Do-it-yourself anti-cellulite muds: how to make mud at home using the anti-cellulite properties of natural mud and DIY clays. Here are the recipes for anti-cellulite wraps to make at home.
Now it's just a little while before the costume test. For those who feel the need to improve their physical appearance, a wellness center can be a very expensive choice both in terms of time invested and money. Natural muds can be very useful for treating cellulite but not everyone can afford a month of treatment in a spa. For who wants make anti-cellulite mud at homethere is no problem, you can try DIY and use only beauty farm-proof recipes!
THE DIY thermal mudsare now a full-blown reality that ignore Beauty Farms or SPAs. At home it is possible to prepareanti-cellulite thermal muds that exploit the draining power of some ingredients. Let's see together how to prepare the do-it-yourself anti-cellulite mudswith different recipes.
Anti-cellulite thermal mud, recipe # 1
Prepare the thermal mud by mixing the following ingredients together:
- 100 grams of green clay
- 5 drops of mint essential oil
- 5 drops of rosemary essential oil
- 70 grams of water
After having elaborated the mixture we are ready for the first treatment.
Where to buy green clay?
In the shops specialized in natural products or in the most well-stocked herbalists; also online where a 1 kg jar of Ultra Ventilated French Green Clay is offered at a price of 14.95 euros. On Amazon or in online ecommerce you can find each type of clay.
DIY anti-cellulite mud, recipe # 2
Among the types of clay, for an intensive treatment against cellulite it is possible to use a mixture, in equal parts, given by white clay and red clay.
The previous recipe saw the use of green clay which has strong anti-inflammatory properties and for this reason used to eliminate skin impurities. In cosmetics, green clay is widely used to combat acne and pimples. Pink clay is used for anti-wrinkle masks and packs while red clay is useful for stimulating microcirculation and together with white clay is able to eliminate toxins from the most superficial layers of the dermis. That is why the combination of red clay and white clay is useful for creating aDIY mud against cellulite.
- 300 ml of chamomile infusion
- 10 drops of lemon essential oil
- 100 grams of red clay
- 100 grams of white clay
The water must always be added gradually, you will have to stop adding water once it reaches the creamy consistency.
Where to buy red clay and white clay?
In the most well-stocked herbalist shops or in emporiums specialized in natural products. An excellent clay, also available on the web, is the ultra-ventilated one or super fine. On Amazon, a 200-gram pack of Ultra-ventilated Red Clay is offered at a price of 10.95 euros with free shipping. White clay is cheaper, a one kg pack can be bought for about 11 euros with free shipping costs.
Useful link from Amzon: Ultra Ventilated Red Clay
Useful link from Amazon: Superfine white clay
Do-it-yourself anti-cellulite muds, how to use them
First of all, it is recommended not to apply the prepared mud inside the knee and the part of the leg that goes from the knee to the ankle.
After applying the mud, on the thigh and buttocks, wrap the treated area with plastic film or a PVC sauna suit.
Tenent in the mud pose for about 30 minutes. During this time interval, it is advisable to choose a relaxed position, covering yourself with a warm towel so that the body temperature does not drop and the sauna effect produced by the film is not canceled.
The mud must be removed first with hot water and, only at the end, cold, to obtain a toning effect on the skin. The treatment should be repeated twice a week for about 2/3 months.
Toning mud based on cocoa and coffee powder
A toning mud-mask to be applied all over the body, it is a cocoa-based recipe. Just mix the cocoa with water until you get a creamy mixture. After applying it to the body, cover with cellophane and rinse after 30 minutes. By adding coffee powder you can get a scrub effect, useful for eliminating blackheads behind the back.