Can be described as topographic skin change that manifests itself with a dimpled appearance of skin caused by fat deposits that are just below the surface of the skin. The most commonly affected areas are the abdomen, tights as well as pelvic region, and is thought to occur in 80-90% of postpubertal females. It is caused by herniation of of subcutaneous fat within fibrous connective tissue, leading to a padded or orange peel–like appearance.
- Hormonal factors
Hormones play an important role in cellulite development. Many specialists believe that estrogen, insulin, noradrenaline, thyroid hormones, and prolactin are part of the cellulite production process.of cellulite.
- Genetic factors
There is a genetic element in individual susceptibility to cellulite as certain genes ware required for cellulite development.
Eating too much fat, salty foods and carbohydrates and not enough fiber can certainly leed to greater amounts of cellulite. Exposure to high stress levels leads to increased amount of catecholamines (adrenal hormones ) which are associated with cellulite evolution.
- Predisposing factors
It has been scientifically proven that several factors affect the development of cellulite. They contributing factors are: Sex, Race, Biotype, distribution of subcutaneous fat as well as predisposition to lymphatic and circulatory insufficiency.
At Beauty Works Crouch End we have a range of treatments available to help reduce the appearance of cellulites such as:
Anti cellulite gels
Beauty care products for you to use at home
For more information please contact us on 0208 340 8069 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
It is an ancient practice of applying pressure to the feet and hands utilizing specific thumb, finger and hand techniques. The technique does not require the use of oil, cream or lotion. Reflexology is based on theory according to which there are reflex areas on our feet and hands that correspond with specific organs, glands as well as other parts of the body.
Common uses of reflexology:
- Sports strains and injuries
- Stress and stress-related conditions
- Hormonal Imbalances
- Digestive disorders and problems (constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, etc.)
- Tension headaches
- Menstrual disorders, such as premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
- Back pain
Reflexology should not be used as an alternative to seeking medical advice but treated as a non-intrusive complementary health therapy supporting conventional treatment.
We offer Reflexology at our Beauty Works salon in Crouch End for more information visit our Reflexology page.