What Is A Cellulite Patch?

by Mandy Adamsen - Date: 2008-08-26 - Word Count: 611 Share This!

Products for cellulite treatment are now improving. These products are almost everywhere in the market. Another great development are cellulite patch products. What is great about these new products is that big cosmetic companies have put their money in the development and marketing of these products. What exactly is a cellulite patch and how can it help reduce cellulite?

How does it work? A cellulite patch can be placed on a cellulite hip or thigh area for anywhere from one to eight hours. A cellulite patch can be used even while asleep but they give best results when used while performing regular daily activities. This is because the cellulite reducing ingredients in a cellulite patch can be activated by one's body heat. Some patches are therefore used best during exercise routines. The ingredients in a good product usually include natural ingredients that work to burn fat in cellulite areas and promote proper blood flow which is needed to flush out excess fats and toxins. To properly secure a cellulite patch on the area, you can temporarily wear tight clothing or a plastic wrap.

How often is it used? A good product can be used 3 times a week at first and then once a month or as needed once visible reductions become obvious. As with any cellulite reduction product, a cellulite patch product will have different results depending on the individual's receptiveness to the ingredients and the cellulite condition. For best results, a cellulite patch should be used as indicated or as consistently as instructed.

Patches-- a Good Idea

A cellulite patch is a good option for individuals who do not have the money for expensive treatments. Patches are also the logical cellulite solution of choice for people on the go or those who do not have the time and inclination to apply home remedies or other cellulite reduction products. You can just slap a patch underneath your clothes and go about your usual activities. Nobody even has to know that you are using a cellulite treatment.

Criticism of Patches

Ever heard of nicotine patch? A cellulite patch works in the same manner. The natural ingredients in a cellulite patch come in direct and firm contact with the skin, allowing it to seep into the lower layers of the skin to break down fat. Some feel however that wearing patches and the tight clothing that go with patches for a long time may further restrict blood flow and may prevent the skin from "breathing" naturally. There are also several patch products that will claim to reduce cellulite but are actually really riding on the wave of cellulite patch popularity.

Checking the Product

Cellulite patches come in different brands. There are really some cellulite patch brands that can work well on cellulite. The problem is finding the right brand. If you decide that a cellulite patch is the solution for you, then you should check the reputation of a patch brand. It would be better to buy an expensive brand that has a proven track record than a new one that has not yet established its reputation for effectiveness.

Patch ingredients are important. You should also always check cellulite patch ingredients. Make sure that your patches have real natural ingredients like caffeine extract and L-carnitine which are natural ingredients that have been shown to be effective on cellulite. You should know that patches that do not carry natural substances may cause skin irritations or allergies if you have allergic reactions to certain substances. Make sure too that a manufacturer who makes claims can actually prove or explain how their patches work.

However, if you are not sure about your cellulite patch product, you can always opt for a natural topical cellulite cream.

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