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National Cellulite Day

Say goodbye to cellulite and hello to smooth skin on National Cellulite Day with our top tips, products, and exercises for a flawless appearance!
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Get ready to embrace your body and celebrate National Cellulite Day on September 5! This day is all about promoting body positivity and acceptance, as cellulite is a completely natural and common occurrence for many people. In fact, it's estimated that 90% of women have cellulite at some point in their lives. So let's break the stigma and celebrate our bodies in all their forms! Plus, there are now so many fun and effective ways to reduce the appearance of cellulite, from creams to massages to exercises. So let's show some love to our beautiful bodies on this special day.

History of National Cellulite Day

National Cellulite Day Dates

National Cellulite Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1920s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cellulite Recognition</div><div class='timeline-text'>The term 'cellulite' was coined in France during the 1920s to describe the dimpled appearance of the skin that many individuals have on their hips, thighs and buttocks.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1960s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cellulite Goes Public</div><div class='timeline-text'>American beauty magazines begin to discuss cellulite in the 1960s, causing the natural skin condition to become a concern for women across the nation.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1980s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cellulite Treatment Emergence</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first treatments and products designed to reduce cellulite appear on the market during the 1980s, including creams, gels, and massaging devices.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1997</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Endermologie Approval</div><div class='timeline-text'>FDA approves Endermologie, a non-surgical procedure that uses mechanical roller and regulated suction to provide a symmetrical skin fold, as the first treatment for cellulite reduction.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2000s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Laser Treatment Advancements</div><div class='timeline-text'>Advancements in cellulite treatment continue into the 21st century with new devices using laser technology to target the fat cells that cause cellulite.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Cellulite Body Positivity Movement</div><div class='timeline-text'>Social media campaigns promoting body positivity highlight cellulite as a normal, natural occurrence, encouraging individuals to embrace rather than hide their cellulite.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Cellulite Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host a "Cellulite Beauty Bash"</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather your friends and celebrate your beautiful bodies with a Cellulite Beauty Bash! Have fun trying out different skincare products, body scrubs, and treatments that can help reduce the appearance of cellulite.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Try a new workout routine</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Celebrate National Cellulite Day by starting a new workout routine that targets cellulite-prone areas. This could be anything from yoga to strength training to dancing - find something that you enjoy and stick with it!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Indulge in a healthy and delicious meal</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Treat yourself to a nutritious and tasty meal that can help fight cellulite. Some foods that are known to improve skin health and reduce cellulite include salmon, avocados, leafy greens, and berries.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create a positive affirmation jar</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Write down positive affirmations about your body and put them in a jar. On National Cellulite Day, pick out a few affirmations and repeat them to yourself throughout the day for a confidence boost.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Plan a spa day</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Treat yourself to a relaxing spa day where you can get pampered and receive treatments that can help reduce cellulite, such as body wraps or massages. Take time to unwind and appreciate your body.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Cellulite Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It promotes body positivity</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>National Cellulite Day aims to celebrate and embrace all body types, including those with cellulite. This holiday helps break down societal beauty standards and encourages people to love their bodies just the way they are.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It brings awareness to a common issue</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Nearly 90% of women have cellulite, yet it is often stigmatized and seen as something that needs to be "fixed". National Cellulite Day sheds light on this common issue and encourages open discussions about it.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's a reminder to practice self-care</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>On this holiday, take some time for yourself and indulge in some self-care activities. Whether it's taking a bubble bath or applying a nourishing body lotion, it's important to treat yourself and your body with kindness and love.</p></div></div>

5 Unexpected Facts for National Cellulite Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Cellulite Is Not a Sign of Obesity</h3><p class='facts-content'>Cellulite is often misunderstood to be a sign of obesity but this is not true. It can appear irrespective of body types and sizes and is more related to how the skin overlays the muscle and fat layers in the body.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Cellulite Affects Both Genders</h3><p class='facts-content'>While cellulite is often associated with women, it also affects men, but less commonly due to a difference in fat distribution and muscle mass. Women tend to carry more fat in their hips, thighs, and buttocks where cellulite often appears.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Genetics Play a Role in Cellulite Formation</h3><p class='facts-content'>Genetics contribute significantly to the development of cellulite. If your mother or grandmother had cellulite, there's a good chance you'll also experience it.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Hormones Contribute to Cellulite Formation</h3><p class='facts-content'>Hormones such as estrogen, insulin, prolactin, and thyroid hormones could be a part of the cellulite production process, affecting the fat cells and connective tissue in a woman's skin.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Swimming Can Help Reduce Cellulite</h3><p class='facts-content'>Regular swimming can help reduce the appearance of cellulite. The water resistance acts like a 360-degree weight and cardio session which can help improve muscle tone and boost circulation, both of which might help improve skin texture.</p></div></div>

National Cellulite Day FAQs

When is National Cellulite Day?

National Cellulite Day is celebrated on September 5th every year. In 2024 National Cellulite Day will occur on a Thursday.

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