Top Skin Tightening / body firming oils for your body

Hindi version ]

At 35, your body is not as firm as it used to be at 20. A hectic way of life and in some cases pregnancy takes a toll on our body. Your skin starts loosening up and you see those ugly pouches of skin dropping from your body. You can get paranoid about it and go for botox treatments. Or you just try these simple tips mentioned below.

From ages its been proven then few essential oils have worked wonders on the skin.  Body oils have been utilized for centuries to revive aged skin and make it firm and fresh again. Here are some of the most effective essential body oils that will never go wrong on your skin. Instead it will help yo in attaining that beautiful, natural, flawless youthful skin again.

The skin begins to lose some of its elasticity as one grows in age, causing sagging of the skin especially around the eyes, mouth, cheeks, and neck. Since the process of aging cannot be reversed, but there are some simple skin tightening techniques to make the skin look younger. Skin tightening is possible through surgery, non-surgical face lifts, face washes, scrubs, toners and masks. There are some home remedies and some oils and essential oils for tightening the loose skin.

Skin Tightening Oils For your face and body

Mustard Oil

This body oil works wonders for sagging breasts and lose belly button.  Take about 2 tbsps of oil and heat it in medium flame until its lukewarm. Now take few drops of oil on your palm, rub it on your breasts and massage it gently. Raise your breasts as you massage. This will help tighten up your sagging breast. Start doing this frequently if you are breastfeeding your baby.

Olive Oil

Olive oil is a nothing less than a wonder oil to treat skin ailments. It is very wealthy in anti oxidants and omega-3 fatty acids. Its helps you in attaining  healthy and firm skin. If you are start noticing that the skin on your body is losing its sheen and softness, then it s time you resort to using Olive oil and within few days you will see that the dull and loose skin starts getting nourished and becomes firm and flawless. Remember one thing, never heat olive oil as it loses all its nutrients once it comes in contact with the heat.

Grape-seed oil

This oil is contains high amount of  Vitamin E, that will keep your skin stay hydrated. It is highly effective to cure the skin around your eyes and even stretch marks.  If you desire firm skin on face then this oil can help you get rid of the ugly wrinkles around your eyes. Take a few drops of  grape-seed oil and massage it gently in clockwise and anticlockwise directions, around your eyes. Do not wipe it too roughly else it will worsen the skin texture.

Avocado Oil

Our body begins to lose its its firmness when the production of collagen slows down. Avocado oil with its omega-3 fatty acids helps to revive the production of collagen under your skin.  Furthermore, avocado oil has the same texture as that of the oils secreted by the body.  Thus it easily absorbed in the skin pores and displays results quickly.

Jojoba Oil

Your only apprehension while applying a body oil is that your skin might react to it. Oil massages can sometimes end up in acne and breakouts on skin. Jojoba oil is similar to human body oils and thus there is no such risk involved. In fact, this skin tightening oil also assists in getting rid acne and pimples quickly and easily, without leaving behind any scar.

Castor oil

Take a cup of warm castor oil and few drops of lavender oil along with lemon juice. Mix that solution and massage with oil all over the body. Do this before going to bath for best results.

Almond oil

Almond oil helps in get rid of stretch marks and tighten up the skin. Apply small amount of oil and massage all over the skin. Use every day at least a tbsp will give benefit to your skin.

How to massage the skin tightening oils?

Select the type of tightening oils which suits to your skin. Before going to bath take a cup of skin tightening oil and massage it all over the body by giving upward strokes followed by circular motions. Oil should absorb into the skin.

Oils for skin tightening

Apricot Kernel Oil

This is one of the best anti-aging oils for the skin. It helps to hydrate and nourish the skin with Vitamins A and E. These vitamins help to reduce fine lines and wrinkles and encourage regeneration of skin cells and production of collagen. Apricot kernel oil can be used on any type of skin as it absorbs into the skin easily and is non greasy.

Coconut Oil

Organic virgin coconut oil is full of Vitamin E and is excellent oil for skin healing anti-aging serums. Coconut oil not only helps to reduce signs of aging, it’s also great for strengthening the epidermis from cellulites and fading stretch marks. It helps in tightening the sagging skin caused by aging or sudden weightless

Argan Oil 

This is rich in fatty acids which helps to hydrate the skin , restore its elasticity and fade fine lines and wrinkles.

Rosehip Seed Oil 

This is known for its ability to reduce the depth of wrinkles, fade fine lines and lighten age spots. It promotes an over-all healing of damaged skin by increasing the growth rate of new cells and collagen production. It also helps to improve the elasticity, texture, and appearance of skin.

Geranium Oil

It helps to lighten age spots and even out overall skin tone. It improves circulation under the skin’s surface which aids in cell regeneration which is useful for fading scars and wrinkles on the skin.

Sea Buckthorn Berry Oil 

This is another vitamin-rich essential oil that is excellent for reversing the signs of aging, moisturizing the dry skin and reducing the appearance of pigmentation.

Pomegranate Seed Oil

It contains antioxidants which help to prevent free radical damage and slow the aging process. It helps to nourish the skin, increase elasticity and promote cell regeneration.

Carrot seed essential oil

It has a rejuvenating effect on the skin. It helps in tightening the sagging skin and making it smooth. It can help to fade scars and improve the tone of aging skin.

Lavender Essential Oil 

It helps to lighten the appearance of age spots and scars. It helps to regenerate skin cells so is great for mature skin, sun spots, and sun burn

Myrrh Essential Oils 

Greatly beneficial for aging skin. It has strong anti-inflammatory properties that help improve skin tone, firmness, and skin elasticity, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles

Neroli Essential Oil works 

This is well for oily, sensitive, and mature skin. It helps to smooth fine lines and tone sagging skin caused by aging.

Patchouli Essential Oilis

It is particularly great for aging skin. It promotes new cell growth and helps to clear the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

It helps to regenerate skin cells, smoothing fine lines and improving the elasticity of the skin. It is suitable for all skin types.

Lemon Oil

It can help to lighten dark spots, as well as preventing and reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles.

Sandalwood Oil 

It helps to soothe skin damaged by sunrays and in fading scars, lines, and wrinkles.

Castor Oil

This is a natural way to tighten loose skin. Mix a little bit of lemon juice or lavender oil with castor oil and rub it into the skin. Apply this every night to tighten the skin.

Tips to maintain a youthful appearance

  •  Regular muscle exercise will help to tighten the skin,
  • Exfoliate the skin once a week to get rid of dead skin cells.
  • Get eight hours of beauty sleep each night.
  • Avoid sudden and rapid weight loss.
  • Avoid exposure to the sun for prolonged periods.
  • Quit smoking and limit alcohol intake; smoking and alcohol speeds up the aging process.
  • Avoid soaps containing harsh chemicals.
  • Avoid refined sugar and highly processed junk food and eat lots of fresh fruits and raw vegetables.
  • Keep the skin dehydrated by drinking enough amounts of water and juices.

Hindi version ]