I’ve gotten a few questions lately regarding sweat bands and caffeinated serums so I’m going to share how it works and why it works.
I did a fair amount of research before buying one. It seemed like another weight loss scam and I was really skeptical. Sweat bands range in materials but are synthetic, usually neoprene or something a little fancier. They are usually used around the waist but you can also get leg ones like I have!
The best way to explain how they work is to first explain the ‘whoosh effect’. With proper diet and exercise, your body’s fat cells are emptied of triglyceride as your body breaks it down for energy. As the fat decreases, water is temporarily absorbed into the cell making it full again. Eventually your body flushes the water from the cell creating the fat cell to shrink. This is why weight loss can sometimes take time.
I never totally believed in this theory of weight loss but I do notice this effect in my own body. I find that using a sweat belt helps this process.
Many people say you are sweating water weight so you will just ‘gain’ it back, which isn’t wrong either. However if you think long term, I do find it effective!
Topical caffeine use is nothing new. We use it in facial serums to reduce the look of dark circles and large veins.
It is also used in body scrubs etc. for cellulite. Caffeine helps dehydrate the fat cells in cellulite thus reducing the appearance or shrinking the area!
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Put the two together and you have an amazing combo!