As we age, sagging facical skin becomes more and more of a problem. Mature skin begins to lose elasticity and facial muscles are no longer able to hold facial skin in place.
Often times the process begins with delicate lines such as expression lines, brow lines and mild crow's feet and later develops into more slightly sagging of the entire face, especially the cheek and jowl areas.
How to Prevent Sagging Skin
The proper way to deal with loose, sagging skin is to ensure that you take a proactive approach to facial skin care. A few steps will help you prevent the early onset of facial saggy skin. Keep properly hydrated, water intake is your skin's natural cleansing system. Protect yourself from the sun; always apply a sun protection product that provides broad-spectrum protection from UVA and UVB rays and that has a sun protection factor (SPF) of 15 or higher. Products that contain zinc oxide 3.5% or higher applied to all sun-exposed skin areas every day is recommended. Don’t smoke; smoking actively increases the signs of aging and can significantly increase your risk of developing sagging skin.