When it comes to cellulite, people all over the world spend millions of dollars on topical creams, spa treatments, and even surgeries every year. What most people don’t know is that the key to removing unsightly cellulite is a spice that is probably already in your kitchen right now.
Cellulite is a condition in which the skin appears to have areas with underlying fat deposits, giving it a dimpled, lumpy appearance. Women most commonly develop cellulite on the backs of the thighs, buttocks, and hips.
Although there are hormonal and genetic causes for cellulite, most commonly it is a condition of being overweight. Other factors like age can play a part, and even the underwear you choose can cause cellulite. If you tend to wear underwear with an extremely tight elastic band, that can cause cellulite to form.
When it comes to treatments, there is a whole market of skin creams that claim to get rid of cellulite. Most of these creams include retinol to tighten the skin, and are expensive.
Other treatments involve massage sessions to break up the appearance of the dimpling in the skin, and surgeries like liposuction to remove the fat under the skin. Again, these treatments are extremely expensive, and liposuction can be dangerous.
So, if you want a safe, effective, natural treatment for cellulite — look no further than your spice rack. Cayenne pepper is one of the most effective treatments for cellulite, believe it or not. All you have to do is mix the juice from one lemon and 1-2 tablespoons of cayenne pepper into 8 ounces of cold water and drink it throughout the day.
The mixture works because lemons are a natural detoxing and diuretic that flush away the toxin in the body that lead to cellulite development. Lemon juice also contains bioflavonoids and vitamin C.
Those anti-inflammatory and antioxidant qualities fight off free radicals and prevent the breakdown of collagen — the skin’s support structure. Lemon juice also preserves elastin stores, which act like skin’s natural fillers.
Cayenne pepper is a natural fat burner and works by naturally raising your internal temperature. Cayenne also helps naturally improve cell turn-over that naturally improves the appearance and tightness of your skin.
Another important aspect of preventing cellulite is your lifestyle. Proper diet and exercise to burn fat in your body will greatly reduce the appearance of cellulite while helping you maintain better overall health.
A simple drink mixture of lemon juice and cayenne pepper does wonders fro cellulite that you may already have, but keeping the fat off of your body, in general, is the key to keeping the cellulite from coming back.
But don’t forget, if you want to get rid of cellulite completely, you must eat healthy and do some regularly legs workout and of course running will give you the best results.