Having firm and perky breasts is every woman’s dream. But, even if well-shaped breasts are typical in youth, during the natural process of aging, they start losing their suppleness and elasticity, which leads to their sagging. Breasts are made of fat, connective tissues and glands, in spite of a common misconception that they are made of muscle. In most cases, saggy breasts appear after the age of 40.
Typical causes of breast sagging
- Smoking, as it reduces the elasticity of breasts
- Radical weight gain or weight loss
- Unhealthy nutrition
- Wrong-sized bras
More serious health issues, such as tuberculosis and breast cancer can also contribute to this condition.
If you are on a weight loss program, it’s important to take up targeted workout routine that will keep your breasts well-shaped because weight loss, especially a fast one, can easily result in saggy breasts. Your breast-targeted workout should include push-ups that will strengthen the pectoral muscle. You can also consider lifting weights, chest presses, curl and dumbbell flyes.
Another step to take when addressing this issue is increase your intake of foods rich in protein, calcium, vitamins, minerals, essential fats and carbohydrates. Drinking water is also important as water deficiency can easily result in inelastic or saggy skin, i.e. breasts. Have in mind that pomegranates are one of the most efficient fruits in maintaining breast firmness and health, so make sure you always have some at hand. Aloe vera is also beneficial for improving breast appearance, especially if you know that it can naturally firm your skin. Simply massage your breasts with some aloe vera gel. Leave it to act for 10 minutes before you rinse it off.
If you want to improve the appearance of your breasts, the following mask is just what you need.
Breast-firming mask recipe
- 1 egg
- 1 tbsp. yogurt
- 1 tablespoon of vitamin E oil
Mix the ingredients to get a paste-like mixture. Apply this on your breasts massaging gently. Repeat the treatment at least once a week.