Cellulites are one of the biggest skin problems that women face. There are so many articles in magazines that discuss cellulite. There are numerous products, blogs, websites and exercises that are dedicated in reducing cellulite.
The appearance of cellulite on the skin is caused by problems in the fat and connective tissues in the person’s body. There are a lot of theories and studies that address this problem, it is said the diet, lifestyle, genetics and hormones have a huge role in cellulite.
Overweight women are more prone to cellulite, but even thin women can suffer from it. Below are some natural remedies to remove cellulite. Try what works best for you.
Coconut oil is great in reducing inflammation, improve metabolism, hydrate the skin & detoxify the body. Using coconut oil on cellulite will help firm and moisturize the skin.
Process: Massage coconut oil on the skin in a circular motion; you can also use a brush to apply the coconut oil. Consuming a teaspoon after meals will also improve metabolism and increase fat burn.
Bentonite clay is a healing clay used as a face mask. This clay is usually used for beauty procedures because of its ability to remove toxins and grimes in the pores. This is also effective in removing cellulite. You can create a Bentonite clay mask for your cellulite area.
Process: Mix bentonite clay with a tablespoon of vinegar. Create a paste with this ingredient, you can add more apple cider if the mask feels too dry. Apply on the cellulite area and leave it to dry and tighten. When you feel like the clay is completely dry leave it on for about a few more minutes and rinse with warm water.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is great for the skin, it hydrate it and increase circulation. It can also help firm up the skin and lessen the appearance of cellulite. Get the beauty benefit of apple cider vinegar by soaking yourself in this solution. Draw a warm bath and apply 2 cups of apple cider vinegar. Soak in this solution for about fifteen to thirty minutes
Epsom salts can help remove unwanted toxins in the skin. You can alternate Epsom salt to sea salt. You can apply the salt as an exfoliating scrub. Mix coconut oil and salt together to create a paste. Rub this paste on areas that are prone to cellulite for about three to five minutes. You can also create an Epsom salt soak. Fill your tub with hot water and apply a few tablespoons of Epsom salt, mix it until the salt dissolves. Soak in this mixture for about fifteen minutes. Rinse yourself with cold water and apply moisturizer afterwards.b
There is no scientific proof to back up this remedy, but dry brushing is known to improve the flow in the lymphatic system and stimulate the blood. This can help improve the skin health and lessen the appearance of cellulite. Dry brushing will help open the pores and remove clogs. Dry brushing is also more accessible since you can dry brush your skin any time of the day without any materials except for a brush. Dry brushing requires dry skin and can be performed twice a day. The perfect time to perform dry brushing is before taking a shower and before going to bed. Avoid using a circular and back and forth motion when dry brushing. This can cause the skin to sag and get in the way of blood circulation. Use one sweeping motion angled towards the heart. Avoid brushing too hard, this may cause damage to the skin. When picking a brush use ones that have natural bristles. It shouldn’t be too hard or it may cause skin abrasion or too soft that it doesn’t remove dirt and grime on the skin. There are also brushes with attachable handles to help you reach places that aren’t as accessible.
Toxins are responsible for cellulite and eating foods that are filled with them are only going to make your cellulite worst. Avoid processed food, refined sugar, fatty and greasy food and too much salt. Opt for more organic choices such as fruits and vegetables.
These remedies can help address the possible causes of cellulite and help improve the imbalance of fat and connective tissues in the body. There are expensive medical procedure that can help remove cellulite, but before opting for these try out some of these natural remedies. You’ll never know what will work for you.