Also known as orange peel syndrome, cellulite is a very common complication among women particularly with post-adolescent girls. As the subcutaneous fat within fibrous connective tissues protrudes, the skins appears dimpling. Cellulite has also been very rarely observed in men as well.
Hormonal changes trigger cellulite in both men and women. Likewise, genetics also plays its part in causing cellulite. Other factors include diet and lifestyle having on impact on the body, making it more vulnerable to having cellulite. Eating high-carb foods excessively such as fibre, fat and salt in large amounts improves likelihood of body being affected with cellulite.
However, the most important fact which most of the people may ignore is that this issue is widespread among those who do not exercise or lack adequate physical activity needed in daily routine particularly smokers and people who have sedentary jobs. Wearing tight undergarments are among the cellulite causing culprits as they may limit blood flow leading to cellulite formation.
Other possible causes may include: