Bothered with your cottage cheese thighs?
We know you hate that term but, well, what can we do, that is the best description for what you have – cellulite!
We know that having such skin condition is not something you are proud of. In fact, we are betting that you may have already spent thousands of dollars just to get rid of this condition, but just like everyone, we are assuming that all your efforts are to no avail.
After all, why would you be here, right?
Well, you already have tried the difficult, time to consume and expensive route, so we are assuming that you are now ready for a breath of fresh air.
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That’s why we have decided to give you something different—a few affordable, effortless and simple cellulite home remedies.
Here are some of them.
1.) Coffee Scrub
When it comes to home remedies for cellulite, coffee is the winner!
This is because of its caffeine content that can tighten and firm the skin, diminish the effects of cellulite.
In addition to that, the texture of ground coffee makes it an excellent exfoliating agent, paving the way for the appearance of a new skin layer that looks more youthful and fresh.
To use this, mix ¼ cup of coffee grounds with 3 tablespoons of sugar and 2-3 tablespoons of melted coconut oil. Mix well to form a coarse paste. Apply it to the skin and massage the cellulite well. Do not be gentle in doing so. Be tough on that cellulite so you can get rid of it! Rinse it off with warm water afterwards.
2.) Juniper Oil
Experts claim that one of the reasons for cellulite formation is the build up of toxins in the fat tissues and skin. This is when juniper oil comes to the picture. This essential oil has excellent detoxifying properties that will not just get rid of this toxin build up but reduce fluid retention as well.
To use this, dilute 15 drops of Juniper oil in a ¼ cup of olive oil. Massage the oil into the skin for 10 to 15 minutes. Let the oil seep into the skin. Do this treatment twice a day for best results.
3.) Derma Roller
A derma roller treatment can be painful if you are not that well versed with it but if you know how to properly use it, it can be one of the best home remedies for cellulite because it can stimulate collagen production. Just make sure that you buy a high-quality derma roller, so it won’t easily break. Opt for ones with needles that do not bend or break easily to prevent further skin damage.
4.) Seaweed Detox Massage
Seaweed is also an excellent detoxifying agent that rids skin of impurities and harmful toxins that may lead to the formation of cellulite.
To use this, mix 3 tablespoons of ground seaweed with ¼ cup of sea salt, ¼ cup of olive oil, few drops of any essential oil and 1-2 teaspoons of coconut oil. Take a shower and apply moisturizer afterwards.
5.) Green Clay
Since clays have adsorbing properties, they have the ability to extract toxic impurities from the skin, diminishing the appearance of cellulite. Mix ½ cup of green clay with ½ cup of seaweed, 1 tablespoon of honey, ¼ cup of fresh lemon juice and 3 tablespoons of hot water. Massage paste to the affected area for 10 minutes. Cover with plastic wrap for 30 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water.
Tomatoes are great sources of lycopene, a substance that can prevent the breakdown of collagen in the skin by protecting it from the accumulation of toxic fats.
To use this, get the paste of 2-3 tomatoes. Mix it with 1-2 teaspoon of lemon juice. Massage to skin for 10-15 minutes. Rinse off with water.
7.) Tangerine Oil
Tangerine oil is one of the home remedies for cellulite that can improve blood circulation, prevent the formation of fat and lymphatic deposits on the skin. It is also a detoxifying agent.
To use this, dilute 4-5 drops of tangerine oil in 1 teaspoon of olive oil. Apply the oil mix to the skin and massage for 10-15 minutes. Do this treatment twice a day.
We know that you may be a bit doubtful about how effective these treatments can be. After all, how can these affordable remedies compare to the expensive treatments that you have undergone before, right? But we assure you, natural is always the best way to go when it comes to solving your skin care problems, and these are just the best natural home remedies that you can try!