Natural ways to tighten loose skin vary widely, depending on where the loose skin is located and the primary cause of the looseness. To tone and tighten skin on the face, Women's Health advises wiping on a mixture of 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and 2 cups of water.
Apple cider vinegar's natural acids stimulate circulation and minimize pores, while its pH levels help restore balance to the skin's outer protective layer. To generally tighten skin over the whole body, pour 8 ounces of apple cider vinegar into a bath of warm water and soak in it for 15 minutes.
Healthy and Natural World suggests several natural ways to tighten loose skin after dramatic weight loss, including monitoring and slowing down the weight loss (the faster weight is lost, the less time the skin has to naturally tighten), increasing water intake, keeping skin moisturized with Vitamin E or coconut oil, increasing blood circulation by getting regular massages and building muscles with weight resistance training.
According to Women's Health, efforts to tighten significantly loose skin on the belly or other areas of the body after dramatic weight loss are more or less successful depending on how much weight was lost, the age of the person, how many times weight has been lost and gained back and how quickly the weight was lost. Since there is a limit to how much skin can be tightened without resorting to surgery, it is also essential to undertake the mental journey of coming to terms with one's new body.