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Skin Firming

Skin Firming – Reasons Why the Skin Loses Firmness

The primary reasons why the skin loses its firmness are the natural aging process, dehydration, and damage due to free radicals. During the natural aging process, the skin begins to produce keratin, elastin, and collagen at slower rates and in smaller quantities. Each of these is necessary to maintain firm skin.

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Keratin helps to keep the epidermis (first layer of the skin) strong, hydrated, and firm. Collagen and elastin protect the dermis (second layer of the skin) and maintain its firmness and elasticity. As less keratin, elastin, and collagen are produced, the skin loses its firmness and the ability to remain hydrated properly. Additionally, the layers of skin become thinner, causing them to lose moisture at a faster rate.

If sufficient water isn’t provided to the body each day, it becomes dehydrated, causing the skin to lose its plump texture. Any type of damage that injures the skin can lead to the loss of its firmness. Environmental pollutants and UV rays can weaken the skin, causing it to become less elastic and firm.

At-Home Remedies Designed to Increase the Skin’s Firmness

A number of at-home remedies have been used to re-instill the firmness of the skin, encouraging its elasticity and ability to protect itself from the premature signs of aging. Eating fruits and vegetables provides the antioxidants and vitamins needed to help fight skin oxidation, a process that causes the skin to sag. Home recipes for facial masks are often used to tighten the skin. One example is a mask made from egg whites.

Clinical Treatments Designed to Increase the Skin’s Firmness

Once you begin to lose the firmness of your skin, fine lines, wrinkles, and creases begin to appear. A variety of clinical treatments are available including: collagen induction, photo rejuvenation, appearance medicine, and facelifts.

Also known as dermal rolling, collagen induction therapy attempts to encourage an increase in the production of collagen by using a dermal roller containing micro-needles to inflict small holes into the skin to stimulate collagen.

Photo rejuvenation involves a process during which high-energy light is pulsed through the skin of the face, back of the hands, or décolletage in order to encourage the production of collagen.

Appearance medicine refers to a number of medical procedures that are designed specifically to improve the appearance of the face through various procedures including dermal fillers, Botox®, and microdermabrasion.

Surgical and non-surgical facelifts tighten sagging skin in order to encourage enhanced firmness along with a reduction in the appearance of wrinkles or fine lines.

Over-the-Counter Solutions Designed to Increase the Skin’s Firmness

The daily application of face lotions and creams containing alpha hydroxy acids, retinoids, and vitamin C can help to re-instill the firmness of the skin. A number of excellent products are available that you can use right from the comfort of your own home. It is often recommended that you use upward strokes to apply any facial cream or lotion.

  

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A firming eye treatment that also helps to reduce puffiness.
$40.00
0.3oz | RC030
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Soften fine lines and brighten the eye area for a refreshed and wide-awake look.
$45.00
0.49oz | SI003
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A restorative botanical concentrate that firms and brightens around the eye.
$48.00
0.5oz | JQ119
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A powerful anti-aging eye serum that regenerates and retexturizes.
$52.00
0.3oz | RC033
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Diminish lines, wrinkles, dark circles, puffiness and brown spots with this eye and lip contour.
$53.00
0.5oz | NX078
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A powerful nighttime eye treatment that strengthens skin and reduces lines.
$58.00
0.3oz | RC034
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A firming and lifting cream that allows you to sculpt and shape your figure.
$55.00
6.76oz | NX082
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This age-defying body moisturizer helps to replenish, nourish and firm skin.
$18.00
8oz | JB092
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Lift lighten and reduce puffiness.
$20.00
0.12oz | CR366
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A moisturizing eye cream that delivers intensive age defying benefits.
$100.00
0.4oz | JU100
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This all-in-one cream visibly firms, tightens and improves skin texture and smoothness around the neck and décolleté.
$38.00
1.7oz | BE725
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An effective eye treatment that restores firmness and reduces puffiness around the eyes.
$28.00
0.5oz | BE572
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A quick-absorbing moisturizer that leaves skin feeling firmer.
$42.95
5.1oz | DK145
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Firm and tighten your eye area with this Glycolic based treatment.
$35.00
0.3oz | RC032
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A restorative botanical concentrate that firms and smoothes the neck area.
$80.00
1oz | JQ014
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This cream helps to firm and tone the body.
$59.00
4.2oz | YK053
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This intensive eye serum diminishes wrinkles, dark circles and puffiness while hydrating the delicate area.
$65.00
0.5oz | PS014
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Firm, brighten and prevent the signs of aging with this body cream.
$65.00
6oz | KF166
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A firming, toning and protecting body or massage oil.
$28.95
2.5oz | DK041
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Helps promotes firmness, prevents loss of elasticity, and soothes breast tightness.
$27.00
4.22oz | MU021
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Hydrates and visibly rejuvenates the fragile eye area.
$38.00
0.5 oz | JR010
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This luxurious, vitamin-enriched, rose-scented cream deeply nourishes and softens skin.
$22.50
5.2oz | JQ150
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A high-performance eye cream in a convenient, portable pen.
$20.00
0.14oz | SI031
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A natural serum that smoothes, tones and firms the body.
$85.00
3.4oz | DC226
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Essential oil elixir to help maintain skin firmness.
$70.00
3.38oz | DC125
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Tone and firm the bust and neck area with powerful moisturizers and antioxidants.
$50.00
1oz | OH012
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Helps firm and lift the delicate eye area.
$110.00
.5 oz | JU069
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Helps to soften and hydrate the skin.
$40.00
3.4oz | SD058
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An innovative cream that leaves skin feeling firmer and more nourished.
$99.00
6.76oz | DC227
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A rich and light eye cream that softens and smoothes the eye area.
$67.50
1oz | PE019
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Visibly erases the signs of time.
$176.50
1oz | PE094
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This balm soothes dryness, improves vitality and promotes the appearance of toned skin.
$55.00
1.96oz | IT002
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Restores skin firmness and remodels body contours after giving birth.
$39.00
6.76oz | MU027
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Stimulates circulation while smoothing skin surface.
$73.00
6.8 oz | PE056
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Enhancing cosmetic body sculptor.
$61.00
6.76oz | DC128
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Stimulating elixir alleviates heaviness in the legs.
$70.00
3.3oz | DC072
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Lifts and firms your breasts, buttocks and abdomen.
$34.00
8oz | BC029
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Self-tanner with natural firming ingredients and UVA/UVB protection.
$34.00
5oz | WH051
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Reduces fine lines and puffiness, revealing luminosity.
REG $64.00  NOW $44.80
.5oz | DC059
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Fights the main causes and consequences of sagging and aging skin.
$88.00
6.76oz | DC129
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Post-partum body firming supplements.
$39.00
60 capsules | MU037
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An anti-aging body cream that helps to firm and tone dry skin.
$64.00
6.76oz | BB226
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Limited-edition value set includes a deluxe size Nourisher Superfruit Stem Cell Serum.
$199.00 $221.00 value
NF031
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Handheld microcurrent device to lift and tone your face.
$325.00
NF019
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FDA-cleared Facial Toning Device that gently stimulates the larger surface areas of the face to improve your appearance.
$199.00
NF030
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A handheld microcurrent device to lift and tone your face.
$325.00
NF023
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An anti-aging neck and jaw line treatment that restores firmness, shape and contour.
$89.00
1.7oz | BR080
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A microcurrent device with a red LED light therapy attachment.
$450.00
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