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Cellulite: What Causes Cellulite and How to Get Rid of Cellulite

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Reviewed by Danielle June 9, 2014 0 Comments

What Is Cellulite?

Cellulite occurs when the normal fat existing below the skin pushes against the connective tissue resulting in a lumpy, uneven appearance.

What Causes Cellulite?

There are a variety of factors that can contribute to the development of cellulite, including inferior diet, having a slow metabolism, not keeping physically active, hormonal changes and dehydration. Cellulite is not strictly associated with being overweight, as those who are thin and physically fit can also get it. It is more common in women, although cellulite can occur in men as well.

How to Prevent Cellulite

Unfortunately, the only real way to prevent cellulite is exercise.

Effective Ingredients to Combat Cellulite

Caffeine is an ingredient that can help reduce the appearance of cellulite, as it acts to dehydrate fat cells, which makes the surrounding skin look smoother. Hyaluronic acid keeps skin soft and hydrated while promoting the development of collagen, improving the texture of the skin. 

Solutions for Cellulite

Again, exercise is the only known way to effectively reduce cellulite, though certain topical solutions can provide a quick fix. Cellulite tends to be more apparent with lighter skin, so applying a self-tanner will help to reduce the appearance. There are also creams that purport to smooth the appearance of dimpled skin.

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These are some of our favorite products for Cellulite:

Osmotics Cellulite Control Body Glow CC Cream

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Bar Method Super Sculpting Workout 2 DVD

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