The Ultimate Body-Firming Products to Stockpile This Summer
By Danielle Fontana , Associate Editor |
We’re well aware that exercise is the number-one way to firm up slack skin, but also conscious of the fact that workout plans sometimes fall to the wayside when seaside getaways are in the mix. Here, the latest and greatest potions that promise to tighten skin, no sweat required.You May Also Like: These 2 Skin Care Treatments Are Expected to Experience the Fastest Growth in the Next 5 Years
Think of this dynamic duo as your latest and greatest day and night cream pairing. They work in tandem and around the clock (they literally work for 24 hours) to reduce the appearance of dimpled and bumpy skin as it firms, and just when we thought it couldn’t get any better, the brand also touts a promise of decreased thigh size after 10 days with proper use.
Whether from a full day in heels or an intense workout, each application of this chic, cooling gel tackles muscle fatigue head-on. It stimulates circulation to reduce the appearance of cellulite and acts like a breath of cool, fresh air in this blazing summer heat.
Meghan Markle’s go-to lotion just got an upgrade. This lightweight hydrator sinks in deep to nourish even the driest skin types as it firms—expect results in as little as two weeks—with help from CoQ10 and vitamin C, powerhouse ingredients that help even discoloration and energize cells. Launching this month.
Aside from sculpting skin over time, a blend of pomegranate, millet seed and jojoba oils also work to deliver heightened resilience to weakened tissue and deeply smooth for skin you’ll want to show off. (For easy absorption, apply the oil while skin is still damp post-shower or bath.)
A cocktail of punchy makrut lime and marula oil wakes up the senses and quickly absorbs into the skin in this firming body oil that can be used to spot-treat dry areas—I love it on the knees and elbows—or all over to tone.
When there’s no time to wait for results, this quick-dry oil is infused with mica minerals to reflect light instantly (read: blur the look of dimples and discoloration) while jojoba and sunflower oils drench skin with mega moisture.