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How to Get Rid of Cellulite on Legs, Arms, Butt and Stomach?


Getting ready for spring and summer season requires some work for most of us. Shorts, skirts, and dresses are all closet staples that have many running to the gym to tighten up. But for some, no matter how many hours of exercise they put in, a visible, embarrassing and persistent condition could still be your problem. It’s called cellulite, and if you’re female and have the genes for it, the condition may make you want to cover up in the warmer days. But not if you take charge and commit to treatment!

Cellulite is the lumpy substance commonly found on the thighs, stomach, and butt. You may have heard people say it looks like cottage cheese. Cellulite actually occurs when collections of fat that push against the connective tissue beneath a person’s skin, which may make the surface of the skin pucker and look lumpy.

Several things influence whether a person has cellulite and to what extent, such as their genes, gender, age, the amount of body fat, age, and the thickness of your skin. These contributing factors are all associated with the amount of cellulite you have or how visible it is. Quick question: why are women more susceptible to cellulite than men? Men have a thicker epidermis, which is why the fat pockets don’t show through as easily. This creates a much more resilient and tighter skin appearance that is barely noticeable, while women are left with a thinner and less revealing layer that shows the dimples and disfigured fat layers.

Over 80 percent of women over the age of 20 will develop cellulite at some point in their lives.

Many cellulite sufferers turn to creams and lotions to no avail. Don’t expect miracles from any cellulite cream or treatment. While many creams can help temporarily, cellulite creams typically contain ingredients like caffeine that simply plump the skin temporarily. As soon as you quit using the cream, your cellulite will return.


There is a way to achieve beautiful, smooth legs, love hands and stomachs without having to make an incision! You’ll no longer have to worry about how you look in shorts or a bikini this summer if cellulite typically causes you to cover up.


If you decide that you want to try to reduce the amount of cellulite you have, it’s important to first try and decrease your excess body fat, if you have any. It doesn’t matter what causes cellulite, there aren’t any miracle lotions, creams or medicines that can make it permanently go away. However, there is a solution.

VelaSmooth is the only FDA-approved medical device that is designed to non-surgically address cellulite. VelaSmooth penetrates deep using radiofrequency energy combines with infrared energy to stimulate the fat cells’ metabolism in order to reduce the size of fat cells, which will ultimately eliminate cellulite. It uses a vacuum suction to gently massage the skin with mechanical rollers to increase circulation into the local area. It then stimulates the tissue in order to drain trapped fluids through the lymphatic system. Heat from the infrared light source is administered into the skin to use the energy from adipocytes in this layer to tighten up. It can treat the most problematic areas, such as the thighs, love handles, and stomach up to 50 percent.

You can check to see if you have cellulite by pinching the skin around your upper thigh. If it the surface is uneven and it looks lumpy, you’re probably a candidate for treatment. If you do have cellulite, you’re definitely not alone: Most girls and women, and even some men, have cellulite.

Even some models have cellulite, however that doesn’t mean you have to settle with it. Most people have certain problem areas on their body they wish they could fix and if cellulite is your problem area then consider a treatment that doesn’t require surgery or downtime with virtually no pain and try VelaSmooth.

About author - Dr. Cameron Rokhsar

Dr. Cameron Rokhsar

Dr. Cameron Rokhsar, MD, FAAD, FAACS, is the founder and medical director of the New York Cosmetic, Skin, & Laser Surgery Center. Dr. Rokhsar is a graduate of Harvard College and NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Rokhsar is double board certified in dermatology and micrographic dermatologic surgery, being one of the few select dermatologists in the country who is also fellowship trained in laser surgery. A researcher and innovator, Dr. Rokhsar is the creator of the non-surgical nose job and has been instrumental in the research and development of laser systems such as the Fraxel, CO2, Mirady, Vbeam, Themitight, and Ulthera devices. An Associate Professor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC, Dr. Rokhsar actively teaches the cosmetic dermatology clinic to the resident at Mount Sinai. An expert injector of fillers, and a trainer for many companies, patients fly in from around the world to see Dr. Rokhsar in his Garden City and Manhattan offices in New York.

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