Apart from an unsightly appearance, obesity is associated with certain health conditions. But, losing weight to a large extent is also not free from certain side effects, that can be both positive and negative.
Positive effects include reducing risk of obesity-related diseases, increasing stamina and one's self-esteem, while the negative side effects are hanging skin, stretch marks and eating disorders, which lead to malnutrition. Eating disorders are not observed in all the people; but in case it is observed, it can be combated by consulting a dietitian.
Among all the negative side effects, loose or hanging skin is the most annoying which requires special attention. It develops especially in the upper arms, abdomen and thighs as the skin stretched due to accumulated fats is not given enough time to tighten itself. Firming loose skin is possible by following certain effective methods.
Methods to Firm Hanging Skin
In order to tighten the sagging skin, you need to be very patient, and take some time out every day to groom the affected skin area. Tautening loose skin in a natural way is always better as there are no long-term bad effects. The following is a list of the effective ways to tighten the sagging skin.
Use Skin Firming Lotions
There are many cosmetic brands offering skin firming creams. Many are formulated with ingredients promoting collagen production to increase skin elasticity. You may have seen cheap products that promise to have effective results in lesser time. Never trust the promotional hype; rather, analyze the reviews and buy products having satisfactory consumers.
Disclaimer: This information is for factual purposes only and does not in any way attempt to replace the advice offered by an expert on the subject.