The skin in the hips are naturally thicker and due to sitting on them for long time and also the abrasion caused by tight lower garments make them rough. Rough and patchy skin on the hips can make you feel uncomfortable in certain dresses; particularly it can be a real issue if you are planning to put on beachwear.
However, if you take a little care of the skin of your hip area you can easily get soft and smooth hips. This article will tell you how to make hips soft and smooth.
Do not sit for long in the same posture: Sitting on your hips in the same posture for long makes it difficult to circulate blood in that area; and lower blood circulation automatically results into skin problems and roughness of the skin.
So, whenever you need to spend long hours on a chair, take 5 minutes break after every 45 minutes; and walk around in this span so that the skin of your hips is not deprived of blood and nourishment.
Do not wear extremely tight lower and under garments: Wearing very tight fitlower and undergarments for most of the times of a day can reduce blood circulation to the skin of your hips.
At the same time they tend to scratch your skin over time as you move or walk. So, wear light fit cotton garments that do not feel rough on your skin; at least when you are home.
The above lifestyle changes coupled with some effective home remedies can give you soft and smoother butts. To get soft and smooth butts you always have to keep the three steps in mind, Clean, exfoliate and moisturize.
Most of us tend to neglect the hip area during cleaning and moisturizing. Cleaning, exfoliation and moisturizing all three are essential for getting soft and smoother hips, because it keeps skin problems away and ensures that the skin does not become dry or flaky.
Before we move to effective home treatments to make your butts soft and smooth, it is essential to mention, that before you try any of the measures ensure that the skin of your hips do not have a problem, like acne or stretch marks. If you have acne or stretch marks on your hips you need to take special care for them to cure or erase them first.
Effective home treatments to get soft and smooth butts
Sugar, glycerin and vitamin C
Take 1 tablespoon sugar and mix it with 1 tablespoon of glycerin. Now add 1 spoon vitamin C crystals to the mixture and make a paste.
Apply this paste to your hips and leave for 15-20 minutes. Now wash off with normal water while scrubbing the skin of the area with your hands. This pack can make your hips soft and smooth instantly.
Potato juice with aloe vera and essential oil
Grate half a potato and squeeze out the juice. Mix 1 tablespoon Aloe Vera pulp with it and add 4-6 drops of an essential oil like rosemary or sandalwood. Now apply this paste to the exfoliated skin of your hips and leave for 30 minutes. Wash off with plain water and feel the difference. This pack can even erase stretch marks from the skin of the hips with continuous use.
Lemon juice with olive oil and honey
Lemon juice has the ability to fight skin infections, whereas Olive oil and Honey can moisturize and smooth out the skin of your hips instantly making them soft.
Mix 10-12 drops of lemon juice with 1 spoon of olive oil and 1 spoon of honey and rub in the mixture on your hips. Leave for 20 minutes and wash off with plain water. This pack can be effective even if you are suffering from acne on your hips.
Sea salt with coconut oil and vitamin E
Mix 1 tablespoon of sea salt with 2 teaspoons of coconut oil and the content of 1 Vitamin E capsule. Rub this paste onto the skin of your hips, leave for 20 minutes and wash off with cold water and feel the difference instantly.
Sea salt will exfoliate the skin and fight any infection while coconut oil and Vitamin E will give the most required moisture to your skin.
Cocoa butter and papaya
Cocoa butter is famous for its anti-wrinkle properties and can be highly effective to make the skin of your butts soft and smooth. Papaya on the other hand works on smoothing out the skin tone of the area by removing dead cells and also holds antibacterial and healing abilities.
Mix 1 tablespoon of melted cocoa butter with 1 tablespoon of papaya paste. Apply this mixture on the skin of your hips, leave for 30 minutes and wash off.
Hot oil massage
This treatment can be highly effective to get soft and smooth hips. It is best suggested to take this hot oil massage after exfoliating your skin with some coffee. Take coconut and olive oil in a container and heat it.
Now massage this hot oil onto your hips for 20-30 minutes. Compress the area with hot water and leave for another 5 minutes before washing off. However, this treatment is not suggested if you have acne on the skin of your hips, because oils can worsen them.
Red lentil with milk cream for soft and smooth hips
Red lentil mixed with milk cream can be an effective treatment for getting soft and smooth hips. The red lentil works as an excellent exfoliator while the milk cream nourishes the skin of the area making it soft.
Soak 3 spoons of red lentils in boiled milk overnight. In the morning strain the lentils and make a paste with it. Mix 1 spoon of milk cream to the paste and apply the pack onto your hips. Let it set for 2-3 minutes and then scrub with wet hands. Let it set for another 10 minutes and then wash off rubbing with your hands. Repeat the treatment every other day for best results.
Citrus, sugar and honey scrub for making hips smooth and soft
A scrub made from peels of citrus fruits like lemon and orange, sugar and honey can actually work wonders in giving soft and smooth hips. Take the peels of the citrus fruits and crush them lightly but do not make a paste.
Now mix these citrus peels with 3 spoons of sugar and sufficient amount of honey so that all the ingredients are coated well. Now use this scrub to rub the skin of the hips in slow circular motion for 2-3 minutes. Then leave on for 2 minutes and again repeat the scrubbing. Wash off with plain water.
Brown sugar with milk and lemon juice for fairer and softer hips
The combination of milk and lemon juice can work very effectively for removing any kind of irregular pigmentation or marks on the hips. The milk also helps in nourishing the skin of the area and the brown sugar will work as an active skin exfoliator.
Take 4 spoons of boiled milk and add 5-6 drops of lemon juice in it. Now add 1 spoon of brown sugar to make a runny mixture. Use this mixture to scrub the skin of the area, let it set for 5 minutes and then wash off with water. Repeat daily.