Tuesday, 29 October 2019 19:26

Treat Sagging Skin Naturally

If you have ever looked at a piece of crepe paper, you’ll totally understand how sagging skin can look. It refers to a skin type that looks thin, wrinkled and loose.

One need not be old to get sagging skin, however it mainly occurs due to aging, generally in those over 40, or individuals who have lost weight rapidly. Loose and saggy skin can take hold at an earlier age if you’re someone who drinks less water and has dry skin. There is also some suggestion that it could be to do with genetics too. Overexposure to sun and heat damage can also cause your skin to look dull and flaccid, eventually leading to sagging skin.

The whole process occurs because the natural elastin fibers in your skin get weakened due to all of the reasons mentioned above, and it is a part of the natural aging process. Some more of the reasons for developing saggy skin include the use of some medications, poor diet and a high intake of sugar, caffeine or alcohol. A lack of sufficient sleep and even everyday pollution and UV damage!

Even though the loss of elastin is a natural process, and will eventually happen to us all, there are ways we can look after our skin, and slow down the sagging!

Most people have invested in some anti-aging skincare products at some point, and these products are often overly priced, and not all of them give us the desired results.

To save you money, and effectively care for your skin health, we have listed some of the best natural ways to keep your skin youthful.

1. Green Tea

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Green tea is a great way to clean the toxins out of your skin. You can enjoy drinking the tea, while also reusing the tea bags as facial masks. Rub a tea bag on the face and leave it for a few minutes before rinsing. The antioxidants in the green tea are great at minimizing pores and lift the skin.

2. Ginger

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The antioxidant gingerol, found in ginger is an excellent remedy for aging skin. It can protect your skin from the collagen break down and can actually make your skin look youthful and bright. Make sure to add some to your tea every morning, or cut up some fresh ginger and add to hot water for a refreshing drink.

3. Banana

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Banana is an excellent natural remedy for making skin fresh and lifted instantly, and it naturally boosts collagen production. Just mash half a banana and apply it all over your face and neck, let it dry, then gently scrub off and rinse the skin with water.

4. Olive Oil

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The monounsaturated fats in the olive oil can help to prevent the new wrinkles from developing and treats the old ones too. Massage into your skin on a daily basis and start seeing the difference. It works very well to tighten and hydrate skin on the upper arms.

5. Avocado

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Charged with vitamin A, D, and E, this superfood can lubricate your skin and provide it the extra hydration to make it feel plump and soft again. Eat more avocados, or just make a mask with mashed avocado, and feel the difference once you start using it regularly.

6. Aloe Gel

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It consists of beta carotene and vitamin E, regular use of aloe gel can make skin plump and can reduce wrinkles and sagging skin too. Rub over some like your daily moisturizer or use the fresh plant pulp and mix with milk or water before drinking daily. Both ways it’s going to work wonders.

7. Cucumber

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Cucumber can brighten up your complexion and give your skin that hydrating punch. It’s rich in magnesium and potassium, which promotes healing. Rub some cucumber slices all over your face, and it will instantly make you feel refreshed.

8. Orange

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Vitamin C is the key ingredient in most of the anti-aging products and what’s better than using it in its pure form. Take some fresh juice in the morning, drinking it can detox your body from within while rubbing a drop or two on your face every day, can make skin look brighter and youthful.

9. Honey

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In order to get rid of saggy skin on upper arms, honey can work well. It is a great moisturizer and can also help to heal your skin too. Consider having honey in your morning detox or just rub some honey all over your skin, massage for a while, then rinse with water to see amazing effects.

10. Egg Whites

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These are rich in omega and can naturally tighten your skin. Make a face pack by mixing one egg white with a spoonful of lemon juice, and leave it on your face until it’s all dry. Wash off and pat dry. Repeat once a week to see the results.

Now that you know some of nature’s best ways to make skin youthful again, the most important thing to remember is to stay hydrated, be consistent and patient, and get ready to see things work.

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Top 5 Flowers That are Great for a Woman's Skin?

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Miranda Kerr once famously said that - a rose can never be a sunflower and a sunflower can never be a rose. All flowers are beautiful in their own way, and that's like women too.

The beauty of a woman is compared to a flower beautifully. It says that as each and every flower is distinctly pretty, so does each woman!

Everyone has their signature qualities which makes them unique. To celebrate the essence and spirit of a woman, Women's Day is celebrated and a flower for Women's Day would be the best gift. Because a flower is the only object in this whole world which does justice in explaining the beauty of a woman.

Not only as an object of beauty but, there are many more qualities in a flower. All the ravishing women can use these following flowers and enhance their beauty overnight.

1. Jasmine

The intensely strong fragrance of jasmine flowers reminds us of many memories. This flower can be used to prepare tea which releases depression or anxiety. You can soak these flowers in water and take a bath or use jasmine oil after your bath to feel rejuvenated.

If you keep jasmine flower plant in your lawn or garden, there would be no insomnia or sleeping disorder! If you have a dry skin or suffering from wrinkles, you can crush a few jasmine petals (after washing gently) and mix with a few drops of coconut oil and apply this pack on your face. You would glow in a few weeks if you apply it regularly.

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2. Marigold

This is perhaps the most widely noticed flower all over India. The yellow to orange colored flowers are attractive and bright. They have been cultivated over the years for many usages. Some beneficial medicinal oils are made from this flower.

Although this is not a soothingly fragrant flower but other qualities of this flower make it a great gift. You can brew three spoons of marigold petals in a vessel for 15 minutes and wash your face with this water daily if you want it to be acne and spot-free.

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3. Rose

Quintessentially, a rose is the queen of the garden. You can gift a rose flower plant or a bouquet of roses to the charming ladies in your life. In case you want glowing lips like a red rose, you can use crushed rose petals with a few drops of honey which is a superb natural lip balm. The natural color of your lip would become pinkish red and that would make your appearance more attractive.

To tone your skin or to mitigate the harsh rays of the sun, you can take a half spoon of rosewater and half spoon of glycerin and keep this pack overnight. Wouldn't it be a great idea if you get a bouquet of roses and wish a Happy Women's Day along this vital information to the lady luck?

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4. Hibiscus

For a glowing skin and smooth hair, there is no competition to hibiscus. It represents delicate beauty, unity, and peace. In many Asian countries, this flower is mainly used to worship deities. You also must remember our biology classes and dissection of a hibiscus flower.

Well, this is an extremely amazing option when you want to replenish your skin and hair. Hibiscus oil and shampoo are easily available in the market that is targeted for women population. The ageing women population also love this flower for its anti-ageing properties.

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5. Lavender

This flower represents refinement, grace, and elegance. Lavender holds a sacred place in nature and the amazing look of this flower is something to be cherished for sure. This flower has good quantities of Vitamins and thus it is a lovely option to enhance the beauty of skin and hair. The anti-bacterial properties of lavender help in fighting acne problems. Lavender oil has been discovered as a wonderful aroma oil.

When you are very tensed and everything around you seems to be confusing, just have a bath with a few drops of lavender oil in water. Things would take its own time to normalize but this would help you remain calm in this kind of tricky situations. Get a bouquet of lavender as a special women's day flower for your lady luck.

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Apart from these flowers, there are other flowers also like Chamomile, Carnation, or Tuberose that works wonder for a woman's skin. Thus, if you truly want a careful gift for the lovely ladies, you can get Women's Day flowers and share these trivia with them.

Written by Sophie Addison

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