Can you give a cure for reducing cellulite and stretch marks? Please also suggest some creams or lotions for the same?

Although there are plenty of creams, lotions, and other products that claim to be able to get rid of cellulite, as well as many cosmetic and semi medical treatments for it as well, there is not a very high success rate for these methods. Cellulite and stretch marks are not very well understood, but the best way to get rid of them is to control your diet and lifestyle.

One common misconception is that cellulite is related to being overweight. This is not true, however, a diet that is too high in fat and carbohydrates, as well as, to some extent salt, and is also deficient in fiber and protein can contribute to the problem. Controlling this basically requires balancing your diet – cut down on fats and carbohydrates while increasing intake of proteins and fiber. Stretch marks however are related to excessive body fat, but more specifically to rapid weight gain, whether this is muscle or fat. It is not possible to get rid of stretch marks, but over time they will fade, and you can hasten this process by regularly massaging the affected areas with cocoa butter or aloe gel.

For cellulite, you should also avoid a sedentary lifestyle and stress, as well as smoking, as these are thought to aggravate the problem.

answered by G M

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