With all the money being thrown around to treat the skin, you would think it would actually work! This is crazy…
Women are willing to spend tens of thousands of dollars to conquer their archnemesis: cellulite. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, nearly 31,000 procedures for this pesky skin condition were performed in 2016.
Cellulite tips and remedies constitute a booming multimillion-dollar business catering to the nearly 90 percent of women who are afflicted by the classic “orange peel” or “grape bunch” texture on their hips, legs, or buttocks. But teasing out the truth between the beauty tips and overhyped cellulite treatments can be a challenge.
What Causes Cellulite and Why Are Women Prone to Getting It?
The classic appearance of cellulite is caused by changes in fat cells that live in between collagen fibers — the latticework of your skin. Fat cells rupture and sag between collagen supports, causing that distinctive dimpling effect.