The Best Ways to Hide Cellulite on the Legs

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The Best Ways to Hide Cellulite on the Legs
A dress or cover can help conceal cellulite on the upper thigh. (Jupiterimages/Polka Dot/Getty Images)

Cellulite, which is a genetic condition that causes clusters of fat cells to develop underneath the skin, is considered unattractive by today's standards. Procedures and therapies offer expensive and questionable methods for eliminating cellulite, but a few simple techniques can help you hide the cellulite on your legs with relative ease. Don't be fooled by expensive and quick fixes. Sometimes, the best remedy for cellulite is a nice and attractive article of clothing.

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Wrap It Up

The best way to hide cellulite on your legs may be to cover them up completely. Wraps or slips may help cover cellulite when you are on the beach or in a swimming costume. Long dresses, skirts or dark pantyhose can help cover cellulite by simply placing a layer of clothing over those embarrassing bumps. Find a comfortable and attractive look that obscures the problem areas on your legs and draws attention to your good attributes.

Loosen Up

Don't wear tight clothing or clothing that draws immediate attention to your cellulite. Wear loosefitting dresses, shorts or capri pants that cover up your cellulite. Cellulite, which tends to form in bunches around the upper thigh area, may become more visible when you wear tights or form fitting clothing. Wear something that doesn't sit tightly on your thighs, so your cellulite doesn't appear bigger or more prominent that it actually is.

Use Makeup or Lotion

Certain lotions or make-up can help hide cellulite. Covermark offers a product called Covermark Leg Magic, which helps disguise cellulite. In addition, spray tans, bronzers or tanning lotion may help hide cellulite by darkening the skin. In general, the darker your skin is, the harder it is to see your cellulite. Other creams and lotions may help smooth out the skin and reduce the noticeability of cellulite. Cellulite Erasure is another product that can help hide cellulite.

Long Term Methods

Whereas scientists and nutritionists are in debate on the exact cause of cellulite, some methods for hiding and reducing cellulite are offered by various experts. For example; TriActive offers a treatment program that uses a laser procedure to hide and reduce cellulite. In addition to this procedure, some people claim that eating a high-fibre diet, with a lot of greens, can help hide cellulite and diminish its unattractive appearance. Exercise may also help hide the clusters of cells caused by cellulite.

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