Loose skin is a problem that detracts from one’s quality of life, sometimes in very serious ways. Sagging skin around the face, neck, arms, stomach and elsewhere can leave people with a very negative body image that inhibits their desire to socialize or to be physically active. Sagging skin can come about slowly, due to the effects of aging and sun exposure, or it can occur much more rapidly as a result of substantial weight loss or pregnancy.
If loose skin is a problem for you or someone you know, take a look at the infographic below, Tips for Tightening Loose Skin. It highlights several non-invasive approaches to skin tightening that can be helpful for loose skin conditions ranging from mild to more severe.
It’s important to take the proper steps before starting a skin tightening treatment. If you like the exercise option from the infographic, consult with your physician to make sure you don’t do too much, too quickly. For options involving dietary changes or supplements, your physician will again be able to steer you in the right direction. And of course, for cosmetic procedures you’ll need to find a well-qualified aesthetician or dermatologist.
The good news is, there are ways to fight back against sagging skin. An improved self-image, a healthier diet, and a more physically fit body will help your quality of life in more ways than one. Continue reading for ideas and inspiration.