Cleavage anatomically known as the intramammary cleft, is the space between a woman’s breasts lying over the sternum. Cleavage is exposed by a garment with a low neckline, such as ball gowns, evening gowns, swimwear, casual tops and other garments.
Most people, both male and female, regard breasts as an important aspect of femininity and many women use cleavage to enhance their physical and sexual attractiveness and to enhance their sense of femininity. Some people regard use of cleavage as a form of feminine flirting or seduction, within the confines of community, peer group and personal standards of modesty, as much as for its aesthetic or erotic effect. Some people derive erotic pleasure from seeing a woman’s cleavage, some derive pleasure in their female partner exposing cleavage, and some women wear low-cut clothing for the pleasure of their partner. However, yet another group, such as those subject to gymnophobia, may feel uncomfortable with the sight of a woman’s cleavage, or object to low-cut clothing for modesty or other reasons.
Have you noticed wrinkles and lines on the chest or between your breasts (cleavage)? They may be completely normal and natural part of ageing but sometimes cleavage wrinkles have nothing to do with the age and they appear as a result of repetitive habits or some other external factors. With right knowledge and proper care we may reduce cleavage wrinkles or prevent premature appearance.
Here are few facts about undesired wrinkles between your breasts and learn how to get rid of cleavage wrinkles and chest wrinkles. First you should know why they occur.
What causes cleavage wrinkle?
Cleavage wrinkles are defined by: vertical creases and can be very deep. Sports bra and push up bras and pregnancy (swollen boobs) can also cause these lines. The breasts are often smushed together when the wearer has to wear these bras for hours. Collagen in the skin breaks down from age and sun exposure and those wrinkles tend to linger. For the generously endowed thanks to gravity, whether naturally or surgically – tend to be more afflicted.
Keep in mind that skin on the chest is much more sensitive, thin and delicate than skin on your face, therefore it is more vulnerable to internal and external factors, which accelerate forming of cleavage wrinkles. Most common external factors are
- Excessive exposure to the sun
- Repetitive sleeping on one side
- Wearing of push-up bras, which smash the breasts together sometimes for the whole day even while sleeping
- Wearing of uncomfortable bras during the sport activity
- Sleeping on the stomach after eating meat, fish or heavy non-vegetarian food
- Taking food while indulging in sexual activity to add variety to sex life
- Exercise done to get round and firm breasts gone wrong
- Self-pleasuring, pressing breasts during heavy menstruation
Lines and wrinkles on the chest or between breasts have nothing to do with breasts size and most often neither with the age. Those wrinkles may appear even at young women with smaller breasts. Most of women have high percentage of subcutaneous fat on area around chest; if this percent is reduced there is increased possibility of appearance of chest wrinkles. That is why thin women are more prone to cleavage wrinkles.
How remove wrinkles and get tight cleavage
Moisturizer to treat cleavage wrinkle
To avoid premature wrinkles on chest, it is recommended to moisturize the chest on a regular basis, which means every day! You do not need to spend your money for expensive wrinkles creams; most often you can find effective and definitely healthier products among items in your kitchen. Olive and almond oils are excellent home remedies for wrinkles that contain high amount of antioxidants, which work against free radicals and consequently against wrinkles on cleavage.
Natural mask to remove cleavage wrinkles
Once a week you should afford your chest area a nutritive homemade mask, which you get from banana, honey and milk. Mix all ingredients together, apply it on your cleavage wrinkles or better on whole chest area and wait for about 20 minutes. Bananas have moisturizing and lift properties, honey is anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial product, while milk works as a gentle pilling against fine lines or deeper cleavage wrinkles. (Refer here to lighten dark neck skin).
Healthy diet keeps cleavage firm
Pay special attention on proper nutrition because healthy diet is the key to beautiful and young looking skin. Some ingredients are specially known as anti-wrinkle foods because they are rich source of antioxidants that help to provide firmness and elasticity of the skin. Therefore your diet should contain avocado, soya, garlic, ginger, rice, carrot, sweet potatoes. Switch to vegetarian diet, completely avoid meat, fish and other non-vegetarian foods.
To reduce cleavage wrinkles it is also very important to protect your skin against sun’s harmful effects with quality UV-lotion; choose one with mineral filters. Good solution also presents sesame oil, which is natural UV protector.
Ice massage to revoke cleavage wrinkle
Ice massage is also considered very effective to regain firmness in sagging breasts and uplift them. The cold temperature will cause the tissue to contract, in turn making the breasts appear firmer and more lifted.
Take 2 ice cubes and massage them in circular motions around each of your breasts for 30 seconds only.
- Dry the breasts with a soft towel and immediately put on a proper fitting bra.
- Stay in a reclining position for 30 minutes.
- Do this at regular intervals throughout the day.
Note: Do not expose your breasts to ice for more than 30 minutes at a time as it can cause numbness.
Oil mask for Breasts
Mix equal amount (50 ml each) of avocado oil, jojoba oil and olive oil. Add some drops of rosehip oil. Now massage your breasts with this ointment twice a day before bath. Avocado Oil softens the skin, olive oil has anti-aging effects, jojoba oil regenerates skin cells and rosehip prevents wrinkles around breasts.
Massage with cocoa butter guarantees breast enlargement. It is rich in vitamins and hence nourishes, tightens and rejuvenates the skin. You should never massage the breast itself. Make a light stroking massage to area above, below and between the breasts.
Massaging breasts with coconut, almond or olive oil
Massaging the breasts with coconut, almond or olive oil is another very effective remedy for getting rid of wrinkles around breasts as these oils contains antioxidants and fatty acids which also help prevent sagging breasts while also improving your skin tone and texture.
- First off, you put some of the oil of your choosing from the three in your palms and then rub them together rapidly.
- Secondly you rub your palms over your breasts in an upward motion
- Finally massage the breasts gently for about 15 minutes to bring about increased blood flow and stimulate cell repair.
This remedy process should be repeated at least 4 to 5 times a week to get the best results. (Refer here to lighten black neck skin).
Aloe Vera which is a versatile home remedy has skin tightening properties that can help get rid of cleavage wrinkles. It contains antioxidants that prevent damage caused by free radicals and help in firming sagging breasts.
- You apply Aloe Vera gel onto your breast and massage gently in a circular motion for 10 minutes
- Then allow it to sit for another 10 minutes
- Rinse off with warm water
This home remedy process should be repeated at least 3 times a week.
Try to wear sun protective clothing as much as possible. Don’t be fooled the days may look gloomy but the sun is hiding behind those clouds.
Scientists suggested that perfume is also to blame as it causes skin staining as we splash it around our chests and down our cleavage.
Pad and antioxidant serum
Invest in a chest pillow or pad, if not improvise: by applying a moisturizer and an antioxidant serum in the morning and before bed. Layering an antioxidant serum containing vitamin C underneath a moisturizer in the evening will assist the skin in fighting off free radicals that can lead to wrinkles. Antioxidant serums further develop cell turnover and stimulate the production of collagen.
The Kush Breast Separator’s main function is that it prevents wrinkles and keeps the upper breast from crushing the lower one while the user sleeps on her side.
Intimia pillow for breast wrinkles
Intimia pillow was created as breasts separator to be placed between boobs so as to help prevent and eliminate chest wrinkles and tenderness while sleeping. It snaps on criss-cross to fit in between your boobs as you toss and turn.