How to Fight the Main Causes of Cellulite

  Cellulite — most women have it and would love to get rid of it. Caused by fat bulging out between strands of connective tissue, it can give an orange peel or cottage cheese-like appearance to the skin. Is there any cellulite treatment that truly gets the job done? Here are three options.   1. Address the underlying fat through weight loss. Half the battle with cellulite is fat. Losing it through diet and exercise — with or without the use of fat burner supplements — can make a significant difference in the number of dimples on your thighs. However, how much of a difference it’ll make depends on the elasticity of your skin. If your skin seems to bounce back easily after you lose weight, then dropping fat will most likely be an effective way for you to lose cellulite. However, there’s a risk that the skin could sag and look worse. Losing weight slowly can help cut down on the danger of sagging. Drinking green tea can also contribute to fat burning and improved skin elasticity.   2. Apply creams to problem areas. Cellulite creams typically contain caffeine and retinol to reduce cellulite. Caffeine is used because it seems to shrink fat cells. It usually will only create a temporary improvement in the appearance of cellulite. Retinol can help to boost the amount of collagen in the skin. That contributes to making the skin thicker and more elastic. Thinner skin tends to show cellulite more. One study showed that cream that contained 0.03 percent retinol decreased the appearance of cellulite after use for six months. It thickened...