Cellulite is our summer pet peeve. Whether we accept it or not, we know it is very present. Miracle solutions do not exist, but with determination and a bit of elbow grease – or, instead, smoothing – you can wage war on dimpling and cellulite on your thighs.
First of all, it is essential to define your type of cellulite. Because in addition to being tough, it invades our thighs in different ways and for various reasons. Aqueous or infiltrated cellulite is generally due to water retention problems and poor blood circulation. Fibrous cellulite, on the other hand, is the one that hurts when pinched. She particularly likes to lodge on the thighs and knees. Finally, fatty cellulite is the most common form in women, often due to poor diet.
Cellulite on thighs: the horsehair glove + smoothing oil trick
There are many easily accessible anti-cellulite tools, starting with the simple horsehair glove in the shower. By carrying out a scrub with the help of one of these famous gloves, you not only obtain soft skin but also activate your blood circulation, which prevents the fatty mass from settling comfortably. Rinse with cold water to tighten the tissues and massage well with an anti-cellulite oil. Repeated regularly and throughout the year, this gesture can provide a lasting solution.
Cellulite thighs: the massage to do yourself
For the anti-cellulite massage, it is not a question of quickly rubbing yourself with oil to hope for results. We get nothing for nothing, and technique is even essential! To desire to win a battle against cellulite, it is crucial to master the art of palpating and rolling. If, however, you need more than the power of your hands (or it does not suit you), there is always the option of the anti-orange peel suction cup. But beware, it is not recommended for people with venous problems.
Cellulite of the thighs: palpate-rolling with a pro
In the institute, there is no shortage of techniques and machines to tame cellulite. Palpating and rolling using devices such as the LPG Cellu M6 or cold are the most preferred. “Cryolipolysis is a technique capable of permanently destroying localized fat cells to lose centimeters from the first session”, explains Sandra, head of the Osoya Institute in Neuilly Sur Seine. The ice cube effect fights fat cells, also called adipocytes, by stimulating and activating blood microcirculation. Dead fat cells are then eliminated naturally. This is why it is advisable to drink at least a liter of water to make them disappear.
Cellulite of the thighs and diet: we stop sugar and yogurts
Rancid fats and refined sugar are the enemies of fatty cellulite. For aqueous cellulite, avoid dairy products and soups at dinner to facilitate nocturnal drainage.
Cellulite thighs: good sports to drain and tone
If we have to pay attention to our diet, it is also important to ensure regular physical activity. All water sports are perfect for fighting orange peel skin. Swimming, aqua biking, aqua jump… Everything is good to take because the association of movements with water affects ultra-efficient drainage on dimples. The plus: these sports provide a feeling of lightness to heavy legs.