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Try These Remedies To Tighten Your Skin After Weight Loss

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Loose, sagging skin is probably one of the only side effects of rapid weight loss.

Loss of weight can make your skin lose its elasticity and tightness. And the result is appearance of unattractive, sagging skin that can adversely affect your confidence level.

But, this is a highly common problem that most people who lose weight have to deal with. And dealing with this post-weight-loss skin problem is not an easy task.

Majority of the people get cosmetic surgeries done to regain skin elasticity and to get rid of sagging skin.

But, if you're looking for natural ways to combat this problem, then do read on to discover about some of the most effective home remedies that can help tighten your loose skin.

Apart from being replete with the natural agents that can fight off sagging skin, these remedies have been tried and tested, and are any day far more safer and reliable than going under the knife.

Also, maintain a healthy lifestyle and stay away from junk food, instead you could consume food that is good for your skin.

So, take a look at these effective remedies to tighten your skin post weight loss.


1. Massage

Massaging the affected area can work wonders in tightening loose skin. Massage with essential oils to promote blood circulation and make your skin tighter and firmer.


2. Moisturise Twice In A Day

To make your skin tighter and firmer, use a mild moisturiser at least twice in a day. This will significantly improve your skin's texture and also aid in the growth of new skin cells. First in the morning and then before going to bed, moisturising your loose skin, twice a day, can bring desirable changes in its appearance.


3. Keep Yourself Hydrated

One simple, but powerful, method to tighten loose skin is to keep yourself well hydrated all the time. Increasing your water intake will work wonders on your skin's elasticity and improve its overall appearance.


4. Avoid Sun Exposure

It is a well-known fact that over exposure to the sun's rays can greatly damage your skin. The harmful UV rays are known to loosen up your skin to a great extent. And that is why, it is critical to keep your skin protected from the sun.


5. Castor Oil With Lemon Juice

This is an effective massaging mixture that can again do you good. Mix both the ingredients in equal parts and apply it over the affected area. Massage for about 5-10 minutes and then leave it on for 2-3 hours.

Not only does this tighten up your loose skin but also makes it soft and firm.


6. Massage With Almond Oil

This remarkable oil is often used to banish stretch marks; however, very few people know that it can also effectively tighten loose, sagging skin. Take a few drops and massage it on the affected area. Do this on a daily basis for desirable results.


7. Sea Salt Scrub

Sea salt is an incredible natural exfoliant that can effectively make your skin appear super soft and supple. Also, it can stimulate blood circulation and make your skin firmer.

Read more about: skin care, home remedies
Story first published: Monday, June 27, 2016, 12:56 [IST]
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