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Cellulite: Facts

Facts About Cellulite

  • Cellulite affects only women. Men are not affected by cellulite.
  • Cellulite fat is same as the fat present all over the body.
  • Cellulite is not caused due to over-weight. Any woman can get cellulite.
  • The fat distribution below the skin gets disturbed in cellulite.
  • Cellulite is mainly a problem of aging and hormones. Young women do not get cellulite.
  • Cellulite is also called orange peel syndrome because of its appearance.
  • A massage known as Endermologie (a deep mechanical massage) treats cellulite temporarily. The results of this massage last only for few days.
  • Some anti-cellulite cosmetics claim to treat cellulite.

Please consult your doctor before trying out any treatment for cellulite.

Article created on: August 15, 2006

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