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Cellulite on buttocks


The term cellulite generally refers to an inflammation of skin tissue. This term is sometimes incorrectly used in everyday speech to describe "steatomery", i.e. the accumulation unsightly body fat deposits. Cellulite on buttocks therefore means a "swelling" of the fat beneath the skin of the backside. With few exceptions, cellulite affects only women (9 of 10), especially on the buttocks, hips and thighs. Some also use the term "saddlebags".


Generally, cellulite appears in women after puberty, due to hormonal development that somehow redistributes fat in the body. It occurs in the buttocks, as elsewhere, by the formation of an "orange peel", that is to say, a bumpy appearance to the skin which can also be felt. Although often painless, cellulite is often perceived as a physical bother and poses aesthetic problems for women.


There is no treatment that can get rid of cellulite completely, which is not a health problem, but rather a normal and natural type of fat storage. It is particularly difficult to remove it from the buttocks, as this is a natural area of fat storage in women. To cure this, many treatments are proposed: creams, gels or massages, or various interventions (liposuction, laser, injections) for a more in-depth treatment. In both cases, there is nothing that can ensure the complete elimination of cellulite, but the appearance of the skin of the buttocks can be improved.


Measures to reduce cellulite on the buttocks, as in the rest of the body, are simple: a healthy, balanced diet and regular physical activity are recommended. Physical exercise that uses the buttocks muscles and that increases heart and breathing rates - such as jogging, cycling or aerobics - is particularly recommended. It will burn fat in the buttocks and strengthen the muscle and skin in these areas.