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If you want a beautiful, smooth body, eating healthy helps! What you put in your body has a huge effect on the health and quality of your 75 trillion cells! The best foods for reducing the appearance of cellulite are loaded with natural antioxidants that boost your immune system. Foods rich in vitamin C, E, and A prevent and repair damage to your skin caused by free radical attacks. Also it is important to calm the fires of cellular inflammation if you want to rid the dimples. Inflammation causes collagen fibers in the skin to stiffen and pull downward on the epidermis creating that orange peel, dimpled appearance known as cellulite. One of the top foods that causes chronic inflammation is sugar. By reducing sugar in your diet you can also reduce the appearance of cellulite.
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Exfoliation helps to speed up the process of cellular shedding by taking off the uppermost, dead layer of cells exposing the finer, more translucent tissue underneath. New skin is firmer and smoother. Exfoliation also improves hydration and better absorption of topical cellulite product nutrients. There are two effective methods for skin exfoliation: body scrubs and natural plant based alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA). I recommend using body scrubs with crushed walnut shells, sea minerals or coffee grounds. Body scrub products formulated with salt and sugar can be too abrasive causing micro-cuts in the skin. Glycolic Acid, an effective AHA made from sugar cane, works by dissolving the oil that holds dead surface skin cells together. Using a product with glycolic acid on a regular basis not only can help with cellulite, but also can aid in fading of brown spots or hyperpigmentation.
One of the most effective strategies for diminishing the appearance of cellulite is combining both daily usage of cellulite products along with series of anti-cellulite professional spa treatments. With so many devices and treatments on the market today, it can be challenging to know what can give you the best results for your time and money. Here are the top 3 treatments I recommend.
#1 Endermologie sessions involve deep motorized suction massage. Endermologie improves the dimpled appearance of cellulite by increasing the flexibility of stiff collagen fibers. Treatments increase circulation resulting in flushing toxins from swollen, unhealthy fat cells. Treatments also have proven to help with auto immune diseases such as lupus, arthritis, and fibromyalgia.
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# 2 Velashape combines infrared light (IR), radiofrequency (RF), and motorized suction. Benefits include fat burning, stimulation of collagen production for firmer skin, and reduction in thigh circumference.
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# 3 Cool sculpting is an FDA-cleared, non-surgical fat reduction treatment that uses controlled cooling to eliminate stubborn fat that resists all efforts through diet and exercise. The results are proven, noticeable, and lasting. With less fat cells, the dimpled appearance of cellulite can be improved.
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Typical professional spa treatments range from a series of 6-12 sessions, depending on the severity of cellulite. The best program schedule would include 2 weekly sessions for 3 months followed by 1-2 monthly maintenance sessions. Costs typically range from $75-$125 per session. Purchasing a series of 6-12 sessions can significantly reduce the cost per session.