As we age our skin undergoes changes. It goes through different stages of transformation and looses elasticity in the process. This happens mostly due to aging, hormonal changes and indulgence in life’s surfeits. These factors make the skin’s collage makeup to breakdown and loose elasticity. Additionally, when the skin becomes dry, it appears slack and wobbly.
Studies also hold other factors responsible for a loose skin; exposure to UV lights, smoking, excessive use of alcohol, weight gain, rapid weight loss, diet, using many skincare products, environmental factors, pregnancy and dehydration of the skin are also categorized as the leading causes of loose skin.
Loose skin brings along other aging signs, such as wrinkles, dark circles, fine lines among a host of others. You may notice that your skin has become paler, less radiant and subtler. Women are more sensitive about loose skin, especially on the face. In this post we will tell you how to treat a loose skin in the easiest ways.
Expensive skincare products available on the market mostly contain harsh chemicals that would irritate your skin and may even trigger more skin complications. So what is the solution? There are a number of effective and safe DIY recipes to treat loose skin. You can try them at home and see your skin gain elasticity.
Here are some of the easy and effective DIY recipes for a loose and saggy skin.
Recipe # 1: Egg White And Yogurt
Egg whites are a natural source of astringent and yogurt is a natural source of lactic acid, both of which help your skin gain elasticity. Egg whites contain hydro lipids that increase your skin elasticity. Yogurt calmly exfoliates the upper layers of your skin epidermises, cleaning up blemishes and dark spots and treating discoloration. Additionally, yogurt can work to cut fine lines and wrinkles from your face.
- 2 eggs
- 2 tablespoon of fresh, plain yogurt
Separate the egg whites and add the yogurt to it. Use a blender to mix them well.
How to apply?
Apply the mask to your face. Leave it for half and hour before washing it off with lukewarm water. Use this recipe thrice a week for 2-3 weeks.
Recipe # 2: Aloe Vera And Mayonnaise
Aloe vera is rich in malic acid, which helps improve your skin elasticity. Additionally, it helps treat skin sagginess and can also moisturize your skin. Aloe vera’s rich properties and nutrients make it the first choice for skincare companies to use in skincare products. It has also turned out to become a household name when it comes to homemade skincare recipes.
The mayonnaise you may be eating at breakfast is made from eggs, soybean oil and vinegar. All of these ingredients are good for your skin. They help moisturize your skin and trigger skin cell turnover. The vinegar in mayonnaise helps to remove dead cells from your skin and stimulates growth of new skin cells.
- Aloe vera leaves
- 1 teaspoon of mayonnaise
Extra the gel out of the aloe vera leaves. Make sure you have 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel. Mix the mayonnaise with the aloe vera gel and stir well until they completely blend.
How to apply?
Apply the aloe vera and mayonnaise mixture to your face and other saggy skins. Leave it for 20 minutes before rinsing it off with lukewarm water. Splash some cold water on your face after it is rinsed. Use this recipe two times a week. After 3 weeks, you will notice visible change in your skin elasticity.
Recipe # 3: Cucumber And Avocado
Cucumber is popular as an anti aging agent. It tautens you skin pore size and nurtures your skin to make it firmer. Additionally, it is an excellent exfoliator that helps to remove dead skin. These are the reasons cucumber has become one of the major ingredients in some dermatological products.
Avocado is an excellent hydrator. It introduces moisture to your skin and helps keep your skin smooth and silky. It is also an excellent exfoliator.
- ½ cucumber
- 2 pcs of avocado
Peel the cucumber and use a grinder to make a juice of it. Crush the avocados, mix it with the cucumber and grind it again. Take the mixture out of the grinder and make sure it is thick enough to stick to your skin.
How to apply?
Apply the mixture directly on your skin using your hand. Spread the mixture across your face and neck. Keep the mask on your face for 20 minutes and then rinse it off with water. Use this recipe thrice a week for two weeks.
Recipe # 4: Strawberry And Mulberry
Strawberry is a rich source of natural astringents. They also come packed with mineral essential for your skin. These nutrients make strawberries one of the effective fruits for skin tightening.
Mulberry is rich in vitamin C, dietary fibers and minerals like potassium. When used in combination with strawberry, it would do wonders to your skin.
- 2 pcs of medium sized ripe strawberries
- 20 pcs of fully ripe black or white mulberries
Crush the strawberries and mulberries together and make a fine mask out of the mixture by stirring them well in a jar.
How to apply?
Apply the mask on your face using your hand and spread it evenly. You can also apply it to your neck if you may want. Keep the mask for 30 minutes before rinsing it off with lukewarm water. Splash some cold water on your face after it is clean. Use this recipe three times a week and you would notice tightening in your skin within two weeks.
Select one of these recipes and give it a try. You would notice change in your skin elasticity within two weeks. If one recipe doesn’t work for you, you can move to the others. The good news is that you do not have to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars on skincare and cosmetic procedures when you can treat yourself at home with organic recipes.