What can I do about water retention?

1. What causes water retention?

Water retention occurs when the body retains water in its tissues rather than flushing it away. The result is bloating in some parts of the body, such as the legs, and often translates into extra pounds on the bathroom scale. Water retention can also cause the appearance of cellulite. There are many potential reasons for water retention: hormonal imbalances, heat, too much salt, and some medications.

2. Flush it away!

Paradoxically, the first thing to do to keep water retention at bay is to drink up! Drinking water triggers liquid elimination. You should also be exercising regularly. There's nothing quite like a good workout to stimulate blood flow and drain water-logged tissue. Embrace a low-salt diet, because salt traps and retains liquid. Finally, eat lots of plant proteins, as protein deficiency can cause tissue to retain water.

3. Choose the right slimming products

To help your body flush out excess water, you need to boost blood flow and lymphatic circulation. Choose a targeted product such as the “Anti-Eau” Body Treatment Oil, made with 100% plant extracts to reduce bloating and contour your curves. When used daily, the plant extracts in this oil tone the skin and speed up toxin and fluid elimination. Apply the oil using a draining massage technique to stimulate lymphatic circulation, which is key to helping the body flush away excess liquid. It's an ultra-effective way to fight water retention.

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