Cellulite is a condition that affects 85 percent of women over the age of 20. But there are things you can do to reduce their appearance. The bad news you probably know by now is that easy to get rid of cellulite, and in some cases, definitely you will need professional treatment.
What Is Cellulite?
Under your skin, there is a network of connective-tissue strands (Collagen Bonds) that holds the fat in place. If they are not strong and tightly woven together, the fat can bulge out between them, creating uneven skin surface—and is called cellulite.
Who Gets Cellulite?
Genetics play a major role in this, and also women are more likely than men to have cellulite. Women also have fewer and less tightly arranged connective-tissue strands (Collagen Bonds). In addition, women also have thinner skin and hormones that can affect the size of fat cells and the strength of the connective-tissue strands.
How to Get Rid of Cellulite
Will Losing Weight Help?
Yes, it seems that losing weight through diet and exercise would help. But that also depends on your skin’s elasticity. If your skin bounces back after you lose weight, you will notice a reduction in cellulite. But, if your skin is not resilient enough, due to hormonal changes and aging then it will sag, and also can make the cellulite look worse.
Will Topical Creams and Lotions Help?
Yes is a good short-term solution that can improve the appearance of cellulite. Those lotions and creams that contain caffeine have a temporary tightening effect. Vitamin A derivative, which over time can thicken the outer layer of the skin and make cellulite less visible. Other ingredients that can be combined, such as gingko and vitamin C, both of which may improve circulation to minimize bumps and tighten the skin.
If you are looking for a longer-lasting solution, the gold standard is radio-frequency (RF) devices. We Offer VelaShape III, a treatment that offers body contouring and cellulite reduction. The procedure uses a combination of infrared light, radio frequency, and vacuum technology as a result reducing the appearance of cellulite with considerably noticeable results. . This will alter the connective-tissue strands (Collagen Bonds) so they do not pull as hard on the skin, causing dimples. This relatively painless treatment also adds heat (RF) energy to help shrink fat cells, your liver then processes the fat. You can expect to see up to a 50 percent reduction in dimples. Results can last from six months to two years or longer. You will need at least six sessions, and after that, you’ll need one or two maintenance treatments each year.