Learn expert tricks to hide cellulite and you'll take a newfound self-confidence along with you on your next visit to the beach or pool.
Step 1: Check your closet Check your closet for dark tights to pair with short skirts, and calf-length or longer skirts and dresses. Your wardrobe is your best friend when it comes to tricks to hide cellulite.
TIP: Get rid of restrictive clothes which may contribute to cellulite issues.
Step 2: Wear a boy cut Wear bathing suit bottoms in a boy-short style, or wrap a sarong around your suit to hide cellulite when at the beach or pool.
TIP: Protect cellulite-prone areas of the body from the sun's UV rays, which make the cellulite more visible and harder to hide.
Step 3: Head to the tub Head to the tub or shower and scrub cellulite areas with a loofah or exfoliating lotion scrub. This buffs your skin and minimizes cellulite's appearance.
Step 4: Apply self-tanner Apply a self-tanner to thighs, legs, and other trouble spots to camouflage cellulite. You can also visit a salon for professional tanning treatment.
Step 5: Tighten skin Tighten skin troubled by cellulite with the use of an anti-cellulite cream or lotion. These products can temporarily improve the look of problem areas.
Step 6: Exercise Exercise to tighten skin and minimize cellulite's dimpled appearance. Focus on squats, lunges, leg lifts, and leg extensions
TIP: Take up bicycling as a hobby to keep legs and thighs toned.
Step 7: Drink Drink water to plump your skin and give it a more uniform look. You can also enjoy the diuretic effect of caffeinated beverages to reduce swelling around your fat deposits. Just don't drink too many diuretics -- you want to stay hydrated!
Step 8: Apply coffee grounds Apply a paste made of coffee grounds and water to your trouble spots, keeping the area wrapped in plastic wrap for 15 minutes before removing the paste in the shower.
FACT: In 2008, Americans spent $47 million on cellulite-reduction devices.