Okay, you've lost some weight... but you've noticed that your skin now feels looser because maybe you lost weight in a hurry and now it doesn't look or feel right.
Don't lose more than 3 lbs per week. Its not healthy. Your skin will lose its elasticity. You should set your goal at 1 to 2 lbs per week that way your skin has time to catch up.
Use moisturizer before sleeping. Moisturizer helps your skin retain its elasticity and its best to absorb it through your skin while sleeping because you regenerate faster while sleeping. Wear long sleeves and pajama bottoms to prevent the moisturizer from rubbing off.
When you shower scrub your skin with a loofah or body scrub lotion.
Drink a LOT of water.
Lift weights to maintain muscle tone.
Do a variety of exercises on a weekly basis. Don't limit yourself to just 1 exercise type.
Avoid sweets and anything containing fructose / corn syrup. ie. Coca-Cola = Big No No.
Hire a personal trainer (eg. me if you live in Toronto) and they can help you with exercises and advice designed to reduce your loose skin.
Since writing the above blog post it has become the most popular article on this website thus far, even though my later post Preventing Loose Skin During Weight Loss has more information on the topic.
I also wrote How to get Rid of Fat Lines as an expansion on that topic, as it goes hand in hand with loose skin.
My newest blog post on the topic, 20 Ways to Tighten Skin after Weight Loss, is the most expansive blog post on this topic. So if you're looking for more ways to tighten up your skin, that is an article you will definitely want to read.
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