There’s a lot of discussion about how to keep our faces looking their best. We’re concerned about their clarity and smoothness, as well as their excess shine and persistent blemishes. And when it comes to wrinkles, we’re apprehensively awaiting or already treating the ones that have appeared around our eyes and mouths. It’s a lot to oversee, especially since this facial skincare routine tends to ignore the more sensitive areas a few centimeters away: the neck and chest.
The skin that covers our necks and chests is thinner than what’s on our faces, but we often neglect caring for it. That’s an issue because wrinkles will appear faster and with more frequency in this region because of the skin’s thinness. So what should you do? Trust the recommendations of fellow Sephora customers, of course, who are already using these 11 restorative creams.
According to these customers' experiences, the following creams fight UV damage, lessen the appearance of lines, and make skin appear more luminous—and that’s just the half of it. Although using these picks adds another step or two to your morning and night routine, don’t worry. Given that these creams are known to show positive results, you won’t mind the extra time when you see that your neck and chest also look their best.
Why It Works: The namesake black tea complex in this option improves skin's elasticity while the goji fruit extract promotes smoothness.
The Glowing Review: "This is an amazing moisturizer. It absorbs into your skin quickly. It's lightweight but thick so you don't have to use a lot of product. I noticed a change right away; my face looked so fresh and healthy. I had this beautiful glow. I used it as an overnight cream, and in the morning my face looked so good! It smelled just like black tea to me—which I love so I didn't mind it at all." —VinaSivz
Why It Works: The DMAE compound, omegas, and natural amino acids in this product help to lift, sculpt, and clarify skin as it diminishes wrinkles and fine lines.
The Glowing Review: "I've been using this product for over three years. It has absolutely kept my chin and neck area almost free of wrinkles and sagging, and for being 75 now, that's saying something. One time I stopped using it, thinking it was just too expensive. But within two weeks I could see a difference, not a good one, in the tightness of my skin in these areas. I went back to it and have never looked back. I could not recommend this product more highly!" — Babby09
Why It Works: This option has sunflower auxins that work to firm and plump the skin, while also reducing fine lines. Green seaweed extract and oat sugars help with smoothness, too.
The Glowing Review: "I have only been using this product for about two weeks, but I have definitely noticed an improvement in my skin. So far I am quite pleased with this product, it’s not greasy, and has a very mild smell that’s pleasing but not overpowering. I would definitely recommend this product and will be ordering more when the time comes. A little goes a long way." — Bging
Why It Works: Thanks to the anti-aging properties of alguronic acid and a complex of proteins and peptides, this pick smooths and brightens skin after every use.
The Glowing Review: "Algenist was recommended by my Sephora clerk last week and I am so glad for her recommendation. I have tried a lot of different neck creams and none of them did a thing until this one. It is a beautiful, rich cream that hydrates and firms. It is not sticky, greasy, or heavy. My skin feels smoother with [fewer] wrinkles. and the 'chicken neck' skin is less crepey. This product does what it says it will do. My skin is highly sensitive, and I always worry about allergic reactions, but I have not reacted to this product. I'm so excited to have a product that works!" — Bhall73
Why It Works: The exclusive photo-activated lift complex in this cream brightens skin as it boosts its natural collagen and elastic production. Skin appears more contoured, smooth, and radiant with consistent use.
The Glowing Review: "I use this product before I put on makeup in the daytime. It’s not too thick and it does the trick. After cleansing and using under-eye cream, let your skin absorb the product, and then apply makeup. You cannot go wrong." — Merbear37
Why It Works: Glycolic acid, amino acid, calcium, and sorghum juice blend together in this option to make the delicate skin on the neck and chest appear more supple, firm, and bright.
The Glowing Review: "This is the only firming neck cream I have ever used that does what it says it does. This was one of the first products I ever tried by Dr. Brandt. I got a sample, and within less than a week I was back in the store to buy it. I am 51 and in the sun a lot, even with sunscreen. I have tried so many products on my neck, and nothing happens. By using this product, I could actually see the smoothing and softening happening on my neck. I was so amazed that I keep going back and trying other Dr. Brandt products, and so far I love them all!" — SuziQ9898
Why It Works: The maracuja in this item, which contains essential fatty acids and vitamin C, helps skin regain its elasticity and brightness over time. It also promotes hydration alongside the other key ingredients of sodium hyaluronate and algae extract.
The Glowing Review: "This cream has transformed the skin on my neck. I'm a 58-year-old with the beginning stages of wrinkles. I also suffer from keratosis pilaris. Within one week this cream has changed the look of my neck and almost gotten rid of the keratosis pilaris. I've lost count of the number of neck and skin creams I've tried before—they either don't work or are too greasy. Maracuja Neck Treatment is the only cream I've used that actually does what it promises." — Southern
Why It Works: The ECG complex, retinol, and lactic and ferulic acids combine in this product to support natural cell renewal, increase moisture, plump and firm skin, and reduce damage.
The Glowing Review: "Within two weeks, I noticed a visible difference in the depth of the wrinkles in my neck. I apply it twice a day and a little goes a long way. It's expensive, but it's one of the view skin products I've used where I could really see a difference. Oh, and I am 61 years old—believe me, I have some wrinkles!" — KSinging
Why It Works: The amino acid hydroxyproline is the key ingredient in this product. It mimics skin's natural regenerative properties to make it appear smoother, brighter, and more hydrated.
The Glowing Review: "After using this neck contour treatment for about a month, I can really tell a difference in the look and feel of my neck and chest. It is much smoother and looks younger. I will definitely keep using this product." — Tenngal
Why It Works: Glycerin, jojoba ester, and various fruit and seed oils make this sulfate and paraben-free option lightweight enough to apply before makeup but strong enough to smooth wrinkles, minimize lines, and fight against UV damage.
The Glowing Review: "I have used lots of different neck creams that did nothing, though[t] I would give this one a shot, and surprisingly it works. I don't have a ton of sagging, but do have little crisscrossing line issues, and this helped them quite a bit. It also helps the lower jawline area if you have a slight drooping issue happening there." — Twingrandma
Why It Works: This concentrate is made of marine cone snail venom, an acid-free exfoliating blend, and a liposomal system of five different peptides to improve skin’s overall texture, appearance, and resilience.
My Glowing Review: "Where have you been! I love this product. I lived a big part of my life in Miami and the sun has roughed up my skin. I have been using this product for a week, and already my neck and chest are looking healthy and radiant." — Cherobk
Ed. note: Reviews have been edited for clarity.