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No Surgery Arm Makeover! How To Tighten Saggy Skin On Arms
How To Tighten Saggy Skin On Arms


Oct 19, 2023

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Este Medical Group

When it comes to saggy arm skin or fat upper arms, there are a few reasons why people, primarily women, have concerns with the appearance of their arms. If you want to tighten and tone your arms, then we have expert Este advice and tips for you! 

Our Este Medical professionals have dealt with all types of body contouring concerns from women and men, and to help you get the desired results, we have gathered together our clinical knowledge on how to improve the feel and look of your arms, no matter your age. 

Let’s go over how to enhance and reshape flabby arms naturally, plus review some types of non-surgical, non-invasive body contouring treatment like VelaShape III for instance.

How To Tighten Loose Skin On The Arms Naturally 

First of all, what is loose skin and where did it come from? Unfortunately, loose skin is something that happens to us all as we grow older, as part of the natural ageing process. Loose skin can also be the results of illness, dramatic weight loss, and postnatal changes.

As we get older our skin naturally starts to lose collagen, elastin, and hyaluronic acid, and as a result, our skin often loses its firmness and the skin gets more loose. When it comes to having sagging loose skin on the arms, it seems that women (aged 30-60) are more affected than men (see menopause).  

If you have a slight to moderate amount of loose skin on your arms, then you may benefit from a natural approach to toning and firming your arms. For starters, eat a healthy diet, drink lots of water, try drugstore firming skincare products, and indulge in periodic massages to help stimulate the muscles below the skin’s surface and trigger your body to activate collagen and elastin production. 

Can loose arm skin be tightened with exercise? The best way to reshape and improve the look of your arms naturally is through regular exercise, the more high-intensity the better. Exercises that focus on the arms like swimming, yoga, and pilates are helpful in toning the arms, and supporting overall weight loss if excess arm fat is an issue.  

If you find that targeted exercise and diet is not helping with your loose skin and skin laxity, then we recommend you book an Este UK body contouring consultation to find out which of our Este Medical body shaping and weight treatments are best suited to your aesthetic goals! 

How To Tighten Loose Skin On Upper Arms 

As we get older, the upper arms seem to be one of the hardest of the body parts to keep looking fit and tone. It is probably because our arms are always on display, so when our upper arms develop ‘bat wings’ and start to look saggy, it’s harder to mentally and physically deal with. 

But, you don’t have to hide away your arms just because they have lost their younger shape and firmness, there are medical clinic ‘saggy arm’ treatments you can have to improve your arms’ skin texture and tone your upper arms. 

Recommended Upper Arm Contouring Treatments 

A proven and popular treatment for body contouring is VelaShape. Not only is VelaShape outstanding at contouring and reshaping, it’s also an effective treatment to fight cellulite and reduce the circumference of a treated body area (e.g., arms, thighs…). 

How does VelaShape fix flabby arms? VelaShape uses advanced vacuum technology that targets the upper arms, while simultaneously directing skin-safe infrared light and bi-polar radiofrequency (RF) energies at fat cells. The RF heat helps with reducing fat and improving the look of cellulite. The good news about VelaShape is the treatment can be done in about an hour, and you will see noticeable results after even one treatment. 

VelaShape benefits - best body contouring for upper arm! 

  • Smoother skin: anti-cellulite treatment 
  • VelaShape's massage and suction creates firmer skin
  • Circumferential reduction: fat reduction and body reshaping
  • More sculpted and tone arms 
  • Tighter skin and improved elasticity 
  • Enhances natural curves
  • Fast results 
  • Non-surgical and pain-free
  • No downtime 

For the best long-term results we recommend 3 to 6 VelaShape treatment sessions spaced a week or two apart.

Send us a message through our website to book your UK body contouring treatment using VelaShape! Check our some of our recent Trustpilot reviews for VelaShape:

I had my first vela shape treatment done at este medical. I am absolutely satisfied with the outcome, I can already see a difference in just one session!! Este medical is such a wonderful place to go for treatments. The clinic is so clean and staff as very professional and friendly, would highly recommend having treatments here - Ayşe
Maaria my practioner has been administering my vela shape treatments. She is very professional, explained the treatment in depth and very friendly. - Tracey
Visited Este for my second Vela treatment. Bushra has been super kind, explanatory and professional. Really enjoyed the session and looking forward to seeing the final results - Valeria

Besides VelaShape for toning muscle and improving skin texture on the arms, we also recommend a couple other marvellous Este UK body contouring treatments: 

  • HIFU: the best lifting and sculpting body treatment for loose skin
  • EMSculpt and EMSculpt NEO: the best body sculpting to build muscle and reduce fat cells 

Book a free body sculpting consultation to find out which of our Este Medical Group treatments for the body are best suited to your concerns and beauty goals!  

How To Get Rid Of Wrinkled Skin On Arms

‘Chicken skin’ or crepey skin comes down to three things: genetics, sun damage, and mostly age. Once you get the crepey skin look it is hard to go back to the skin you had in your 20s; however, you can improve your skin’s appearance and feel with cosmetic treatments. 

Here are non-surgical treatments for crepey skin that can help to smooth out the wrinkles on your arms, as our arms are always on display, it’s nice when they look younger and feel smoother. 

Este Medical offers treatments that help to reduce wrinkles on the arms, they include: 

  • HIFU arm treatment: the ultrasound energy used in the HIFU device helps to stimulate the body's natural collagen production, increased collagen helps to smooth the skin and reduce skin puckering.  
  • Dermal fillers: injectables with skin-safe hyaluronic acid can effectively treat crepey skin on the arms and help to decrease skin wrinkling. 
  • VelaShape III for the arms: the treatment will help to smooth the look of crepey skin and reduce the appearance of cellulite skin or puckered skin. Overall, skin quality will be improved and collagen production will be activated.

Arm Yourself With The Power To Change The Skin You’re In! 

Don’t be nervous to try the latest non-surgical body contouring treatments on your arms! If you have loose arm skin, flabby upper arms, or your upper arms need toning and firming, Este Medical can help you. 

Set up an appointment to talk about your skin and body concerns (i.e., bat wings, chicken skin, cellulite, loose skin…) with an Este skincare expert. We will take the time to get you on the right track to having firm and attractive arms again.

Last Updated:

October 19, 2023

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