7 All-Natural Remedies that Beat Saggy Chests
When it comes to aging, we find that we don’t “freak out” about it as much as some people do. Sure, we don’t LOVE spotting patches of gray hair or having to work out twice as hard as we used to, but we try to have a healthy perspective—and a good sense of humor! —about the situation.
With that being said, we’ve found that the best “anti-aging” remedies are ones that don’t focus on turning back the clock, but ones that promote good maintenance and healthy habits. Take sagging breasts, for instance. Unless you either made a deal with the devil or have incredibly good genes, your breasts WILL drop, if they haven’t already.
While there are plenty of surgical opportunities for correcting sagging breasts, we have 7 all-natural, non-invasive options that, with a bit of dedication, can yield some amazing results!
Up first are 5 medically-proven ways to keep that chest perky.
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We know, we know; it may sound too simple, but it’s the remedy that works the best! Don’t believe us? Take a look in the mirror and compare how your chest looks when you practice good posture versus when you don’t. Enough said. If you struggle with keeping those shoulders back, focus on building core strength. Planks, in particular, are one of the best exercises for building tight tummies and strong backs.
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In a piece published by the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin Madison, doctors affirm the importance of drinking plenty of water every day. Not only will this simple act make you feel better, it also helps to repair damaged skin cells that contribute to tight, dry, or sagging skin. As if we didn’t need another reason to drink more H2O!
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If you’ve recently lost a substantial amount of weight and need some inspiration to help you keep it off, remember this: the number one factor in premature breast sagging is poor weight maintenance. You see, when a woman is heavier, the fat tissue in the breasts expands, but when she loses weight, it shrinks, which can affect tone as well as appearance.
Unsurprisingly, if a woman goes through many cycles of weight loss and weight gain, then the breasts can be “stretched”, thus leading to a saggy appearance. That’s why it’s key to focus on maintaining a healthy diet and exercise regimen—it’s not just good for your heart, it’s good for your breasts, too!
One of the best ways to boost your bosom is to strengthen your chest muscles. Two classic bust-lifting exercises are dumbbell flies and bench presses. Now, we know that plenty of women have heard the myth that weight training can make breasts smaller, but that’s simply not the case.
Like any other part of the body, pectoral muscles will droop, unless they receive the proper toning they deserve. Makes sense!
Similar to dumbbell flies and bench presses, ordinary push-ups can help you strengthen both your core – which is good for posture – as well as your chest. Pro tip: if the prospect of performing push-ups is intimidating to you, get into the push-up stance, but drop to your knees for a modified set. It’s a great way to get started!
In addition to the aforementioned remedies, we find that some of the homeopathic ones work just as well. While they may not have the fancy medical studies to back them up, we’ve heard from many women who swear by them. These 2 tricks are most definitely worth a try!
Beauty masks aren’t just for the face; they’re for the breasts, too! Our personal favorite is one that focuses on firming saggy skin and stretch marks.
All you need to do is combine an organic egg white with a tablespoon of Vitamin E oil and a teaspoon of honey. Once everything is all mixed up, massage into your breasts for 3-5 minutes. For optimal results, leave the solution on for at least an hour. Easy enough!
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For generations, women all over the world have been applying ordinary olive oil to their breasts. Not only does it soften the skin, many say that it also tightens and firms. Just pour some olive oil onto your hands, rub them together, and begin massaging your breasts. Do this for about 10 minutes per day, several times a week, and you may notice a difference!
Who knew that living a healthy lifestyle could do so much for your bust line? Now that you know how to prevent sagging, we’d love to hear from you! Have you tried any of these remedies before? If so, do you have any advice on how to get the best results? Are there any that you would like to add to the list?