What Really Works When It Comes To Getting Rid Of Cellulite?

By Skin & Hair Academy | October 30, 2017
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Isha Agarwal

- Skin & Hair Care Consultant

Discovered dimpled, bumpy skin on your thighs, hips, buttocks, or abdomen? Does the texture remind you of cottage cheese or orange peel? Then that is cellulite – pockets of fat that have squeezed between bands of tissue.
In severe cases, the skin appears markedly bumpy. Nonetheless, you have nothing to worry about. Cellulite is not a severe medical condition, though it might cause a certain degree of embarrassment. In fact, dermatologists say it’s completely normal and requires no treatment.

However, if you do want to know how to get rid of cellulite, you should consult a dermatologist. There is no single cellulite reduction treatment – however, a few treatments can minimize its effects. Here they are:

1. Skin fillers:

 Skin fillersDermal fillers have been known to remove facial wrinkles and are used to plump sagging skin and fill in the cellulite bumps. These last for a few months and the procedure has to be re-done to maintain a smooth texture.

2. Topical treatment:

Topical treatmentRetinol is a wonder drug. About 0.3 percent retinol cream, applied twice daily, can significantly improve skin conditions by reducing the appearance of cellulite after six months or more. Just remember to run the medicine through a patch test for allergic reactions before actually applying it all over your skin.

3. Radiofrequency & laser:

Radiofrequency & laserThese non-invasive treatments heat the cellulite, combining radiofrequency with a laser, suction, infrared light and massage to burn cellulite. It is done using an FDA-approved device.

4. Ultrasound:

UltrasoundIt is also a non-invasive procedure that uses ultrasound to get rid of cellulite. It takes about 2-3 months for the results to show up.

5. An improved diet:

An improved dietA dermatologist can tell you exactly how you can improve your diet and bring about a change. Though it isn’t directly associated with making cellulite disappear, it does assist in reducing inflammation throughout your body. Drinking plenty of water also helps you stay hydrated and keeps the connective tissue strong.
‘How to reduce cellulite?’ has been the worry of the century but with dermatologist- approved procedures, you can melt away some of your worries, even if it’s for a short period of time.

Reference Link –

1.All Puckered Out: What Really Works (and Doesn’t) to Get Rid of Cellulite-https://www.fitnessmagazine.com/health/get-rid-of-cellulite/

2. Cellulite- http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cellulite/diagnosis-treatment/treatment/txc-20265054

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