Saturday, December 1, 2007


Cellulite arises when the connective tissue puts pressure on the fat making the fat bulge under the skin. The less fat you have the less noticeable the cellulite is. A healthy diet and exercise help in reducing cellulite. To reduce cellulite you will have to detoxify your body, especially the liver and colon. During detoxification cut out nicotine and caffeine, do not eat extra salt or fat and drink a lot of water. Eat things like soya, blueberries and nuts. Ensure that you have sufficient intake of nutrients like glucosamine, B vitamins and essential fatty acids. Onions are good for reducing cellulite. Onions act like a natural diuretic and will release the excess water from the skin cells.Do exercises that will help you loose weight on your legs and buttocks. Do special exercises to improve muscles in your thighs like walking, cycling, climbing stairs, yoga and pilates. Once there is a build up of muscles cellulite will disappear. Muscles will stretch the skin and smoothen the dimples appearance. Massaging the areas that have cellulite will increase circulation and break the fat up. You can use a body brush or use a body wash or exfoliator while bathing. This will also increase circulation. Use aromatherapy oils like sage, cypress and juniper help in cellulite reduction. Wearing pantyhose helps to reduce cellulite. Wear those that are body shaping and contour your thighs. Pantyhose press the fat and help circulation. There are pantyhose specially made to help reduce cellulite. Make a body wrap at home using coffee and seaweed to reduce cellulite. Spread warm ground coffee on the troubled areas, wrap with moist seaweed and then cover with plastic wrap. Keep this on for about half an hour. Unwrap and wash off in the shower, while doing so massage the area. There are a number of commercial products too that you can use to reduce cellulite. It is important to have a healthy diet and exercise regularly to prevent the buildup of cellulite.

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