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Healthy Habits for Bonsall & Fallbrook Folks: Cellulite: These dimples aren't from smiling

 

Last updated 4/1/2022 at 3:18pm

Cellulite, trouble zones of stubborn fat cells, can look like dimples as they appear on the surface of the skin.

Megan Johnson McCullough

Special to the Village News

Cellulite is the subcutaneous (under the skin) fat that can be seen on the lower portion of the body. This dimply skin is typically seen around the buttocks, abdomen and thighs. It is a type of connective tissue that likes to manifest. The fat has pushed through the connective tissue and wants to be seen. Statistics vary, but most report somewhere near 90% of women having this appear on their skin. The time after the years of puberty brings on the cellulite, but there are number of causes regardless of age and body type.

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