Cellulite

The Tina Times

Bathing suit season is upon us and cellulite is a hot issue of concern among many ladies. No matter how love-your-body-the-way-it-is people aim to feel, cellulite seems to prevail as a pretty common “I’d rather do without it” thing. So let’s see what we can do about that.

First of all, what is cellulite?

Cellulite is swollen fat deposits pushing through weakened connective tissue in the skin, creating a dimpled appearance. It’s most commonly seen around women’s thigh and butt regions.

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Cellulite is incredibly common, affecting 80-90% of post-adolescent females. Although weight does play a role, cellulite affects people of all body types.

Women are much more prone to cellulite than men because we carry more fat on our bodies (three layers of fat in the abdomen and pelvis!), and we have less supportive connective tissue to keep it in place.

What causes cellulite?

Genetics, aging, and lifestyle. Hereditary factors determine how much cellulite your body will show relative…

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