Our skin loses its suppleness, as we grow old. It is a natural process, which is quite evident on the neck and face. Besides aging, losing weight and stress can be other reasons for sagging skin. Many women turn to radical methods like facelifts or needles. These invasive procedures will not only take a long time to recover, but they also have unpleasant side effects. However, this does not mean there is no solution to this problem. A few natural fixes and a little caution can compensate for loss of collagen and elastin from your skin without any complications or side effects. Some of these remedies are found right in your kitchen. These natural remedies will give great results when combined with facial exercises and healthy antioxidant diets.
Natural Methods to Tighten Sagging Skin
Egg White Facial Mask
Egg white is the best face-lift mask. It will not only revitalize and clean your skin but will instantly tighten the pores as well. The egg white facial mask is loaded with protein, which will help in rebuilding and heal the damaged skin. It also stimulates the formation of collagen. Take an egg white and whisk it until it becomes frothy.
Apply this mixture on your face. Make sure to use upward circular motion while applying this collagen mask and avoid applying on the skin under your eyes. Leave the mask for about 10 – 15 minutes. Besides tightening the skin, this homemade egg white mask will also shrink open pores and removes excess oil from the skin.
Lemon Facial Mask
This is another skin tightening mask, which works effectively for sagging skin. All you need is lemon juice, mayonnaise and egg white. Besides working on your sagging skin, the mask also prevents wrinkles and gives a natural glow to your face. Firstly, whip an egg white until it is frothy. Now, add fresh juice of a lemon and a small amount of mayonnaise.
Apply this creamy mixture on your face and leave for about 20 minutes. Use this natural skin-tightening facial mask regularly to achieve an optimum result.
Avocado Face Mask
This nourishing facial mask is prepared using avocado and milk cream. The vitamins and protein in the milk cream will nurture the skin and give you a radiant glow. Avocado is loaded with omega-3-fatty acids, which will increase collagen and helps in conditioning your skin. Mix mashed avocado and milk cream to form a fine paste.
Apply the paste evenly on the neck and face. Use this homemade mask regularly to restore the elasticity of your skin and also to prevent sagging and wrinkles on your face.
Banana Facial Mask
This mask will not only tighten your sagging skin, but also reduces open pores making your skin smooth and clear. Potassium found in banana helps in regenerating skin and removes wrinkles. This natural and effective facelift mask can be made by mixing a mashed ripe banana with 2 tbsp of honey.
Apply this smooth paste on your neck and face. Leave for about 20 to 30 minutes. Wash with lukewarm water. Make sure, that you use this facial mask two times a week and notice the difference it makes to the texture of your skin.
Lemon and Yogurt Mask
This homemade mask will lift and firm the sagging skin on your neck and face. To prepare this mask, you need lemon juice (1 tsp) and yogurt (1 tsp). Mix both these ingredients together. Before applying this mask clean your face with lukewarm water, which will help you open out your clogged pores.
After wiping your face with a towel, rub the prepared paste evenly on your face. Allow it to dry for about 20 – 30 minutes. Besides giving you a face lift, the mask will also fade acne scars and age spots.
Blueberry and Honey
Try this excellent natural mask to treat your sagging skin. Blueberry is loaded with antioxidants, which will help fight against free radicals in the body, tightens loose skin and replenishes the natural look of the skin. Blend blueberries (1/4th cup) in blender or food processor to a smooth consistency.
First, apply a layer of honey (it is better to use organic unprocessed product) on your face and then apply a layer of blueberry paste on top of honey. Allow it to dry for about 30 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water. This homemade mask will tighten and tone your skin, giving it a firm appearance.