Anti cellulite body wraps
Is the cottage cheese look of your skin worrying you? Looking for a cellulite remedy that you can easily do in the comfort of your own home? Of course you do! An even if you don't have all that much cellulite, you probably feel the need to pamper your skin and improve its quality by using some relaxing method.
Anti cellulite body wraps
My thought would be to try out some anti cellulite body wraps which are an easy and cheap way to have both a plump skin and an cellulite free sexy look. Check out 6 wonderful homemade recipes that can be used for practicing this therapeutic treatment in order to treat cellulite easily and safely:
1. Clay anti cellulite body wrap
Clay is used in many skin treatments and anti cellulite fighting is one of them. For this anti cellulite body wrap you are going to use:
- Green clay – 2 cups
- Sea salt – (1/2) cup
- Olive oil – 4 tablespoons
- Water – 4 cups
How to prepare the anti cellulite body wrap: At first, boil the water and dissolve the sea salt in it. Now, put the green clay and the olive oil in the salt and stir until a moderate paste is formed. Spread this paste all over your skin, which has developed cellulite. Covering it with wrapping sheets will make your task even easier. After 50 to 60 minutes, remove the wraps. You can skip the olive oil while preparing this body wrap at your home. It will make the paste thicker and reduce your waiting time to as low as 15 minutes.
2. Herbal anti cellulite body wrap
Another great cellulite wrap is the one using only herbal ingredients that can be easily bought from a natural product shop. And given that you're already in this Nature loving shop, you can also buy some anti cellulite teas like ginger, lavender and chamomile, which besides drinking you can also use to prepare a body wrap with.
So the ingredients for the herbal anti cellulite body wrap are:
- Corn oil – 2 cups
- Dried thyme – 4 teaspoons
- Grapefruit juice – 1 cup
How to prepare the herbal body wrap: Herbs like thyme are super effective for cellulite reduction. So, you can try this herbal body wrap to lose those extra few inches. Just put the dried thyme in a bowl and add both corn oil and grapefruit juice to it. Mix them well. After that, massage the areas you have developed cellulite with this blend and lock the natural heat of your body by covering with plastic wraps.
3. Anti cellulite essential oil body wrap
Using essential oils on the skin is nothing new, we use them on our face as moisturizers and even quick anti acne treatments. You can also use essential oils to fight cellulite.
- Essential oil – 10 drops
- Aloe vera – 2 tablespoons
- Green clay – 200 g
Preparation: You can pick an essential oil of your choice to prepare this homemade body wrap for cellulite. However, using lavender oil will help you get the best results. Put the green clay, aloe vera and essential oil in a large bowl and mix them thoroughly. Then, shift the mixture to thin towel strips and cover the areas of skin having cellulite with them. Remember to remove this body wrap after 10 minutes.
4. Lemon and honey anti cellulite body wrap
The most basic ingredients can be used to make a great anti cellulite body wrap:
- Lemon – 1 large
- Honey – 10 tablespoons
- Sea salt – 4 tablespoons
Prepare the anti cellulite body wrap: Start with squeezing out the juice of the lemon. In spite of discarding the peels, grate them finely. In a bowl, mix the grated lemon peels, sea salt, honey and lemon juice properly. Once it becomes well-blended, spread the mixture all over the area affected by cellulite. In order to keep the wrap in its place, cover it with long pieces of clothes. Wait for 15 to 20 minutes and then wash it away.
5. Coffee Grounds Body Wrap
And of course I couldn't leave out one of the most glorious anti cellulite ingredients on the market: coffee! Basic coffee and olive oil body wrap for cellulite:
- Coffee grounds – (1/2) cup
- Olive oil – 2 tablespoons
Caffeine is known to be extremely effective in treating cellulite. Hence, warm up the coffee grounds (these should be already used) and mix them with the olive oil. It will be a sticky mixture that will remain on your skin. Swathe a plastic wrap around your cellulite areas to cover this homemade body wrap and wait for as long as you can. Finally wash it off with lukewarm water.