Why is it that dimples on your cheeks are adorable, but dimples on your thighs aren’t? Yep, we’re talking about cellulite. When fat presses against and bulges through the web-like layer of connective tissue below the skin it creates an uneven surface resulting in dimples, bumps and heavy sighs in dressing rooms everywhere. Cellulite most often lands on the thighs, hips, butt, abdomen and knees. While most women have it, cellulite is far more rare in men (lucky boys).
Despite the fact that tons of different products claim that they can banish cellulite, researchers maintain that there is no cure for cellulite. While there are no ways to fully erase those obnoxious dimples, there are things experts say you can do that may help reduce the appearance of cellulite—we’ve outlined six of the most effective, inexpensive strategies below.