Cellulite is one of the most widespread and popular skin problems that many women are obliged to face at different stages of their life. Thus, there exist many ways to fight this problem and making DIY anti-cellulite scrubs is one of the most effective types in that array of cellulite treatments. That’s what we are going to speak about this now, introducing some effective and easily prepared DIY recipes for you. These scrubs are meant to improve the circulation of the skin, helping it to get rid of the dead cells and cleaning the pores making the skin softer and smoother, also enriching it with oxygen and removing the toxins from the organism. Thus, the DIY anti-cellulite recipes go as follows!
Anti-Cellulite DIY Scrub with Coffee
The oil of coffee beans has a strong effect for fighting against cellulite. Thus, regularly using treatments with coffee you may have really effective outcomes. So there is number of coffee treatments that you might try out.
1. Coffee Ground Anti-Cellulite Mask
For this scrub you need to prepare coffee ground, which needs to be applied on the body. This mask needs to be placed on the body with massaging movements going from bottom to top, after which you need to leave it for some 15 minutes. During that period the grounds of coffee will do the functions of a scrub, cleaning the dead layers of cells and smoothening the skin also removing the excessive oil.
2. Coffee with Sugar Anti-Cellulite Mask
The ingredients of this scrub are 1 tbsp. of grounded coffee, several drops of olive or other massage oils, and 1 tbsp. of sugar. The ingredients should be picked according to the surface of the areas that needs the treatment. If the scrub seems not enough, the quantities of the components may be increased. What you need to remember is that the mixture should not be too fluid. Before the application, you need to prepare some steam compresses, which will open up the pores of the skin. The scrub needs to be applied with circular massaging movements. Afterwards, it should be removed with warm water and moisturizing creams. Such scrubs are not recommended for dry skin.
3. Coffee Scrubs with Essential Oils
Grounded coffee is the main component of this scrub with the anti-cellulite function it has. Thus in order to enhance that effect, you may add essential oils, for instance, that of orange, bergamot, cinnamon, grapefruit, eucalyptus, and others. To prepare this scrub you need to mix 100g of grounded coffee with some 1 tbsp. of olive oil, 10 drops of any essential oil. Then you need to mix the ingredients and apply it to the skin with circular motions for some 10 minutes. After this, you may use some 5-10 minutes’ contrast shower. This scrub may be used with the frequency of once in a week and the extra scrub that may be left from one treatment can be kept in the fridge for further use.
4. Coffee Scrub with Sour Cream
To prepare this scrub you need 1 tbsp. of shower gel-cream, 1 tbsp. of fatty sour cream with coffee ground, of course. You need to apply this scrub with circular motions on the previously warmed up skin and move from bottom to top. This massage needs to last for some 5-10 minutes, after which everything needs to be washed away and the skin will become soft and smooth. You may use this scrub after warm baths.
5. Coffee Scrub with Natural Honey
Finally, in order to prepare this scrub you need to add 100 g of liquid honey into 2 tbsp. of grounded coffee. The mixture needs to be applied with rubbing motions and massaged for some 10 minutes.
Sea Salt Anti-Cellulite Mask
This scrub needs to be prepared with sea salt and olive oil. Olive oil needs to be taken with water with the proportion of 2:1. Afterwards, you need to add 1 tbsp. of not too coarse sea salt. The scrub you get needs to be applied to the problematic areas going from bottom to top, massaging the skin well and washing this with contrast shower, at the end moisturizing the skin.
Carrot Anti-Cellulite Mask
To prepare this scrub you need 1 grated carrot. Afterwards you need to mix it with semolina with equal proportions. The anti-cellulite scrub should be applied with rubbing motions and left on for 8-10 minutes. Such a scrub is ideal for dry skin, which is prone to peeling. This scrub will not help you get rid of cellulite forever, but it will have ideal temporary results for slowing down the development of cellulite.
Finally, there are some basic tips and nuances that you need to take into account when using anti-cellulite scrubs.
1. These scrubs will have maximum effective results, if you repeat the treatments regularly. This can be done once in 4-5 days. The recommended course may include some 10 times. If the results are satisfying you may reduce the frequency to once in a week.
2. The best time for scrubbing is morning. During the day you will be constantly moving and the efficiency of the treatment will thus increase.
3. Contrast shower is another thing you may do for enhancing the effect.
4. You may also add an anti-cellulite massage to the scrub for better results.
There are a number of measures you may take to prevent the appearance of cellulite and to help get rid of it more effectively. Among the most relevant ones we can note:
• Balanced nutrition regime
• Consumption of 2 liters of water daily
• Getting rid of bad habits, like smoking
• Enough sleep
• Physical exercises and load on muscles of the problematic areas
Thus, here were some basic treatments you may use for overcoming cellulite and for preventing it just as efficiently. Follow these simple nuances and try out the anti-cellulite scrubs we presented and you will have really useful and cool treatments for getting rid of that frustrating skin problem without even going out of the house.
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