Tuesday, November 20, 2007

All about cellulite

Staying Cellulite Free is a tough thing to maintain. A lot of people always have the impression that only fat people have cellulite but the fact is Slim people also have cellulite. Cellulite is also one the biggest problem that majority of the women are facing.

What is Cellulite?
Cellulite is the fatty deposit that give the skin a dimpled surface. It is usually found around the hips, thigh and buttocks area. It is often refer as "orange peel" and "cottage cheese".

What causes Cellulite?
Fibrous strands of tissue connect your skin to deeper tissue layers, creating compartments of ordinary fat cells and when the fat cells increase in size, the compartments bulge and produce the dimpling appearance on your skin.

  • Overweight people ( because of the excess fat in the compartments causing it to bulge out

  • Factors such as older age women, hormones, pregnancy can contribute to the weakening of fiber collagen and this allow the cellulite to appear too.

  • hereditary

  • Continuous of eating without good exercising can leads to poor drainage and circulation. This lead to fats damage that causes cellulite

  • Long hours facing Computer and Sitting down( hence, you must do some stretching)