3 tips to minimize the appearance of cellulite

The first thing to learn about cellulite is that it is completely normal. Over 93% of women have it and no matter what the ads tell us, it is nothing to be ashamed of. It's ok to accept it, ignore it and it's also ok to want to get rid of it. If you're in the latter category, read on. 

Let's start with the bad news: you cannot get rid of cellulite at home. It's just not medically possible. You can however, minimize it with some common remedies. We list top 3 tips to make cellulite a little less visible. 

 

1. Healthy habits for your skin

Healthy habits for your skin
  • Firstly, nutrition is very important and that means low sodium, varied, and healthy diet 80% of the time. 20% is there for you to enjoy an occasional treat. 
  • Hydration is vital because it favors adequate cellular metabolism. To maintain a good body function, 2 to 4 liters of liquid is necessary daily and avoid carbonated drinks.
  • Vegetables are highly recommended to counteract the effects of this condition. Aubergine, cucumber, tomato or onion can never be missing from the diet. Cereals, rice or bread are also recommended, as long as they are wholemeal. 

2. Physical activity is important

Physical activity is important

Physical activity is indispensable because it enables the development of the muscles and prevents the accumulation of excess fat.

Furthermore, an active life favors circulation, and helps avoid fluid retention.

3. Dry brushing is key

Creams for your skin
  • Topical products (creams and lotions) will need to be enhanced with manual massages that seek to prevent the deposit of liquids in the affected area and promote  lymphatic drainage.
  • But you don't need to spend a fortune. Dry brushing at home on daily basis is very important. You can dry brush for 5 minutes before jumping into the shower in the morning. It will help improve the appearance of the skin and help lymphatic drainage. 

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