Sunday, December 5, 2010

How to Tighten Loose Skin After Pregnancy


New mothers will often experience having loose skin after pregnancy and a lot of these new moms will undergo plastic surgery to restore their youthful appearance but very few can afford surgery after having a baby. Though it can be so hard to look at and worry about this problem there are some very affordable ways to tighten up your skin.

Exercise and weight training can help increase the elasticity of your skin. Have you ever noticed those fitness models, which after having a baby, look like they never carried a baby for nine months. Trust me when I say they're not special, those workouts did the job and they will do the job for you.

Light skin creams can help tighten your skin. The trick is to massage your favorite cream on those trouble areas for a few minutes, in a circular motion. This will help your blood cells under your skin come alive. Use creams to restore lost moisture, the moisture you've lost during pregnancy.

Use fun bath sponges on your body to get rid of dead skin! If you're not on your cycle you should take as many mineral baths as possible. Take the sponge and rub your skin. You'll feel refreshed and revived.

If you can't wait and need instant results, try covering up your problem areas with makeup. You can create a camouflage appearance by using self tanners, foundation and concealer coverage. If you're walking on the beach in a two piece, you will be the only person to know anything about your flaws.

Finally, try a body wrap. You can get it professionally done or you can do it yourself in the comfort of your own home. This technique will help rid your body of toxins and it will tighten dry, loose skin. Try getting your wraps done every five to six months and you'll see results, you might even lose a few inches.

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