Sagging skin is a natural process that happens as we age, just as we gain more weight or lose weight rapidly. It is more evident in certain parts of the body, for example, under the jawline and in the arms.
Although you cannot completely remove sagging skin, you can improve its appearance. How? With natural recipes which will bolster sagging skin and prevent the loss of elastin and collagen.
Home remedies to reduce sagging skin
There are many remedies that you can do at home to restore your skin’s natural texture. Getting rid of sagging skin and looking younger with these home remedies is quite simple.
Egg White Mask
Mix one egg white with a tablespoon of thyme oil and apply it as a mask to your face. This is one of the most effective remedies for sagging skin and wrinkles.
The egg stimulates the production of collagen and the thyme oil helps to rehydrate the skin. This combo helps firm the skin and keeps it from becoming “loose”.
A mask made of mashed ripe bananas, a tablespoon of honey and a teaspoon of olive oil helps to firm the skin and provides instant shine. It also helps keep out external moisture which in turn helps to lift sagging skin and regulates the production of sebum (a natural oily substance secreted by the sebaceous glands to lubricate and waterproof the skin).
Paste of Turmeric and Water
Make a paste of turmeric with water and apply it evenly to the face. Let it dry for 15 minutes and then wash with cold water. This remedy is most effective when repeated several times a week, to ensure that the skin regains its elasticity.
Strawberry and Yogurt Mask
Mash some strawberries, add a few tablespoons of yogurt and mix it until it forms a paste which you can apply to the face. Leave it on for a few minutes and then wash it off. This combination acts as a wonderful toner and helps tighten loose skin. It also improves blood circulation and brings a fresh new look to the face.
Squeezing the juice from a fresh tomato and apply it to the skin surface with a gentle circular motion. Massage for about five minutes and then wash with cold water. The consistent application of tomato juice will help to reduce sagging skin and at the same time ensuring the closing of the pores which will leave the skin glowing.
Make a paste of pure sandalwood with water and us it to exfoliate the skin, exerting some pressure. This will help to restore the skin’s natural shiny appearance. Sandalwood is one of the most incredible natural treatments because it helps to eliminate acne, dry spots, oily skin, sweat and more.
Instead of buying sandalwood powder, it is better to rub the sandalwood stick directly against a solid mortar or a rough surface with water to make the paste.
Normal Skin Exfoliation
Relax in a long hot bath with sea salt. This helps firm the skin and also even out the tone. Do this for a week to get rid of sagging skin, stimulate the muscles and restore the youthful look you had before.
Essential Oil of Geranium
This essential oil has some wonderful properties when it comes to improving skin conditions. Some women have to endure oily skin, prone to acne or blackheads even in adulthood. When combined with the aging of the skin, it begins to looks dull, sloppy, flabby.
If this is your case, geranium essential oil will help you. This lovely product has many advantages (it tones the skin, regulates oil production, reduces acne outbreaks and smooths wrinkles). Simply apply a few drops on the face using a cotton ball or mixed with the cream you normally use.
Essential Oil of Lemon
The aroma of lemons is usually associated with freshness and energy. That’s exactly how your skin will look after applying the oil. Lemon is a wonderful citrus fruit that can be used in more than one application, due to its harmless but strong antiseptic properties. If you have used antibacterial soaps before, then you probably know that the skin becomes dry and cracked.
The essential oil of lemon, on the contrary, reduces the production of sebum without damaging the skin, it closes the pores, smooths wrinkles and tones the skin. Apply it with a cotton ball or mix it with water and spray it on the affected area.
There are some natural oils that can do wonders for your skin (in addition to the lemon). Each of them has the power to leave your skin soft and firm and give you a wonderful, youthful glow. Some of the most popular oils used for sagging skin are: grape seed oil, almond, coconut and avocado.
You can use them in different ways, the simplest is to spread a thin layer on the face and massage until it is absorbed into the skin. You can also combine with shea butter and vitamin E, or mix it with your favorite moisturizers.
Scrub with Baking Soda
Mix baking soda and warm water until it becomes a fine paste and apply it in a circular motion all over your skin. Baking soda is a great exfoliator that helps reduce oil and acne problems, makes the skin look very soft, closes the pores and smooths wrinkles. If your complexion looks tired and listless, use baking soda paste to rejuvenate it immediately.