While attempting to lose weight, there is a common problem we all face – loose skin. When we lose excess weight, our skin often becomes loose, making us feel uncomfortable. But this does not mean that we should accept it. There are many ways by which we can keep our skin firm and fresh during weight loss.

Right diet: Right diet is important for weight loss and skin care. Consuming a diet rich in protein and collagen helps in maintaining the elasticity and health of the skin. Protein promotes the process of skin renewal while collagen provides firmness to the skin. Apart from this, foods containing Vitamin C, E and antioxidants also improve skin health.

Hydration: Drinking water is important for all our body functions, and it is also essential for skin health. Drinking water keeps our skin hydrated, which makes it healthy and moist. Drinking lemon water at the start of your day, or drinking green tea or coconut water throughout the day can help.

Regular exercise: Exercise not only helps in losing weight, but it also improves skin health. Exercising improves blood circulation, due to which skin cells get more nutrition and it remains healthy and glowing.

Skin massage: Regularly massaging the skin improves blood circulation and helps maintain skin health and elasticity. Massaging with oil keeps the skin cells hydrated and nourished, which reduces elasticity and dryness of the skin.

Avoid smoking and excessive alcohol consumption: Both these things seriously affect skin health. These spoil the structure of the skin and make it loose and full of wrinkles. Therefore, smoking and alcohol consumption should be avoided.

Keeping all these things in mind, proceed with patience and understanding in your weight loss journey. Remember, weight loss is a long journey, and it takes time. So, be patient and take care of your skin as well as your body. If you try your weight loss in the right way, you can not only reduce your weight but also keep your skin looking new and fresh.

(Disclaimer: The information given here is based on home remedies and general information. Before adopting it, please take medical advice. Kalamtimes does not confirm this.)

Photo Credits: Google