How To: Prevent Cellulite

DMK Skin Care March 20, 2019

The fat that pushes against the connective tissue in your skin, causing a bumpy appearance is called cellulite. It mostly affects women and typically appears on the arms, buttocks, and thighs. Several factors determine whether someone gets cellulite such as the amount of their body fat, age, diet, and genetics. Fortunately, there are some simple things you can do on a regularly to prevent cellulite.

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Healthy Diet

Eating a well-balanced diet not only improves your overall health but it can also reduce your chances of getting cellulite. Avoid consuming food that is high in saturated fats, cholesterol, and sugar such as deep-fried food, pastries, soda, and candy. Try to include leafy green vegetables or fruit with every meal you eat. You should also drink at least two litres of water every day to help your body cleanse itself of toxins. These can accumulate under your skin, causing fluid and fat retention.

Brush Your Skin

You probably brush your hair, but you probably did not know that you should be brushing your skin as well. Use a loofah or a skin brush when you bath or shower to rub off dead skin cells and improve circulation to your skin. It can prevent the formation of cellulite by stimulating your lymph nodes and improving your blood blow. This encourages the growth of new skin cells. Avoid scrubbing your skin too hard as it can cause the skin to turn red and become irritated. Instead, gently brush the surface in a circular motion.

Indulge Sparingly

Intoxicating substances like alcohol or drugs can wreak havoc on your body in several ways. They have harmful toxins that can slow down and damage your kidneys and liver, which slows down your body’s ability to eliminate waste. This disruption in your body’s day-to-day functioning can cause the formation of cellulite. Avoid indulging in toxic substances as much as possible to prevent cellulite.

Exercise Daily

Being active for at least half an hour each day could help you burn fat that can cause cellulite. Even light exercise like brisk walking can go a long way in prevention. Daily activity combined with a healthy diet can help eliminate fat deposits that lead to cellulite formation.

Massage

Getting a full-body massage weekly could help reduce your chances of getting cellulite. It helps prevent fat deposits from dimpling your skin and can lessen the appearance of existing cellulite. Massages are also relaxing and can improve your overall physical and mental health.

 

These measures can help you stop cellulite from forming, but you will need more substantial methods to eliminate it altogether. For ways to get rid of cellulite you already have, contact European Beauty. We have several options available that are quick, effective, and safe. 

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