Cellulite is a condition that affects the appearance of the skin in areas with underlying fat deposits, giving the skin a dimpled, lumpy appearance.This dimpling is generally irregular and patchy.
The uneven texture of cellulite appears when fat cells build up between fibrous tissues that connect your skin to your underlying muscles. The fat pushes your skin outward while the fibrous bands pull areas of your skin inward, causing the uneven surface.
Affects 80- 90% of women. It is more likely to happen after the age of 25 years, but it can affect younger people as well, including teenagers. The most common areas affected are over the buttocks, thighs, abdomens, and arms.
Common names for cellulite orange-peel skin, cottage-cheese skin.
The exact cause of cellulite is unknown yet. According to some studies, there are few factors that appear to be linked to the chance of having cellulite.
In women, the fat cells and connective tissue in this layer are arranged vertically.
In men, the tissue has a criss-cross structure, which may explain why are less likely to have cellulite than women.
Genetic factors can be linked to a person's speed of metabolism, distribution of fat under the skin, ethnicity, skin elasticity, and circulatory levels. These can affect the chance of cellulite developing.
Dietary and lifestyle factors. High-stress level, lack of sleep, lack of physical activities, sugar, salt, and diet lack in fiber, low fluid intake are likely to contribute to greater amounts of cellulite.
Hormonal . Hormones play a dominant role in the formation of cellulite; estrogen, insulin, thyroid hormones, adrenalin, prolactin etc.One theory is that as estrogen in women decreases, blood flow to the connective tissue under the skin also decreases.
These factors combine to makes the fat deposits more visible. As the fat under the skin protrudes through weakening connective tissue, the familiar dimpling effect results.
Age also causes the skin to becomes less elastic, thinner, and more likely to sag. This increases the chance of cellulite developing.
Anti-cellulite massage treatment is a specialized advanced massage designed to aid the circulatory and lymphatic systems. It is a great complimentary treatment beneficial for targeting those difficult areas that can't always be targeted through exercise and helps to improve skin and muscle tone, hydrate, and rejuvenate the skin.
It is a great choice for your regular wellness program.
Anti-cellulite massage package treatment is carefully designed to provide extra attention on firming your skin and to reduce the appearance of cellulite on legs, arms, abdomen. It helps reduce the ‘dimpling effect’, improve the texture and appearance of the skin. improve lymphatic drainage and blood flow.Read more
Recommended with a course of 10 treatments (2-3 sessions per week) depends on the stage of cellulite.
Not suitable if you have any of the following conditions:
large areas of broken capillaries; recent injury to this area; kidney problems; diabetes; circulatory problems.
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