About Slim Gel
Over sixty percent of the body's weight is due to water. It surrounds every cell in the body. Dieting and exercise, while it burns fat, can make the body hold on to excess fluid. This means that although a weight-loss program stimulates fat burning, the weight of the body may not change all that much due to water retention. The mild diuretics that are usually part of a weight-loss regimen are useful for a general excess of water. But local fluid deposits in upper arms, thighs, buttocks, hips and abdomen are usually best handled topically. SLIM-GEL™ is an innovative cosmetic that uses aminophylline, algae and natural botanical extracts to give a slimmer appearance to arms, thighs, buttocks, hips and abdomen. As such, it is a useful addition to any weight-loss program.
Most people have soft cellulite. Unlike the hard cellulite that can form in very athletic people, soft cellulite is more visible. It is looser and sags from the body. But the good news is that it is also easier to remove because it does not attach strongly to muscles.
Cellulite is a kind of fat tissue in the subcutaneous layer of the skin that contains constricting bands of connective tissue. This connective tissue, which varies in thickness and is laced with fat cells, is held in place by a network of fibers that protects our body, cushioning our muscles and organs; it is surrounded by a liquid that both nourishes it and provides it with an effective waste system. When all is working well in the system, waste products are removed and smooth curves result; when fats, fluids and toxins are trapped deep in the skin (below the epidural layer), however, the connective tissue thickens and hardens, giving a dimpling effect. As we mature, the layer of skin thins, resulting in the rippled appearance of cellulite.
What is the difference between cellulite and fat? Though everyone has a smooth layer of fat, individual amounts depend on weight, lifestyle and genetics. This fat layer is an insulator for the body and cushions the organs, muscles and nerves. Cellulite, on the other hand, is lumpy and provides no padding whatsoever. It only occurs in certain areas of the body: the thighs, buttocks, abdomen and breasts. When men get cellulite, it tends to be on the neck and abdomen.
Cellulite is not necessarily a factor of body weight. You don't have to be heavy to have cellulite. Though diet and lifestyle affect cellulite formation, a large part of cellulite is comprised of toxins and fat that build up in the body, and can affect women of any size, weight and body structure.
Ingredients: Deionized water, isopropyl alcohol, aminophylline, Fucus vesiculosus extract, Buplerum falcatum extract, Sambucus nigra flower extract, gotu kola (Centella asiatica) extract, rosemary (Rosmarinus officialis) extract, hops (Humulus lupulus) extract, ivy (Hedera helix) extract, horse-chestnut (Hippocastanaceae aesculus hippocastanum) extract, methyl nicotinate, potassium iodide, menthol, caffeine, butylene glycol, peg-8, glycerin, ethoxydiglycol, sodium polyacrylate, unicat, carbomer, edta, methyl paraben.