Gravity can take it’s toll on our skin, especially over the course of a lifetime. You can fight fine lines and wrinkles with creams and products, but what about sagging skin?
Here are three tips for keeping your skin taut, tight and upright!
It’s truly amazing how much food can influence our body and skin. Eating the right foods can increase firmness and create tighter looking skin, especially around your face.
Here are 5 amazingly firming foods:
Spinach: Packed with antioxidants like lutein and zeaxanthin, they protect your skin from free radical damage. It will increase your blood circulation and prevent dark bags from forming under your eyes.
Avocados: High in vitamin E and omega’s, their healthy fat content keeps your skin moisturized, increases collagen production and decreases the appearance of age spots and wrinkles.
Oysters: Their aphrodisiac qualities may be questionable, but their anti-sagging ones are not. Pumped full with zinc, they boost your collagen and elastin for firmer, perkier skin. Vitamin B12 and iron help brighten dull, pale skin as well.
Garlic: Raw garlic has selenium and zinc which are great for preventing fine lines and wrinkles and repairing sun damaged skin.
Bananas: Fluid retention can make your face look puffy and aged. Maintaining a healthy level of potassium and sodium can prevent this and both are found in bananas.
Getting your daily sweat on isn’t just good for your midsection, it’s also great for your skin. These next 3 facial exercises may not cause you to sweat, but they sure will help sagging skin.
A – Stop sagging neck skin from revealing your age by massaging it firmly in an upwards motion. Doing this daily for a minimum of 5 minutes will thwart the effects of gravity.
B – Smooth out forehead wrinkles by using your middle and index finger and rubbing with pressure. Moving outwards towards the middle of your forehead will smooth lines. Just do this 3-5 times daily for results. You can use the same motion from your jawline to your cheeks to keep them looking firm as well.
C – Reduce puffy eyes and eye lines by targeting this sensitive area with gentle pressure. Massage with small, circular motions under your eye and move from the inside to the outer region.
Sometimes all it takes is a little stimulation to boost circulation and stop your skin from drooping.
3. Potent Face Mask
A firm believer in potent DIY’s, this face mask recipe is simple to whip up and will keep your skin moisturized, plump and younger looking in no time at all.
1 tablespoon Coconut Oil
1 tablespoon Aloe Vera
1 Egg White
2 pinches Turmeric
1 teaspoon Natural Honey
Stir all your ingredients together until they form a nice paste. Apply to your clean face and let it soak in for 20 minutes. The ingredients will naturally lift your skin, plump it up and increase your collagen production. For under $5, that’s one superhero face mask.
There you have it, food, exercise and a little TLC will have your face looking younger and tighter in no time at all.