As we age, our skin tends to lose all the firmness and elasticity of our youth. This is when fine lines, wrinkles and jiggly underarm and thighs become more commonplace. A cumulative result of sun damage, rapid weight loss and a general loss of the skin’s natural moisture, collagen and elasticity, leave you dealing with saggy skin.
However, with the right kind of skincare tips, you can easily prevent this problem. In this article, we will talk about five simple tips and tricks that will prevent sagging skin and help you achieve supple, bouncy and youthful skin in a matter of weeks. Excited? Read on….
- 01. Moisturise every single day
- 02. Quit smoking
- 03. Eat a healthy diet
- 04. Never skip sunscreen
- 05. Exfoliate regularly
01. Moisturise every single day
Ageing skin often becomes drier and thin, thanks to the loss of natural hydration, elastin and collagen production. This leads to the appearance of various signs of ageing, including saggy skin. A simple way to deal with this problem is to use a moisturiser like the Dove Supple Bounce Body Lotion, specifically formulated to give you supply bouncy skin. Enriched with NutriDUO technology, this body lotion provides deep nourishment while improving elasticity to tighten the skin and make it irresistibly soft and bouncy.
02. Quit smoking
Smoking reduces the production of collagen and elastin over time. This leads to the appearance of premature signs of ageing and makes your skin look saggy and loose. Thus, if you want to keep your skin looking youthful for a longer period, you must quit, or at least reduce smoking, immediately.
03. Eat a healthy diet
Consuming a wholesome and well-balanced diet goes a long way in keeping your skin healthy and youthful. Eating processed and sugary foods can end up accelerates skin ageing. Include more protein-rich and wholesome foods such as chicken, nuts and eggs in your diet. Additionally, foods rich in antioxidants and amino acids such as fish, green leafy vegetables, and citrus fruits will help prevent sagging skin.
04. Never skip sunscreen
A major cause of premature ageing and sagging skin is unprotected sun exposure. The harmful UVA and UVB rays cause damage and hamper collagen and elastin production in your skin, leading to fine lines and wrinkles. To prevent this, ensure that you slater on sunscreen of an SPF of 30 or higher. If you hate the greasy feeling that most sunscreens come with, opt for a gel-based one like the Lakme Sun Expert Spf 50 Pa+++ Ultra Matte Gel Sunscreen. It will not leave a white cast on your face and is also perfect to be worn under makeup.
05. Exfoliate regularly
Regularly exfoliating your skin using a body scrub like the Dove Exfoliating Body Polish Scrub with Crushed Macadamia and Rice Milk is another great way to prevent sagging. The Macadamia nuts fight skin ageing and moisturise your skin, while the rice milk lightens and brighten your skin tone. It’s the perfect exfoliating scrub to get your hands if you want healthy and youthful skin.
Written by Urvi Dalal on Jan 25, 2021
Writer, avid reader and hardcore beauty enthusiast is the best way to describe Urvi Dalal. With over 5 years of writing experience in the beauty industry, you can trust her to have the latest skin, hair and makeup tidbits on her fingertips. In her time working as a beauty writer, she has had the opportunity to interact and work closely with a string of dermatologists, makeup artists and hairstylists. All that knowledge exchange, coupled with her flair and love for writing make it possible for her to bring you some authentic yet fun beauty content. When Urvi isn’t working, you’d usually catch her curled up with a big, fat book, drinking a cup of tea or practising her makeup skills; there is no in-between!