What Causes Cellulite

What causes Cellulite?

There is a combination of reasons that cause cellulite, poor diet, lack of exercise, as you age less collagen production which thins the skin and larger fat cells form which push against the skin to give the lumpy appearance. Hormonal changes can slow the bodies metabolism, reduction in estrogen during menopause and even heredity factors, so if your mum or grandmother was affected, your more likely to develop cellulite.

80- 90% Of woman are affected by Cellulite

Why are Women predisposed to cellulite (dimply skin) compared to men. There are two factors: higher estrogen levels which stores the fat cells, and loose skin from the reduction of collagen so the fat gets trapped and presses against the thin layer of skin (epidermis) which gives that orange peel look.

Where is it normally located on the body?

Cellulite appears prodimately on thighs, legs, arms, belly and buttocks and 90 % of women are mostly bothered by the dimply skin.

Do Men suffer from Cellulite?

Yes, some men can get cellulite about 10% of the population will suffer from this condition.

Is there a Cure?

There is no cure for this condition, but you can try many of the different treatments out there that may help relieve the symptoms. Laser, radio-frequency, and massage techniques can reduce the appearance of cellulite the results are not permanent, but they can be effective in the short-term.

Beauty Salons, Cosmetic Medical Centres all offer different types of treatments, or you can even try home remedies like dry skin brushing this exfoliates the skin and stimulates blood flow and improves circulation, foam rolling, and excise may also help.