Self massage against cellulite — in the home, banks, hips, honey
Cellulite is considered to be changes in the subcutaneous fat. They occur only in the female body due to the presence of the sex hormone estrogen. Modern medicine cellulite refers not to disease but to aesthetic disadvantage.
There are many reasons due to which there is «orange peel»:
- hormonal disruptions in the body;
- sedentary lifestyle;
- chronic or acute stress;
- genetic predisposition;
- body weight more than normal;
- violated the metabolism;
- an unbalanced diet;
- disruption of meal;
- a small amount of consumption of clean water a day;
- failures in the intestines;
- bad habits.
The procedure of anti-cellulite massage involves effects on skin tissue using various techniques. The number of sessions can vary from 8 to 15 depending on the stage of cellulite and the individual characteristics of the woman’s body.
Indications and contraindications
Anti-cellulite massage of problem zones is carried out:
- to improve the quality of the skin (elimination of sagging, breast lift);
- in view of prevention of occurrence of «orange peel»;
- to reduce the volume in the hips, buttocks and abdomen;
- to reduce stretch marks on the skin;
- to improve intracellular circulation;
- for elimination from the body deprivation of the liquid;
- when malfunction of the colon and metabolism of the body,
- increased immunity.
Anti-cellulite massage can do not all. There are many diseases and conditions in which the procedure is carried out is strictly prohibited.
- increased body temperature infectious disease or any other reason;
- skin affected by rashes;
- pathology of the heart;
- the fragility of blood vessels;
- acute phase of any disease;
- child bearing and breastfeeding;
- the period of menstruation;
- inflammatory processes of the genitourinary system;
- nausea and vomiting;
- the presence of mental disorders.
Tools and resources
There are different techniques for anti-cellulite massage. It can be performed both manually and using special tools. It can be toothpaste, brushes or hard sponges as well as normal tablespoons.
Varieties of cans:
- glass with rubber nozzle;
- with a vacuum pump.
It-massage banks of cellulite prefers most women, as it gives good results. For it you must purchase the appropriate capacity in the pharmacy or through our online store.
The most suitable for home use is a silicone jar.
She is light, different hygienic and durable material compared with the breakable glass containers. As well as the advantages of this option include the optimal ratio of price and quality. For the comprehensive care of your body, many women purchase special kits with jars of different size.
To create a vacuum in silicon capacity it is necessary to compress fingers and to fasten to the desired area of the skin. Jar instantly «stick». Too strong vacuum should not be created, as this may cause bruising.
It is important to remember that the movement in any kind of massage should be from bottom to top.
So you can use the bottles to «draw» straight lines, zigzags or spirals. In the stomach area movements are made clockwise only.
First massage banks should not be prolonged. Each zone is processed in a few minutes, but not more than five. In subsequent sessions, the exposure duration can be increased, but must take into account the level of sensitivity of the skin, as the procedure is quite painful.
Easier other ways anti-cellulite massage performed with brushes or hard sponges.
The process in this case is not as painful as when using cans, but the effect is a bit weaker. For this type of massage is used a special silicone brush, which can also be purchased at the pharmacy or through our online store.
Effect on the skin is performed using a spiral or circular movements from the bottom up. The intensity of pressure also need to be strengthened gradually.
Massage a regular table spoon is done by using rubbing and pressure.
For this procedure it is better to take the device out of Nickel silver or silver. Before the procedure, a spoon needs to be heated.
Many women also use vibrating massagers for cellulite. Each device is usually included applied instruction and explanation of the proper procedure with a schematic indication of the massage lines.
As the lubricant used oil. Best suited extra virgin first cold pressed.
It does not cause allergic reactions and is rich in vitamins and trace elements. To improve the result in the lubricant can add different essential oils. A few drops of such funds shall perform the function of aromatherapy.
Some women prefer to use special anti-cellulite cream instead of oil, but they are quickly absorbed and do not give good slip. It is better to apply separately after the main procedure.
Excellent results are obtained honey massage. It is useful not only in the fight against manifestations of cellulite, but also greatly improves skin quality, eliminates toxins from the body. Generally held view is made with honey. On the palm, apply a small amount, and made pressing movements on problem areas and fine cottons.
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Technique of self massage cellulite at home
Before the procedure it is necessary to prepare the skin, clean it and reheat. At home the best option is to receive a warm shower.
To remove dead skin, it is best to use a body scrub. After showering, the skin is intensely RUB with a towel.
The oil must be applied on the palm and RUB it. Thus it heats up.
Massage is done in the direction from bottom to top so as not to damage lymphatic flow.
Therefore produce effects in this order:
- of the thigh;
The main techniques include:
- stroking (made at the beginning of the massage is quite gentle and gradually increasing in the end – back scheme);
- extraction (done using the base of the hand or of the thumb, while the other fingers clenched the skin is supported);
- rubbing (your palm should fit snugly to the skin, movement intensive);
- kneading (capture skin is between the thumb and the fingers);
- pressure (runs serried fingers (superficial) or the base of the palm (deep);
- percussion techniques (performed by bent edges of the palms (palms bent into a fist), edges of the palms — hands extended, fingers straight, but not tense, and the inner part of the hands — the fingers are brought together (hard and no large scale).
Impact better to start from the outside of the thigh. You should carefully consider this part so as not to catch the nerve that runs along.
Stroking you must first make a straight line from the bottom up, and then go on a circular motion. Squeezing, rubbing, kneading must be performed towards the rear part of the thighs. Percussion techniques in this area use is not worth it.
On the back of the thigh motion can be done more intensively. The techniques are performed either upwards, or towards the inner thigh.
The front part is processed according to the same principle. In this part also it is not necessary to perform percussion techniques.
The skin on inner thigh are more sensitive. The intensity of exposure is chosen individually. Self-massage thighs cellulite should last a maximum of 15 minutes.
On the feet
Usually in the lower leg area does not make anti-cellulite treatments. Optionally, you can include the techniques of classical massage. Since all movements are performed from the bottom up, such a combined procedure can be started with foot or Shin.
Working with the feet it is important to remember that in any case it is impossible to influence the hollow under the knee and the upper inner and posterior thigh, as there is a cluster of lymph nodes.
On the buttocks
In this area is intensive massage. You can use the techniques of clenched hand into a fist, knuckles. Influence is not more than 6 minutes.
On belly and sides
From these zones it is necessary to be quite careful.
It is important to remember that anti-cellulite massage involves the impact on only the skin.
Movements in the abdomen are performed clockwise and from the center to the periphery. The use of shock techniques is excluded. Groin area will not be processed.
After the procedure, there are often bruises on the treated area.
If the skin with high sensitivity, can cause hematoma, especially when the technique is done with the help of cans.
After exposure to the skin redness, but it quickly passes.
Many women experience pain during the procedure and after its completion. In rare cases there is an allergic reaction to the lubricant.
What to do after the procedure
After the procedure, you need the oils to clean with a damp cloth. On the developed areas of the skin can cause cellulite or nourishing cream.
It is desirable to stay longer in the heat. It is not recommended to immediately go out, especially in the cold season.
- It is best to carry out the procedure in the morning (through the day).
- Before you apply a lubricant on the skin, test for an allergic reaction.
- Course repeat every six months.
- After the procedure is often appear bruising and hematoma, it is best done in spring and autumn.
Having learned the technique of anti-cellulite massage, every woman can conduct it at home. It is important to remember that such procedure will give the maximum result if a comprehensive approach to the fight against «orange peel».
I should add:
- moderate exercise,
- proper nutrition,
- healthy sleep and avoiding harmful habits.
Photo: Before and after