4 steps to fight cellulite

Cellulite affects women of all ages, shapes and sizes. Here are four steps to limit its appearance.

Cellulite is a phenomenon that almost exclusively affects women, regardless of shape and size. An inactive lifestyle and hormonal changes can promote the occurrence of cellulite, which mostly settles on the thighs, buttocks, belly and arms. Even if it is impossible to eliminate cellulite completely, using good products and the right techniques can visibly reduce its appearance.

1

Exfoliate

  • Choose the right moment, such as after a hot shower when the skin’s pores are fully open.
  • Use an exfoliant that allows for deep cleaning and apply it generously to the areas affected by cellulite.
  • To revitalize the skin, apply the exfoliant in circular motions, working your way up from bottom to top. Movements should be broad, strong and even.
  • Rinse away the scrub then delicately dry your skin.

We suggest

Oil Therapy Oil Scrub, 200 ml
Biotherm

Oil Therapy Oil Scrub, 200 ml

2

Prepare

Before applying an anti-cellulite treatment, prepare your skin using the following techniques:

  • Lightly stroke the skin following the lines of the muscles.
  • Perform a palpate and roll to aid microcirculation. Here’s how: take the skin between the thumb and forefinger and roll it between your fingers.
  • Knead the skin to promote elasticity. How? Take the skin with your whole hand and lift, then massage with broad circular motions.

3

Treat

Apply the anti-cellulite cream to the areas requiring treatment using circular motions in a clockwise direction. For your legs, begin at the back of the knees by massaging first the outside then the inside of the thigh. For the tummy, hips and buttocks, massage the cream into your hands and massage with palms flat using broad, circular movements.

We suggest

Body Fit, 200 ml
Clarins

Body Fit, 200 ml

Anti-cellulite contouring expert

4

Firm

After the anti-cellulite cream, applying a firming cream will help eliminate fatty tissue. Using circular movements from the bottom up will help the cream penetrate deep into the skin. Choose a cream that is adapted to your skin type and according to the desired effect (rich and hydrating cream, fresh liquid gel, cooling care, etc.).

We suggest

Skin renewal firming body creme, 200 ml
Lise Watier

Skin renewal firming body creme, 200 ml
Firming Body Cream, 200 ml
Elancyl

Firming Body Cream, 200 ml

Sculpts and reinforces elasticity.

For more tips and advice, visit the cosmetician at your local Jean Coutu store!

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4 steps to fight cellulite

Cellulite affects women of all ages, shapes and sizes. Here are four steps to limit its appearance.
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