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"I Lost My Chin In 2019" - Drew Barrymore

Jowl: noun
plural noun: jowls

The lower part of a person's (or animal's) cheek, especially when it is fleshy or drooping.

I am going to talk a little bit about age.
Yeah, I know. Not fun. Especially if you are in your early, mid, or late 40's.
You may not even like this topic in your 30's because you know eventually... it's coming.

When I was a kid, I noticed that each of my aunts had them. The old lunch lady had them, and my grandma had them.

At the time, I didn't really consider much of it and thought that maybe it was because they were all angry Irish women or that maybe there was something in the water of our super small rural town that was also causing families to have an over abundance of children.

When I started to notice a little bit of face drag as of recent, I thought that maybe it was because I am always on my cell phone looking down or typing away important papers for school (again -looking down) or maybe along with "global warming" the Universe was shifting and the center of gravity was pulling everything down.

Maybe that's what is happening to my boobs!?

Regardless, my face is not as supple as it once used to be.

Not that it looks bad, it's just different. Everything as I wake up from one day to the next is different. I don't necessarily hate it, (some days I feel like a hound dog) but with anything, you adjust.

I like how Drew Barrymore recently stated, "I lost my chin in 2019" and how she seemingly effortlessly posts real and factual evidence of her aging process.

I know when I look at Drew Barrymore (maybe you do too) you still see her cute adorable face and pigtails from the epic classic film, "E.T." (and her incredible talent and charm in other films) and you are thinking to yourself that even outside of one of your favorite childhood films, you have no idea what she is talking about because she still looks 100% fabulous.

In this post she shows us how she handles the 'change' and (I am not sure if any of you know this) but she created a beauty and wellness brand called flower beauty of which she is using in this very down-to-earth Instagram tutorial.

The product she uses is a contouring bronze (there are different shades for every shade of woman) that she puts on her cheekbones, under her chin, on the sides of her nose, and essentially highlights the area of need to bring the eye gaze up.

Brilliant, if you ask me.

The wonderful thing is that I have purchased @flowerbeauty and the products are not that expensive. In fact, you can buy them at Ulta Beauty the next time you go in to shop for your Better Than Sex ®
mascara.

I am not saying any of you may or may not have jowls, or get them (damn genetics) in the future, but what I am saying is... you can work around it.

In the meantime, I have been doing any and everything to further avoid it, doing things like "chin yoga" (Google it - it's a thing) and looking at my cell phone above my head instead of below (be careful on that one, especially if you fall asleep) and especially now... investing in some bronze contour.






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