Most Common Causes
According to the experts, saggy breasts usually appear after the age of 40. But, don’t get us wrong, because this is not always the case. YES, saggy breasts can also appear earlier, especially if the skin becomes old, loose and loses elasticity. Ladies, this is very important for you to remember – breasts are not made of muscle! Yes, and this means that you need to keep them in shape. They contain fat, milk-producing glands and connective tissues. And, one more thing – you should also know that saggy breasts can also appear as a result of smoking, improper bras, menopause, improper nutrition, rapid weight gain or loss and over-tanning. This “condition” is also very common in after pregnancy, but it does not result from breastfeeding. The real cause is in fact weight gain during pregnancy, which leads to stretching of the ligaments. So, in order to prevent saggy breasts, you need to pay attention to your weigh gain in this period of your life. Saggy breasts can also appear due to diseases like tuberculosis and breast cancer. Alcohol and carbonated beverages may as well lead to saggy breasts.
- Over-tanning and cigarettes
Here’s what you need to know – the collagen is destroyed by a long exposure to UV rays. And, as we said, smoking is a harmful habit which leads to saggy breasts as well.
- Wrong sized bras
Ladies, you should also know that the wrong bra size can significantly increase the risk of saggy breasts. In order to prevent this phenomenon, you should choose bras with holders or pads.
A recent study, conducted by French researchers, has pointed put that bras are the major reason for saggy breasts, as they prevent the development and growth of the muscle tissues. The researchers also suggest that breasts need to be exposed to gravity, but wearing a bra for a long period of time will not do any good for them, in fact, it can harm their appearance. The experts also warn that women who do not wear bras have more developed muscle tissues which offer them natural support. This is not the case with the muscle tissues of women who wear bras regularly. Note: women who do not wear bras have more lifted nipples.
Ladies, we highly recommend that you forget all about those expensive lotions and creams, and try these natural alternatives instead:
- Proper diet and exercising
You should exercise more often and eat a healthy diet. This “process” will help you lose weight and maintain the right form of your breasts. Yes, you should try doing chest exercises, which will help you strengthen the ligaments and improve the look of the pectoral area. Push-ups will strengthen the pectoral muscle, make your breasts firm and melts excess fat. Ladies, you can also benefit by regularly doing the following exercises – lifting weights, chest presses, curls and dumbbell flies. And, as we said, you should also consume healthy and nutritive foods, rich in proteins, calcium, vitamins, minerals, essential fats and carbohydrates. According to the experts, the regular consumption of tomatoes, carrots, onions, garlic or broccoli will provide fantastic results.
- Optimal weight
Ladies, be very careful, because the rapid loss of gain of weight can give you reverse effects. How this works – well, the elasticity of the skin is destroyed by the extra pounds, and in the opposite case, the breasts lose the fats which are extremely important as they keep the breast firm.
The experts warn that water deficiency destroys the skin, as it leads to wrinkles, destroys their softness and thus leads to saggy breasts. So, drink water every day!
Pomegranates and the use of pomegranate seed oils will also provide positive healing effects, because they contain phytonutrients that promote firmness of the breasts.
- Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera or the Plant of Immortality. This amazing plant is another natural remedy that can help you with this “problem, because it has powerful antioxidant properties that destroy the harmful free radicals. It’s very simple – just massage you breasts in a circular motion with Aloe Vera gel, then, leave the gel on the breasts for another 10 minutes, and rinse it off with cold water afterwards. Repeat this procedure 5 times a week.
- Natural Masks
Note: use this natural mask at least once a week.
You will need the following ingredients:
- 1 egg
- 1 Tablespoon of yogurt
- 1 Tablespoon of vitamin E oil
Mix all the ingredients and rub the mask on your breasts and leave it to act for half an hour. Then, wash it off with cold water.
Massage your breasts regularly to enhance the elasticity of your skin. And, ladies, if you repeat the massage three times a week, your breasts will become firm and perky. You can also use oils, such as with olive or coconut oil. This massage will stimulate the blood flow and eliminate the effects of sagging, as it will repair the damaged cells.
- Essential oils
The essential oils will improve the elasticity of the skin. You can use carrot oil, spearmint oil, lemongrass oil, fennel seed oil, and the like, and use only two drops of it to massage your breasts several times a day.
- Vegetable oils
Did you know that coconut, almond grape seed or olive oil massages can enhance the skin and tissue of the breasts’ skin, will make them firm and soft? The answer is yes, and for best results, mix these oils with several drops of essential oils.
- Massages with ice
These massages should last for 1 minute and they provide amazing results. You just have to rub ice cubes in a circular motion on your breasts.