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Cellulite Removal Options

Cellulite Removal Options

Although, Cellulite is not harmful, but nobody wants a bumpy skin or dimpled lumps on their thighs and arms. Cellulite might sound like a medical condition with the way people handle it, but it’s really not, cellulite is just a normal collection of fat beneath the skin that pushes against connective tissue making the distressed area appears bumpy, dimpled, or lumpy.

Cellulite are more common in women than men and having cellulite does not necessarily mean you are overweight, even thin people can have cellulites_ it all depends on how your body store its fat. However, losing weight may reduce cellulite in overweight people. There are some factors that can influence how much cellulite you and the intensity, such as Fad dieting or poor diet, lack of physical activity, dehydration, total body fat, slow metabolism and thickness and color of your skin. Cellulite tends to be less noticeable on darker skin.

Cellulite might not be harmful to your health in a way, but it can affect your lifestyle and self-esteem, causing you not to be confidence to show your body, affecting your fashion choice, not able to use a public pool or enjoy wearing shorts at the beach. Now the question is_ how do you get rid of cellulite? Or what are the best cellulite removal options?

There are lots of cellulite removal treatments but their effectiveness varies. Here are few common cellulite removal options.


This option of cellulite removal involves a surgical procedure. Liposuction is a surgical procedure used to remove deep body fat. Removing the deep fat might have some improvement on the bumpy skin caused by cellulite. The procedure is not originally designed for removing cellulite but it is the removal of body fat that brings the improvement in the cellulite appearance.


Mesotherapy is originally developed to ease pain caused by inflammatory skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema. Mesotherapy treatment involves the injecting of substances such as amino acids, minerals, enzymes and some vitamins into the tissue just beneath the skin. Mesotherapy treatment may break down fat and cause a slight improvement in the cellulite appearance, but it can also cause complication such as infection, irregular contours on the skin and swelling. The procedure is most popular in Europe and Asia but not often used in the United States because it has not been FDA approved yet.

Massage and spa treatments

Massage and other spa treatments may not be able to remove cellulite but they can have improvement on the dimpling appearance of skin. The effect may also be temporary.

Laser treatment

Laser treatment is another cellulite removal option, it involves device that uses laser energy to break up the fibrous bands under the skin by melting the under skin fat, and stimulate the production of collagen. Laser treatment must only be done by experts with experience in the use because improper handling can cause severe damage to the skin.

Cellulite creams

These are creams said to be specially designed to dissolve fat and smooth the skin. Some of these creams may contain aminophylline, an approved drug for treating asthma and can also cause an allergic reaction in some people. You need to be careful when selecting a Cellulite cream for yourself, because you may be allergic to some of the substance in the creams. Plus the safety and effectiveness of these creams on cellulitis is still unclear. You can ask your dermatologist for advice.

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