Cellulite can definitely be one of the factors that takes a huge toll on your level of confidence about your body.
Since one of the most desirable traits for women is considered to be having smooth skin without any imperfections, the appearance of the dimpled skin can cause a lot of body image issues.
Cellulite is quite hard and practically impossible to get rid of naturally, though there are a number of remedies that can help to improve the look of the affected areas.
If you are looking for a way to get rid of cellulite without having to inject fillers into your body, these are some of the best ways to improve the appearance of thigh cellulite.
While there is not a lot of scientific evidence for dry brushing, a number of people swear by it. It helps to stimulate the blood and lymphatic flow in your body. It can help open up pores you have in your body and can be done twice daily.
The idea is to prevent the brush from getting wet and performing long sweeps towards the heart, avoiding any scrubbing or circular motions.
Start at the feet, move up the legs and from the arm to the chest. On the stomach, rotate the brush counter-clockwise. Your skin should not be irritated or red, and a suitable brush would be a natural bristled brush.
Consumption of gelatin
Gelatin boosts skin regeneration, is good for joints and can help tighten loose skin. It has shown some benefits in improving the look of cellulite.
It is a great source of dietary collagen which helps to boost skin regeneration, since it provides the natural ingredients skin is made of. Consuming gelatin daily may help reduce the appearance of cellulite.
Cellulite has been theorized to be formed in the fascia, which is a superficial layer of connecting tissues that lie underneath the skin and contains fat cells.
Since this layer is fibrous, certain lifestyle patterns like inactivity, improper exercise and injuries may lead to the formation of scar tissue in the skin, which leads to the dimpling of the skin.
Myofascial massage helps smooth the layer of connective tissues and can help to reduce the appearance of cellulite on the thighs.
Omega-3 fatty acid
There have been some researches that link the consumption of unhealthy fats leading to an imbalance of fatty acid that is needed for smoother skin and tissues.
Consuming Omega-3 fatty acid and other types of fat soluble vitamins has been linked to the reduction of cellulite with time and it is generally a really good nutrient for the body and can help to protect the heart as well.
Coffee is known for its ability to exfoliate the skin and stimulate blood and lymphatic flow to the skin and offer a tightening effect. It can help to invigorate your skin and help your skin look smoother.
To make a coffee scrub, you will need ¼ cup coffee ground, 3 tbsp sugar and 2-3 tbsp coconut or jojoba oil. Combine the ingredients to form a paste, massage into the skin with firm pressure and wash off. Use biweekly for best results.
Detox baths are one of the best things that you can do for your body. Not only do they help cleanse the body of all the environmental toxins we encounter daily, but also may be a good way to deal with cellulite.
One of the theories surrounding the formation of cellulite links it to toxin build up underneath the skin and thus, a detox bath can possibly help to release the toxins and smooth the appearance of dimpled skin.
Moisturizing your skin
While detox baths help to remove toxins from the skin and thus help reduce the skin problems that you may face, using chemical based moisturizers and beauty products can lead to toxin build up on the skin.
Switch to natural moisturizers like coconut, jojoba or olive oils or even cocoa butter or shea butter in its raw form. Moisturizing your body can help to plump up the skin and rehydrate it to smooth the appearance of cellulite dimples.
These are one of the best workout devices to help with the hip, thigh, buttock and stomach areas as it helps to improve blood flow to these areas and can help to smooth the appearance of cellulite on the skin.