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Secrets to a younger-looking neck

Give your face a prettier pedestal with Prevention's beauty guide.
/ Source: Prevention

Tired of hiding your age underneath a turtleneck? Thank the hierarchy of skin care. Most of us have spent decades pampering our faces, only to have the wear and tear on our necks give us away. (Who knew the skin on your neck is the thinnest on the body, making it more susceptible to damage?) As it turns out, some of the very anti-aging products you use on your face can help your neck look younger, too. We've also uncovered the newest in-office treatments that, although expensive, are proven to give your face a prettier pedestal. Follow this guide and say goodbye turtlenecks, hello V-necks!

Neck products we love Smooth skin: With light-reflecting technology, Benefit Firmology ($30; restores a glow.Lighten sunspots: Mushroom extract in BeFine Food Skin Care Neck Cream ($24; CVS) evens out skin tone.

Prevent damage: Daily use of L'Oréal Paris Collagen Remodeler Contouring Moisturizer for Face and Neck SPF 15 ($20; drugstores) fends off UV aging.

Reduce sagging: The collagen boosters chlorella extract and hydroxyproline in Shiseido Benefiance Concentrated Neck Contour Treatment ($48; Macy's) tighten skin.