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Loose Skin

Loose skin refers to skin that has lost its elasticity and firmness, resulting in a sagging or wrinkled appearance

Loose Skin

What is it?

Loose skin refers to skin that has lost elasticity and is not as firm or taut as it used to be. It can occur on any part of the body but it is commonly seen on the face, neck, arms, abdomen, and thighs. People with loose skin may also have wrinkles, fine lines, and creases, as well as sagging or drooping skin that can make them look older than their actual age. While loose skin is a natural part of the ageing process, there are several natural and medical treatments available to help improve the skin's appearance.

What Causes it?

Loose skin can be caused by a variety of factors, including ageing, weight loss, pregnancy, genetics, and sun damage. As we age, our skin loses collagen and elastin. These are proteins that give our skin its structure and elasticity. Weight loss, pregnancy, and genetics can also contribute to the loss of skin elasticity, while sun damage can cause the breakdown of collagen and elastin in the skin.


What Can You Do To Help Naturally?

There are several natural remedies that can help improve the appearance of loose skin. One of the most effective is regular exercise, as it can help build muscle mass and improve skin tone. Staying hydrated and eating a healthy diet rich in vitamins, antioxidants, and healthy fats can also help improve skin health and elasticity. Other natural remedies include practicing good skincare habits such as avoiding excessive sun exposure, using moisturisers, and exfoliating regularly. Some people may also benefit from natural remedies such as aloe vera, coconut oil, and vitamin E oil, which are known for their skin-nourishing properties.


Can loose skin be prevented?

While loose skin cannot always be prevented, certain lifestyle choices such as maintaining a healthy weight, protecting the skin from sun damage, and staying hydrated can help reduce the risk of developing loose skin.

How can loose skin be treated?

There are several treatments available for loose skin, including non-surgical treatments such as radiofrequency skin tightening, microneedling, and supplements such as collagen shots.

Is loose skin reversible?

While loose skin is a natural part of the ageing process, it can be improved with proper care and treatment. However, more severe cases of loose skin may require medical intervention.

Can loose skin be caused by factors other than ageing?

Yes, loose skin can also be caused by factors such as rapid weight loss, pregnancy, and genetics.

Our Approach

Loose skin can present on almost any area of the body and for a number of different reasons. We always offer a detailed consultation to establish the best course of treatment.

Usually, a combination of two or more treatments is used to achieve the best results on loose skin. Radiofrequency, microneedling, fractional radiofrequency and plasma treatments provide the best route for non-surgical skin tightening.

Before & After Treatment

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Treatments We Offer That Help With Loose Skin

  • Venus Legacy (Body)

    Non-invasive anti-aging treatment delivering safe, pain-free skin tightening with superior results

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  • Plasma Elite

    A non-invasive treatment and perfect solution to treat loose skin around the eye area and hooded eyelids

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  • Venus Viva (Body)

    Venus Viva is a non-invasive skin resurfacing treatment that uses radiofrequency energy to improve skin texture

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  • Microneedling

    A non-surgical skin rejuvenation treatment that promotes collagen synthesis and enhances skin appearance

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