Still having the same problem with cellulite? Have you heard of natural remedies that can help your skin recover from the ugly dimpling?
Something you have in your kitchen can be helpful and effective solutions to cellulite.
- Honey and Cocoa Butter
A sweet treat at home can be a remedy to the “cottage cheese” skin. You may have honey and cocoa butter at home. Do you know that they can help you erase the cellulite on your hips and belly?
Massaging these natural substances can cause a significant reduction to the appearance of the said disastrous skin problem.
Cellulite are primarily because of fat clusters under the skin that formed lumps. Massaging honey and cocoa butter on areas affected by cellulite such as your thighs and hips can help in breaking down these lumps.
Do massage by repetitively applying pulling pressure with both hands. Do this until honey turns white. You may notice redness and slight burning after the treatment. Also, studies show that using cocoa butter to massage cellulite-infested areas daily can erase the ugly cellulite.
Do not use the massage method during pregnancy, if varicose veins are present on the area of skin and if you are allergic to honey or cocoa butter. If untoward reactions are experienced consult your doctor immediately.
- Apple Cider
Apple cider can help in reducing the appearance of cellulite. Mix the said vinegar with equal amounts of water and 3 to 5 drops of an essential oil such as orange, patchouli, rosemary or lemon.
Apply the solution topically on your skin. Use a plastic wrap to cover the treated areas and let it stay for 30 minutes to an hour. Do this after having a shower every day.
After the recommended number of minutes, remove the plastic wrap and rinse. Dry and apply your brand of moisturizer.
- Ground Coffee
Experts say that drinking coffee along with eating oily and salty foods can cause cellulite. However, studies done on coffee grounds show that when this powder is massaged on the skin, it can enhance blood flow.
In turn, the areas where cellulite develop are drained of wastes and water. Ground coffee can reduce the appearance of cellulite as well.
You can mix coffee ground with carrier oil such as that of almond. Use the mixture to massage the affected areas. This is best done after taking a shower.
Make sure you have lined the floor of your bathroom to avoid mess. After applying the mixture, cover your thighs and hips with a plastic wrap.
Leave on for 30 minutes to an hour. Voila! You just had an effective natural treatment for cellulite that costs you nothing compared to your anti-cellulite cream.
Identifying Adverse Reactions
Before using natural remedies for cellulite, make sure you don’t have any allergy to the ingredients used such as cocoa butter, apple cider, coffee and honey.
Also, caution is important in using essential oils on your skin. Always seek for an expert’s advice before applying any mixture or substance to your skin. Stay safe!