Enough with the obsessive visits to the gym, multi-vitamin supplements galore, and the firming creams too, all to obtain the perfect cellulite free body.
Forget miraculous effects for eliminating cellulite, especially if the treatments are not accompanied by a healthy diet and physical activity. Some treatments can play their part, and in any case, keep the skin moisturised with tailor-made products is in itself important: the appearance of the skin in has a significant effect on the perception of tone and firmness of the tissues.
Forget spending a fortune on expensive creams and gels that are not necessary: with natural ingredients you can prepare oils, scrubs and creams, which are effective and eco-friendly.
Here are some natural anti cellulite remedies you might want to try:
Try for example to prepare this salt scrub and seaweed, you will need:
- A handful of iodized salt
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon of Guam seaweed mud
- 3 drops of essential oil of grapefruit
- 3 drops of essential oil of cypress
- 3 drops of rosemary essential oil
The oil of cypress and rosemary are effective in the problems of microcirculation, edema and fluid retention.
Mix all these ingredients in a bowl and apply the scrub to damp skin, massaging for a few minutes.
For after shower it is best to use neutral oils combined with essential oils. To have a good draining and toning cream mix:
- 100 ml of grapeseed oil
- 2 drops of lemon essential oil
- 2 drops of essential oil of bitter orange
- 2 drops of essential oil of juniper
- 2 drops of essential oil of cypress
Grapeseed oil has strong power firming and anti-aging qualities, and essential oils of cypress and ivy, are depurative and draining.
Mix the ingredients in a bowl until you have a smooth cream and massage generously on the thighs and other critical points.
To help with stretch marks rose musk and wheat germ can be mixed:
- 100 ml of the oil of wheat germ
- 2 drops of Rose Hip Oil
- 2 drops of lavender essential oil
The musk rose oil and the wheat germ, both have regenerating qualities, mixed with essential oil of lavender, for healing, allows you to get an oily compound that helps counteract the appearance of unsightly stretch marks. It must be applied every day on clean skin massaging from the bottom upwards .
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One last tip. The lipo-reducing properties of caffeine are well-known. So why not prepare a cellulite cream with their coffee? For the cost of a mocha you can make a highly effective anti-cellulite mud. The ingredients – all can be found in health food or supermarket – are:
- 2-3 coffee grounds ( depending on the consistency of the mud )
- 1 cup of strong green tea
- 2 tablespoons of green clay areata
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
In a large bowl, dilute the green tea in the coffee grounds and then add the green clay areata and olive oil. The mixture should be applied on the legs, massaging gently for half an hour and then covered with a transparent film.
End result: your skin should be more toned, firm and bright.
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