No doubt, weight loss is a big thing. You try hard to lose some pounds, and then you work even harder to tighten your skin, which is much more important. Sagging skin may be the result of losing weight so you should be prepared to deal with it. Some ways can help you tighten your skin so cheer up and get started:
1.Eat food that keeps your skin elastic
Fish, nuts, beans, and seeds should be from now on your favorite. They contain vitamins C, K, E, A along with zinc and selenium and they promote the production of collagen, too, which helps keep your skin elastic.
Water is life. You should drink one to two liters of water every day to keep your skin elastic. Drinking water is benefits not only for your skin but for all your body and health in general. So, drink as much as you can. Start today!
3.Protect yourself from the sun
You know you should apply your sunscreen to your face, neck, and hands even when it’s cloudy, right? Protecting your skin from the UV sunlight and tanning booths are of high importance. If you don’t pay attention, your skin will get loose so think twice if you want to go to the tanning salon this week.
4.Keep your muscles toned
Losing weight means also losing muscle mass. You should keep your muscles toned by building them back up, and this will fill out the space that was left from the fat lost. Go back to gym girl!
Brush your skin
Another way to tighten your skin is by exfoliating and brushing it every day. If you do so, your blood supply will be increased and new skin sells will be grown. You can do it when you wake up, and you will see the difference in your skin and in your mood, too!
Massage increases the blood flow, and this helps your skin be more elastic. Treat yourself to a massage once, or twice if you have time, a week and just relax and enjoy it.
Massage your skin with cocoa butter or shea butter daily, and you will see your skin more tightened and moisturized than ever. Despite that, they smell so beautiful that you will let yourself go.
Turkey, chicken, and fish contain proteins which help you rebuild your muscles and bring elasticity back into your skin. Once again, what are you going to eat for lunch?
8.Use natural oils for massage
Your skin needs to be moisturized, so the best way to do it is by using natural oils like olive oil, sweet almond oil, sesame seed oil, coconut oil, and jojoba oil. Massaging with these oils not only moisturize your skin but keep it moisturized for longer. What are you waiting for?
9.Start eating raw food
Raw foods increase the vitamins and minerals that you take from your everyday meals and keep your skin tightened. So, next time you are going to eat vegetables don’t cook them. Eat them raw.