Save 20% Storewide use code FALL20 | Details »
The Fall Forecast is in | g2g »

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.

more information

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.

  

refine by

Special Features

Ships Free (110)

Customer Favorites (80)

Natural (44)

Award Winning (11)

Quick Fixes (7)

Multi-Taskers (4)

New Arrivals (3)

Limited Edition (1)

Travel Favorites (1)

Brand

3LAB (1)

Academie (1)

African Botanics (1)

AHAVA (1)

Alchimie Forever (2)

Anthony Logistics for Men (1)

ARCONA (4)

B. Kamins (1)

BABOR (5)

bareMinerals (2)

Belli Skin Care (1)

Bioelements (2)

Bliss (5)

Boots No7 (1)

CellCeuticals (1)

Cellex-C (4)

CelluliteRx (1)

Colorescience (1)

Cor Silver (1)

Decleor (7)

Dermaheal Cosmeceuticals (1)

DermaQuest Skin Therapy (2)

Dermelect Cosmeceuticals (3)

dr. brandt (1)

Dr. Dennis Gross (2)

Dr. Hauschka (2)

DS Laboratories (1)

Elemis (3)

EmerginC (1)

Erno Laszlo (1)

Eve Lom (1)

Fusion Beauty (1)

Glytone (2)

Hydroxatone (2)

Jack Black (1)

Jan Marini (1)

Janson Beckett (1)

Joey New York (1)

Juara Skincare (1)

Juice Beauty (1)

June Jacobs Spa (2)

Jurlique (3)

Kate Somerville (1)

Kerstin Florian (5)

Kinerase (2)

La Roche Posay (2)

Lab Series (1)

Lierac Paris (2)

LotuSculpt (1)

MATIS (1)

MD Formulations (1)

Molton Brown (1)

Murad (6)

Mustela (3)

mybody (1)

Neocutis (1)

NeoStrata (1)

Neova (1)

NuFace (8)

NUXE (2)

Obagi (2)

Olay (3)

Orico London (1)

Osmotics Cosmeceuticals (3)

Perricone MD (5)

Peter Thomas Roth (3)

Pevonia Botanica (5)

philosophy (11)

Phytomer (4)

Prevage (1)

PRIORI (2)

Purlisse (1)

Quintessence Skin Science (1)

Remede (1)

Rodial (10)

Serious Skincare (2)

SkinCeuticals (2)

SkinMedica (2)

skyn ICELAND (2)

Somme Institute (1)

Sothys (2)

StriVectin (3)

Sundari (3)

TALIKA (3)

Tensage (1)

Thalgo (8)

Vichy (2)

WEI (1)

Whish (1)

Wilma Schumann (1)

Yonka (5)

Price

$15 To $39.99 (45)

$40 To $59.99 (48)

$60 To $79.99 (52)

$80 To $99.99 (30)

$100 To $499.99 (34)

Product Type

Cream (87)

Serum (36)

Gel (31)

Lotion (16)

Balm (4)

Oil (4)

Tools/Accessories (4)

Pad / Wipe (1)

Scrub (1)

Spray (Non-aerosol) (1)

Preferences

Paraben-Free (129)

Natural (44)

Sulfate-Free (2)

Skin Type

All Skin Types (36)

Dry (1)

Gifts

Tools (5)

Bath and Body (3)

Ships Free (3)

For Her (1)

Sun Care

SPF 15-29 (1)

Skin Firming Products

Sort results by:
Display:        
A tummy-toning gel in a unique applicator to give you a firm mid-section.
$38.00
4.9oz | BS223
In Stock
 
Anti-aging peptides help the eye area appear and feel firm and lifted.
$100.00
0.5oz | PT126
In Stock
 
Fortify and restructure the skin on the chin and neck.
$98.00
1.69oz | RD050
In Stock
 
A pink microcurrent and red LED device with interchangable treatment heads.
$450.00
NFPK02
In Stock
Tighten and firm the visible signs of environmental aging in the delicate eye area.
$130.00
0.5oz | EA200
In Stock
 
Fight wrinkles around the eye by building collagen and eliminating free radicals.
$90.00
0.5oz | DG115
In Stock
 
A silky, firming eye cream with advanced elastin-strengthening technology.
$59.00
.5 oz | KE073
In Stock
 
Improves firmness and elasticity and reduces lines and wrinkles.
$98.00
2oz | NV160
In Stock
A clinically-proven age-fighting product that visibly tightens and firms skin.
$59.00
6.7oz | BR094
In Stock
 
A firming eye treatment that also helps to reduce puffiness.
$40.00
0.3oz | RC030
In Stock
 
A pink handheld microcurrent device to lift and tone your face.
$325.00
NF021
In Stock
 
This highly specialized eye serum visibly tightens and lifts thin, lax and droopy skin.
$69.00
1oz | BR093
In Stock
Display:        

Sale — While They Last »
Smart Shopping — Beauty Center
Cucumber – Key Ingredient
FREE Ferulic Acid + Retinol Brightening Solution ($21 Value). Details »
FREE Benefit Clean Gentle Cleanser ($10 Value). Details »
Skin Care Regimen »
My Payment Methods — Easily Pay on the Go »

help

about

share

HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime.
BBBOnLine Reliability Seal
TRUSTe online privacy certification
Stella Service
SEE ALL    
SEE ALL