March 26, 2024

Understanding cellulite - What it is, how it happens, and how to take care of it!

Body positivity means many different things. Loving and accepting it for what it is, but also giving it the care and attention it deserves! This includes prioritizing physical and mental well-being by engaging in self-care practices, using products beneficial to its wellness and treating your body with kindness and respect.

One skin condition that has had a lot of chatter in recent times is cellulite. In this blog, we will discuss what cellulite is, its symptoms, and tips on managing it.

What is cellulite?

Let's start with clarifying one thing, you are not alone in this journey, the tiny lumps and dents on your buttocks, thighs, and arms (called cellulite) are shared by a whopping 90% of women!

Cellulite is a condition where fat accumulates beneath the skin and pushes the connection tissues presenting itself in the form of dents or bumps on the surface of your skin.

Here are some symptoms of cellulite to help you understand it better:

  • Dimpled skin

One of the most noteworthy symptoms of cellulite fat is dimples or lumpy skin. It can be on any part of your body, especially, arms, thighs and hips.

  • Painless 

Cellulite fat doesn’t cause any pain or inflammation on your body and hence, you won’t feel any sensory discomfort associated with cellulite. 

  • Puckered skin texture 

The accumulation of cellulite fat gives a puckered appearance to the affected skin. Your skin might start to resemble the texture of cottage cheese.

Why does cellulite happen and how does it affect your body?

There are a plethora of reasons that contribute to the onset of cellulite there are no well-founded claims that can pin down the exact cause of cellulite but-

-Your lifestyle can have a significant impact on its onset. 

-Genetics can also play a vital role in deciding if you will have it or not. 

Interestingly, cellulite isn’t intrinsic to people who are obese and it can affect thin people as well, and simple lifestyle and skincare adjustments can go a long way in handling cellulite like a pro ( not that you have to)! 

How to take care of cellulite?

Taking care of your skin, practicing a healthy lifestyle and using targeted skin care products can greatly help in managing cellulite.

The Cellulite Melt Body Oil from Fab Oils can penetrate deep inside your skin within a matter of 10 seconds to smooth, tone and sculpt it. The 95 percent natural formulation of this product and the warm scent will mesmerize your senses while doing what it does best; melting cellulite! 

What makes it an excellent addition to your personal care regime is that Cellulite Melt Body Oil has a transfer-proof formula, which means that you can use it on the affected areas whenever you want without any need to rush for a shower after massaging it into your skin. The goodness of Centella, capsaicin and natural aromatics, will make you and your skin go ga-ga after each application!