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Getting Rid of Cellulite Naturally.

Updated on July 23, 2014

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Author: tata_aka_T from Tokyo, JAPAN
Author: tata_aka_T from Tokyo, JAPAN | Source

Getting rid of cellulite naturally

Beauty and general well being is a matter of great concern to everyone. Skin conditions that affect one's appearance are something to frown upon. Along with stretchmarks, acne, other skin conditions and weight issues, cellulite is an issue that affects a lot of people all over the world. It is characterized by a dimpled or nodular appearance of the skin as a result of fat cells being trapped within the fibrous connecting tissue causing bulges through the skin's outer layer. In most people, especially post-pubescent women, it usually occurs on the buttocks, lower limbs and the abdomen and they may cause discomfort and shame in letting people see the affected parts. There is no longer any need to worry about cellulite in case you are suffering from it. Here is a comprehensive guide on how to get rid of cellulite and have your most desired beautiful smooth skin.

1. Eat healthy.
Avoiding foods that have high retention of water like alcohol and foods high in salt and those that tend to add weight such as foods high in fats and sugars. This will help reduce the bulging of the areas affected by cellulite and also prevent more deposition of fat in those areas. These unhealthy foods should be replaced with fruits and vegetables which are high in water content thus keep the body's skin cells hydrated, reducing the appearance of the bulges and dimples. They also help to keep your weight down by decreasing the amount of fat taken into the body, which is a great contributing factor to cellulite. It is also extremely important to replace the unhealthy saturated fats with healthy fats like avocados, olives and nuts. These contain Omega-3 fatty acids that are essential for healthy skin and can easily be broken down within the body.

Drink lots of clean water.

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2. Drink lots of water.
It is recommended to drink at least 8 glasses of water a day. This helps to keep the skin and the whole body hydrated thus reduces the appearance of cellulite. Drinking plenty of water also helps to flush toxins out of the body and encourages the body hormones and enzymes to digest the fats stored within the body.

3. Embrace exercise.
Regular exercise is an essential part of life to anyone whose aim is achieving a beautiful body. Incorporation of strength training like weight lifting and high-intensity interval training like jogging and sprinting on a treadmill come in handy in the fight against cellulite. Strength-training helps strengthen and tone muscles resulting in a smoother tauter skin while high-intensity training helps burn down fats within the body thus reducing the bulges caused by the fat deposits.

4. Improve your skin care techniques.
Though cellulite lies way below the skin, improved skin care will help a great deal in reducing cellulite as well as its appearance on the affected areas. Endomologie which greatly involves massage helps a great deal in breaking down the fat deposits and as a result gets rid cellulite. Using topical treatments rich in caffeine on the affected areas help to dehydrate the fat deposits thus reducing cellulite. Also using creams rich in amino acids like the seaweed help to tighten the skin. Also dry brushing the skin will help increase blood circulation around the affected areas thus increased hydration and toxin removal.

5. Other methods that could be used in extreme cases include laser and roller radiation to break down fatty deposits and stimulate production of collagen and injecting vitamin and mineral formula into the skin to help dissolve the fat deposits among others. This could be painful.

For so long, cellulite has been viewed as an incurable and unsolvable problem. Though it greatly depends on one's gender, genetics, body weight and body size among other factors, it can be treated, it's effects slowed down or stopped. The gretest news is that the above tips are enough to help you to combat this ugly condition and you will be on your way to rocking that beautiful bikini or the pair of shorts you've been hiding at the back of your closet.

What's your view on getting rid of cellulite? What methods have you ever used? Did it work? Feel free to drop your comments, suggestions, reviews and questions.

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