What Can Cause Cellulite?

While some women tend to despise their cellulite, it is actually extremely common! In fact, roughly 80% to 90% of women who have gone through puberty currently have cellulite. Even though cellulite is common and isn’t cause for any form of medical concern, it can definitely impact your confidence. 

Perhaps you’re wondering what causes your cellulite. Below, you will find all of the information needed about cellulite as well as how you can get rid of it.

What Is Causing My Cellulite?

While the exact cause of cellulite is unknown, some factors can place you at a higher risk for the condition. Essentially, the formation of cellulite occurs when the bands between your skin and muscle irregularly tighten. This tightening pulls down on your skin and creates cellulite as the fat beneath the skin pushes upwards.

It is important to know that cellulite impacts women far more than it does men. However, it is not very clear as to why. There are some reliable theories about the difference, but nothing is set in stone. 

In men, connective fibers are crisscrossed. However, in women, they run in the same direction. It is thought that the parallel bands in women’s bodies make it far easier for the skin to pucker up causing cellulite.

Another theory is that cellulite is more present in women because of the higher estrogen hormone in the body. A number of factors can mean that you’re at a higher risk of cellulite. These factors include your gender, age, genetics, thickness of your skin, and body fat percentage. 

For those who are heavier, the appearance of cellulite is more pronounced. It can also become more pronounced on older people as their skin loses elasticity.

Cellulite Treatment

While cellulite is definitely more pronounced/obvious in heavier people, losing weight doesn’t always get rid of cellulite. In addition, there are also no creams or oils that will get rid of the cellulite on your body. While there are a lot of companies out there making these claims, they are untrue. 

This is why it is crucial to understand that cellulite treatment is necessary if you want to completely eliminate it. In fact, we provide non-surgical cellulite removal as an effective treatment option that can remove cellulite. 

The treatment utilizes radiofrequency therapy in order to target the underlying fat cells within your skin. These are then reabsorbed into your body and the appearance of cellulite is reduced. This treatment also boosts collagen production in your skin. 

The end result? Skin that is smooth, tight, and cellulite-free.

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