace to hang a great necklace. As I could see changes on my face from Retin A, I could see a clear difference in the skin quality between my cheeks and my neck. Dr Marmur, my uber dermatologist, told me that I could use Retin A on my neck, but it would take at least a year to show genuine results. She also reminded me to use sunscreen on my neck, something I had NEVER done. It just didn’t occur to me.
After several months on Retin A without the big results I saw on my face, we decided to remove the big freckles and age spots with lasers … Continue Reading… →
I have been using the same anti-aging plan for my neck for about eight weeks and here are the before (top)and after (bottom) photos. While the changes are not as dramatic as they were on my face, you can see a genuine improvement. There is now a pinker tone to the skin so there is no longer such a big difference in color between my neck and face. It was a nice surprie to see that the baggy skin under my chin looks significantly tighter. You really have to hand it to Retin A!
The texture is a bit better, but still looks a bit like chicken skin ( eg bumpy). The horizontal lines are about the same.
It takes much longer to repair neck skin, so I’ll just keep going with the plan. At night I apply … Continue Reading… →