Fitness How to deal with sagging skin after weight lost

  • Published:

Here are important tips on how to deal with the sagging skin after weight loss.

play Sagging skin

The most annoying part especially for women after losing weight is dealing with the sagging stomach, breasts, extra skin under your arms etc.

Medical experts attribute skin sagging to the loss of elasticity. When you labruptly ose weight, the elastic components in your skin which that keeps it firmly stretched out over your body, is normally lost.

play sagging belly (Reinventing Aging)


Here are important tips on how to deal with the sagging skin after weight loss:

1. Enrol in a resistant training

You have been doing exercises to lose weight and you have achieved it!

Now it is time to build muscles to ensure the lose skin becomes firm.

If the skin under your arms or belly is sagging, focus on these target areas during toning exercises to tighten it.

play toning (


2. Monitor your weight loss

The passion to losing weight could push you to an overdrive but be careful not to lose weight drastically without toning.

To avoid being left with a sagging skin make sure you monitor yourself during the process.

3. Hydrate

Generally, water is perfect for your skin’s health.

Drinking a lot of water will improve your skin elasticity, making iit tighter, smoother, and more radiant.

4. Eat well

Eat foods rich in Vitamin C (fruits), Proteins (milk, meat, beans) and Omega-3 fatty acids as they are important nutrients for the production of collagen and other components of healthy skin.

play Sagging skin (SkinSheen)


5.  Moisturise your skin

Use moisturisers rich in Vitamin E so as to keep your skin moist. This will allow new skin cells to grow.

Coconut oil is also a good moisturiser that you can use.

6.  Surgery

If push comes to shove you could resort to a skin lifting surgery to make it tighter.

If you have lost so much weight, it can be difficult to tighten it through toning only.

Subscribe to the Pulselive Newsletter!
Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Live Kenya?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +254708994405, Social Media @pulselivekenya: #PulseLiveEyewitness & DM or Email:

Top 3

1 Relationships 8 public places to have sex in Nairobibullet
2 Penis Photography 101 5 tips for sending good dick picbullet
3 Parenting 9 Activities in Nairobi your children can engage in this...bullet