Over time, three completely normal things can happen. Fat cells get larger, skin gets thinner and a little looser and the fibrous bands under the skin’s surface get thicker, leading to a dimpled appearance. “This is an anatomical issue with our bodies as women. Not our fault! Biology!
As we get older or under the effects of hormones, the fishnet ‘holes can get even more permeable with more herniation, and hence cellulite forms,” says Dr. Kormeili. Therefore, creams and fads can’t really correct cellulite unless they could go deep in the skin and repair the fishnet into a thick pair of pantyhose,” she says.