The missing ingredient to treat Cellulite – add it quick!

The missing ingredient to treat Cellulite - add it quick! By Bellabaci INT

Most women today are worried about how to treat cellulite. How we look when summer hits can be even stressful for some. Yes, getting a tan (hopefully a fake one) can help, but we have more up our sleeves than that.. Read on! Continue reading

What is Cupping By Dr Amann and Dr Van Niekerk

We have had the great pleasure to meet two amazing Doctors, specializing in Naturopathy. Their speciality is everything which can benefit the body, without causing harm. They are performing fantastic case studies on how cupping benefits from infertility to  sciatica. They have also written the below article on what is cupping and why you should try it,. Give it a read, you owe it to yourself!  Continue reading

Offer a professional Cellulite Massage without breaking the bank

Offer a professional Cellulite Massage without breaking the bank - By Bellabaci International

Do you offer a professional Cellulite Massage in your spa?

In my many years of therapy, I found most of my clients were in a constant fight with cellulite. Obviously, it is not a condition that will directly cause physical harm. It does however directly indicate the body’s ability to deal with toxins and fat accumulation. Read more on how a regular and professional cellulite massage can benefit your client. Continue reading

Sugar Detox – You owe it to your health

Sugar Detox - You owe it to your health - By Bellabaci Cupping Therapy

If you have been able to cut sugar from your life, you are in the minority. It can be really tricky because it is everywhere and in almost everything we want to eat. Food that looks tempting is usually full of it and you need a lot of determination to go without it. Luckily, there is hope, and we are here to help you through your sugar detox! Continue reading

Justin Bieber, we didn’t know you do this!

Cape Town in South Africa is going wild with anticipation. Finally, the long awaited concert with Justin Bieber has arrived. Delving into his health choices, there is not much to go on apart from that we know he is wanting to build some muscles until these pictures surfaced!  Continue reading

Massage Oil – Choose Holistic Wellness Everyday

Massage Oil - Choose what is best for your client's holistic wellness - By Bellabaci Cupping Massage

Choosing the right massage oil to use with your cups or during any other type of massage is now much more exciting! The award-winning Bellabaci Genie in a Bottle treatment massage oil truly grants your wish for holistic wellness. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Continue reading

Want to lose weight faster? This will help!

Want to lose weight faster? This will help! - By Bellabaci Cupping

Did you know that a good detox can help you lose weight faster?

With the Festive Season almost upon us, it may be a good idea to shed a few pounds before the mince pies and eggnog come out. This will help you to have some forgiving leeway and still fit into your skinny jeans for the New Year’s Eve celebrations. If you didn’t reach your health goals this year, it’s not over yet! Continue reading

Endermologie Results – Make it Last!

Endermologie Results - For The Longterm - By Bellabaci Cupping Massage

How long will your client’s Endermologie results last if she cannot have her maintenance sessions?

Endermologie has made a fantastic name for itself. They have built up a trustworthy brand and helped thousands of clients improve their physique as well as their self-esteem. Unfortunately, life gets busy and clients cannot always make their next session. Continue reading

Toxin Stagnation – Why You Feel Tired

Why Toxin stagnation makes you feel horrible - By Bellabaci Cupping Massage

Did you know that toxin stagnation directly affects your quality of life?

Do you wake up feeling like you fell off a truck? Chances are that toxin stagnation is weighing you down. Stiffness or reduction in range of motion of a joint or muscle after exercise also indicates that you need a proper cool-down.   Continue reading

Lymph Cleanse – Why You Need It

Lymph Cleanse - By Bellabaci Cupping Massage and Energetic Massage Oils

Fact: A regular Lymph cleanse helps to improve your immunity

Are you feeling pressure, stiffness or pain on either sides of your spine or around your shoulder blades?

That is lymphatic congestion causing some problems.. Each cell in your body is surrounded by fluid, called lymph. The lymph is what moves waste products through your various lymph channels and nodes. There are two main outlets (thoracic ducts) by your shoulders. You can determine how well your body is doing by your level of pain or stiffness. Continue reading

Treat Fluid Retention and Bloating with one easy trick!

Treat Fluid Retention and Bloating with one easy trick! - By Bellabaci Cupping and Natural Massage Oils

Want to treat fluid retention, belly bloating and swollen ankles? Fluid retention makes us feel heavy and uncomfortable. Cupping Massage is so much more than just a pain relief treatment, it is also a simple solution to bring balance and comfort to stressed fluid-retaining bodies.

Scientists say certain foods play a major role in our body’s water balance. Eating the right foods can help you expel the excess fluid retention naturally. Now, combine that with an 8 minute Bellabaci Cupping Massage or Lymphatic Drainage treatment, and you are well on your way to the land of comfort!

Cupping Massage is different to the ancient form of Cupping where cups are left stationary, giving those tell-tale circular marks which we call cup kisses. Massaging yourself with hand-squeezed suction cups allows you to pick up the water-retaining layers to help move it along. When we work towards the heart, meaning from your ankles to your knees and so on, we support our body’s natural expelling mechanism. A bonus is that it brings immediate relief, right where and when you need it.

Due to the fact that Cupping Massage also assists product penetration, make sure that what you use as a massage oil, is a healthy choice. The Bellabaci Circuflow Kit also contains the award-winning Kese, a mitt made of natural fibres which visibly boosts your micro-circulation when used to exfoliate the body. FYI – It is also great to treat ingrown hair! Contact us today to find out more about the Bellabaci Product line and find your perfect health-boosting choice!

Here are the food facts..

Water

Think restricting your water intake will reduce your bloating? Dehydration will actually make your body hold on to water. If you want to treat fluid retention, drink, drink and drink some more. Drink a glass as soon as you wake up and keep sipping all day. Aim for eight (8-ounce) glasses daily. Slip in a few slices of lemon, lime, or orange. Citrus is high in potassium and can help relieve bloating.

Fruit

Melons, raisons, coconut, avocados, bananas and citrus fruits will help reduce fluid retention because they are high in the mineral potassium that balances sodium levels. Start your day with a fruit salad or a fruit smoothie.

Watercress

Watercress, an often overlooked leafy green, is a natural diuretic that is also high in potassium. Other bloat-fighting foods include other leafy greens, celery, tomatoes, carrots, onions, and peppers. The flavonoids in vegetables (and fruit) can help treat fluid retention. Get your fill by tossing veggies into a salad at lunch and dinner.

Salmon

Loaded with omega-3s, salmon is a super food that is not only food for the heart, brain, and joints, it can also fend off PMS. Other rich sources of omega-3s include tuna, mackerel, herring, and flax. Include salmon and other fatty fish in your diet at least twice per week.

Whole grains and nuts

Tasty sources of vitamin B6, a nutrient associated with PMS relief, whole grain products and nuts are a good snack-choice when you’re feeling bloated. Make sure the whole grains you choose are low in sodium and avoid salted nuts. Bonus: Whole grains are a great source of fiber and nuts are packed with good fats.

Herbs

Some herbs are also believed to help reduce fluid retention. Celery seed (do not take if you are pregnant), oregano, and dandelion root are just a few bloat-fighting options. Talk to a naturopath or herbalist about these herbs and others that are natural diuretics.

Foods to avoid

Putting down the salt shaker is only one way to treat fluid retention. More importantly, limit your intake of processed and packaged foods, which are nearly always loaded with sodium. Instead, comprise your diet of fresh, wholesome foods, which in addition to reducing your risk of bloating, are a boon to your health.

PS: Don’t have your own set of Bellabaci Body or Face Cups yet? Visit our online store HERE or contact us for more information.

Keep it natural with Bellabaci!

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