User's Manual: Skin

Have Firmer Skin Forever


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Chin and jawline

Your jawline typically begins to soften in your 40s.

Apply over-the-counter retinoids, or Rx Retin-A, and peptides; they're best for firming and toning. And keep your teeth healthy, Dr. Waldorf advises. "Poor teeth and bone loss in the gums mean less support for the skin," she says.

Next: Dermatologist options for chin and jawline

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