Cellulite is a common term used to describe overfilled fat pockets right under your skin. These are fat cells that have become enlarged causing these cells to take up more space between the skin’s connective tissues than normal. The fat then expands these spaces resulting in the overlying skin dimpling, often called the orange peel effect.
It appears in ninety percent of post-adolescent women and is rarely seen in men. Common areas where cellulite is found, are the thighs, buttocks, and the abdomen. Contrary to popular belief, cellulite is not related to obesity, since it occurs in overweight, normal, and thin women. Cellulite causes many image problems and many women avoid wearing short skirts or shorts because of it.
Some of the contributing factors for developing cellulite are:
Heredity. However, you can still do a lot to fight cellulite.
Not drinking enough water. Water helps flush toxins and waste from your body. Drink seven to eight glasses of water a day.
Diet. Poor eating habits (alcohol, caffeine, spicy or fatty foods) contribute to the formation of cellulite because the toxins they produce get trapped in the fatty tissue....