If you have tried to eliminate the unsightly cellulite for many years without any success, then several things are hindering your success. First, you have to know that all cellulites are not the same. Therefore, some methods will not help you get rid of the cellulites affecting your life. To observe results without making unnecessary sacrifices, you have to identify the factors that are influencing your cellulite.
Excessive consumption of salt is one of the factors that facilitate increase of cellulite. It is known to increase liquids retention and worsen cellulites – making them hard to eliminate. Even though you might not be consuming a lot of it, most prepared foods contain it in huge amounts. The foods include pizza, canned foods, dried fruits and cheese. Reduce salt consumption. Here are other five steps to help you eliminate the cellulite on your thighs.
Dry brushing is among the simple ways of getting rid of cellulite in the thighs. Even though the procedure is not scientifically backed, many individuals have attested of its effectiveness. Dry brushing improves blood circulation on the skin and provides it with a plump appearance therefore reducing cellulite appearance. Before you start, ensure that the brush and the skin are both dry.
Brush your feet gently up to the shoulders focusing more on those areas with more cellulite. Also, brush from the left to right side of your body and keep the brush movements concentrated toward your heart. That way, you will encourage blood circulation. Do the dry brushing for around five minutes and wash away the impurities and dead skin cells.
Use cayenne pepper:
Did you know that cayenne pepper is among the effective fat burning foods? Cayenne pepper has an ability of naturally heating up the body, increasing blood circulation and boosting metabolism. Even more, it helps replace bad skin cells with new strong healthy cells. By consuming it regularly, you will eliminate toxins from your body and minimize cellulite appearance on your thighs.
To benefit from cayenne pepper, mix 1-2 teaspoons of cayenne pepper powder, fresh-squeezed lemon juice, and a teaspoonful of grated ginger in a warm glass of water and mix them properly. Drink the detox drink twice in a day for 1-2 months.
Use coffee grounds:
You can use coarse coffee grounds as exfoliating scrub to remove any dead skin cells and to regenerate more healthy cells. By drinking coffee, you will increase your blood circulation.
To benefit from coffee grounds, mix 3 tablespoons of sugar, a quarter cup of coffee grounds, 2 tablespoons of coconut oil (melted) to make a paste. Take some of the paste and massage it on the affected skin for several minutes – use firm pressure. Lastly, rinse the paste with lukewarm water and repeat the procedure 2-3 times in a week for the best results. Store any excess paste for future use.
Alternatively, use olive oil and coffee to make a wrap. Take a half cup of coffee grounds, mix with extra-virgin olive oil and heat it in your microwave for 20 seconds. Take the warm mixture and spread it on cellulites, use a plastic wrap to cover it. Leave it for 30 minutes and finally use warm water to rinse it. Repeat the procedure twice in a week.
Use juniper oil:
The detoxifying properties in juniper oil will help you reduce fluid retention and therefore reduce cellulites effectively. Take 10-15 drops of juniper oil; add them to a quarter cup of olive oil. Now, massage the mixture on all affected areas for at least 10 minutes. Repeat the procedure twice in a day. After one month, you will have attained a firm and soft skin.
Use apple cider vinegar:
Apple cider vinegar contains a variety of minerals, magnesium, potassium and calcium, which will help you eliminate cellulite. All the elements play a major role in flushing out water and toxins around the stomach and thighs. That in turn reduces cellulite and bloating. In addition, apple cider vinegar will help you lose weight. After the fat has reduced, the cellulite pockets will reduce.
Take two parts water and one part apple cider vinegar – you can also add some honey. Gently rub the solution on all affected areas and leave it for at least 30 minutes. Use warm water to rinse it. Repeat the procedure twice in a day until you observe results.