Cellulite is made up of free-floating fat cells that are deposited just beneath the skin. It has a distinct appearance, like the dimpled surface of an orange peel or cottage cheese.
It is most common in the thighs, but it can also be present on the legs, buttocks or stomach. Most sources agree that the dimpled appearance of cellulite occurs due to problems/imbalance in the connective tissue and fat in a person’s body, but there are many theories about what may cause this imbalance. It seems that hormones, diet, lifestyle and genetics all play a role but are not absolutes.
Here are 8 ways to treat and remove cellulite;
There are various health benefits to Gelatin, including:
-Gelatin supports skin, hair and nail growth
-It is good for joints and can help joint recovery
-Can help tighten loose skin (like the kind you get after having four babies in five years…)
-It to help improve cellulite
-Source of protein (though not a spectacular one) but its specific amino acids can help build muscle.
Apple Cider Vinegar
This can help get rid of cellulite due to the presence of minerals, potassium, magnesium and calcium in it. All these elements play a key role in flushing out toxins and water retention around the thighs and stomach.
This in turn reduces bloating and cellulite. Plus, apple cider vinegar also helps you lose weight and less fat means fewer cellulite pockets.
-Mix one part apple cider vinegar with two parts water. If you like, add a bit of honey.
-Rub the solution on the affected areas. Leave it on for 30 minutes, and then rinse it off with warm water. -Follow this treatment twice daily until you get the desired results.
Alternatively, mix apple cider vinegar and water in equal parts, and rub it on the affected area.
-Then wrap the area with plastic wrap and put a warm towel over it for one hour.
-Finally, remove the wrap and rinse the area with lukewarm water.
-Do this once daily until you get rid of your cellulite completely.
This can be beneficial in reducing cellulite as well. The massage and exfoliation benefits skin by stimulating blood/lymph flow and the caffeine in the coffee has a tightening effect.
You will need:
1/4 cup coffee grounds
3 tablespoons sugar or brown sugar
2-3 Tablespoons of melted coconut oil
-Combine the ingredients to create a paste-like consistency (note that it will harden if cooled if you are using unrefined coconut oil). Store in a glass jar.
-Massage in to skin for several minutes using firm pressure and wash as usual.
-Use 2-3 times a week.
Drink More Water
Hydration is crucial for overall health—from digestion to your skin’s healthy glow and texture. Being fully hydrated can smooth your skin’s surface.
Try consuming foods with higher water content like melons, cucumbers, watermelon and leafy greens. Not only are these foods high in water content, but they are also low in calories – helping you to lose weight and control fat stores.