Cellulite is fat beneath the thighs, buttocks, hips and abdomen that appears bumpy because it pushes above the connective tissue. It is also known as orange peel skin. Both fat and thin people have cellulite. It is common among women than men and is less visible on dark skinned people.
It is not a serious medical condition but it might make you feel self conscious and uncomfortable when you are wearing a swimming trunk.
Factors responsible for Cellulite
1. Bad diet
2. Minimal physical activity
4. Skin thickness
5. Hormone changes
Treatment of Cellulite
Cellulite creams can be used to get rid of cellulite. There are two types of cellulite creams. The type that contains caffeine which smoothens out cellulite bumps temporarily on the skin.
The other type contains vitamin A derivative. It thickens the outer layer of the skin over time, thus making cellulite bumps less visible.
Generally buy anti-cellulite creams that contain gingko, seaweed and amino acid as they make the skin tighter.
Liposuction can be used in removing cellulite. This is a surgical operation carried out to remove fat in the body.
There is a new procedure for treating cellulite called cellulaze which is available in the Europe. The procedure uses a bidirectional beam to cut fat cells from the body.
You can also get rid of cellulite by eating healthy and exercising regularly. This will help you shrink the fat cells on your body. Also consider consuming less alcohol and giving up smoking as well as part of a healthy lifestyle.