Cellulite can cause many of us to feel self-conscious or leave us struggling with confidence, negatively influencing the clothes we decide to wear or even stop us from doing certain things like spending a hot summers day at the beach! If you can relate to this then you have probably tried every treatment under the sun, with no luck so far. Well, today we are going to be exploring if Acupressure Mats can help you with your cellulite! but first, we need to ask the question.
what is cellulite?
Well, do you ever look in the mirror and see lumpy, uneven skin on your thighs, hips and bum? This ladies is our old friend cellulite! For those of you not over the age of 21, cellulite happens when the skin around certain areas of fat is pulled down to deeper tissue via the connective tissues bands. This often causes an uneven surface and creates the classic cellulite look. luckily for men, cellulite is more likely to occur in women, with 80% of women being affected! Cellulite is often found on your
Despite most women disliking the appearance of cellulite, it's important to note that cellulite is extremely normal and NOT harmful what so ever. According to the University of New Mexico, cellulite is caused by small protrusions of fat (called papillae adiposae) into the dermis. This structural alteration of subcutaneous fat protruding (or herniating) into the dermis gives skin the 'bumpy' appearance we know as cellulite
What Causes Cellulite?
Cellulite is simply caused by a buildup of fat under the skin, with some women being more likely to get cellulite due to genetics. Often the amount of cellulite and how visible it is can be determined by a number of factors, including age, body fat composition and genes. Skin thickness, like everything, can vary and this will influence how visible your cellulite is.
Now as we touched on, women have a larger distribution of fat across our body, which means cellulite is more likely to form. Basically what happens is the collagen fibres between the skin and muscle separate the underlying fat into multiple pockets. As you age and your skin becomes thinner and loses its elasticity, this exposes the connective tissues under the skin that have formed a ripple pattern.
This cellulite formation is caused by
- Regular tobacco use
- Rapid weight gain
- In regular sleep
- Toxins accumulating in the body
Can Acupressure Mats help with Cellulite?
The AlignMat, also know as acupressure mat, bed of nails and pressure point pads, are an amazing and simple tool that can be used to reduce the appearance of cellulite! As we know from above, cellulite is caused by disruption to the internal layers, so it only makes sense that in order to reduce cellulite we are going to have to work on the internal layers of fat and skin. With just 10 minutes a day on your AlignMat you will
- Stimulate deep layer fat tissue helping to remove cellulite
- Improves the blood circulation
- Repliseshies the skin with oxygen
- helps the body naturally release toxins through the skin
- Tightening of the skin
With over 5000 acupressure points on an AlignMat, the skin goes through an increase in blood and lymphatic flow, this nourishes the skin cells with oxygen. This circulation increase brings a natural body heat to the targeted area, causing the elimination of toxins and naturally tightening the skin.
With just 10 minutes a day with your AlignMat, you will see an overall improvement in the appearance of skin tone, uneven skin, skin elasticity and your cellulite!
How to use Acupressure Mats for Cellulite
10 minutes a day on the AlignMat is all is needed to see results, simply follow this daily guide and within one week you will start to see max improvements. If your a little stretched for the time you can always incorporate the acupressure mat into your daily life. When your driving, sitting at the office or even watching a movie, these are all opportunities to use your AlignMat.
Position 1: targeting quads, helping to stimulate circulation within the lymphatic system.
Position 2: targeting thighs, smoothing & tightening the outer surface skin
Position 3: Targeting the thighs and buttocks, improving overall blood circulation.
With the power of over 5000 louts shaped pressure points, the AlignMat in less than 7 days will vastly help improve skin circulation, tightness and an overall decreased appearance of cellulite. You will feel an amazing difference the first day you use your AlignMat, with no worries of damaging blood vessels or leaving scars on your skin. So there you have it, the AlignMat acupressure mat Australia should be your first choice to tackle cellulite naturally and cost-effectively.
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