PSA: Not all moisturizers are created equal. We usually don't use body lotions to moisturize our face, so why would we assume that facial moisturizers will work on our necks? While both areas can suffer from similar issues — including fine lines, wrinkles, dryness, and dullness — the skin around our neck can become less elastic over time, resulting in sagginess and double chins. Luckily, adding a collagen cream, such as the ActivScience Neck Firming Cream, to your skincare routine can help.
"Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body often referred to as a building block, especially in the skin," Dr. Marisa Garshick, board-certified dermatologist in New York City, previously told InStyle. "Collagen serves as a structural protein in the dermis of the skin, and helps to provide structural support, keeping the skin firm and tight." And as we age, we naturally lose collagen, which can result in a loss of elasticity, along with fine lines and wrinkles.
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That's where ActivScience's firming neck cream, which features hydrolyzed collagen along with retinol, comes in. According to Dr. Garshick, "Some products contain hydrolyzed collagen, also known as collagen peptides, which are smaller proteins that may be incorporated into topical creams to strengthen the skin and boost collagen and penetrate more easily than the larger collagen molecule."
The cream also uses hyaluronic acid and aloe to moisturize dry skin. Its fragrance-free formula is gentle enough to be used on most skin types, and the brand recommends applying it to your chin, jawline, neck, and décolletage twice daily for the best results.
While anti-aging products are notoriously expensive, the nourishing neck cream costs $25 — so it's no wonder why it's ranked as the number one best-seller in the category. Some shoppers even said that the affordable cream "works just as well, if not maybe even better" than name-brand versions. "I used the famous StriVectin neck cream for years and I believe this is equally as good," one five-star reviewer said. "In just under two weeks, I've noticed a marked improvement in my jawline and neck."
Another customer was equally impressed: "I have spent lots of money on neck firming creams and I am confident in saying that this is the best firming chin and neck cream I've found on the market. I saw major results in less than five days of use. The cream is pleasant and goes on smooth without leaving a greasy feel."
Follow the lead of over 6,000 Amazon shoppers who were "blow away" by the best-seller and add the ActivScience Neck Firming Cream to your skincare rotation ASAP.