Perky and perfectly shaped breasts are something that every woman dreams about but rarely manages to accomplish. Breast sagging is an unavoidable process all women most go through as they grow old. The skin loses the elasticity and the breasts begin to look saggy.
In the forties women most usually start noticing the breasts losing their firmness, but it can happen earlier in some cases as well. There are numerous factors which influence this process, such as breastfeeding, pregnancy, menopause, rapid weight gain or weight loss, poor nutrition and wearing an unfitted bra.
Breast sagging can happen due to certain diseases as well, like breast cancer or respiratory diseases. Or if you consume too much alcohol and carbonated drinks, or smoke too much, it may cause your breasts to lose their firmness.
First we must understand what breasts are made of to see how we can fix the problem. They are consisted of fat, connective tissue and milk producing glands. If you want to keep them in good shape you have to take proper care of them.
Cucumber and egg yolk
This cucumber and egg yolk mask is incredible for breast lifting. The skin toning properties of cucumber combined with the high amounts of protein and vitamins in the egg yolk are perfect for sagging breast treatment.
Blend 1 small cucumber and add 1 egg yolk and a tsp. of butter or cream. Blend it all nicely until a thick paste is formed. Apply it on your breasts and leave it on for half an hour. Wash it off with cold water. Apply this mask once a week in order to strengthen and firm the breasts.
Egg whites are natural astringents and have a nourishing effect on the skin, which makes them perfect for sagging breasts. They also contain hydro lipids which lift the skin around the breasts.
Whip the egg white until you get a foam. Apply the foam on your breasts and leave it on for half an hour. Wash the breasts with cucumber or onion juice and cold water. Repeat the procedure at least once a week to improve the sagginess of your breasts.
If you want to regain the firmness you need to include regular exercises which will be aimed at toning the breast tissue and pectoral chest muscles.
You should try chest presses and pulls, round-about push-ups, arm raises and dumbbell flyes.
When you exercise wear a supportive sports bra.
Olive Oil Massage
Olive oil is rich in antioxidants and fatty acids which can undo the damage free radicals cause and prevent saggy breasts. It also improves the skin tone and makes it smoother.
Pour some olive oil into your hands and rub them against one another to heat them up. Massage your breasts upwards for about 15 minutes to stimulate blood flow and cell regeneration.
Repeat the procedure at least 4-5 times a week for maximum results. You can add some other oils as well like jojoba, avocado, argan or almond oil.
Shea butter has high amounts of vitamin E, which can tighten the skin and make your breasts look firmer. It can also be effective against free radicals which damage the cells.
Massage your breasts with shea butter starting with upward and circular motions for 15 minutes. Leave it on for another 10 minutes and wash it off with water.
For best results do this 3-4 times a week.
Aloe Vera is a powerful antioxidant which prevents the damage free radical can cause and is efficient in preventing saggy breasts.
For best results massage them with Aloe Vera gel using circular motions for 10 minutes and then leave it on for another 10. Wash it off with some warm water. Repeat this 4-5 times a week for best results.
You can also try mixing 1 tbsp. Aloe Vera gel with equal amounts of mayonnaise and honey (1tbsp. each) and apply it on your breast. Leave it on for 15 minutes and rinse with warm water. This method should be practiced once a week.
This fruit is amazingly effective against sagging breasts and has anti-aging properties as well. Pomegranate seed oil has high levels of phyto-nutrients which make the breasts firm.
Mix some pomegranate peel with warm mustard oil into a paste. Massage your breast with the paste for 10-15 minutes using circular movements before you go to sleep.
You can massage your breasts with pomegranate seed oil every day, 2-3 times a day.
Another powerful natural remedy against sagging breast is a combination of neem oil and pomegranate rind. Mix 4tsp. neem oil with 1tsp. dried powdered pomegranate rind and heat it up. Let it cool off and use the mixture to massage your breasts twice a day for a couple of weeks.