Want to get rid of that cellulite (lumpy fat deposits under the skin)? Cellulite is mainly the accumulation of fat cells, proteins, and toxins that have not been eliminated by the body. It can even affect people who have relatively no fat in their bodies. It gives a unique appearance to the skin, like that of the dimpled surface of an orange peel.
It's caused by:
- Water retention
- Reduced blood flow to the fat cells
Poor diet, hormonal changes, age, and genetic predisposition – all of these trigger cellulite formation. There is a common denominator for all these factors – the accumulation of toxins in the body.
So how do you get rid of it!?????
1.) Drink Grapefruit Juice
The REAL kind, not the bottled one with added sugar and all that crap. You want the purist form of grapefruit. Grapefruit juice is one of the best fat-burning foods and a cellulite remover. Why?
- Helps improve blood circulation
- Burns excess fats effectively
- Detoxifies and removes toxins from the body, thus reducing more fats forming
- Helps metabolize sugar in the blood
- Helps produce collagen to firm up the skin
- Reduces fluid retention which also contributes to formation of cellulite
Here's a yummy recipe that will blast cellulite off your body:
- 1 large grapefruit
- 2 oranges
- 1/4 lime
- 1/2 inch ginger root piece
- Decorate with slices of oranges or lime
(photo originally seen on http://juicing-for-health.com/cellulite-eraser.html)
2.) Body Brushing/Dry Brushing- REGULARLY!
I can not begin to say enough about Body Brushing! The skin is the largest organ in the human body, and it is the first place where the accumulated toxins raise their ugly heads in the form of cellulite and sags. So, to keep the toxin levels to a bare minimum, it is quite essential to brush your skin regularly. Dry brushing helps to break up the toxic material that cellulite is composed of. It also tightens the epidermis. This is one of the most popular and simplest ways to reduce cellulite. Just dry brush the skin with a long body brush that possesses natural bristles.
For more details on Dry Brushing, check out my previous blog HERE
(photo originally seen on http://engelta.hubpages.com/hub/Beauty-Hacks)
3.) Bath With Bath Salts
Add salt in warm water and take a bath in it once it comes down to a soothing temperature. Bathing in this water for 20 minutes on a regular basis will also help in reducing the cellulite content from the body.
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