French women don’t so much detox as they live a healthy life where it is all about prevention. As we say in French ‘Prévenir vaut mieux que guerir’ which roughly translate to prevention is better than cure ( also less invasive and costly in most cases). So what do French women do for a healthy or healthier lifestyle? Here are some of the things we recommend doing
So what do French women do for a healthy or healthier lifestyle?
1. Body Brushing
Manual Lymphatic Drainage is the #1 slimming massage in France and for good reasons; it stimulates the body lymphatic system which in turn helps eliminate toxins and increases blood circulation, but they should only be done by a trained professional or you might end up all bruised up. The next best thing which can be and should be done daily is body brushing or dry skin brushing. Best before showering, you use a large brush to brush your skin from head to toe with upwards movements on dry skin, always towards the heart. it increases the circulation to the skin which could possibly reduce the appearance of cellulite, it helps shed dead skin cells resulting in more glowy skin and improves blood circulation and lymphatic drainage.
Here are some body brushes we selected for you:
You can also add some Body Scrub to your beauty routine
If you are looking for something more technology advance, this innovative, non-invasive massage device with four different attachments designed to help smooth the look of cellulite, while also working to improve blood circulation, reduce fluid retention, and treat textured skin. Using a combination of photoluminal energy, it can penetrate different levels of the skin to encourage collagen production and promote elasticity.
The Cellu-Active Attachment helps smooth cellulite by stimulating the release of fatty deposits. It also helps boost lymphatic drainage, providing relief to swollen legs while softening cellulite.
2. Drink the right kind of fluids (Boire).
The advice you hear all the time is to drink lots and lots of water which of course you must do to stay hydrated and fully functioning. But what you can also do is maximise your hydration by drinking fluids that will help your body staying healthy.
Supplementing your water intake by drinking teas and lots of them will work wonder for your skin and your body. Ville de Paris X Café Richard have an amazing range of products. French women have the habit of drinking tea mid-afternoon and before bed.
3. The French Pharmacy
We’ve discovered many of our favorite beauty essentials in french pharmacies . But our love affair with French beauty remains as passionate as ever. Here are our French-pharmacy-inspired obsessions are all clean and nontoxic—and la crème de la crème.
Et voilà! Let me know if you try out any of these beauty detox remedies by commenting below or tagging us @ouiplease on instagram.
Bon Detox à la Française!
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