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Do-it-yourself anti-cellulite wraps: how to prepare anti-cellulite mud at home using ingredients that are easy to find and with renowned draining and purifying properties.
A goodanti-cellulite packneeds to:
- stimulate blood microcirculation. The capillaries must be able to spray even the most superficial layers of the skin, so as to nourish it and help eliminate toxins.
- Exercise a draining effect so as to promote the elimination of waste that cause cellulite.
- Stimulating sweating, also in this case the stimulating properties allow the elimination of toxins through sweat.
In the article DIY anti-cellulite muds we saw howmake mud at homeexploiting the draining, stimulating and purifying properties of clay. In particular we have seen how to prepare at homeanti-cellulite muds based on:
- Green clay
- White clay
- Red clay
- Cocoa and coffee powder
Clay is the perfect ingredient to prepareanti-cellulite mud at home. The different types of clay are easy to find on the market, cost little and are easily managed. Even if clay is the recommended product, it is not the only choice to preparedo-it-yourself anti-cellulite wraps. In this guide we will seehow to make mud at homeexploiting the draining and anti-cellulite compresses most popular used in spas.
Algae-based anti-cellulite packs
The anti-cellulite compresses most famous are those based on guam mud. Guam mud is of vegetable origin and is obtained from algae rich in vitamins, metals, chlorine, sulfur, phosphorus, iodine and other micronutrients. Guam muds are popular for reducing cellulite blemishes, making tissues compact and giving the skin greater elasticity.
As stated, theanti-cellulite compressesclay-based are the cheapest ones. Guam muds cannot be prepared at home but withdo-it-yourselfit is possible to get anti-cellulite compresses based on dehydrated seaweed, these do-it-yourself wraps are equally useful for eliminating cellulite. For the preparation:
- 60 gr of Kelp seaweed powder
- 40 gr of red clay
- 30 grams of fenugreek flour
- 5 drops of mint essential oil
- 5 drops of rosemary essential oil
- 70 gr of demineralized water
Once the ingredients are mixed, the processing time is 40 minutes. For those who prefer guam mud to consult prices and properties, we refer you to the official page: Guam mud on Amazon. All the ingredients listed above can be found easily on Amazon! Powdered kelp is also very expensive.
DIY anti-cellulite wraps with chocolate
For this anti-cellulite pack you will exploit the stimulating properties of theobromine contained in cocoa.
To prepare this pack, mix:
- 7 tablespoons of pure unsweetened cocoa powder
- a few tablespoons of Bollonte green tea
Use the pack when still hot.
DIY anti-cellulite wraps, how to use them
Spread the pack on the area to be treated, wrap the areas to be treated with food film. Let the pack act for 30 - 45 minutes. At this juncture, cover the areas to be treated with a warm towel to increase sweating.
After laying, rinse first with hot water and then with cold water. The change in temperature will help improve the microcirculation.
The way you spread the pack is also important. THEanti-cellulite mudsthey should be spread with rotating movements and performing an anti-cellulite massage with a draining and stimulating action. In using yoursdo-it-yourself anti-cellulite wrapsseveral factors play an important role:
- the temperature
This is why it is important to use a hot towel, perhaps heated on radiators, and hot water to prepare the pack. Equally important is the use of sauna suits in PVC or transparent film.
- The application massage and final toning massage
The massage should be performed both by spreading the pack and, at the end, after rinsing the skin, perhaps applying some moisturizing oil enriched with essential oils with stimulating properties.
- The ingredients used
Natural muds and clays are perfect for makingdo-it-yourself anti-cellulite wrapsmuch better if the mud is enriched with essential oils or if the pack is followed by a massage with carrier oil and essential oil capable of continuing to stimulate the microcirculation of the blood even after application.
Essential oils for anti-cellulite wraps
Regardless of the base of your pack (natural muds, clays, algae, flours ...), you can support the basic action of the chosen sediments with essential oils. There are several essential oils that can be used to combat thecellulite. Massage ointments against cellulite must be prepared by diluting theessential oilin carrier oil. Among the best carrier oils to combat cellulite we mention avocado oil, wheat germ oil and sweet almond oil.
For all information read the paragraphanti-cellulite essential oilsof the pagethe best essential oils.