There is something that has hit store shelves recently that is even more of a stretch than anti-wrinkle cream: cellulite reducing creams. Now I'm all about self-improvement and I am certainly all about looking your best, but I'm really turned off by these kinds of products. This product in particular boasts the ability to actually reduce the appearance of cellulite and is marketed specifically, of course, to women. I've had it with industries that make their money off of making women feel not good enough, so ladies, listen: cellulite is not indicative of being fat.
Many stick-thin women have cellulite. In fact, it is estimated that most women experience cellulite after puberty. Cellulite builds up in women differently than it does in men, and yes, it does increase with body fat in most cases, but its existence alone shouldn't concern you. Unless you aspire to have literally no fat on your body (which is definitely unhealthy), you just might have cellulite. And that's ok.
What's not ok is believing that you need to buy a product to change this. All other reasons aside, you shouldn't buy these products because they simply don't work. They instruct you to diet and exercise while using the product and it seems to me as though the more obvious solution, if results are being seen, is the diet and exercise.
My challenge to you: If you're unhappy with the way a part of your body looks, work on reshaping that part of your body naturally. Use weights and stretches (yoga is great) to tone your muscles. Improve your diet to drop unnecessary pounds that may be affecting your body-image. Embrace the fact that cellulite is natural and does not have to mean anything negative. Follow my advice and we can knock yet another sector of the beauty industry out of the way that is profiting from a product that really doesn't need to exist. We'll save all of the pollution and wasted resources involved in the industry all while learning valuable lessons on how to love and nurture our bodies the healthy and natural way.
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