If there’s one part of the skin that is neglected the most, it’s probably the décolletage. While we spend so much time prepping the skin on our face each morning, lathering it in sunscreen, and going through its nighttime routine, we don’t hear much buzz about the décolletage – which actually needs more daily attention and care.
Even though you may look younger thanks to a rigorous skincare routine, your décolletage may tell a different story if it’s not a part of that routine. Keep reading below for all you need to know about the décolletage, what concerns to look out for, and which treatments to turn to if you need some décolletage rejuvenation.
The décolletage in the beauty world is considered to be your neck and chest area. This French word comes from a verb meaning “expose the neck.” While it’s an area that we love to show off in plunging necklines and bikinis, it can also be the one of the first areas that show signs of ageing.
The skin on your chest may seem similar to the skin on the rest of your body, but it’s actually a lot more delicate. This area has much thinner skin, contains fewer oil glands, and has less hair follicles than other areas of the skin. Plus, it’s usually exposed to the sun just as much as your face.
1. Avoid sun exposure/apply sunscreen
Anyone with a solid skincare routine knows that applying sunscreen every day should be your priority. But many people will stop their sunscreen application at the face, when your chest and neck often receive the same amount of UV exposure.
To protect the décolletage, you should cover up if you’re going to be in the sun and apply sunscreen to this area daily (yes, even if it’s cloudy outside).
2. Extend your skincare routine beyond just the face
Just like applying sunscreen, you can also extend your regular skincare products down to your décolletage as well. Since you already have these products on hand, there’s no reason to neglect your décolletage any longer (and you don’t need to buy that expensive neck cream).
Some of the best products for the décolletage area include:
What products to avoid:
If you have already started noticing “sleep lines” on your check and neck that don’t go away or dark spots and other texture issues, you may want to turn to neck and décolletage treatments. Here are some of our top treatment picks that provide real results for the décolletage:
At Victoria’s Cosmetic Medical Clinic, we run a Neck & Décolletage Skin Rejuvenation special each year from April to August to treat this delicate area. This signature treatment has been specially crafted with all four of the above treatments in one session – providing immediate results.
Your skincare routine shouldn’t stop at the face – your décolletage deserves the same amount of care you give to other areas of the body. Contact our team today and we’ll match you with the perfect skincare products and treatments to help you achieve a youthful and radiant décolletage.