i have no clue where it came from but its on my butt and the upper back of my thighs...i'm very skinny (under 110 lbs)...i've never been heavy, i've always been small. even when pregnant i just had the hard round belly and no fat anywhere. i'm an athlete and i work out every other day aggressively (like i always have) but somehow i got cellulite...i want to get rid of it for bikini season...how do i get rid of it w/o surgery?Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 4:31 PM on Mar. 28, 2010 in Diet & Fitness
Contrary to popular belief, cellulite is not caused by excess weight. It's all in your genes, which explains why even skinny women can have it. Cellulite is caused by clumps of fat cells that push up against surrounding fibrous connective tissue. "The inherent thinning of skin's support structure makes fat cells more obvious," according to *David J. Goldberg, MD, in the September, 2007, issue of Elle Magazine. This is what gives you dimples and what appears to be clumps of fat under your skin.
Lotions with caffine will force water out of the fat cells and temporarily reduce the appearance of cellulite.Â Or you can camoflauge it with a tan.
Answer by desert_diva at 4:51 PM on Mar. 28, 2010
Answer by angelairelan at 9:22 PM on Mar. 28, 2010