Talking about cellulite… Apart of exercises and healthy eating I find anti-cellulite massage oils to be one of the best and easiest options to ton up the skin and reduce the appearance of cellulite.
First let’s have a look at what is cellulite. The actual term “cellulite” refers to a dimpled, lumpy appearance of the skin at certain areas of the body (thighs, hips, buttocks, sometimes upper arm, stomach). It happens when fat deposits are pushing through the connective tissue under the skin.
Everybody can have cellulite, however women are more pron to have it then men. Usually it’s normal to have some fat under the skin, but when it starts showing as “orange peel” skin that’s when we don’t like it and want to do something to get rid of it.
One of the best preventative ways and ways to get rid of it, I found is to do some self massage on problem areas. And of course using what Nature gave us is the smartest way to do so, in my opinion. Adding essential oils to your massage oil is the easiest and honestly best natural ways to reduce the appearance of cellulite.
So let me tell you the best 8 essential oils that over time are known to be really effective in reducing cellulite.
Is known to have diuretic properties and aids detoxification, which makes it great for decreasing water retention issues and to remove toxic build up that has accumulated in the body. All this makes it helpful for reducing cellulite. For this purpose it works very well with Cypress, Cedarwood, Grapefruit, Geranium.
With its astringent properties cypress makes a great addition to massage and body oils to combat cellulite. It helps to prevent fluid retention, eliminate toxins and boost blood circulation. Use it alone with carrier oil like jojoba or sweet almond, or blend it with other oils which share similar properties to enhance the benefits of it.
Is known to be a great astringent and tonic, which helps to ton up the skin. Grapefruit essential oil is high in a compound D-limonene which has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant properties and is helpful with obesity. Reducing inflammation also helps to reduce adipose tissue.
Lemon essential oil is also high in a compound D-limonene and shares similar benefits with Grapefruit essential oil. Lemon is known to boost blood circulation topically and this also makes it helpful in reducing the signs of cellulite. Blends well with all other essential oils.
Rosemary has a well established reputation for having astringent properties and being a circulatory stimulant and is often added to different blends due to its properties. Increasing circulation with massage oil makes it very helpful in combating cellulite in a natural way.
It’s invaluable essential oil for skin care. Including reducing the cellulite. Geranium has gentle stimulating effect on the lymphatic system and stimulates circulation, helps to…