Asking for a Friend: How Do I Get Rid of Cellulite?
Cellulite is part and parcel of being a woman and we’re all for embracing natural beauty (aka cellulite). But we also understand that some are more comfortable with it than others. If taking steps to remove it is *your* choice and will make you more comfortable in your skin, then more power to you.
“Despite our best efforts in the gym, cellulite is not linked to being overweight,” says cosmetic surgeon Dr. Melissa Doft. “Superficial fat is located in a honeycomb-like structure near the surface of the skin [and] fat pockets are separated by connective tissue which tethers skin to underlying tissue. The fat create ridges and the tethered connective tissue creates valleys, leaving a quilt-like appearance on your skin often compared to an orange peel.” While you can’t totally get rid of it, you can reduce the appearance of it: follow the below steps.