Mums, try these natural home remedies to prevent breasts from sagging

Mums, try these natural home remedies to prevent breasts from sagging

Sagging can happen because of many reasons including pregnancy and weight loss. But you can prevent breasts from sagging with some natural home remedies

Every woman wants to have their version of 'perfectly shaped breasts' throughout their lives. Sadly, it is not possible for everybody. Breast sagging is a natural process that happens either because of age or medical conditions wherein the breasts loose their firmness and elasticity.

Usually breast sagging medically begins post the age of 40 years, but it could happen earlier due to the following reasons:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Pregnancy
  • Menopause
  • Strenuous exercise
  • Rapid weight loss or gain
  • Nutritional deficiencies
  • Wearing an ill-fitted bra
  • Breast cancer or respiratory conditions like tuberculosis
  • Excessive smoking, alcohol and even carbonated beverages

But thankfully, there are many things that you can do sitting at home to take care of your sagging breasts. That's because they are not made of muscles, but fat, connective tissues and milk producing grands. So you can easily keep them in good shape if you take good care of them.

Even though you may find a variety of creams and lotions to prevent breast sagging, the best way really is to go 'all natural.' So here are 10 easy home remedies that you can try to firm those sagging breasts.

Easy home remedies to prevent breast from sagging
#1 Exercise

There is no better way to reiterate the fact that exercise can change your life for good. To firm saggy breasts, you must incorporate exercise in your daily routine. Exercises that target the pectoral muscles or the breast tissues can help add firmness.

home remedies to prevent breasts from sagging

Some exercises in particular effectively lift up and firm sagging breasts. These include push ups, chest presses and pulls, arm raises, round-about push-ups and dumbbell flyes.

#2 Methi (Fenugreek)

Using methi or fenugreek to prevent breasts from sagging is a common Ayurvedic remedy. It has antioxidants and vitamins that help smooth the skin and lend firmness to the breasts and even help lift them up.

home remedies to prevent breasts from sagging

You can try two easy remedies using methi. The first way is to make a paste of water and methi powder and massage it onto your breasts for 5-10 minutes and leave it on for another 10 minutes. Rinse and follow this method once or twice a week.
The second method is to prepare a breast mask. Prepare a smooth mixture of 10 drops of methi oil, one egg white, 10 drops of vitamin E oil and 1/2 cup of yogurt. Apply and gently rub this paste onto your breasts. Let is sit for 30 minutes and then rinse off with some cold water. You can use this mask once a week because all the ingredients are fairly warm for the body and work quickly.

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#3 Ice massage

An ice massage can also be quite effective to firm sagging breasts. It works on a simple principle. The cold compressing process will freeze the breast tissues, in turn making them appear firmer and more lifted.

home remedies to prevent breasts from sagging
Begin this process by rubbing a cube of ice in circulation on each of your breasts, for just about minute. Then dry them with a towel and quickly wear a well-fitted bra. Now recline on a chair for about 30 minutes and repeat the process a couple of time throughout the day.

#4 Egg yolk and cucumber

This is an excellent remedy, which can easy be made into a mask that helps firm the breasts and prevent them from further sagging, if used regularly. Since cucumber has natural skin tightening properties and egg yolk has high levels of vitamins and essential proteins that smoothen and firm the skin. Did you know that, you can also use it for your face!

home remedies to prevent breasts from sagging

So to prepare this paste, puree a small cucumber. Mix the egg yolk and one tablespoon of butter to make a paste. Apply it onto your breasts and leave it to dry for 30 minutes. Rinse and repeat the process once every week.

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#5 Pomegranate

Pomegranate is a known anti-aging fruit and can be used to help prevent breasts from sagging. You can use the pomegranate seed oil, which is rich in phyto-nutrients that actually work to firm the breasts.

home remedies to prevent breasts from sagging

Start by preparing a paste of warm mustard oil and some pomegranate peel. Massage this into the breasts for 5-10 minutes before going to bed.
You can also massage the pomegranate seed oil onto your breasts two or three times a day, instead of the paste.
Another option is to mix four teaspoons of neem oil with one tablespoon of powdered pomegranate. Heat the mixture in a pan and once cool you can use it to massage your breasts. Use this particular mixture twice a day.

#6 Aloe vera

This is one plant woks wonders for the skin. It has tightening properties and antioxidants that helps to clear up the skin. So while you prepare a mixture using aloe vera, do not forget to use some on your face.

home remedies to prevent breasts from sagging

You don't even need to make a paste with aloe vera. Simply rub some aloe vera gel that you can squeeze out of it onto your breasts for 5-1o minutes. Allow it to sit for another 10 minutes and then rinse with some warm water.
Another way of using aloe vera is to mix it with one tablespoon each of honey and mayonnaise. This will create a thick and sticky mixture that you have to massage onto your breasts for 5-10 minutes and wash off with warm water.

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Written by

Deepshikha Punj

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