Frequently Asked Questions About Cellulite

Frequently Asked Questions About Cellulite 2017-12-11T20:43:47+00:00

Cellulite is a condition in which the skin appears to have areas with underlying fat deposits, giving it a dimpled, lumpy appearance. Here are some of the frequently asked questions about cellulite.

  • What causes cellulite? Its main cause is not really determined but there are several factors that affect its appearance such as hormonal factors, genetics, diet and lifestyle.
  • Why do women get cellulite more frequently than men? Estrogen plays a role, plus women typically have more body fat than men. But the main reason is that the bands connecting skin and muscle are different on men than they are on women.
  • Why is it usually found on the legs and butt? Because these are the body parts where most women store fat.
  • If you lose weight, will you automatically lose cellulite? Losing weight will make the fat cells shrink but not make the cellulite disappear.

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