Neck wrinkles form due to many of the same culprits as other areas of the face and body: UV exposure, movement, and environmental aggressors. The neck, however, has one very unique contributor to fine lines. And that, my friends, is posture.
Thanks to the joys of modern life, most of us are constantly staring down at some sort of tech device. As I write this, I’m hunched over my laptop typing away! It has its own fun (read: dreadful) name: Tech Neck.
“Neck wrinkles form over several years, but now, people who spend hours with their heads bent on devices will see fine lines in just a few months,” says board-certified dermatologist Ife J. Rodney, M.D., founder of Eternal Dermatology. “It’s not uncommon to see 20-year-olds or 30-year-olds with tech neck.”