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Looking for ways to tighten your saggy belly? Try ginger and aloe vera mask

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Oct 21, 2016
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  • Having a sagging belly skin could leave you embarrassed.
  • You can blame lack of physical activity and rapid weight gain or loss.
  • Exercise regularly and keep your body hydrated.
  • Try ginger and aloe vera mask for best results.

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If your joy of getting your body back after delivering a baby or losing a lot of weight has been ruined by sagging belly skin. Then, you are not alone. There is nothing more embarrassing than having a roll of loose stomach just below the navel which puckers up when you sit or jiggles whenever you walk and looks like busted tire whenever you stand still. Yes, it’s a disaster and a nightmare that you wish had never occurred. Apart from the two aforementioned reasons, other factors that can be blamed for causing a saggy belly include faulty dietary patterns, lack of physical activity and rapid gain in the body mass index. That said, if there is nothing that has worked for you to get rid of that sagging belly skin, here are few tips that can really help.


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How do you get rid of it?

Keep your body hydrated as it will help you eliminate the toxins from the body and reduce the intake of salt and sugar. Include foods in your diet that are rich in vitamin C and omega-3 fatty acids. Consumption of these foods will boost production of collagen thereby; help you in maintaining the elasticity of the skin. Be more active, exercise at least thrice a week and moisturize your skin to prevent it from getting dehydrated. Now that you will be taking care of the dehydration problem, here is the actual solution. Try ginger, lemon and aloe vera mask that will work to firm up your loose belly skin.

Why ginger, lemon, aloe vera and honey?

Well, the answer to that question is very simple; all the ingredients are enriched with anti-aging and antioxidant properties.

Ginger: Your one stop solution for everything. This amazing spice has a natural thermogenic agent that increases the body temperature, which in turn helps dissolve that stubborn fat and firms up the skin.

Lemon: Known for its high content of Vitamin C, lemon is helpful in boosting the production of collagen that helps restore the elasticity of skin.

Aloe Vera:  Popular for its healing properties, aloe vera contains malic acid that tightens the skin.

Honey:  Packed with anti-ageing and antioxidant properties, honey helps firm up saggy skin and also give it a nice radiant glow.

 

Ingredients required to prepare the mask

  • 2 tablespoons of ginger powder
  • 1 tablespoon of pure aloe vera gel
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • Method of preparation
  • Take all the ingredients in a bowl and mix them
  • Whisk them until you get a smooth consistency.

 

How to apply it

  • Apply the mixture over the navel area.
  • Leave it on for 20-30 minutes.
  • Rinse and clean the area with lukewarm water.
  • Follow it up with by rinsing it with chilled water.
  • Continue for a month to see visible results.


We bet if you combine the mask with regular exercise, you will surely be able to achieve that toned smooth belly you've always wanted. So, try this effective mask to see the result for yourself.

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