5 Cellulite Remedies that Actually Work

The Best Cellulite Remedies that Actually Work

Being cellulite free isn’t a pressing health concern, but let’s face it, none of us wants wrinkled thighs.

Unfortunately, because many women tend to carry the bulk of our weight in the hips, thighs and buttocks we are definitely prone to those dreaded dimples.

So, as swimsuit season nears I thought I’d leave ya’ll with some tips on how to get those nice smooth thighs you really want, even if it isn’t a pressing need.

1. Drop Some Pounds

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Essentially cellulite is fat. The less fat you have, the less cellulite you will have. There’s a reason why you don’t see too many ballet dancers or Olympic athletes with cellulite; they have very little body fat.

It’s been shown that weight loss generally reduces the fat that causes dimpling in the butt and the thighs. When your body fat drops, your fat cells shrink and your skin looks smoother and more contoured.

2. Tighten and Tone to Work It Off

Losing the fat is only part of the battle. We’ve all seen skinny people who had plenty of cellulite. This happens because, while they are slim, they aren’t toned.

The skin is loose, allowing what body fat they do have to show through in the dimply, puffy fashion that characterizes cellulite.

Adding resistance training to your workouts will help to tone and tighten up your skin to give your butt and thighs a more firm and smooth appearance.

3. Massage Your Thighs

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Massage is a temporary and easily to administer cellulite remedy. While it won’t make the fat go away, it will redistribute the fat, giving your thighs a smoother, firmer look, temporarily. To get the desired results, follow a daily routine.

After getting out of the shower, sit on the edge of the tub and, using your fist, massage the skin on your thighs. You should apply quite a bit of pressure over all of your cellulite heavy areas. Repeat a few times on each leg.

The massaging will help prevent fat from collecting in one area and break up and smooth out the fat that is already there.

4. Coffee Is for More Than Just Drinking

Most cellulite creams have one main ingredient–caffeine. Caffeine, outside of being a morning pick-me-up, also helps to keep the fat cells moving. You can use coffee grounds in a twice per week routine for this purpose. Start by placing newspaper on your bathroom floor.

Sit on the edge of the bathtub with a can of coffee grounds. Rub the coffee grounds into the cellulite-laden areas of your body with your hand or a loofah. Wrap your legs with seaweed or plastic wrap and let sit for a few minutes. Unwrap your legs and rinse off thoroughly.

For extra intensity, take a rolling pin and apply it to your legs while wrapped. For extra intensity, take a rolling pin and apply it to your legs while wrapped.

5. Give Mesotherapy a Shot

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Mesotherapy is a more invasive remedy to rid your body of cellulite. Administered by a doctor, mesotherapy is a combination of amino acids, minerals and vitamins, injected directly into the problem areas.

The treatment usually is recommend for two weeks for an affected area and the results can be dramatic. Mesotherapy has few side effects and the biggest health risk may be an allergy to the ingredients used in the shot.


 Cellulite Remedies Wrap Up

Cellulite affects 85% of women.

So having cellulite isn’t some shameful thing, and while diet and exercise will help, it won’t eliminate the issue altogether. Proven methods to help get rid of the cellulite are great options to have.

Have you tried any of these remedies? Which one of the above do you think you will try to help with your cellulite? Sound off in the comments below.

Rag and Bone Pre-Fall 2014

Rag and Bone Pre-Fall 2014

Rag and Bone kept it very simple with their pre-fall 2014 collection. Not only are the designs very minimalist, but the color scheme consists of black, gray and white. The looks were inspired 90′s British street style, full of its active wear and effortless cool.

Clearly, these designs aren’t anything you’d wear to the gym, but they do give you that easy, breezy, I’m cooler than you without even trying the look. What do you think of Rag and Bone’s pre-fall collection? Can you see yourself rocking these looks next year?

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Rihanna’s River Island Collection is a Hot Mess

Rihanna River Island Collection Totally Misses the Mark

So Rihanna was looking to add another hyphen to her already mutli-hyphened self. Pop-Star – Actress – Quasi-Model and Resident Bad Girl weren’t enough, she thought designer would be a nice fit as well.

And why not?

Celebrities have been killing it with fashion lines ever since Russel Simmons thought putting the words Phat and Farm together on some t-shirts would be a cool idea. However there’s always that celebrity whose foray into another artistic endeavor is a seriously bad idea. Unfortunately for Rihanna, her collaboration with River Island falls into the latter category.

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I get the appeal of a clothing line for both Rihanna and River Island. Rihanna is like a real live dress up doll. Ever since her stint as the best dressed non-model at Paris’ Fashion Week in 2009, she’s solidified her place as a celebrity fashionista. You look to see what Rihanna is going to wear next, just as much (if not more so) than what her next single is going to be.

Add her fashionista cred to her  status as a bona-fide, world famous pop-star, coupled with River Island’s place as a chic and edgy retailer for today’s modern young woman, and it’s easy to see why both parties saw this as a venture made in cash cow heaven.

The problem is Rihanna’s style is uniquely Rihanna and doesn’t translate well to the masses. The masses who likely can’t pull off the fierce, modern, sexy, tomboy, borderline-expensive escort chic manages to pull off so effortlessly. Instead River island has delivered trashy, skanky, tomboy, cheap porn star style for the masses to consume in their attempt to dress a little like Rihanna

Not a good look at all.

Outside of the totally trashy look and cheap quality of the clothes – the other big question is where is anyone going to wear any of these pieces. Riahnna is a pop-star. Her job is to make forgettable music, and show up and be photographed at any number of events to promote said forgettable music.

So if Rihanna has three-quarters of her boobs out or has some cheek action happening in a pair of too short shorts, no problem. More Skin = More Pictures = More Pageviews = More Sales or at least More Exposure which will then leads to More Sales. Everyone wins. But regualr everyday, average chick can’t run around too many places with that amount of skin exposure, unless of course her day job is one where More Skin = More Sales…and we’re not talking of the music variety.

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The other pieces that offer more skin coverage are just so unflattering and ugly in their attempt to combine that sexy tomboy essence I can’t see anyone wanting to wear them for any reason other than Rhianna’s name is attached to them. And that’s the funny part about all of this – even though this has got to be one of the worst celebrity fashion lines released in the last ten years it is still likely to be widely successful. Hell some pieces from the line are already sold out on the website.

Final Thoughts

In the end, Rihanna is still Rihanna. She is a global phenom even if her music is about as memorable and interesting as a plain bowl of cold oatmeal. She’s managed to make millions convincing people to shell out their hard earned dollars for her forgettable records and cringe-worthy concerts, there’s no reason why she can’t convince them to shell out those same dollars for cheaply made and equally cringe worthy clothing.

Rauwolf Fall 2013 Clutches

Rauwolf Handbag Collection Fall 2013

Rauwolf isn’t exactly a household name, but if you didn’t know the label before seeing their new Fall 2013 line of clutches, you won’t forget them after viewing these wearable pieces of art. These aren’t clutches for those who want a nice bag to go with their outfit for a night on the town. These clutches are statement pieces meant to be the focal point of the outfit, not some forgettable accessory.rauwolf-fall-2013-sapphire-classic-faceted-clutch

To me each clutch resembles a perfume bottle. With their vibrant colors, geometric designs and reflective surfaces, I expect to pick each one and give it a scent to see what glorious smell is encased in each bag. Designer Kristine Johannes’s really let her imagination run free when designing these clutches. The craftsmanship is impeccable and the intricacies of the design definitely give you something to talk about.

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Rauwolf’s 2013 line of clutches are best paired with elegant, simple looks. The clutches are statement enough. Paired with a busy or intricate outfit one would come off looking busy, over styled and possibly a little silly. You don’t add these clutches to a look, you build the look around the clutches. You can order these beauties now from Moda Opernadi and see what else the label has to offer at their website www.raulwolfnyc.com.

What say you Curvy Ladies? How do you feel about Rauwolf Fall 2013 Clutch line?

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Olympia Le Tan Book Clutches

Olympia Le Tan Makes Book Clutches

Parisian designer Olympia Le Tan has taken her love of literature and married it to her love and fashion and designed these clutches based off some the most famous literary works the world over. Olympia has art in her genes, as she is the daughter of French illustrator Pierre Le-Tan.

She honed her skills at art school in Paris and at the young age of 19, she began work for Karl Lagerfeld in Chanel’s design studio. She then collaborated with Balmain and served as a DJ at some of fashion’s hottest parties. In 2009, she launched her first “You Can’t Judge A Book By Its Cover” book clutch collection and it’s been full steam ahead ever since.

You can purchase Olympia Le Tan’s book clutches from her website Olympialetan.com.

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Walter Steiger Fall 2012 Collection

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Walter Steiger Fall 2012 Collection

So, Walter Steiger finally decided to release pictures of his Fall 2012 line entitled “Ballet Russe.” I must say this is a pretty funky looking line. Sporting his signature curved heel, these shoes will definitely make the outfit. You will definitely style around these designs, not the other way around. As of now Barney’s is the only shop you can buy Steiger Fall 2012.

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G-Star RAW Womens Fall Winter 2011-2012 Collection

Similar to menswear, G-Star‘s Womens 2011-2012 Fall Winter Collection delves with the “Metropolitan Explorer” theme by mixing a modern 3D denim approach, the 1920s city life and rugged outdoors. Furthermore, a sensual and feminine touch shows off as RAW Elegance.

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Artisan De Luxe Women’s Spring/Summer 2012 Collection

Artisan de Luxe Women’s Spring/Summer 2012 Collection has everything that we love about denim fro it’s ability to go from casual to high fashion and how one can express themselves through something as smile as their jeans. Gratefully, there is no skinny jean in sight for this collection. Instead they have boot cut and flared styles that are extra special thanks to simple whisker detailing and distressing.

Images via Denimology.

Fendi Shoes Fall 2011 Collections

Generally I like Karl Largerfield’s design aesthetic. However the Fall 2011 RTW collection for Fendi leaves a lot to be desired. Lagerfeld was inspired by the painter Dadaist: a buttoned-up-to-the-neck art teacher who was wild only with her art. Her style was strict but lived-in, and she wore Mary Janes with woolen tights bagged slightly at the knee. Translation: Dowdy, and thats what I think about the shoes in this collection.

There is nothing flattering about these shoes. The chunky heel makes them schoolgirl-ish, awkward and makes your legs look thicker. However, they are much better than the low heeled, androgynous, oxfords that seem to be the “in” thing for Fall this year.

 

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