Posted on 06 Dec 2019

Cellulite is a common cosmetic skin condition that makes many people seek treatment for it. This condition is caused by fat deposits pushing up against the skin creating an unsightly dimpled effect that is sometimes called orange peel skin. Anyone can suffer from cellulite, even people who work out on a regular basis. Cellulite makes it difficult to wear shorts and bathing suits without feeling self-conscious.

There are a number of ways to try to reduce the appearance of cellulite and regain confidence again. Hundreds of companies will promote their products as miracle cures that will instantly remove cellulite. However, depending on the severity of cellulite the person might have, these treatments can have a limited impact.

Cellulite creams and scrubs are a common at-home remedy. These treatments mainly serve to moisturize or thicken the skin, which may temporarily reduce the appearance of cellulite.

Massage devices are another at-home remedy that people will try to remove cellulite. They come in a variety of forms such as electronic wands, rollers, and brushes. Like the creams and scrubs, they may give a temporary effect of improving the look of cellulite riddled skin. Massage may help to drain the fluids, plump the skin and improve circulation.

Some people claim that changing your diet will reduce cellulite. There are numerous recipes for cellulite reducing drinks that are made with a variety of ingredients including lemon, coffee or vinegar. It’s suggested that changing your diet by reducing carbohydrates, sugar, and fats and increasing antioxidant-rich vegetables and fruits will change the appearance of cellulite. There are also over the counter herbal remedies that make the same claims. While eating a healthy diet is good advice for everybody, it won’t necessarily get rid of cellulite.

As an alternative to spending money on products, people with cellulite can seek the help of a professional. Consulting with a dermatologist or skincare professional will save time and money. They can offer treatment options and the possible outcomes instead of paying money for products that may not give them their desired outcome. There are a number of non-surgical treatments that are available to help break down cellulite and improve the look of the skin surface overall.


A free consultation by one of our skin tightening experts is a service we provide for all potential patients.  To learn more, call us at 855-810-8425 or visit our Contact Us Page.

Dr. Keith Neaman

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon at Neaman Plastic Surgery | Learn More

Dr. Neaman is a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes in surgical body contouring. He prides himself on being on the cutting edge of plastic surgery. He takes an informative approach to each consultation, and through open dialogue and communication, he helps his patients decide on a treatment plan that meets their needs.

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