It may surprise you to learn that cellulite is often misunderstood, despite the fact that it effects anywhere from 80-95% of all women – and even some men! Contrary to popular belief, cellulite is not caused by fat, and no amount of exercise will completely eliminate it. Many people think that cellulite is an actual “thing”, when in reality it is just the visible symptom of a number of changes occurring in the lower layers of the skin.
Though you may have heard that there are two “forms” of cellulite, this is yet another widespread myth. Cellulite formation occurs in four distinct phases (of which only three “stages” are visible). The two “forms” of cellulite are simply physical symptoms of the same condition at different stages of development:
- status protursis curtis – This “form” of cellulite, also known as “Stage 1 Cellulite”, is visible only when skin is squeezed between the fingers.
- dermo-panniclosis deformans – This “form” describes both “Stage 2” and “Stage 3” of the cellulite process, when cellulite is clearly visible to the naked eye.
Regardless of which stage of cellulite you’re experiencing, now is the time to take action – the earlier you treat cellulite, the easier it is to eradicate. Here at the White Tea Med Spa, we offer two of the most effective treatments in the fight against cellulite: Velashape and Endermologie.
LPG Endermologie is a full-body lymphatic massage that increases circulation and promotes the drainage of built-up fluids and wastes that cause the appearance of cellulite. Velashape, named “the gold standard of noninvasive cellulite treatments” by Allure Magazine in June 2011, combines thermal energy, radiofrequencies and massage to effectively diminish the appearance of cellulite while simultaneously contouring the area treated.
Cellulite is not an “inevitable” in today’s world – just an “inconvenience”. With our help, you can watch your “cottage cheese” skin melt into skin that’s as smooth as butter. To find out what Velashape and Endermologie can do for you, as well as the many other treatments and services offered here at the White Tea Med Spa in New York City, please visit our website or call us at (212)647-8919.