A combination of lipomassage and mesotherapy is the most effective way to get rid of the orange peel texture.
Cellulite and the methods to treat it
Cellulite is a female problem estimated to affect 8 in 10 women since their teenage years. Excess weight doesn’t seem to play a crucial role in its appearance, as cellulite also affects very thin women. Meanwhile, no strict diet promising to help women lose weight will necessarily make cellulite disappear.
So, what causes cellulite?
Obesity is not the main reason for the appearance of cellulite but it certainly makes things worse. In reality, it is a very complicating disorder influenced by many factors, such as blood circulation, lymph microcirculation, localised fat, water retention and skin texture in problematic areas.
The reasons causing cellulite are mainly bad blood circulation and hormonal disorders, with smoking, excess alcohol use, sedentary life, unhealthy lifestyle choices, stress, genes and constipation being major factors as well. It is worth keeping in mind that no anti-cellulite diet is able to fix or diminish the cellulite issue on itself. Someone can however follow a healthy diet that prevents, improves and fights the problem, which combined with other parameters, exercise for example, will contribute to getting rid of it.
Iscellulite an aesthetic problem?
Cellulite is not just localised fat. It is a real disorder, which involves “filtration” of connective tissue with fatty substances and water, and it is accompanied by a reduction of skin elasticity, swelling and appearance of the characteristic uneven skin texture. Practically, the swollen areas are local fat which has increased due to edema. On the other hand, the dimpling you see comes from the fibers between fat cells which hold the skin stuck in deeper tissues.
Severe cellulite may be painful. The skin affected by cellulite becomes soft or hard. Soft cellulite makes the skin loose. It has creases and bumps, moves around more and its appearance is really unaesthetic. On the contrary, hard cellulite is concrete and concentrated and it presses the nerves in the areas affected. If we pinch the skin there, it hurts. Cellulite may appear in any body part, but the most usual are thighs, buttocks, the inner arms, the abdomen, the calves.
Cellulite is a complicated phenomenon and its treatment requires constant and regular efforts, lifestyle and nutrition changes. It also requires persistence and lots of patience.
The kinds of cellulite
Today, specialists no longer talk about one kind of cellulite in general, but many types. This means that there are certain types of customised treatments. First, there has to be a diagnosis about the kind of cellulite and then the doctor has to decide the best treatment or the combination of therapies required.
1. Cellulite grade 1, is also known as the saggy or fibrous cellulite. It is mild and noticeable only after we pinch the problematic area. We can see it in thin women with no localised fat. The cellulite of slim girls, as we call it, is not related to excess fat, but to normal fat cells which have been trapped. As a result, the fibrous tissue surrounding them loses its balance because of their presence, they multiply abnormally and it gets harder.
The treatment: The treatments for fibrous cellulite do not target so much fat cells as the fibers surrounding them. The goal is to break the hard tissue and damage the fibrous tissue which is responsible for the orange peel skin. We achieve this with medical protocols of the patented and perhaps the only effective treatment called Endermologie Lipomassage of LPG, in combination with mesotherapy injections (when required).
2. Cellulite grade 2, known as Edematous or adipose cellulite, this type of cellulite is moderate and visible when a woman is in a standing position. It appears in combination with localised fat, mainly on the buttocks and the thighs. When there is excess fat the problem becomes more intense, whereas when we lose weight it improves. So, what exactly happens?
If a woman is overweight, fat cells do not increase in number but in volume. Each of them is responsible for multiple amounts of fat, more than it can normally accept. As a result, fat cells become swollen, stick to those next to them and eventually are visible on the skin and they look like the so-called orange peel texture.
The treatment: Adipose cellulite improves with a good diet leading to weight loss. However, there are also other treatments required, aiming at lipolysis and the correction of microcirculation which suffers from the fat cells’ volume. In these cases, the doctor proposes certain protocols of the patented and maybe the only effective treatment: Endermologie Lipomassage of LPG, in combination with injection lipolysis.
Cellulite grade 3,the most severe type of cellulite, known as terminal, has nodules which are visible either when standing or lying down. The texture is hard and painful and the cellulite becomes permanent in the problematic areas. Sometimes it even hurts when you just touch it. What is wrong?The fat cells tend to be clustered into lobes, giving the impression of little lumps inside the skin. These formations are so solid, that they can’t get adequate blood supply and communicate with the rest of the body. They almost live as parasites. They are so stiff, that they annoy the nerve endings making them painful once touched. The treatment: The aim of the treatment in this type of cellulite is the reduction of the lobes’ size. In this case, the best solution is the proper protocol of the patented treatment Endermologie Lipomassage of LPG, in combination with injection lipolysis. Finally, we may have to intervene in the most stubborn areas with the innovative technique called CelluTite, which we perform under local anesthesia.What is Endermologie Lipomassage?
Some important details about the unique and scientifically proven effective treatment. This patented technique reactivates fat loss. The aim is to discard localised fat and sculpt the body non-invasively. The mechanical stimulation that the LPG rollers cause, boost biological reactions in the fat and connective tissues like: lipolysis stimulation and collagen and elastin production.Endermologie is the science of cellular stimulation developed by LPG and proven to be effective by more than 110 scientific studies. Through its principle of MÉCANO-STIMULATION, the skin’s surface is stimulated to generate deep biological responses that are painless and non-invasive. It is worth noting that Kosmesis performs all treatments for the face and body with the state-of-the-art model of LPG, CELLU M6 Integral, and are applied by the trained nurses and aestheticians of our center.The steps of
1. This first step helps determine your personal goals with your therapist. After having answered some questions, we carry out the first photographic assessment. An analysis of the fatty areas (Lipo-isolation) will then help define the problematic areas in order to choose the most appropriate protocol treatment. 2. After having worn your Endermowear (personal, opaque clothing designed for Lipomassage), you will comfortably lie on the treatment table and enjoy 35’ of relaxation and well-being. 3. During your Lipomassage session, several assessments will help your doctor check that your results agree with your goals. At the end of your program, optimization sessions repeated every month will maintain and improve the final result.
-A slimmer body and a firmer and softer skin as the treatment can, through various medical protocols, make fat cells smaller resulting in increased lipolysis by 70%*
*LAFONTAN M.: Evaluation of the effects of LPG Technique on lipolysis and gene expression using respectively microdialysis and DNA microarray technologies. Clinical Investigation Center, Toulouse Hospital, France. Research Report 2009.
How can we achieve that?
The balance between the production and elimination of fat is a natural process involving fat cells. Even if you have a perfectly healthy lifestyle and you exercise regularly, the process of storing fat tends to increase over time. LPG Action: LPG’s mechanical roll stimulation triggers deep biological responses and thus reactivates the elimination of fat (lipolysis). The results: Fat is removed more easily, and your body is sculpted. Excess fat disappears.
What does Endermologie Lipomassage offer?
1. It smooths out cellulite
Cellulite is a true nightmare affecting nearly 90% of women! And as if that wasn’t enough, cellulite areas remain totally unaffected by even the most strict diets and intense physical exercise.
Cellulite results from both excess fat in fat cells and retained water. By growing larger, the fat cells deform the skin envelope, thus causing an orange peel effect. LPG action: LPG’s mechanical roll stimulation can soften tissue and decompartmentalize fatty cells. The results: The skin is smoother and softer, and cellulite gradually and permanently disappears!
Cellulite surface is reduced by 20% (ORTONNE JP.: Treatment of cellulite: Effectiveness and sustained effect at 6 months with ENDERMOLOGIE demonstrated by several quantitative evaluation methods. Nouv. Dermatol. 2004; 23: 261-269).
2. It firms the skin
Weight changes, pregnancy or age make the skin gradually lose its firmness and elasticity. Although sagging skin affects the entire body, some areas are more sensitive, including the inner thighs, the abdomen and the arms. This phenomenon is due to the slower production of elastin and collagen fibers by the fibroblasts. The skin then loses its substance and signs of aging appear. LPG action: LPG rolls combined with sequential stimulations act at the core of the fibroblasts and activate the production of these essential support fibers (collagen and elastin). Thus, the skin looks firmer and more toned!
Skin redensification: +240%*
LAFONTAN M.: Evaluation of the effects of LPG Technique on lipolysis and gene expression using respectively microdialysis and DNA microarray technologies. Clinical Investigation Center, Toulouse Hospital, France. Research Report 2009.
3. It resculpts the body
Slimming down is nice, but keeping our curves and a harmonious volume is even better! Affected areas are usually the hips, the stomach and especially buttocks. Volume is often not symmetrical, and curves lack shape. LPG action: LPG rolls can reshape your figure precisely and in a specific location. In this way, there is balance in fat distribution and the body’s ideal shape is restored. The results: Contours and curves are reshaped, while your figure becomes harmonious. The treatment can be ideally combined with liposuction either before or after that, contributing to faster downtime.
10 Frequently asked questions about Lipomassage
1.Is Endermologie Lipomassage really effective? Is it scientifically proven?
LPG’s techniques have been used for many years by plastic surgeons, dermatologists, doctors, physical therapists, institutes, and spas throughout the world. Their effectiveness has been proven by more than 110 clinical and scientific studies. The main study, coordinated by Professor Lafontan (INSERM, Toulouse), shows that the latest generation of CELLU M6 motorised rolls activates lipolysis (fat elimination increased by 70%) by stimulating the fat cell via its beta-receptors, which are responsible for the fat removal.
2. What are the contraindications?
In general, Lipomassage should not be applied in cases of serious and chronic illness, serious blood circulation disorders, phlebitis or pregnancy. If in doubt, ask your practitioner or doctor for advice.
3. After how long will I see the results?
You will see results after the first session. Treated areas are less compact, less voluminous, and decongested. Your skin is smoother and softer. After six sessions, the results are even better: your orange-peel skin is smoother, and your figure is reshaped and toned!
4. Does Lipomassage hurt?
Although it is intense, a proper Lipomassage session should never hurt! Instead, during and after the session, you have a true sense of relaxation and well-being. If the session is painful, the settings may not be adapted to your needs. Do not hesitate to speak with your practitioner.
5. What is Endermowear?
LPG Endermowear is a clothing designed for Lipomassage. Exclusively for personal use, it ensures perfect hygiene, and its opaque areas protect your privacy during the treatment. The Endermowear’s unique composition ensures an excellent grip of the skin for an even more effective Lipomassage treatment.
6. Do I need to follow a diet along with my Lipomassage sessions?
It all depends on your weight and your beauty goals! All sorts of diets can help you lose weight, but rarely from the desired areas. In addition, cellulite is usually unaffected by even the strictest diets. Lipomassage specifically targets these stubborn areas. Ideally, your Lipomassage programme will be paired with a varied, balanced diet and regular physical exercise (for example 30’ walking per day).
7. What happens to the released fat?
At first, fat cells store sugar and fat in the fat tissue. During a Lipomassage session, the LPG rolls stimulate lipolysis and activate fat release. They are thus transformed into a source of energy for the muscles.
8. Why should I stay active after a Lipomassage session?
Exercise and quick walking after each session, helps you burn easy & fast the fat released during the treatment.
9. Do the results last?
Results appear quickly and they are long lasting. After you have completed the protocol, one session per month is generally sufficient enough to maintain the effects of Lipomassage.
10. How much does a Lipomassage session cost?
The recommended price for a 35’ session is €50. During your assessment, the practitioner will work with you to establish the number of sessions needed and suggest the proper protocol. At the end of your first session, you will feel that your skin is smoother and softer, and after six sessions, you will notice the results: slim body, reduced cellulite, firmer skin, and reshaped contours.
Get rid of cellulite with LPG ENDERMOLOGIE LIPOMASSAGE. Get a beautiful and smooth skin with the latest technological development of modern aesthetics. Book your appointment with Kosmesis now!
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