The first thing that you need to know about cellulite is that there is nothing wrong with it and it is nothing to be ashamed of, because just about everyone gets cellulite, to one degree or another. Cellulite is caused when the fat deposits under the skin, which we all have, push their way through the weakened connective tissues and create the lumps and bumps, or orange peel effect. The connective tissues, which are collagen fibres, can be weakened by lack of exercise, poor diet, hormones, and by poor circulation. Over the counter treatments for cellulite can be effective, but experts say that they are no real alternative for eating a healthy diet and making good lifestyle decisions. If you want to know more about cellulite, read on, because we’ve got ten more facts about cellulite that you may not have known.
1. Sunlight can make cellulite worse
As if there weren’t already enough reasons to make sure you use sunscreen, sunlight can make cellulite worse, as well as speed up the aging process and potentially cause skin cancer. Over exposure to the harmful rays of the sun damages and weakens collagen, which will make it easier for fat deposits to poke their way through the connective tissue under the skin and cause bumps.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE