Cellulite is dreadful word to a lot of women around the globe. This free-floating fat cells deposit themselves just beneath the skin of the legs, buttocks, stomach, and most commonly in the thighs. However, rather than spend time and money going to difficult lengths to get it off, just try the home remedies that will be discussed further in this article.
You need to get rid of cellulite as soon as it appears because it tends to get worse with age. Many effective techniques can slow the occurrence and minimize the appearance of cellulite in the thighs. Here are the top 5:
1. Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is fat burning food that also has the ability of naturally heating up your skin. It enters the body and takes action on bad skin cells by replacing them with new ones. Constant use of cayenne can help boost metabolism, blood circulation, and most importantly get rid of toxins which helps in reducing the appearance of cellulite on the thighs.
Now, you might be wondering what the best ways are to ingest this pepper; it is very easy, just add cayenne pepper, freshly squeezed juice from lemon, and grated ginger to a glass of warm water and mix it well. Drink it 2 times daily and see the magic it works.
2. Dry brushing
This method isn’t scientifically proven but a lot of people attest to its effectiveness. It helps in lymphatic drainage and blood circulation; it also clears out piled-up toxins from the body which makes the body appear smooth without cellulite.
The steps to take are very easy: make sure both your skin and brush are dry, and then gently brush the affected areas. Do this every five minutes once daily before showering to wash away the dead cells and impurities and you would see how effective it is in the long run.
Seaweed can be use in two ways: first you use its salt with extra-virgin olive oil plus any massage oil and apply it on the affected area or, you can take seaweed baths to reduce cellulite. Add four sheets of seaweed to your bath tub filled with lukewarm water. Soak in it for 20 minutes. Do this twice a week for the maximum benefit. Seaweed stimulates blood circulation and as a result, the texture of your skin improves.
4. Coffee grounds
Normally, you should be aware that drinking coffee increases blood circulation. However, you could apply as a paste on the affected area also. Mix a cup of coffee ground with sugar and coconut oil, and then massage the affected area or make a wrap with coffee and olive oil.
Heat one-half cup of coffee grounds and a little extra-virgin olive oil in the microwave for 20 seconds. Spread the warm mixture on the cellulite and cover it with plastic wrap. Do this daily and you would notice the affected area will begin to smoother and tighten up.
5. Juniper oil
Juniper oil has detoxifying properties and can help reduce fluid retention, thus effectively reducing cellulite.
- Mix 10 to 15 drops of juniper oil in one-fourth cup of olive oil.
- Massage the mixture on the affected area for 10 minutes.
- Do this twice daily. After a month, you will notice your skin is softer and firmer.
You would notice that this steps are fun, easy, cheap and accurate. They are also not time consuming.
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