Cellulite is a multifactorial condition that is present in 80-90 % of post-pubertal women, commonly found on the posterolateral thighs, buttocks, and abdomen. It is described by an orange peel appearance of the skin surface and classified into four grades. Despite its high prevalence, it remains a major concern for women. Cellulite is a multifactor condition that requires a multidisciplinary approach for the treatment. Factors include, among others, connective tissue architecture, estrogen action, microvascular alterations, and certain genetic and hormonal characteristics. Inadequate nutrition and poor lifestyle tend to worsen the appearance of cellulite. Body fat, stress, fatty, sugary and salty food, inactivity, alcohol and smoking favour cellulite.
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