What is the Anti-Cellulite Massage?
The anti-cellulite massage is done to reduce the look off cellulite on the body. If it is done correctly it will help with cellulite reduction but it is not a cure for the skin condition. Combine the massage with a proper diet and regular exercise and then it can aide with cellulite treatment.
The massage to reduce and remove cellulite works with the combination of skin rubbing, kneading and twisting. When this is done, lymphatic drainage may occur. In doing this, the affected cellulite areas can see an increase in circulation and also the cellulite may get softer and fade over a period of time. This could also result in the countless soft tissues that exist in the body being smoothed out. It can also help to reduce or even eliminate the excess fluid that builds up and contributes to cellulite. Excess fluid retention is a result of poor lymphatic circulation. This in-turn allows for fibers to thicken, which will eventually bind with the multitude of coallgen fibers that run throughout the cells in the body. This results in the a large amount of thick strands that will push on the fat, resulting in it bulging upwards resulting in the cellulite look. The cellulite massage if done correctly can get aide in getting rid of ……
Most health spas across American often include the anti cellulite massage in their list of services. It most instances this form of cellulite reduction can be quite costly, if done at one of the many health spas. Aside from manual massaging the skin, the cellulite massage my combine the use of specific rollers. The rollers might be specific anti-cellulite machines which will be rolled over the affected region. One there, the machine might give a deep penetrating massage which will reduce the look of cellulite over time.
The oils and other ingredients used in the cellulite massage are specifically chosen due to their effectiveness in stimulating the skin, skin cells and the fat layer of the skin. Often times oils that contain peppermint and lavender are used. These help to stimulate fat cells and help the process of breaking up the cellulite. Other ingredients used in the cellulite massage are herbs and natural products such as seaweed, which is proven to be an effective cellulite fighter.
How Does the Cellulite Massage Work?
The cellulite massage works in typically the same way as a regular massage. You remove your clothes and lie down on a massage table. It is during this time that the masseuse will apply a clean towel or sheet, covering the relevant areas, while exposing the parts that need to be worked on. The masseuse will then go into the cellulite massage routine. The different parts of the body will be squeezed, twisted and massaged. This can last from 15 minutes up to an hour.
Benefits of Cellulite Massage
Having a massage done as a treatment to reduce the look of cellulite can have added benefits. Aside from minimizing the look of the lumpy skin, you will also benefit from an increase in circulation, relaxation, lymphatic drainage and muscle relaxation.
Steps for an Effective Cellulite Massage Treatment
This is a mini guide is a step by step process detailing the best way to give an effective cellulite massage. This can be applied in a large professional establishment, or in the privacy of your own home.
Step 1: You should first apply an ample amount of massage oil to the region that is affected by cellulite. The massage oil will help with your hands glide across the body easily.
Step 2: In starting the cellulite massage, you should start at the lowest part of the body and then work your way upwards.
Step 3: Varying pressure should be applied to the skin during the course of the massage. You can do certain moves, that will ensure that you get the best possible massage. These should be alternated when doing the cellulite massage.
· You can perform a kneading motion. This is done the same way as if you were kneading pizza dough. You hold the skin with your thumb and fingers and keep moving them in a circular motion. This should be done with alternating pressure types to allow for an effective cellulite massage.
· This is one of the basic steps of the massage, which is a circular motion, which can be done with the palm of your hand, fingers and even your balled up fist. This is done with a circular motion giving varying types of pressure against the cellulite affected areas.
· Another method is pinching the skin. This should be done by using your fingers to pinch an ample size of skin and slowly pull it away from the body. This should be repeated constantly, but not with a lot of pressure. It is easier to achieve if it is done without lotion.
· Do not put too much pressure on your skin as this can damage your skin
· Finish the massage by using broad strokes across the body
· Do this everyday for a period of 5-15 minutes
Cost of a Cellulite Massage
A massage session is generally an hour in length, can vary somewhat in price but usually ranges from $75 to $300 an hour