Cellulite! This word makes both men and women tremble. Also, it appears to both skinny and voluptuous women. The weight is not a sign. This orange-peel-like skin appears depending on our lifestyle, genetics, hormones and other factors. Usually, women spend a fortune on cellulite-reducing treatments, however, they don’t provide the desired results and actually, they can do more harm than good, or can’t do anything at all.
Massage is a wonderful way to combine pleasure with usefulness. It boosts the lymphatic system and helps your body to eliminate toxins and combat cellulite. If you massage your skin with cellulite-fighting essential oils like juniper, fennel, grapefruit, rosemary and sage, your skin will be firm and soft.
Hydrate your skin with a cream based on jojoba, sweet almond or coconut oil.
Mix 20-30 drops of essential oil with ½ cup carrier oil and rub the affected areas for 10-15 minutes per day.
If your hands hurt and you want a faster results use a deep tissue foam roller.
2. Dry Brush Your Skin Daily
Dry brush your skin regularly and your skin will radiate. Make long moves toward your heart, this way the lymphatic system is activated and the toxins eliminated. Also, dry brushing improves blood circulation and destroys the fatty deposits underneath your skin. Allow some time to this remedy and you will see amazing results. Besides, any anti-cellulitic remedies require some time before providing any effect.
This is a very efficient treatment for cellulite and will take you only 5 minutes per day. Your skin will be firm and soft, also, the death cells will be removed so they can renew.
3. Coffee Scrub
If you are a coffee lover, this tip is for you. The caffeine has a firming effect on your skin. This scrub will stimulate the lymph and will improve the blood circulation:
– ¼ cup coffee grinds
– 3 tablespoons jojoba, coconut or sweet almond oil
– 3 tablespoons brown sugar
Mix all the ingredients and massage your skin with it. Wash off with warm water and feel the radiating and soft skin of yours. Repeat 2-3 times per week.
4. Epsom Salt Detox Bath
Just like massage, the bath combines pleasure with usefulness. You will not only relax, but you will also get rid of toxins, dead cells and cellulite. All you need is to know what ingredients to use for such an amazing effect. First of all, fill up your tub with warm water and while it is running, add in there:
-¼ cup Celtic or Himalayan salt
-¼ cup Epsom salt
-¼ cup baking soda in one quart of boiling water.
Then add 1/3 cup of apple cider vinegar and 10-20 drops of your favorite essential oil. Relax in the bath for at least 20 minutes and feel the cellulite go away.
5. Omega-3 Fatty Acids
There are different types of fats, good ones and bad ones. One should not consume excessively neither of them, however, their beneficial properties on body differ. It was proven that by consuming Omega3 fatty acids a person can reduce cellulite and improve its health.
6. Eat Clean Alkaline Diet and Avoid Processed Foods
In order to get rid of cellulite, we need to adopt a healthier lifestyle and a more balanced diet. Consuming fresh fruits and vegetables we alkalize our body and eliminate the toxins and cellulite gathered in our body and skin. Avoid consuming processed foods, better have a fresh grapefruit instead.
If we don’t feed with what our body needs, or we starve hoping that the fat is going to disappear somehow, forget about it, because our body will begin to store even more fat fearing starvation. Always feed your body with fresh fruits and vegetables, in this way we combat cellulite, slow down the aging process and improve our health.
Another reason why cellulite emerges is dehydration. Water is crucial in our life and we can avoid plenty of health problems only by drinking water. Avoid consuming much coffee and caffeinated teas. Use Celtic or Himalayan Salt instead of common salt because it won’t dehydrate your body.
7. Exercise Routine
Of course, we can dream about having a beautiful body only by eating fruits or massaging the affected areas, but the truth is that the effect won’t be so prominent if we don’t exercise. Combine power workouts with cardio in order to burn fat and build mass. Your muscles will be more defined, the skin more firm and tight and the cellulite will disappear. Perform exercises that target your affected areas, usually thighs and butt. Better to perform many reps with lighter weight for weight loss and fewer reps with heavier weight for mass gain. Each woman has her agenda at the gym, but all of them want the same: a beautiful body without cellulite.
As mentioned above, don’t forget about drinking water. When you are training, your body sweats and the water eliminates, you need to replenish the amount in your body for a proper functioning. Also, don’t be discouraged if you won’t see the expected results in 2 days, getting rid of cellulite is a process that requires a lot of time. Don’t worry, the efforts are totally worth it!