Cellulite is an unaesthetic skin condition that many women have to struggle with. These unwanted fat deposits under the skin tissue appear as an amalgam of small bumps or “orange peel”, especially on the thighs, buttocks, abdomen and arms. While cellulite is basically the appearance of the fat layer under the skin, it is actually caused by the structural conformation of the connective tissue that is supposed to hold the fat layers in place. In most cases, cellulite usually appears on body areas where the circulation is decreased. Factors like reduced physical activity, sedentary lifestyles, heredity, nutritional deficiencies and poor skincare can all contribute to the formation of cellulite. The reason why only women seem to have it while most men don’t is because men’s skin in the same areas is thicker while their upper fat cell layer is thinner and has a different anatomy.
To combat cellulite, a comprehensive approach to treating the causes and the symptoms is best. Here are a few things you can do: Read the rest of this entry »