Cellulite – Why & Can you really do anything about it?

We know, it doesn’t matter how much exercise you do, how much water you drink, or how good your diet is, it just doesn’t shift.

Why is it there?

The simple answer is it comes down to your Hormones, Age, Lifestyle habits and your hereditary lineage. If your mother had or has quite bad cellulite and you take after her more than your father then yes, you will more than likely develop cellulite in the same area(s). More often than not it’s the backs of your legs (hamstrings) and bum that take the lions share with the fronts (quads) of your legs coming in second place. We have found over the last 8 years that if cellulite is going to manifest itself (naturally) it will be in your late teens/ early twenties or shortly after having children. This is not to say that there will be no other situation where you can develop cellulite, this is simply to say that in the large majority of cases this will be why. In other cases your lifestyle choices and habits may have accelerated the process, though we have seen people with appalling diets and lifestyle choices that have zero cellulite.

What is it?

Cellulite is caused by a build-up of fat underneath the skin, it forms when fatty tissue deep in the skin pushes up against connective tissue. It’s estimated that more than 85 percent of all women 21 years and older have cellulite.

Now, in a world where everything is over promised, can anything be done that is effective and of a lasting effect?

3 years ago the answer would have been no, not really. Of course you could have been sold something only to then find out for yourself that it was indeed, a waste of time. The Aesthetics industry is almost entirely based on technological advancements, think of televisions over the last 30 years and you’ll have a comparative analogy to Aesthetics in the last 5/6 years.

Being at the forefront of cutting-edge procedures that stem from years of thorough research and development is paramount to providing an effective, results driven service such as ours. This time of year is the most popular time of year for cellulite reduction and skin tightening treatments. The weather is, well, meant to be resembling something like summer and providing you can fly to a green listed destination at the drop of a hat then you’ll be getting a holiday. An increase in the temperature means a decrease in clothing layers, so shorts, dresses, skirts, all reveal the condition and skin tone of your legs and therein lies the issue. Cellulite.

Enter the Lipofirm Pro. Quite literally the shining example of what, heavily funded and scientifically backed research and development can achieve. We’ve been doing this treatment solidly for 3 years now and in that time have found it to be incredibly effective at reducing if not completely removing, cellulite.

The treatment works by using a patented technology called Tri-Lipo Radio Frequency with Dynamic Muscle Activation. Radio frequency works by heating the subcutaneous layer of fat to a point where

it is then secreted through a lymphatic drainage mechanism causing immediate collagen contraction and cell renewal. Lipofirm is the only currently available treatment for cellulite that works on the muscle and the skin layers at the same time (hence the patent).

Sessions are weekly, non-invasive, relatively pain free and involve no downtime. For the large majority of people, 8 sessions is enough to see a very considerable difference, a difference that will give you the confidence to put on those shorts and be happy about how you look.

Consultations are complimentary, come and see us at our new Meads clinic.