Skin care treatments in the store have two things going against them. They're expensive and full of mystery ingredients. If you're looking for a natural, inexpensive way to get your body more bikini-ready, check out this healthy, DIY anti-cellulite tincture recipe, complete with treatment instructions!
1 tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
1 teaspoon Evening Primrose Oil
2 teaspoons (brewed) Coffee
1 bag of each of the following teas, Rooibos, White Tea, Green Tea, Black tea
2 tablespoons Rosemary, parsley and any seaweed.
Place all ingredients—except apple cider vinegar and evening primrose oil—in a pot with 6 cups of water and simmer until it reduces to half the amount of liquid. Let cool, then add apple cider vinegar and evening primrose oil. Make some of the liquid into ice cubes for use in the ice-heat treatment and retain the rest in the refrigerator. You can use this liquid tincture in the scrub recipe below, or put it in a spray bottle and use it on its own.
From the Organic Authority Files
1/2 cup brewed Coffee Grounds
1 tablespoon Wine
1 tablespoon tincture
A few drops of ginger extract and seaweed extract
Mix in sea salt for a softer scrub
Combine all of the above in a bowl and it is ready to use.
At Home Cellulite Treatment
- Exfoliate with cellulite scrub
- Rub the ice cubes of tincture on skin affected by cellulite, then heat skin with a warm washcloth or neck warmer. Make sure to test the temperature before applying to your skin to avoid burning yourself. Alternate heat and ice several times for 10-15 minutes.
- Apply cellulite-reducing moisturizer, such as Sumbody's Contraband lotion or Sumbody coffee butter.
To increase potency of treatment, start with Sumbody’s anti-cellulite body mask.