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4 products to help reduce cellulite
Want to know how to get rid of cellulite? Regardless of how often you exercise or how healthy your diet is, most of us experience cellulite. But what is it exactly and why does it even occur in the first place? Keep reading as we answer your biggest cellulite questions, plus share our best tips on how to prevent and treat cellulite-laden skin.
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What is cellulite?
Cellulite refers to the dimpled, or ‘lumpy’ skin that occurs when the fat deposits that sit underneath your skin push through the connective tissue and into the skin. There are a number of reasons for cellulite to occur, including poor circulation, decreasing collagen, a change or fluctuation in hormones, genetics,, lifestyle factors and diet.
Where does it usually appear?
It’s said that 80-90% of women will experience cellulite, with the thighs, buttocks, pelvic region and abdomen being the most common area for it to appear.
What does it look like?
Cellulite is most often likened to the appearance of an orange peel, in that the area of skin starts to develop lots of little ‘dimples’ and feels bumpy and uneven. Unfortunately for many women cellulite can also often come hand-in-hand with other issues such as stretch marks and fatty deposits.
Which cellulite treatments actually work?
Regular exercise is a great way to treat and prevent cellulite. It can be difficult to treat cellulite once it’s already formed, but working out regularly will help to make its appearance less obvious. But aside from exercise and healthy eating, there are a few topical options that can also make a big difference. Alpha Keri’s Slimfit range features four slimming serums and creams that are specifically designed to help slim, shape and reduce fat and cellulite from your body. But do they work? According to our members they do! Here’s what they have to sayabout the products…
Alpha Keri Body Slimfit Cellulite Reductor + Slimming Serum
“This product is a lovely and light but nourishing serum that you apply to your hips, thighs and buttocks. I use it at night time after my shower and apply it to those areas that have cellulite and need firming. Used nightly, you will notice a firming and toning effect after about 4 weeks of continued use.” - bh member Shop A Everyday
Alpha Keri Body Slimfit Stretchmark Reductor + Slimming Serum
“I'm not sure if it was a placebo effect but I could almost swear it really does work! I apply it to my entire legs, and my stretch marks have VISIBLY faded and my legs look slimmer and more toned. A+ product for me – this has become a holy grail very fast.” - bh member makeupcat
Alpha Keri Body Slimfit Heat-Activating Slimming + Firming Serum
“I love this product as I apply it before a strength leg session, the heat helps activate the muscles, whilst also helping with the fatty tissue deposits around my bum, hips and thighs. This cream helps me feel the muscle contractions a lot stronger and also increase sweat in these areas of my body to help with lymphatic drainage and water retention.” - kimberley286
Alpha Keri Body Slimfit Bust Lift & Firm Cream
“I was pleasantly surprised at how it felt! Seemed to work nicely for that little lift and increase. After breastfeeding, I needed the extra firm lift. I would buy the product again leading up to an event or an outing where I needed a visible lift.” - bh member Taylor318
Beauty Editor’s tip - dry body brushing in conjunction with topical products
Not only is dry body brushing proven to reduce the appearance of cellulite, but it also helps to boost the lymphatic system and is a great exfoliator. In fact, lightly dry bodying brushing daily can also help to keep a faux tan even and prepare your skin for the next application.
For more information on the Alpha Keri Slimfit range, click here.
Are you concerned about cellulite? What are your favourite tips for preventing or treating cellulite?