Our face is the most expressive part of our body. It maintains the characteristic look and plays an important role in building our confidence. The facial jawline is the basic component which provides the shape and structure to the face. The jawline usually changes its appearance with physiological aging and metabolic issues like obesity. There are many methods which may help in maintaining your jawline. Cosmetic surgery is the most reliable but expensive modality which also carries a number of risks. So how to get a jawline naturally? Here are some tips which can tighten up your jawline and give you a perfect look. 

How to Get a Jawline


Get a Jawline with Exercises

Exercise is not only performed to lose weight or maintain physical fitness, but also adopted as a regular habit by many people to maintain the normal physical appearance of jawline. Some specific moves and exercises can help in improving the activity of your facial muscles and maintaining your jawline.

  • Smile

Smiling is a great tool which is very popularly utilized to get an attractive jawline. Close your lips and smile for a count of two. It is recommended that you repeat this smiling practice 25 times per day or more.

  • Open Your Mouth

Tilt your head in such a way that you can face the ceiling. Then open your mouth in the same position (face towards ceiling) and close your jaw. Perform this until you feel a stretch in your neck. Perform this procedure 25 times per day.

  • Purse Your Lips

Align your head in such a position as if you are trying to reach to your left or right shoulder with the help of your ear. Now purse your lips and move them as if you try to reach your shoulder with lips. Perform this procedure on each side 25 times per day.

  • Chew Gum

Chewing gum increases the physical activity of your facial muscles and helps in drawing and getting an attractive jawline. It is recommended to chew gum whenever you are not eating. Besides chewing gum, it is also very important to maintain optimal hydration status.

  • Roar Like a Lion

In order to get a defined jawline, practicing roaring (like a lion). Here is how you can get a perfect roar. Place your hands on your thighs and take a deep breath. Now roll your tongue towards the chin to make roaring face. Performing this activity can activate 35 facial muscles and help in getting a defined jawline.

  • Kiss the Sky

Involving the muscles of neck and jaw also helps in getting a defined jawline. Now try to tilt your head back and squeeze your lips together to kiss the sky or the ceiling. This can work your chewing muscles. Repeat these 4 times per day

  • Stretch Your Tongue 

Contraction of facial muscles is also a great method for achieving a defined jaw line. First, sit in a relaxed position and leave your neck relaxed so that it will not show any stiffness, then move your head towards the roof or ceiling. After this roll out your tongue towards the lower side as you are trying to reach the tongue to the chin. After reaching to this position, hold this position for 10 seconds.

  • Blow Air in Your Mouth

Sit in front of a mirror in a relaxed position, tightly clench your teeth and blow up some air in the mouth and fill it completely. Now gradually shift the air from one side to another i.e. from left side to right side within the mouth before exhaling forcefully against clenched teeth.

  • Round Your Jaw

Close your lips and make a round shape with you closed lips. Hold this position for few seconds and then release slowly.


Get a Jawline with Makeup

  • Contour Your Cheek

First, you need to highlight the jawline by moving your head towards ceiling. Now identify the jawline. Take a bronzer and sweep it with your contrasting skin shade to highlight it.

  • Highlight Your Jaw 

After applying bronzer, take a highlighter and mark it about 1 inch along the upper side of each jaw. This will give a highlighted dimension.

  • Dust Your Neck

After jaw highlighting, apply the remaining bronzer and dust it over the neck to equalize and balance the tone. Always use a bronzer which is near to your skin tone.

Tips on How to Get a Jawline


Decrease Your Salt Intake

Excessive intake of salt is hazardous for your overall physical health. In order to maintain a functional physique and perfect, defined jawline, it is recommended to lower down your salt intake from exogenous sources. Because less salt intake decreases the water retention, thus preventing the development of edema on your face.


Maintain Your Hydration Status

Freshness of face is usually obtained by maintaining optimal hydration. High fluid intake also helps in the elimination of toxins and helps in highlighting the jawline.


Get Rid of Excessive Fat

In order to get rid of excessive fat, it is essential to burn out the extra calories. Make sure to decrease your daily calorie intake up to 250-500 calories.

This can be accomplished by:

  • Replace your daily tea and coffee with green tea that acts as an anti-oxidant and helps in eliminating waste from body.

  • Increase your daily intake of fruits and vegetables over processed grain and rice to minimize the accumulation of fat over your face. Dietary modification helps a great deal in redefining facial contours.

  • It is better to consult your doctor before making any sudden dietary changes. This is because your physician can guide you well according to your specific body needs.

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