Cellulites are fat cells found beneath the top layer of skin. These cells actually attach the muscle to the skin by squeezing between bands of connective tissue or collagen. If you find cellulite on different areas of your body…do not panic! Did you know that 90 percent of women have cellulite? Did you realize that cellulite is natural and our bodies actually need it? The goal is to find ways to minimize the appearance of cellulite; and that’s why Dreams in Heels has gathered these top five natural secrets on how to control cellulite.
Did you know you can make your own natural exfoliators at home? These ingredients are right at your finger tips! Oats, brown sugar, a few drops of almond oil, and a little bit of milk to make a paste. Yes, it’s that simple. If you prefer to buy one, you can get the Farmhouse Fresh Bourbon Triple Shot Caramel Coffee Body Scrub. This is a gluten free product and it helps to tighten the skin and to fight cellulite. You can use this scrub for ten minutes twice per week on areas where cellulite reduction is desired; this will leave your skin soft, hydrated and it will eliminate impurities. You will start to see great results after four weeks of regular treatment. Hint: Pay special attention to your area of concern and it will help break up fatty deposits as you massage the natural exfoliators.
Daily shower massages
Daily shower massages are a natural way to keep your skin exfoliated, to improve your areas of concern, and to help with the lumpy/bumpy skin. A shower massage also stimulates circulation and helps to break up the fluids that are beneath your skin. I recommend a tool, The Lux Puff, which is a new reversible 2-in-1 bath & body pouf. The Lux Puff has all of the benefits of a washcloth and a loofah in one convenient package flipped inside out. Furthermore, it is proven to naturally block the growth of bacteria inherently found in all bath tools.
Exercise on a Regular basis
Cellulite is fat cells and excess cellulite contributes to weight. That’s why it’s important to engage in physical activities at least a few times a week like walking, jogging, riding a bike, yoga, pilates, etc. It will help you lose that fat and to tight those loose areas so you can be bikini ready not only in the summer, but also for your winter escapes to paradise.
Did you know that fibers, whole grains, fruits and vegetables help to remove waste and toxins from our bodies? First, we need to start by drinking plenty of water because it helps to keep these impurities moving as we cleanse our system. If you are not a water drinker, just add fruits to make it more flavorful, we call this Water Fusion.
Also, do not forget to add plenty of fiber and whole grain foods to your diet; such as bran and oat cereals. Other hints are adding a couple of tablespoons of coconut oil per day to your diet to help you burn fat and improve your overall health and also take a daily pill of omega 3. If you do not like or forget to take these supplements, you can eat sardines which are high in Omega 3 fatty acids. Other foods high in Omega 3 fatty acids are salmon and oysters. Enjoy fruits, veggies and fish as you combat the signs of aging by cleansing your body day-by-day with these helpful tips.
If you are a wine lover, this might be the most enjoyable solution for you! Red wine contains flavonoids and other antioxidants. One of those antioxidants is resveratrol, which some people believe can have anti-aging benefits. Resveratrol offers a wide range of health benefits, but it’s particularly effective in preventing and dealing with cellulite. There are new studies looking at resveratrol and its possible estrogen elevating abilities. This compound is found in the skin of grapes, with the highest natural amount in red wine. Resveratrol is also found in supplements for higher concentration.
A less natural Bonus tip: Use Self Tanner
Cellulite balancing tips! Did you know you can minimize the appearance with a self-tanner? This is the quickest fix to camouflage lumpy skin. Slather on a flawless self tanner such as Fake Bake in order to disguise your dimples quickly. You will love it!