Loose skin is a dilemma that detracts from one’s quality of life, sometimes in crucial ways. Sagging skin around the face, neck, arms, stomach and other parts of the body can leave oneself with a very negative body image that hinders their desire to socialize or to exercise and stay healthy. Sagging skin can come about gradually, due to the effects of aging and sun exposure, or it can occur a lot quicker due to great weight loss or pregnancy.

If loose skin is a problem for you, take a look at the infographic below, Tips for Tightening Loose Skin. It presents several non-surgical approaches to skin tightening that can be helpful for loose skin conditions ranging from moderate to more critical.

It’s important to take the correct steps before commencing a skin tightening treatment. If you prefer the exercise option from the infographic, discuss it with your physician to make sure you don’t do too much, too soon. For options including dietary changes or supplements, your physician will again be able to point you down the right path. And of course, for cosmetic procedures, you’ll need to find a well-qualified aesthetician or dermatologist.

The good news is, there are ways to battle back against sagging skin. An enhanced self-image, better nutrition, and a more physically fit body will help your quality of life in more ways than one. Continue reading for ideas and inspiration.