Causes and natural remedies for skin sagging
With the age many changes takes place in our body one of which is sagging skin. Skin loses its youthfulness and start to become loose, dull and old looking particularly in neck area, due to depleting of collagen and elastin of skin. Sun exposure is also one of the reasons for skin to lose its elasticity. Ultra violet rays of sun damage the skin cells which over a period of time can increase the effects of aging on skin. These sun rays break down the collagen and elastin that may lead to sagging of skin and wrinkles. Another reason of sagging of skin may be losing of weight drastically within a short span of time. Skin also tends to sag due to pregnancy.
Sagging of skin affects both men and women. There are some ways to get relief with this problem. Some may like to take Botox injection, although this involves injecting harmful chemicals and does not last long. Another method to overcome this problem is firming up skin through cosmetics surgery. This procedure is quite expensive and painful and beyond the reach of most of the people. There are also some natural remedies that are also quite effective cheap and safe.
Precautions to stop or slow down sagging of skin
Minimize the exposure to sun particularly during noon when intensity of ultraviolet rays is very strong. Always apply sunscreen
half an hour before going out.
Take daily diet which is rich in Vitamin C and E. Vitamin C helps to promote production of collagen. Vitamin E has antioxidant properties that protect and repair the skin and neutralize the oxidant effects of free radicals. You may find vitamin C in papaya, kiwi, oranges, blueberries and broccoli etc. whereas vitamin E is available in almonds, sunflower seeds, yams and germ oil.
Do not smoke as smoking causes skin to sag and age quickly. Smoking
causes shrinking of blood vessels thus decreasing the flow of blood and deprives the supply of sufficient quantity of oxygen and nutrients to the skin. Smoking also damages collagen and elastin.
Keep your skin hydrated. Drink sufficient quantity of water every day to prevent the skin from turning scaly and dry as dry skin is more prone to sagging. Fresh fruits
like water melon, oranges and pineapples are rich source of water and will help in hydrating the skin.
of skin removes dead cells, open skin cell from the surface and promotes circulation. This can keep your skin vibrant and in good health. Do not allow face mask to dry for a longer period as drying may also harm to your skin.
Natural remedies for sagging skin
Skin firming masks, Facial exercises, and skin tightener are the natural way to slowdown the effect of aging on skin and reduce the effect of sagging skin.
Skin Firming Mask:
- One table spoon cornstarch
Mix Juice of half lemon with 1 beaten egg white and 1 tablespoon of cornstarch thoroughly to make a smooth paste to apply at your face. The lemon will work as cleanser and exfoliate the skin and egg white will nourish and firm the skin tone whereas cornstarch will soften the skin after removing impurities from the skin. Apply it for 10-15 minutes and then wash your face with Luke warm water. This mask is more beneficial for oily skin. Cleanse the skin before applying facemask. Read More
Exercise 1: Sit or stand straight and bend your head backward to look at ceiling while keeping your lips together (do not close tightly). Start a chewing movement and repeat it 20 times. This is a good exercise to help to get rid off from double chin.
Exercise 2: Sit or stand straight and bend your head backward to look at ceiling while keeping your lips together but relaxed. Place your lower lip over your top lip as far as possible and keep for a count of five. Return head to normal position and repeat exercise 10 times. Read More
The Skin Tightener ST is an innovative new technology for non-invasive skin remodeling and skin tightening therapy. The Skin Tightener works by stimulating the growth of collagen to reduce wrinkles and the affect of aging on skin. Skin Tightener ST features a unique mixture of plant and marine ingredients, which is said to produce a tightening effect on the skin in around five minutes after application to the skin. The beneficial effects for the skin of ocean products like kelp have been known for ages. Skin Tightener ST includes both Natural Ocean and herbal ingredients that enhance the synthesis of collagen, tightening and rejuvenating the skin and reducing wrinkles. Read More