As soon as women cross 40, their day starts with peeping into the mirror just to check if there is a new wrinkle since last night. Wrinkles, sagging skin and ugly age spots are among the first signs to hint that you're getting old. It is still possible to cover up wrinkles and age spots with the right makeup, but it can be a tricky task to do the same for sagging skin as the problem lies skin deep. This short article discusses a few simple, natural regimens to uplift sagging skin and restore a youthful radiance.What causes the skin to sag?It is a matter of age. Age slows a number of body functions and this includes cellular repair and regeneration. Collage and Elastin are the two important structural proteins. Together, they are responsible for skin firmness and elasticity. With age, there is a dip in the production of these two proteins and therefore your skin is no longer firm and supple. It also loses its ability to retain moisture and takes on a dull, dry and listless appearance.Making the problem worse is the loss of muscle mass and bone density in old age. Bones and muscles automatically shrink not giving anything plump or concrete to hold on to.Good-For-You-Lifestyle Habits to Firm Skin1. It is important to wash your face every morning when you get up. While you rest at night the skin, in fact your whole body continues to work. This is why it looks all oily when you wake up in the morning. It is not a good idea to slather make up on an oily, unclean face.2. An evening cleanse is also a must to get rid of dirt buildup and makeup worn throughout the day.
3. If you want to prevent your skin from sagging, it is necessary to protect it from UV damage. Make sure you apply sunscreen in the morning before going out.4. In order to promote cell repair and rejuvenation, you must first slough off the dead skin cells. For this, you must exfoliate the skin at least once a week or more depending on your skin type. You can use ready-to-use natural exfoliators or combine ingredients to create your own scrub.5. After every cleansing routine, you should moisturize the skin. Choose a moisturizer based on your skin type. Allow the moisturizer to absorb well before you can apply any makeup.6. Women looking to reinforce the collagen structure should eat a sensible diet. Your diet should include Vitamin A, C, B3, E and K and minerals namely zinc, potassium and calcium as they contribute to rebuilding and reinforcing collagen fibers. Cut down the intake of processed sugar as it causes the connective tissue to disintegrate.7. Drinking plenty of water is best tip if you want to prevent skin sagging and breakdown. You should drink at least 8-10 glasses of water every day. Water is beneficial as it flushes out the toxins and keeps the cells hydrated.8. Finally, you can combine diet with firming creams to get the best benefits. Most of the topical applications contain moisturizing agents and antioxidants. Retinol or Vitamin A is a chief ingredient in anti-aging creams. They build the body's natural ability to produce collagen and elastin.