If cellulite bothers you, you’re not alone. Our desire to get rid of — or at least diminish — cellulite has led to many treatment options. With so many treatments out there, it can be hard to know what, if anything, works.
Let’s start from the beginning…
Cellulite refers to the appearance of dimpling on the buttocks, hips and the thighs. Our body stores much of its fat under the skin (under the dermal layer). This fat is separated into compartments by strands of connective fibres.
When these compartments become enlarged (due to the excess of fat), they bulge, pressing the fat against the skin resulting in the lumpy appearance.
Hormones, aging process and weight changes can all play a huge role in the process of cellulite formation.
Do you know that there are 4 stages of cellulite?
With this kind of cellulite, an individual cannot notice cellulite dimples, also describes as an orange peel result, one standing or stretching out. Once the pinch test is done, you will notice wrinkles but not dimples.
Dimpling is visible but only when pressure is applied
Dimpling is visible when standing, but not when laying down
Dimpling is visible both when standing and laying down.