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Cellulilte is one of those topics that most of us in the aesthetics space tend to be leery of. We’ve heard it all before; reduces dimples, pulverizes lumps and bumps, smooths skin, yada, yada, yada. These miracle cures often come with some discomfort, more downtime than expected, a longterm commitment to maintain the improvement, and a hefty price tag. Nonetheless, ‘cellulite’ continues to be a beauty buzzword that gets our attention because 80-90 percent of women, depending on who you ask, have it somewhere.
The long awaited first-ever cellulite injectable, called QWO from Endo Pharmaceuticals (collagenase clostridium histolyticum-aaes) now has FDA approval, and the data is
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Summer is quickly approaching, which means that getting rid of cellulite, the dimpled and lumpy cottage cheese skin that appears on our butts, thighs and abdomens, is a priority.
Fully 90 percent of women and 10 percentÂ of men will develop cellulite,Â and despite the common perception, cellulite has little to do with weight. It can and does strike people of all sizes and ages. (Demi Lovato recently shared photos of her own cellulite on Instagram.)
We still arenâ€™t totally sure what causes cellulite to develop, but hormones, genes and unhealthy lifestyles are certainly part of the story. The good news is that we are getting better and better at diminishing celluliteâ€™s
Is there a little too much bounce to your thigh, padding in your belly, or jiggle in your arm? If diet and exercise have not delivered the tone you want, never fear, invasive liposuction or other surgical procedures arenâ€™t the only options. This week, in celebration of BITBâ€™s 5th birthday, our 5 Fab Ways feature explores minimally invasive firming and toning technology as well as the latest topical firming treatments.
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Believe it or not, one of the most effective ways to get rid of unwanted fat is freezing. CoolSculpting by Zeltiq is an FDA approved fat buster touted to whittle your waist and mow down a muffin top without anesthesia or surgery. It works by f