So Masoud helped you on your unique weight loss journey and you are completely satisfied, but you kind of ran into another problem. Loose skins! It’s not all bad, you definitely still have something to celebrate; you lost the weight you set out to lose. And fret not there are natural ways to tighten that skin, of course, results will depend on how much weight you’ve actually lost and age.
Here are tips on how you can tighten your skin after an unique weight loss:
Curb your weight loss.
It may sound crazy, but there is a balance between weight loss and loose skin that you must be find. Allow your skin time to adjust to the loss and as you maintain your weight, your skin has more time to shrink to your new size. The faster you lose weight the less elastic your skin will become.
Increasing your water intake not only improves your overall health, but it makes your skin tighter, smoother, and more radiant. You should be consuming at least 6 cups a day, the more you drink the better. Hydration is directly connected to skin elasticity.
Toning exercises such as crunches, air bike, leg raises, sit ups, side bridges, and pelvic thrusts are a great way to tighten that loose skin. These toning exercises don’t have to be a huge commitment just a simple 15 minute set about 3 to 5 days a week will get you tight, as well as tone. The same applies to that loose skin on your arms.
Researchers say that sea salt scrubs helps with blood flow to the skin and tighten the skin over time. There are countless sea salt and mineral scrubs available on the market. Start by using them in the shower daily as you wash and see how your skin looks and feels after a couple of weeks.
Visualize the Tightness.
Honestly, visualizing tight skin can be the key in tightening loose skin. No hocus pocus here, there is power in envisioning your desires manifestation. When you mentally see something, all your actions line up to make it become your reality. When you see your skin tight, you’re more likely to do things like exercise and maintaining healthy eating habits. So daydream – make a vision board, just make sure to set aside sometime to visualize yourself with tighter skin.
Good things comes to those who wait. Apply that mindset when dealing with your loos skin; it is very important that you let you body adapt to the changes. Additionally, keep in mind that depending on how much weight you’ve lost, your skin may not be able to return to its original elasticity.
It is understandable to become frustrated because you fixed one problem and seemingly fell into another. Fortunately, others that have gone before you have tried all sorts of methods to tighten their skin and happily pass that information on. Just be mindful that what might work for other won’t necessarily work for you. Remember, elasticity reacts differently at different ages and stages in life. Accept this and don’t forget to reward yourself for a job well done- you are a healthier, lighter you!