You can do everything right, including working out and eating healthy, and still have cellulite. Is there a way to address this age old, skin-deep problem at the source?

Although cellulite has been in evidence since the Renaissance, when it appeared on the thighs and derrieres of female subjects in oil paintings, the condition was nameless until the 1930s when a French doctor wrote about it in a mainstream consumer publication, describing it as a pile of “water, residues, toxins, fat, which form a mixture against which one is badly armed”. A century later, thanks to body-bearing fashions and a culture of #over-sharing, cellulite (and the desire to be rid of it) has never been more topical. [SOURCE]

Why diet or exercise won’t cure cellulite

Do massage and creams have an effect?

When it comes to treating cellulite, there is plenty of snake oil on the market, everything from expensive creams to deep tissue, detoxifying treatments and massage gadgets.  While the surface hydration afforded by a good moisturizer can help improve the appearance of cellulite, the effect is slight and temporary.  Massage-based cellulite treatments are equally ineffective. While deep tissue massage may help get rid of lymphatic fluids that intensify the appearance of cellulite, the result is short-lived. Simply put, no cream or massage can reach down and target the strained connective bands that result in the appearance of cellulite.

A skin deep issue requires a skin deep solution

Because cellulite originates under the skin, it must be addressed under the skin. As the only treatment licensed by Health Canada to rapidly and significantly reduce cellulite by treating its primary structural cause, Cellfina is a minimally invasive procedure that penetrates the skin to address cellulite at its source. Cellfina technology is based on a technique called subcision, a minor surgical procedure in which a device the size of a needle penetrates below the skin’s surface and systematically snips the connective fibres that cause cellulite to appear.  When the bands are released, the skin rebounds into place, creating a smooth, long-term result. Remarkable improvements in the treated areas may be seen in as little as three days and can last up to three years. A well tolerated procedure that normally takes about 45-minutes, Cellfina produces dramatic results with none of the drama.

OTHER SOURCES THAT INFORMED THIS ARTICLE:

The Guardian – Health and Wellbeing

Healthline – Understanding Cellfina for Cellulite Reduction

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