As you begin to get older, your skin loses elasticity and behaves just like the rest of the body, making your eyes, mouth, cheeks and neck look tired. But you can still fight against time and make your skin look younger by simply following some techniques that will tighten the surface of your skin.
You have a variety of solutions to choose from – surgery, facelifts, facial washes, cream, masks or scrubs – but you should take into consideration the remedies that we propose; remedies that have proven to be quite effective and offer women the lost youth. Natural remedies are the best way to tighten sagging skin as they are cheap and painless.
- Use astringent
Astringents have tightening properties and used on a daily basis, they work wonders. They can improve the oil control, tighten the pores, reduce wrinkles and tighten your skin. You can prepare it at home, by mixing lemon juice, rosemary, hazel and honey. Applied on the affected area of your skin, they can close the pores and restore the skin its smoothness and softness.
- Eat healthy foods
A healthy body is the key to a tight skin. Including in your daily diet foods high in antioxidants, minerals and vitamins, fruits or vegetables should change the texture of your skin in time. Moreover, the skin elasticity will be improved considerably if you also hydrate your body by drinking at least 2 liters of water daily.
- Do facial exercises
Facial exercises that focus on muscles are a very good choice for skin tightening. In this way, you will put into function facial muscles that are unused, toning the skin. You can exercise in order to tighten the skin on your eyes, neck, cheek, forehead or lips.
- Use cucumber
Sagging skin is no longer a problem if you apply cucumber juice on the affected areas (even on your wrinkles or dark circles under your eyes). Just squeeze the juice of half a ground cucumber, leave it dry for several minutes then wash gently.
- Drink water
Hydration is rule number one when it comes to skin. Therefore, you need to drink enough water to keep your skin firm. It is recommended to drink between 8 and 10 glasses of water every day, for a good moisture and detoxification.
- Apply sunscreen
Sun exposure is one of the main factors that lead to a premature aging of the skin, causing wrinkles and sagging. Overexposing your skin to the UV rays, without applying a protective lotion may damage a lot its texture. In other words, you should apply a good sunscreen 30 minutes before exposure.
- Use natural oils
Wrinkles and sagging skin are not a very pleasant thing to see very time you look in the mirror, so you must know that oils are a very good method to moisture and tighten your facial skin. Avocado oil, jojoba oil or grape seed oil are very healthy elements that have a miraculous effect over your skin either when applied topically or combined with shea butter or natural vitamin E oil.
- Regular facial massage
Facial massage is welcomed when it comes for the health and firmness of your skin. You can use castor oil or Aloe Vera to get a tight and moisturized skin, free of sagging, wrinkles and other aging marks.
- Apply instant face tightening mask
A lemon juice and egg white mask is a very good solution for your skin condition as it has bleaching and tightening properties. Mix a few drops of lemon juice with a white egg, apply the mask on your face and leave it on for about 15 minutes until it gets dry, then wash with warm water. You will soon notice a change in your skin texture.
- Use creams
The market offers you a great variety of products destined to help you combat aging. Such products are skin-firming creams which tighten and restore skin elasticity. You should start by using an anti-aging cream which contains natural ingredients like grape seed oil, coenzyme Q10, avocado oil or Wakame extract, as they have the role of producing collagen and elastin, substances that give the skin elasticity. Copper peptide cream is also very used for it helps your skin be more firm and tone.
- Apply baking soda
Mixing a small quantity of baking soda with water and applying it on the skin may help it get tighter and smoother. Due to the fact that baking soda is an alkaline substance, is stimulates dead skin removal, moisturizing the skin complexion. Just make sure you are not allergic to this mask, by making a test on a small skin area before.
However, if any of these remedies do not work on your face, after consulting a doctor, you may choose a surgical treatment as well. Anyway, for better results, you are recommended to do some exercise and sleep well during the period you follow one of these treatments.