We used to believe that cellulite is a problem that affects most women and that treatment should be the same for all. But did you know that cellulite is more types and depending on that needs different treatment?

Discover what’s cellulite and what to do to get rid of it:

Soft cellulite

This type of cell that gives a corrugated skin and as the name implies, is soft to the touch. Soft cellulite is present in places where there are accumulations of fat, such as upper arms and legs and buttocks and is often accompanied by visible varicose veins or capillaries. When you move, cellulite behaves as a soft gelatin. Worsens with age or weight gain, but is aggravated by low muscle tone.

Affected areas: thighs, abdomen, arms, legs or buttocks.

Age group: women aged 30 to 40 years.


  • A moderate decrease in weight and a diet that includes only the highest quality protein.
  • Exercise, especially cardio, like running, swimming, cycling, aerobics etc.
  • Massage with special creams, which increases blood circulation.

Hard or fibrous cellulite

Also known as cellulitis solid acset type of cellulite is more common in young women, in the hips and thighs. The skin has a grain, as orange peel. When you move, cellulite is not hard, being compact than the soft. You feel pain when pressure in the affected areas. Type of cellulitis is most difficult to treat, but an advantage is the operation of the first signs of developing.

Affected areas: hips, thighs and the outer thighs and knees.

Age group: there since adolescence, affecting all age groups because it disappears if not treated.


  • Mesotherapy has proven to be effective in treating this type of cellulite. This involves injecting very small amounts of homeopathic substances, vitamins, amino acids and enzymes in the mesoderm (middle layer of skin).
  • Cellulite creams can have positive results if applied twice daily, prolonged course.

Edematous cellulite

The type of cellulitis is rare, but the most difficult to treat, without a change of lifestyle. It is caused by poor circulation and aggravated by fluid retention. Is especially the legs and painful to touch or sit for prolonged sitting.

Areas affected: feet

Age category: Around 20 to 30 years


  • Is associated with circulation problems and water retention, so it is absolutely necessary to treat these problems.
  • Exercises such as running, cycling or swimming are the most effective.
  • Showers alternate with cold water and hot water stimulates circulation and helps remove water.
  • Food supplements and diuretic teas, like green tea and horsetail, are also an important aid.
  • Lymphatic drainage
  • Should be drastically reduced salt intake because salt causes excess fluid retention.