How to Fix Sagging Skin Above the Knees
Gray hair, crow’s feet, and sagging knees. Oh, isn’t aging beautiful? Knee sag happens to everyone and it happens sooner than you may think. “As with all aging skin, this occurs from a loss of elastic fibers, collagen, and muscle mass, which naturally occurs as we age,” says professional esthetician Kerry Benjamin. “Because we bend and stretch repeatedly, the knees and elbows tend to show more dryness and wrinkles than the rest of our skin.” There are some pricy in-office options that tighten this area, but there’s also an at-home solution in the form of exfoliate, treat, hydrate that comes expert recommended.
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Don’t forget that regular exercise benefits your skin in a number ways, too. Benjamin notes that there is evidence suggesting exercise can even help your skin repair itself more quickly. Strength training is especially important to keep the muscles in around your knees in good shape. The more muscle tone you have, the more youthful your knees will appear.
Will you try this method to treat and prevent sagging knees?