Slim with Brazilian Massage Effect - How effective is the beauty trend from Hollywood?

Stars like Hailey Bieber and Miranda Kerr swear by the new massage technique because it is supposed to immediately reduce water retention and cellulite.In the article we reveal what other benefits the beauty hype has and how you can achieve similar results at home.
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Lack of exercise, too much sitting and a poor diet can quickly lead to unpleasant water retention. As a result, some people try to counteract this with a radical diet in order to lose the unwanted pounds quickly. Although an extreme change in diet allows for quick results, the success is not long-lasting and before you know it, the kilos are back again. There are much healthier and more sustainable ways to do something good for your body. The latest trend to reduce swelling and flush toxins out of the body is called "Brazilian Lymphatic Drainage Massage". The miracle treatment, which is a standard beauty routine in Brazil, has become increasingly popular in the US in recent years after a number of supermodels and celebrities started posting their before and after pictures. Some big-name celebrities go to Flavia Lanini, arguably the best-known Brazilian entrepreneur to offer the treatment. Her clientele includes Hailey Bieber, Paris Hilton, Candice Swaneopoel and the list goes on. So is this the stars' secret weapon for firm skin in no time? Are a few firm hand pinches really enough to sweep away pent-up fluid and cellulite?



What is Lymphatic Drainage?

Lymphatic drainage actually originated in physiotherapy for the treatment of lymphatic and lipoedema patients. In an interview for Forbes, Flavia Lanini explains that the benefits of drainage, is equally suitable for healthy people. This is because lymphatic drainage is a manual massage technique that acts on the lymphatic system, stimulating it to work quickly by transporting lymph to the lymph nodes. She also explains that its main function is to accelerate the removal of the fluid accumulated between the cells and their degradation residues, to direct them into the capillary vessels and to remove them through specific movements. Therefore, according to her, the benefits of drainage lie mainly in the transport and elimination of fluids and substances from the swollen region back into the bloodstream; it directs and increases lymphatic flow, promoting the faster removal of excess interstitial fluid; it improves the immune system through the important elimination of toxins; in combination with other treatments, it helps reduce oedematous cellulitis and brings physical and mental relaxation, thus also promoting the immediate well-being of the patient.

The Brazilian method takes up massage techniques of drainage, which are furthermore complemented by massage contouring and myofascial release for ultimate slimming effects and wellness treatments, according to Lanini.

Beautytools to use at home

In Europe, more and more massage salons are offering the new treatment. However, if you do not have the opportunity to visit a salon near you or if they are closed due to the pandemic, you can also use various beauty tools at home to stimulate the circulation in your body.



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