With summer rapidly approaching, you might want to make sure you get that bikini bod back into shape, and a big part of doing that is by eliminating that less-than-adorable cellulite on your legs and rear. There are tons of cellulite-fighting products and treatments, but you need to know how to pick out the ones that actually work for you, and know how to use them correctly in order for them to be effective.
My recent article in The Telegraph, “The Knowledge: How to Reduce Cellulite” gives a full rundown on the causes of cellulite, how to prevent it, the best types of products to eliminate it, how to tackle it, and quick fixes, but here is a sneak peak of what’s in the article! Be sure to check out the whole article in The Telegraph for a full dose of cellulite reducing knowledge!
What causes cellulite? It’s a cruel and unusual punishment but almost 90% of women have of some form of cellulite. There are various factors that cause it including genetics, hormones, dehydration, lack of exercise, drinking caffeine, smoking, and poor or crash diets. There are three stages of cellulite, which can be determined by performing a simple pinch test on yourself then treating accordingly.
Are there ways to prevent it? While avoiding contributing to factors that you are in control of that cause cellulite is a good way of prevention, there’s also a simple exercise you can do to help reduce cellulite as well. By massaging prone areas with your hands in a circular motion towards your heart, you can increase circulation and break down pockets of fluid retention. Depending on your stage of cellulite, you can see results in two to four weeks with just a simple daily massage routine using products like my Beyond Bionic Body Balm!
How can you tackle existing cellulite? Cellulite treatments range in intensity depending on your stage of cellulite. For beginning stages, using products like my Exfoliband silicone loofah, with my Beyond Bionic Body Buff, you can gently exfoliate away those nasty beginner dimples. Intermediate stages can begin with an exfoliating regimen and be enhanced with products like my Beauty Stamp, which makes microscopic impressions in the skin to enhance the delivery of product which helps increase collagen and elastin production for a smoother, more youthful appearance. For extreme cellulite reduction, head to Beauty Park for an i-Lipo session using our low-level lasers that will break down and burn off fat and reduce cellulite starting at just $99 per area!Surprise pool party! What’s a quick cellulite fix? A fake tan can give the illusion of flat, toned skin, not to mention a sexy copper glow! After exfoliating with my Beyond Bionic Body Buff, apply my Beyond Bionic Body Bronzer for a California glow all year long! If Leonardo DiCaprio will be there and you need immediate results, stop by Beauty Park for a quick Thermage treatment – a non-invasive way to smooth skin temporarily by remodeling the collagen with radio frequency energy.