Many women cringe on finding the right treatment to get rid of cellulitis. But by far, how many of them have successfully found the right solution to eliminate this unsightly orange-peel skin altogether? Almost 90% of women in America and the UK suffer from cellulitis. Some can be quite visible to the eyes and some are hidden beneath the skin. Regardless, it is the truth that women are the ultimate victims of cellulitis for many years.

There are many over-the-counter cellulitis creams and lotions that claim to help remove cellulitis completely. However, with the abundance of cellulitis creams available in the market today, it can be quite confusing when it comes to choosing the best cellulitis creams to treat your cellulitis condition. Do note that cellulitis creams may not be an effective method to remove cellulitis. It is indeed used as a temporary method to reduce the appearance of cellulitis. When cellulitis cream is massaged on the skin, it helps to plump up the skin, thereby, creating a smoother skin texture.

Here are some pointers to help you understand some of the key ingredients used in many cellulitis creams.

Retinol: Retinol is one of the common ingredients used in wrinkle creams. It is used for treating skin texture by improving the thickness of the skin epidermis and circulation.

Aminophylline: It is said that aminophylline works by breaking down fat cells into fatty acids. Therefore, it helps to reduce the orange-peel effect of cellulitis.

AHA (Alpha Hydroxy Acids): There has been increasing number of cellulitis creams that make used of AHA such as lactic acid and glycolic acid to treat cellulitis. AHA helps accelerate the removal of the superficial layer of dead cells.

Herbal Ingredients: Herbal-based cellulitis creams help to improve skin texture in cellulitis areas. Some examples of herbal-based active ingredients used in cellulitis cream are citric, tartaric and phytic acids from fruits and plans.

There have been reports that some of these ingredients actually work in treating cellulitis. However, due to the limited evidence to justify the effectiveness of these creams, it all depends on us to whether or not to take this resort as an option to get rid of this ugly, dimpling effect on our body.


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