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February 28, 2013 2:23 PM
How does one lose weight in their face. I hate my double chin, fat cheeks etc. Can one do it? I know some of it is genetic. I see so may other beautiful faces on here.
February 28, 2013 2:29 PM
You can't spot reduce: you have to lose it every where.
February 28, 2013 2:54 PM
You will have to be patient on this one. Definitely take photos now though so you can compare in a months time :)
February 28, 2013 2:59 PM
For both me and hubby the loss is most evident in our faces, that seems to be the first thing people commented on.
February 28, 2013 3:14 PM
I feel like I haven't lost any weight in my face. Sucks.
March 4, 2013 8:16 PM
You will! And you will love it! I have and I love it!bigsmile
March 4, 2013 8:19 PM
My face was the first noticeable difference. I have lost 50lbs and it shows in my face A LOT! Unfortunately everyone is different, and you may or may not lose weight in your face while losing weight.
March 4, 2013 8:22 PM
Just generally eating well and exercising. I find I notice a difference in my face before anywhere else and others comment on it too. 15-20 lbs lost and I can see a nice difference in my face. Good luck, you can do it! :)
March 4, 2013 8:22 PM
That's the first place I lost weight (I once had a double chin, too). Now, at my goal weight, my face is actually a little too thin, but there's still fat on my body. Wouldn't it be nice if we could lose where we wanted?!
March 4, 2013 8:24 PM
My face was the first noticable difference as well. I have a thin face now and a skinny 14" neck (looks kind of funny on me while I am still 90 pounds overweight). Give it time, it will come off.
March 4, 2013 8:29 PM
I agree with t everyone who answered your post - you will lose weight and you will most likely notice a difference in your face/neck in time - but everyone loses differently - no magic way I know of to reduce in that area naturally - but I know I lose it in my face pretty quickly - so hang in there and keep on your program - the weight will come off! And hats off to you - I read your bio and just want to commend you on job well done - supporting and having 3 kids who will all be graduating - you have a lot to be proud of! Hang in - you will get to your goal - one day at a time! Blessings!flowerforyou
March 4, 2013 10:02 PM
This is totally genetic. I have chubby cheeks myself. Sometimes it just takes a while. You may have to be patient and keep doing what you are doing. You can't spot reduce. If you keep losing weight and chaining your body composition, eventually your face will thin out.
March 4, 2013 10:58 PM
ABSOLUTELY... It is just that your body will decide when it will pull its weight from there. The good news is that GENERALLY, the body likes to pull from the extremities first and move toward the middle... (observation)... Actually, you are probably losing all over but the middle is usually the body part that has the most to lose. It will come... Just keep dropping the fat percentage and eventually, your body will not have anywhere else to pull fat from than there... But like I said, I bet it comes down before the middle (and in womens' cases... thighs)
March 4, 2013 11:51 PM
Photos are the key. We were looking back at 2011 and last years photos and it made me feel so shocked, but also so proud,how far I had come abd how much weight I'd lose off my face. when I was as my healthy 10.6st. I still had slight double chin though , I think its in my genes
March 4, 2013 11:55 PM
clean eating + exercise = fat / weight lost (EVERY WHERE IN YOUR BODY)
March 4, 2013 11:59 PM
Some before and after face pics be good
March 5, 2013 12:02 AM
I really wish that I could choose where I wanted my weight to come off from. My face is the first thing to go and my butt, hips and thighs, and tree trunk legs are the last. It is definitely genetics but eventually it will come off from where you want if you can stand to be patient enough with this process. :) I am impatiently patient. lol
March 5, 2013 12:08 AM
I thought the title of this thread was some sassy remark like "OH LOOK I'M ALL UP IN YO FACE LOSING WEIGHT" but I was wrong haha!

Unfortunately, you can't spot reduce where you lose weight. It is determined by your genetics. But generally, you lose weight from your whole body evenly. So the places you will first start to notice are usually the neck and shoulders, the face may come later since our cheeks and chins are prone to storing fat. Just keep working and you will see differences eventually!
Take progress photos so you can go back in time to see your progress. Just going by memory won't be as motivating because it happens slowly so it is harder to notice it. Good luck!


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