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Have cellulite on thighs? Trust these 4 home remedies to get rid of it

If you want to get rid of the cellulite on your thighs then you're at the right place! Trust these 4 effective home remedies for cellulite.
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Cellulite is usually found in women's thighs. Image courtesy: Shuttertsock
Aayushi Gupta Published: 26 Feb 2022, 16:00 pm IST
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Yes, dimpled skin that causes your thighs to look saggy or loose can be difficult to get rid of. However, it’s not impossible. It forms when fatty tissue present in the skin pushes up against the connective tissue, known as cellulite. It is more common in women who are overweight because cellulite is basically fat cells that accumulate just under the skin. Along with the thighs, hips, abdomen and buttocks are common areas of skin where cellulite can appear or form, causing your skin to become wrinkled, dimpled, blotchy, and raised. What’s the solution? Well, there are some home remedies for cellulite on which you can trust!

Although cellulite is a harmless skin condition, there are a number of reasons why you develop it.

Here are the leading causes of cellulite

* Ageing
* Hormonal imbalance
* Tissues inflammation
* Loss of collagen
* Weight gain
* High intake of fat, carbs, and salt
* Poor blood circulation
* Inactive lifestyle

Recently, Rashi Chahal, Nutritionist at Rosewalk Healthcare, shared an Instagram post revealing 4 home remedies that can help to get rid of the cellulite on thighs.

Home remedies for cellulite on thighs:

1. Coffee scrub

Coffee contains caffeine, and therefore it helps to dilate blood vessels, improving blood circulation. Along with it, coffee contains a great amount of antioxidants which help to remove the dead cells present on the skin. What’s more? This has a skin tightening effect also.

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This coffee body scrub is perfect for your body! Image courtesy: Shutterstock

How to make a coffee scrub

2-3 tablespoons of coffee
Carrier oil/honey

* Mix coffee with a carrier oil or honey in a bowl.
* Apply the paste on the area of cellulite.
* Massage with it in a circular motion on the areas with cellulite.
* Let it sit for 10 minutes allowing the coffee scrub to absorb in the skin.
* Rinse off with warm water.

2.  Green tea

One of the great benefits of green tea for cellulite is it helps to remove toxins and improve metabolism. Plus, it’s a great home remedy for cellulite because it helps to increase the blood flow and helps create healthier skin, a more uniform texture. Have 2-3 cups of green tea each day. And you know what, green tea is an energy booster so it will also promote weight loss.

3. Exercise

Cellulite is a result of excess fat in the body so it is important you do regular exercise to get rid of it because exercise helps to reduce body fat and increase metabolism. You can perform squats, side lunges, deadlift, glute bridge, running, or cycling. These exercises will also help you strengthen your thighs by improving balance and stability.

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Exercise can help you reduce the apperance of cellulite. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

4.  Dry brushing

Foam rolling or dry brushing is the best home remedy you can try for some positive results to reduce cellulite. It is a traditional method that people try to lose cellulite. Dry massaging with a brush helps stimulate blood and lymph flow, which in result improves the skin appearance removing the cellulite. But keep in mind dry brushing should be avoided if you have dry or inflamed skin.

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About the Author

Aayushi Gupta is a health writer with a special interest in trends related to diet, fitness, beauty and intimate health. With around 2 years of experience in the wellness industry, she is connected to leading experts and doctors to provide our readers with factually correct information. ...Read More

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