Topical creams and treatments are a popular way to do many things to our bodies, normally safely, but rarely effectively. While most creams do a minimal amount of good over a long period of time, most have almost no lasting effect on any part of our bodies. But still we turn to them for everything, from male enhancement to reducing cellulite, looking younger to feeling better about our fingernails! Much like plastic surgery, topical creams are a fad that can be costly with few lasting results.
There is no cure-all topical cream to help you lose weight fast, but used in cooperation with an effective diet and exercise plan, they can help you feel better about your body. Some do actually help smooth fine lines and wrinkles for a short period of time with regular use, and others can help minimize the appearance of cellulite in the rear and thigh areas.
Dozens of experts agree that using a topical cream for a “facelift in a bottle,” automatic breast lift, or magic eyelift is ludicrous. Many of these can only be achieved with surgery, which still can only offer results that last for a specific amount of time. No matter how many plastic surgeries we have, nothing truly halts the aging process and a tummy tuck may only make you feel younger until you gain the weight back.
No matter what online or television advertisement offers rapid weight loss without the need of diet and/or exercise, do not believe it. Instead of getting information from places that really only desire to make a few dollars at your expense, turn to the experts at your healthcare professional’s office. If you can’t afford a trip to the doctor, talk to a pharmacist. At the least, they can point you in the right direction and away from a waste of time and/or money.
Choosing how to lose weight is a major decision, and one that can affect the rest of your life. Make a wise and informed decision after weighing the pros and cons of anything your doctor offers, and do not be afraid to seek another opinion if you are unsure of something he/she tells you. Expensive does not always equal results, and, in our economy, the best choice is most often the simplest (and cheapest sometimes) one.continue reading
Those considering a variety of body contouring procedures often fear the knife and recovery time afterward. However, they often choose to follow through with the procedure in order to improve their looks and self-image. Ugly fat deposits, hanging skin, and flab make us feel unattractive, especially if we have worked very hard to lose weight through traditional or surgical means. In some cases, diet and exercise are not enough to get rid of the excess skin and flabby areas, and we almost feel like our efforts have been in vain.
UltraShape offers a way to shape your body without the need for painful surgery with long recovery periods and expensive price tags. This procedure is completely non-invasive, meaning that absolutely no surgery is required, a definite bonus. UltraShape is designed to get rid of fat pockets and reduce the circumference of your body without needles and scalpels.
This procedure is done as an outpatient treatment, and there is no recovery time needed. Many patients see immediate results, and maximum results can be seen after only three visits. In fact, most report a change of nearly 10 centimeters at the end of the third treatment. Clinical trials report a difference varying between four and ten centimeters overall, and more than one area can be treated in the same visit.
Ultrasound waves are the secret behind UltraShape technology. The ultrasound waves break down the fat cells effectively without doing any damage to other body parts. Your body then does the rest, and eliminates the disrupted fat cells without a problem.
Unlike liposuction, the results seen from this procedure last for a long time. Instead of having to come back for the same surgery in a few years, the fat stays away as long as you maintain a healthy diet and exercise program and take care of yourself. All this is without the need for sedation or anesthesia, without a hospital stay, and with no recovery time necessary. As soon as you leave, you can get back to your life.
Instead of choosing painful and expensive plastic surgery, choose a procedure that works with your body’s own natural metabolism. UltraShape may be the solution for you. Consult a doctor in your area to find out where it is offered and what it will cost for your body contouring needs. Above all, make sure that it is right for you as an individual patient.continue reading
You don’t have to spend outrageous amount of Euros on potentially disastrous weight-loss surgery to achieve that fab physique you so desire! There’s a plethora of natural, at-home remedies to help dissolve your excess cellulite and restore your skin’s natural beauty. In this blog, we thought we’d give you the inside scoop on 10 sure-fire ways to make your cellulite sizzle away!
The top way to burn off that unwanted cellulite is by setting up a routine exercise schedule you’re committed to sticking with. You should combine cardiovascular exercise: walking, jogging, swimming, aerobics and strength training: weight lifting and machines. You should also customize your exercise program to target the areas that have the most cellulite. If you are having the most problems with your thighs, then do exercises that are designed for the thighs like leg lefts or side leg lifts. An excellent way to find out more about cellulite-burning exercises is to familiarize yourself with professional techniques. This top-ranked “Fight Cellulite Fast” video offers some top-notch techniques to help you get started on a good cellulite-dissolving workout regiment:
#2 Skin Care
Second on the list of to do’s is skin care. Skin care is very important for learning how to get rid of cellulite. You should cleanse your skin using your wash cloth or loufah to massage the area where cellulite exists. Use a circular motion at first and then a brushing motion upwards towards the heart. This will improve circulation and help remove toxins and metabolic waste out of the tissues and spaces around the cellulite. For more info check out the American Skincare and Cellulite Expert Association for some excellent cellulite-dissolving tips and tricks.
#3 Cellulite and Coffee
Many experts recommend using caffeinated coffee grounds as a scrub for cellulite prone areas. The grounds produce an exfoliate action, as the caffeine absorbs into the skin and stimulates the fat cells to release their contents. You can apply warm coffee grounds to the targeted area and wrap with plastic wrap for 10 minutes or mix the grounds with hand cream and apply, massaging the area for at least sixty seconds. Many cellulite creams on the market also utilize caffeine and other cellulite-fighting ingredients. After you’re done, you can just rinse the grounds off in the shower. For more info check out CNN’s “Curing Cellulite With Coffee”
#4 Anti Cellulite Diet
In order to learn how to get rid of cellulite, you must reduce your body fat. An anti cellulite diet consists of more fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Stop eating processed foods high in saturated fats and trans fatty acids. Start to grill foods instead of frying them; drink plenty of fresh water every day; avoid the sweets; and replace your coffee or tea with herbal teas and stop drinking soda. An anti-cellulite diet will also help you feel healthier and promote weight loss.
#5 Cellulite Body Wrap
As we touched on in our last week’s blog, “Herbal Recipes For Body Wraps,” you don’t have to go to a spa or salon to get a cellulite body wrap. Both professional and homemade cellulite body wraps can improve the appearance of cellulite. Cellulite body wraps use a mixture of minerals and herbs that stimulate the fat cells to release the fat; they absorb toxins from the skin and reduce swelling. You can utilize herbs such as kelp or algae, which stimulate the fat burning process in the cells.
Stay tuned for next week’s blog, where we’ll post the next 5 on our top 10.continue reading